. Heavy boxes that sat in the corner of your living room showing glorious SD pictures. Cast your mind back and you may remember a feature called CATS, available on some Panasonic TVs.
I remember being intrigued by this feature, testing its usefulness by shining a torch on the sensor buried beneath the lower bezel. For people who have spent time and money getting their screens calibrated there has not been a way to take this into account, so it often left switched off in the menu. It does this by using the measured light level in tandem with the dynamic metadata embedded in the Dolby Vision HDR signal. In the past, Sony and Philips have also adopted Dolby Vision, but, at the moment, they have not announced support for the format in their new TVs for 2020. It will be interesting to….