Amazon Adds Dolby Vision HDR To Streaming Titles

First offerings include the second season of 'Bosch'
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First offerings include the second season of 'Bosch'

Amazon Video will begin offering streaming titles in Dolby Vision high dynamic rage (HDR), bringing it on par with other streaming sites including Vudu and Netflix.

A joint announcement from Dolby and Amazon confirmed that the second season of the e-tailer’s hit original series "Bosch" and a roster of Hollywood films are now available in Dolby Vision HDR on Amazon Video and through the Amazon Video app.

“We’re thrilled that starting today customers have access to titles in Dolby Vision HDR,” commented Jim Freeman, Amazon Video VP. “Today is just the beginning. We will continue to expand our selection, adding more movies and TV series for our customers to watch and enjoy in the premium picture quality of HDR.”

Related: Netflix Reveals More HDR & Dolby Vision Plans

“The Dolby Vision ecosystem is garnering momentum, affirming that the best way to enjoy stunning content with expanded dynamic range and ultra-vivid colors is with Dolby Vision,” said Curt Behlmer, Dolby senior VP. “With the increased number of Dolby Vision enabled TVs now in the market, Amazon’s commitment to deliver Dolby Vision content to consumers marks another leap forward in providing viewers around the world with access to exceptional movies and original content that come to life on screen.”

In addition to "Bosch," films from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment including "The Smurfs 2," "After Earth," "Men in Black 3," "Hancock," "Salt", "Pineapple Express," "Fury," "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Chappie" and "Elysium" are available for purchase in Dolby Vision for all customers on Amazon Video.


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