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Huawei Unveils World’s First IPTV Set-Top Box With Dolby Vision HDR Support


Huawei and Dolby Laboratories on Tuesday announced the world’s first set-top box for Internet Protocol television (IPTV) that supports Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology.

The Huawei Q22 set-top box will transform the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast as well as a palette of rich colours, Huawei said.

“It is exciting to see Huawei deliver the first IPTV set-top box with Dolby Vision support, adding to the ever-expanding list of Dolby Vision ecosystem partners,” said Giles Baker, Senior Vice President, Consumer Entertainment Group, Dolby Laboratories.

From content creation to distribution and playback, Dolby Vision is an end-to-end solution supported by leading Hollywood directors, major studios and distributors, and TV OEMs worldwide, Dolby Laboratories.

“Providing our customers with a spectacular HDR entertainment experience at home is a priority for Huawei,” added Guipei Chen, Vice President, Huawei Video Domain.

“Working with Dolby to incorporate Dolby Vision into our set-top box product allows us to enable IPTV content providers to deliver content with dramatic imaging, incredible brightness, breathtaking contrast and a fuller range of colours to Dolby Vision-enabled TVs,” Chen said.