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Dolby and Chinese Blu-ray makers sign licensing deals

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Mar 2009 0:53

Dolby and Chinese Blu-ray makers sign licensing deals Dolby has announced that it has signed new licensing deals with Chinese Blu-ray manufacturers, allowing the use of HD audio technologies such as Dolby TrueHD and Dolby Digital Plus on players made by the companies.
The audio company noted that the new deals are “an important part of Dolby’s efforts to grow the market for high-definition audio and meet the needs of Chinese manufacturers.”

Dolby HD audio is part of all Blu-ray Disc standards and is used in thousands of devices.

“Because Dolby’s technologies are well established in the Blu-ray Disc market, they offer Chinese manufacturers a powerful and efficient way for companies to build high-definition audio into their products,”
Dolby added in a press release.

The companies that are now licensed are TCL Technology Electronics (Huizhou) Co. Limited (TCL), MIT Technology and Lite-On IT (Lite-On).

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