What isDolby

Dolby is an American company that revolutionized audio noise reduction, encoding, spatial audio, and HDR imaging. Its founder, Ray Dolby, invented the Dolby Noise Reduction in London in 1965. Today, Dolby licenses its cutting-edge technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers.

What sets Dolby apart from its biggest competitor, DTS, is its superior compression rates. Dolby can compress a standard 5.1 audio file to 640 kbps for Blu-Ray and 448 kbps for DVDs, or up to 1.7 Mbps for HD, while still maintaining high-quality sound. This means you can experience an authentic cinematic experience even on small speakers. Imagine having this experience in your very own home theater!

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What is Dolby?

Dolby is an American company known for its audio noise reduction, encoding, spatial audio, and HDR imaging.

How did Dolby start?

Dolby was founded by Ray Dolby in London, England, in 1965, where he invented the Dolby Noise Reduction to reduce background hiss in audio recordings. He moved the company to San Francisco, California, in 1976.

What is the difference between Dolby and DTS?

Dolby has higher compression rates, meaning it can compress audio files more efficiently without compromising quality, while DTS tries to claim superiority by not compressing the sound as much. However, Dolby offers superior codec technology.

Experience Dolby in Your Home Theater Today

Upgrade your entertainment experience with Dolby technology. With its superior compression rates and codec technology, you can have an authentic cinematic experience even on small speakers.

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