Dolby Showcases Dolby Digital Plus at CES 2012 [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
(Health & Beauty Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Dolby Laboratories, Inc. is highlighting Dolby Digital Plus as an essential part of high-definition (HD) entertainment and the preeminent way to deliver and enjoy quality sound across a range of devices.
In a release, the Company said that Dolby Digital Plus is the ideal audio solution for artists, operators, carriers, and device makers worldwide and is now available on more than 430 million products, including HDTVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, game consoles, and Blu-ray players.
"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, Sales and Marketing, 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." Located at its booth in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center, Dolby is demonstrating the widespread use of Dolby Digital Plus in home entertainment, including its presence on connected TVs and the video-on-demand (VOD) services.
Dolby is announcing that HBO Go will adopt Dolby Digital Plus to deliver content to connected TVs and Blu-ray players.
Additionally, Samsung will use Dolby Digital Plus to support its Acetrax application for Smart Blu-ray players and Smart Blu-ray home theater systems in Europe.
Chris Moseley, AV Product Manager, Samsung Electronics UK, said "With video on demand becoming increasingly popular, consumers are enjoying the convenience of pay-as-you-go services and the depth of choice of content on offer. We are delighted to announce that consumers no longer have to compromise sound quality to enjoy the convenience of streamed movies on demand when using a Samsung Smart Blu-ray product with Dolby Digital Plus." ((Comments on this story may be sent to [email protected])) (c) 2012 ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved.