Dolby Laboratories announced that Microsoft will include Dolby Digital Plus 5.1-channel decoding and Dolby Digital two-channel encoding in Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT.
In Dolby Laboratories’ Q3 2011 post-earnings conference call, the company’s president and CEO Kevin Yeaman disclosed that Microsoft might not include Dolby DVD audio codec support in Windows 8.
Corel announced its latest Xpack decoder plug-ins (Ultimate Xpack $29.95, DVD + AVCHD Xpack $24.95, DVD Xpack $14.95) for Windows Media Player.
Epson America announced its new line of home entertainment projector/DVD combo systems, the MovieMate 85HD and MovieMate 62. According to the statement, the 720p MovieMate 85HD ($899) and 540p MovieMate 62 ($649) feature a 3LCD projector, integrated DVD player, Dolby Digital audio with two built-in 10W speakers, HDMI connection and integrated microphone jack to allow [...]
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced that the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has equipped the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the festival’s newly constructed year-round home, with a full suite of Dolby cinema technologies (Dolby 3D, Dolby Digital Cinema, Dolby Digital surround sound).
Panasonic Corporation announced a new DIGA set-top DVD recorder for the German market, the DMR-XW385.
Virage Logic Corporation announced its new ARC Sound AS221BD dual-core processor for High Definition (HD) Audio System-on-Chips (SoCs) targeting Blu-ray Disc 7.1 channel 192kHz/24-bit output HD Audio processing applications.
Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc. (MDEA) announced its 2010 line-up of large screen (60, 65, 73, 82-inch) 3D DLP Home Cinema TVs, which integrate 16-speaker 5.1 channel Dolby Digital surround sound and internet media streaming capability. According to the statement, the 2010 line-up represents the fourth generation of 3D-ready TVs from MDEA. Its large screen [...]