Dolby Brings Dolby Digital Plus to CES 2012
For those who are looking to enjoy high-quality sound across a range of devices, Dolby Laboratories (News - Alert) is highlighting Dolby Digital Plus as an essential part of high-definition (HD) entertainment, the company has announced.
Dolby is demonstrating the widespread use of Dolby Digital Plus in home entertainment, including its presence on connected TVs and video-on-demand (VOD) services and is located at booth 8153 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center. To deliver content to connected TVs and Blu-ray players, Dolby is announcing that HBO Go will adopt Dolby Digital Plus, the company stated in a press release.
“Billions of devices are in the marketplace today, and Dolby is in a unique position to provide platforms that ensure people get the best entertainment experience,” said Ramzi Haidamus, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing at Dolby. “Global adoption of Dolby Digital Plus demonstrates the industry's confidence in Dolby's ability to address a rapidly growing demand for HD content delivered across a wide range of products.”
Now available on more than 430 million products, including HDTVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, game consoles, and Blu-ray players, Dolby Digital Plus is the ideal audio solution for artists, operators, carriers, and device makers worldwide. Additionally, Samsung (News - Alert) will use Dolby Digital Plus to support its Acetrax application for Smart Blu-ray players and Smart Blu-ray home theater systems in Europe, the company has stated.
In other news, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (News - Alert) recently announced that it has engaged Sid Ganis to support its cinema business and expand relationships with the industry's creative leaders. Ganis, who most recently served as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will advise senior management on a variety of initiatives to better serve the creative, production, and exhibition communities.
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Edited by Jennifer Russell