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Dolby Achieves DCI Compliance for Dolby Screen Server
Software Upgradable Servers Ensure Smooth Transition for Customers
San Francisco, December 26, 2011 - Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) announced today that the Dolby® Screen Server DSS200 has passed the Compliance Test Plan Version 1.1, as conducted by Keio University. Owners of existing DSS200 servers will be able to upgrade their servers to ensure compliance with DCI Cinema Systems Specification, Version 1.2 with only a software update; no additional hardware will be required to meet DCI compliance. The software update is expected to be available in 2012.
"Dolby is committed to meeting customer requirements for functionality, quality, and support. Our goal is to bring value to the investment they have made by simplifying the DCI process," said Ramzi Haidamus, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Dolby Laboratories. "With thousands of servers in the field, it's important that we provide our customers with a simple software update, ensuring a smooth rollout with minimal disruption to their daily operations."
The Dolby Screen Server-the nucleus of the Dolby Digital Cinema system-is designed by Dolby as an all-in-one platform to store, decode, and deliver pristine movies to the digital cinema projector.
Dolby's DSS200 certification is now listed on DCI's official site: www.dcimovies.com/compliance/.
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