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Dolby Enables 7.1 Surround Sound for Streaming Media

By Shane Sturgeon • Oct 19 2011, 2:10am

Dolby Laboratories, Inc., (NYSE: DLB) today enabled the first discrete 7.1-channel surround sound entertainment experience available to streaming media using Dolby® Digital Plus audio. VUDU, a leading subscription-free, video-on-demand movie service and wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., began streaming Walt Disney Pictures' Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 audio today.

To date, more than 30 films have been mixed in 7.1 for theatrical release. Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 allows...

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Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 3 Makes Global Debut with Dolby Surround 7.1

By Shane Sturgeon • Jun 16 2010, 3:15am

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (WDSMP) announced today that both 2D and 3D formats of Toy Story 3 will be released globally in Dolby® Surround 7.1 this June. WDSMP also plans to release Step Up 3D in both 2D and 3D formats with Dolby Surround 7.1 this August.

Toy Story 3 will be released...

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Christie First to Ship and Install 'Series 2' DLP Cinema Projectors

By Shane Sturgeon • Feb 16 2010, 6:29pm

Christie®, the leader in digital cinema projection technologies, is pleased to confirm full production, shipping and installation of the latest generation of 4K-ready DLP Cinema® projectors, the Christie Solaria™ series, beginning with the Christie CP2220. The Christie CP2220 digital cinema projector features Texas Instruments' (TI) (NYSE: TXN) next generation Series 2 DLP Cinema technology. Shipments began early January to North and South America, Europe and Asia and are now installed and showing feature films worldwide, including Australia, Canada, Korea and the United States. With orders arriving daily, Christie continues its lead in digital cinema deployment resulting in 70% of all digital cinema installations worldwide since the introduction of DLP Cinema projectors – which Christie was also the first to market.

Designed to meet all Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) specifications, the Christie Solaria is...