Today, we have hundreds of people at Dolby who are dedicated to supporting
the broadcast industry, making sure that audio works and flows through the
infrastructure of products created by us and our partners, from content
creation to playback.
We have a long history of reliably supporting our technologies, and our
teams do everything from advanced research and development to
providing on-the-ground support. Dolby personnel regularly work with
global host broadcast organizations contracted to produce TV feeds for
numerous international sporting events, as well as supporting local
content creation in existing and emerging markets. We provide a global
effort for a global industry and have done so for decades.
The NorDig standards body, confirmed today that Dolby AC-4 has been officially added as well as the only next generation audio codec for the forthcoming NorDig specification v3.1.
The specification will require all HEVC enabled receivers (set top boxes and TVs) to support Next Generation Audio Dolby AC-4.
This covers cable, satellite, terrestrial networks as well as both free and pay platforms that distribute content from NorDig broadcasters in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Ireland.