Suppliers have described Dolby AC-3
as the foundation of future consumer electronics.
The Sonic Dolby Digital AC-3
Encoder is an ideal solution for ASIC and SoC (System-on-a-Chip) developers looking for a plug-in consumer audio encoder solution.
1 or stereo AC-3
files to DVD (DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW and DVD+RW).
The Impact DVD also supports the industry standards for MPEG-2 video and Dolby Digital AC-3
Theater-quality digital audio.
The datapath is also scalable in its accuracy, enabling implementation of Dolby class A, B, or C compliant AC-3
The CS4610 is the first PC audio accelerator chip to directly implement AC-3
decoding, another industry breakthrough.
Unlike other Dolby AC-3
decoders that are fixed function devices or DSP-based which use all their resources just to execute Dolby AC-3
, Zoran's programmable single-chip solution provides the needed head room for consumer electronics manufacturers to build systems that can grow.
1 channel Dolby Digital AC-3
audio portion of DVD and renders it through two conventional speakers for any home stereo system.
Zoran's product lines include JPEG codecs, MPEG video decoders, Dolby AC-3
and MPEG audio decoders and real-time DVD and Video CD software for the PC.
Since Zoran is the first company to ship Dolby-certified AC-3
decoders, Zoran's AC-3
chips are included in first generation DVD players, and in most Dolby Digital surround sound home entertainment systems currently shipping in volume.
announced today a Dolby AC-3
single chip decoder device (YSS243) for both Set-Top Box and PC applications.
The VMI10 integrates Cirrus Logic's 64-bit VisualMedia(TM) Accelerator (CL-GD5480), a new 100MHz-SGRAM video/graphics engine, with the SGS-THOMSON MPEG-2 Decoder and the Zoran ZR38521 AC-3
Digital Audio Decoder to make possible a range of emerging video applications, including DVD playback, MPEG-2 playback, and next-generation games and interactive titles for mainstream PC users.