Home Technology Comcast Will Air the Tremendous Bowl in 4K With Dolby Imaginative and prescient HDR

Comcast Will Air the Tremendous Bowl in 4K With Dolby Imaginative and prescient HDR



These with a 4K Dolby Imaginative and prescient-capable TV and Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service will be capable to watch Tremendous Bowl 57 in a brand new method: in 4K HDR with Dolby Imaginative and prescient. On Thursday, the 2 corporations introduced that they are going to be taking Fox’s 4K feed of this 12 months’s Large Sport and including in Dolby Imaginative and prescient. 

You will want to have Comcast’s X1 cable field and a TV that helps Dolby Imaginative and prescient to benefit from the higher-quality Feb. 12 broadcast. It may be discovered by saying “4K” into the voice distant for the X1 cable field. Dolby says that the feed will present “lifelike colours, sharp distinction, and wealthy particulars.”

Dolby says that Comcast is repackaging Fox’s 4K feed in real-time with Dolby Imaginative and prescient. Requested if this could result in any further latency or lag in comparison with different 4K or HD Fox telecasts, a Comcast spokesperson informed CNET on Friday that including Dolby Imaginative and prescient “doesn’t add any noticeable latency,” with the format including a delay “within the order of milliseconds.”  

Dolby Imaginative and prescient is a high-dynamic vary video format. “HDR content material on an HDR TV can look much more punchy and vibrant than conventional content material,” CNET contributor Geoff Morrison explains. Dolby’s model of this tech is supported by streaming companies reminiscent of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Vudu.

Whereas this can be a first for the Tremendous Bowl, Xfinity and Dolby have broadcast different sporting occasions in 4K with Dolby Imaginative and prescient, together with final 12 months’s FIFA World Cup (which additionally aired on Fox) in addition to the community’s NFL playoff video games this postseason. It is also value noting for TV image followers that Fox’s 4K NFL protection isn’t produced in native 4K however, as The TV Reply Man factors out, is an upscaled 1080p HDR sign. 

Those that haven’t got Comcast can nonetheless watch the Tremendous Bowl in 4K HDR (albeit with out Dolby Imaginative and prescient) by a number of different cable, streaming and satellite tv for pc suppliers or with a log-in for a type of suppliers and the Fox Sports activities or Fox Now apps. 



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here