Nucleus RTOS Selected for the Dolby Lake Processor; Provides New Level of Sound Management
Developers at Dolby had firsthand experience with Nucleus RTOS before the development of the Dolby Lake Processor. Originally evaluated and selected for the Clair iO and Lake Contour loudspeaker controllers, Nucleus RTOS was chosen for the Dolby Lake Processor because of its robustness and reliability.
However, developers of the Dolby Lake Processor originally wanted to use Linux to save money on the operating system. One engineer spent months researching Linux only to find that the boot times were extremely high compared to those of Nucleus RTOS, and were therefore unacceptable.
Dolby Lake Processor
The Dolby® Lake® Processor is a digital signal processing hardware and software system providing advanced loudspeaker management and equalization functionality. The system is easy to install and use, providing sound engineers the control and flexibility they need to focus on the audio quality for tour sound, fixed installations, and studio applications. The Dolby Lake Processor enables sound engineers to save time in the setup and handling of loudspeaker systems. The processor provides better control and flexibility of complex speaker systems throughout setup and during the event, improving the sound of the system so audiences have a better experience.
“In the end, we decided to go with Nucleus RTOS because of the success of our first-generation products, the Clair iO and Lake Contour, which we had up and running swiftly and with minimum fuss.”
About Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. For four decades Dolby has been at the forefront of defining high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, cars, DVDs, headphones, games, televisions, and personal computers.
Dolby Lake Processor
Nucleus is a proven, stable, and optimized RTOS deployed on over 3 billion embedded devices. It’s the first RTOS integrated with power management features (DVFS, Deep Sleep Modes, and Power/Clock Gating) enabling engineers to take full advantage of the latest power saving technologies in today’s silicon. With Nucleus, developers can deploy a kernel as small as 2k on a wide selection of hardware including MCU, DSP, FPGA, and MPU.