Dolby Surround


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Dolby Surround

A digital audio encoding system from Dolby that provides four channels. Derived from the Dolby Stereo technology used in movie theaters, Dolby Surround was introduced in the early 1980s for video soundtracks, audio cassettes, CDs, TV broadcasts, video games and PC software.

Dolby Pro Logic
The original Dolby Surround decoders in consumer equipment only played back the surround channels. Dolby Pro Logic was introduced shortly after for playback of the center channel as well. Pro Logic II added left and right surround channels (5.1), and Pro Logic IIx added support for 6.1 and 7.1 channels. See Dolby Digital.
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The experience is further boosted by Dolby surround sound.
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But with footage from the qualifying campaign filling the screen, and football anthems You'll Never Walk Alone and Three Lions blaring out from the Dolby Surround, it seemed better to be sitting here with a few hundred like-minded others than in front of a computer at home.
The layout includes a fully equipped games hall, conference facilities, multi-media open plan library, state-of-the-art music rooms with Dolby surround sound system and lecturing facilities.
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It has an excel lent Virtual Dolby Surround sound system.
The premium system, by Alpine, features eight speakers, a remote six- channel amplifier, 520 watts output and Dolby Surround Sound, which Jaguar claims delivers the best sound quality in its class.
The new facility will offer two sound studios - a 48-track Dolby digital mixing theatre and a 24-track Dolby surround studio, complete with a dedicated voice-studio.
With virtual Dolby surround sound and Nicam digital stereo, it is just as if Hollywood's finest were in your own living room.
The series cost $30 million to make, using the latest CGI animation and Dolby Surround Sound.