Dolby and SIM2 Reveal Display Prototype Monsey NY

Dolby Laboratories and SIM2 Multimedia revealed a new prototype high-dynamic-range (HDR)-enabled LCD flat-screen display in Monsey that uses Dolby's new light emitting diodes (LED) local dimming technology.

Local Companies

Integrated Electronic Solutions, Inc.
(914) 422-0071
731 N. Broadway
White Plains, NY
The Sounding Board
(201) 445-5006
13 Franklin Turnpike
Waldwick, NJ
Wired 4 Sound
973-773-2565
PO Box 683
Clifton, NJ
Audio Visual Solutions
201-907-0222
147 Cedar Lane Audio Visual Solutions
Teaneck, NJ
Toys From The Attic
914-421-0069
203 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY
AV Design & Integration, Inc.
(914) 345-2977
150 Clearbrook Road
Elmsford, NY
Lucid Audio Video dba HiEnd Standard
(201) 233-6651
333 South Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ
CSA Audio Designs
(973) 744-0600
198 Bellvue Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ
AVX Integrated Technologies, Inc.
(845) 358-3980
11 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, NY
Integrated Electronic Systems
914-422-0071
731 North Broadway Integrated Electronic Systems
White Plains, NY

Provided By:

Source: PRO AV News Service
Publication date: April 2, 2008

By ProAV Staff

Dolby Laboratories and SIM2 Multimedia revealed a new prototype high-dynamic-range (HDR)-enabled LCD flat-screen display that uses Dolby's new light emitting diodes (LED) local dimming technology.

Dolby's HDR technology uses LED-based backlight units (BLUs) to provide increased contrast and brightness for a high-quality image, says the company.

Dolby collaborated on the prototype with SIM2, which designed and developed the BLU that drives the electronics of the LCD display plus the BLU and BLU thermal management system. SIM2 will also provide Dolby with manufacturing reference designs.

The prototype is a 46-inch LCD with 1,838 LEDs, a 1920x1080 resolution at a native 16:9 aspect ratio, brightness greater than 4,000 cd/m2, and a luminance uniformity of more than 95 percent through the panel. A Xilinx Virtex field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) chipset is also included, which enables the implementation of Dolby's HDR algorithms in the SIM2 display.

Click here to read full article from Pro AV Magazine