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Ecosystem momentum

25+

Global and
country
standards

have selected Dolby
as NGA codec
 

2/3

UHD
TVs

shipping in Europe
already have
Dolby AC-4

15+

Pro
partners

including all major SoCs
enable Dolby
AC-4 workflows

10+

Live
broadcast
trials

Featuring Dolby
AC-4
 

Consumer benefits

Accessible

Dialogue intelligibility

Audio description

Immersive

Three dimensional sound

Premium audio

Personalised

Customised experiences

Multiple languages

TVs and set-top boxes

LG, Panasonic, Sony, TCL, Samsung, Sharp, Arris, Bang & Olufsen, HiSense, Huawei, Humax Co Ltd, Sagemcom, Skyworth, TPVision, Vizio, Vodafone, Philips, Kaon Media o Ltd, Wistron Neweb Corporation

Rate graph

Phones

All Samsung devices, all Huawei P and Mate series, Sony, One Plus 7 & 7 Pro and OPPO Reno mobile devices deliver Dolby Atmos via Dolby AC-4. Oneplus, Lenovo, Sharp, Razer, Amazon tablets also deliver audio via Dolby AC-4. Dolby AC-4 can support immersive binaural output to headphones.

SoC Partners

Amlogic, Broadcom, Cadence, HiSilicon, LG,
Mediatek, MStar, Novatek, Realtek, Samsung, Synaptics

Standard adoption

Approved final standard for ATSC 3.0 Audio

Adopted by North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) as sole audio standard for North America

Adopted by the Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) for satellite, IPTV, DASH, cable, terrestrial

Standardized with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)

Adopted by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Adopted by Ultra HD Forum Italia (HDFI) and ConfindustriaRadio TV (CRTV) for Italian final baseline multi-platform UHDTV specification

Adopted by Korea Telecommunications Technology Association for digital cable UHDTV broadcasting

AC-4 included in the HbbTV2.0.2 specification for use in broadcast, broadband, and hybrid delivery (ETSI)

Adoption decision in progress

Adopted by DASH Industry Forum

Adopted by the International Telecoms Union

Services

Music streaming services Tidal and Amazon Music use Dolby AC-4 to deliver Dolby Atmos Music on mobile. They are available in many countries across the globe.

Adoption for broadcast
specifications around the world

Pro partners