,Thursday, April 22, 1999
Dolby Laboratories Unveils the Next Innovation for Digital Broadcast
Dolby Laboratories unveils the first Dolby E encoder and decoder models at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show.
By incorporating the Dolby E professional audio-coding technology, broadcasters and producers can easily move multichannel audio through their existing digital audio infrastructure prior to encoding into Dolby Digital for delivery to consumers.
“With the adoption of new digital formats such as HDTV, broadcasters are asking for end-to-end solutions for digital broadcast audio delivery,” says Tom Daily, marketing manager of broadcast products at Dolby Laboratories. Daily continues, “Dolby meets this demand with its Dolby E encoder and decoder models, which allow digital-TV broadcasters to smoothly transition their infrastructure to handle multichannel audio without purchasing expensive audio equipment.”
The DP571 Dolby E Encoder and DP572 Dolby E Decoder were designed to ease the transition from two-channel to multichannel audio. They enable broadcasters to distribute up to eight channels of high-quality audio, as well as Dolby Digital metadata, via a single AES/EBU pair, two audio tracks of a digital video tape, digital audio tape or video server.
For more, visit Dolby’s Web site or contact a Dolby office.