Dolby AC-3


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Dolby AC-3

(Dolby Audio Coding-3) The audio coding technology used in Dolby Digital. See Dolby Digital, AC-1 and AC-3.
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The coding of digital video signals using the MPEG-2 standard to produce a compressed digital video bit stream is described first, followed by the coding and compression of digital audio, including methods used by MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standards and the Dolby AC-3 system.
Live Internet Media Processor also integrates full DVD and Dolby AC-3 surround sound for the most complete and affordable video communication and entertainment solution available on the market today.
When combined with Cirrus Logic's exceptional Crystal PCI audio accelerators and driver support, the CS4294 can produce incredibly accurate 3D-positional sound and Dolby AC-3 under Microsoft's DirectSound, DirectSound3D and ActiveMovie.
The powerful surround-sound quality of Dolby AC-3, which cost $1,200 last year, is now a bargain at around $499.
Then they rerecorded the original soundtrack in both the Dolby AC-3 Digital and Dolby SurroundSound formats.
In addition, the company plans to introduce a Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound system, the new five-channel audio system that is the next step up from Dolby Pro Logic, next March.
It is Dolby AC-3 compatible and meets Lucas-film THX standards.
That's enough room for a 133-minute film in ultra-high-resolution video, playable either on a wide-screen or standard-format TV monitor, with multiple-language soundtracks using the new, high-end Dolby AC-3 surround-sound standard.
In the MPEG domain, Carbon Coder's addition of Dolby AC-3 brings support for CableLabs, ATSC, and DVB outputs in both the SD and HD domains.
Home Theater show to unveil several new products, including a laserdisc player compatible with Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound.
The Sonic Dolby AC-3 Encoder for the MIPS Consumer Audio Platform converts raw audio PCM streams to an AC-3 elementary stream.
We're at 73 channels now, and the summer announcement will be it, until we go to 200 channels with dolby AC-3 audio technology with the launch of our new satellites," said Karen Muldoon, a company director.