Leading broadcaster in Thailand offers best digital TV experience to consumers
Thailand, April 3, 2014-Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that True Visions Public Company Limited, Thailand's largest pay-TV operator, will feature Dolby® Digital Plus™ technology on 50 channels. With this, True Visions is now the pay-TV operator with the greatest number of HD channels with Dolby Digital Plus in South East Asia.
Dolby Digital Plus unlocks the full audio potential of HD broadcast and ensures that consumers hear audio precisely as it was intended. Dolby Digital Plus is quickly becoming one of the leading broadcast audio standards for HDTV services across the globe, including in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, India, and the Middle East. To date, Dolby Digital Plus has been included in more than 1.6 billion products worldwide, including TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray Disc™ players, audio/video receivers, and mobile devices.
True Visions increased the number of HD channels exponentially from 17 to 50 in a span of one year, and subscribers can now enjoy a wide array of world-class content from providers such as HBO® HD, National Geographic® HD, and Fox™ Movies Premium HD in Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound, including the recent HD broadcast of the 86th Academy Awards®, live from the Dolby Theatre® in Los Angeles. The latest addition to the HD channel selections on True Visions is Disney XD®, which is currently being showcased in Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound.
"True Visions aims to deliver cinema-inspired surround sound and the very best home entertainment experiences for our audience," said Khun Attaphon Na Bangxang, Chief Program and Content Officer, True Visions. "We are excited to combine high-definition video with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound for high-definition content to help capture the excitement of the moment, making viewers feel as though they are living the experience."
"We are thrilled to work with True Visions to deliver viewers' favorite shows and events in Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound on all of its 50 HD channels," said Mr. Leong-Yan Yoong, Regional Director, South-East Asia, Dolby Laboratories. "As high-definition broadcasts become more widely available for viewers in Asia, a market leader such as True Visions is setting the benchmark for a higher standard of home entertainment, complemented with Dolby Digital Plus technology."
Dolby Digital Plus has been adopted by the world's leading TV and set-top box manufacturers, as well as broadcasters and operators, to provide consumers HD quality audio experience with full surround sound in a highly bandwidth-efficient single audio stream solution.
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