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Your TV is missing some colors

When we watch a video, it’s easy to assume that the things that appear in that video—cars, people, plants, and so on—look just like the objects that the filmmaker recorded. If the car in the video is royal blue, for instance, we assume that the car the filmmaker shot was that same shade of royal…

Is your TV bright enough?

By Mike Rockwell, Executive Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, Dolby Laboratories When most people think about Dolby, they think about high-quality sound. But those of us who work at Dolby know that our mission is about high-quality entertainment and communication. That involves sound and images. Lately, we’ve been thinking a lot about the image part…

Can you trust your eyes?

I recently found this great video from Asap Science on the relative nature of our perception of reality.  It has excellent examples of how we judge what we see in context and not by absolutes. In other words, our perception is influenced by our surroundings.  This adaptability of our senses – it’s true of our…

Dolby brings eye-popping color to “Star Trek into Darkness”

When people think of Dolby, sound is the first thing that comes to mind. But Dolby is making a splash in the video world, too. Over the...