However, a dearth of AC-3
encoded software probably will constrain AC-3
's market growth the first year.
20 /PRNewswire/ FoxVideo and its exclusive laserdisc distributor, Image Entertainment, (Nasdaq-NNM: DISK) today announced that "True Lies," the James Cameron-helmed $145 million blockbuster, will employ the recently announced Dolby Surround AC-3
Digital technology for its Feb.
Sonic Solutions (Nasdaq:SNIC) today introduced the Sonic Dolby(R) Digital AC-3
Encoder for MIPS(R) Technologies' (Nasdaq:MIPS) new Consumer Audio Platform.
By adding AC-3
to LSI Logic's extensive product portfolio, LSI Logic is now able to market dual-mode devices which support both MUSICAM (the MPEG audio standard) and Dolby's AC-3
," said Peng Ang, vice president of LSI Logic's digital video products group.
First employed in the digital film sound format, Dolby Digital AC-3
was recently chosen as the audio format for future U.
coding is already bringing audiences in hundreds of theaters a new standard in film sound, Dolby Stereo Digital, which has been used for more than 40 movies since its introduction in June 1992.
1 or stereo AC-3
files to DVD (DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW).
The YSS243 AC-3
decoder will be demonstrated at COMDEX '96 at Yamaha booth No.
Zoran is pleased to apply its ZR38521 AC-3
decoder, the leading solution in the consumer electronics market, to this exciting new offering.
Dolby Digital, Dolby AC-3
and Dolby Pro logic are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Zoran's product line includes JPEG codecs, MPEG video decoders, and AC-3
and MPEG audio decoders.
The availability of the ZR38600 single chip AC-3
/QSurround solution will allow the industry proven QSound algorithm to be incorporated into a very wide range of very exciting, Dolby AC-3
driven entertainment products, without the need for additional hardware expense", said Paul Goldberg, vice president of Systems Solutions of Zoran Corporation.