Dolby AC-4

Dolby AC-4 is now widely
available around the world.

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

7

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

Adaptable

Multiple device
single stream

Optimised output

Immersive

Three dimensional sound

Premium audio

Personalised

Customised experiences

Multiple languages

TVs and set-top boxes

Hisense, Huawei, Philips, Vizio,
LG, Panasonic, Sagemcom, Vodafone,
Samsung, Sharp, Skyworth, Sony, TCL,
Vestel, Arris, Wistron Neweb Corporation,
Kaon Media Co Ltd, Humax Co Ltd

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,
Mediatek, Novatek, Realtek, Synaptics, Samsung IC, LG IC.

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)

Adopted by Freesat as
the only next generation
audio codec

Adoption decision in
progress

Adopted by DASH
Industry Forum

Adopted by the
International Telecoms
Union

Services

Music streaming service Tidal uses
Dolby AC-4 to deliver Dolby Atmos Music on mobile. It is available in many countries across the globe.

Adoption for broadcast
specifications around the world

Pro partners