Cheat Sheet: Dolby High Dynamic Range Technologies
The flat panel market, LCDs in particular, has experienced tremendous growth over the past several months, and the products themselves, particularly from the major manufacturers, have improved in quality as well. Many manufacturers have focused their picture efforts on developing 120Hz technologies to eliminate some of the motion blur issues associated with LCD TVs, while others have worked to slim down the overall footprint of the products for a more aesthetic appeal. Dolby Laboratories, known primarily for its industry-changing audio technologies, has now taken a step into the video world with its latest product, Dolby High Dynamic Range Technologies.
What is Dolby HDR?
Dolby HDR is a new technology from Dolby Laboratories that utilizes LED backlights on LCD TVs to create an image with a higher dynamic range and higher contrast ratio.