Paramount Adds Dolby Vision, Atmos to 4K UHD Blu-ray, Digital Releases20 Jul, 2017 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Paramount Home Media Distribution is joining Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment incorporating Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in its 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc and Digital HD releases featuring high dynamic range (HDR).
Dolby claims its new HD audio and visual technology enhances video content with a life-like qualities.
Bob Buchi, president of worldwide home media distribution at Paramount Pictures, said he “diligently studied” next-generation home entertainment audio and visual technologies and considers Dolby to be the best.
“The combination of high-quality, immersive audio and dramatic visual imaging truly elevates the home viewing experience,” Buchi said a statement.
Curt Behlmer, SVP of content solutions and industry relations at Dolby Labs, said Vision “transforms” the TV experience by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.
“Our agreement with Paramount signifies yet another example of our commitment to providing consumers with access to exceptional movies and original content with a life-like audio and visual entertainment experience through Atmos and Vision,” he said.
Dolby said currently 100 studio movies are available in Dolby Vision, in addition to more than 200 titles available in Dolby Atmos. Dolby Vision is also incorporated in 125 hours of original content across several over-the-top video-streaming services.