Dolby joins Arab HDTV Group

Louise Duffy | 05-12-2012

Dolby Laboratories has joined the Arab HDTV Group, founded by the Arab State Broadcasting Union (ASBU), which promotes the introduction of HDTV services in the Arab world and coordinates collaboration among broadcasters.
Andreas Spechtler, EMEA regional vice president, Dolby Laboratories, said: “We are proud to become a member of the Arab HDTV Group by contributing to the industry in this region and sharing best practice. This is a key milestone for Dolby led by our regional team in the Middle East."
Dr Riyadh Najm, vice president of ASBU, chairman of Arab HDTV Group and Deputy Minister of Information Affairs at Saudi MOCI, added: “We welcome Dolby on board as the leader in audio technologies. Our mission is to recommend the most appropriate standards and coordinate the efforts for HDTV introduction in this region; we encourage broadcasters, manufactures, vendors and everyone in this industry to join us in achieving our goal.”