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Google may challenge Dolby Atmos with a new 3D audio format

Dolby's Atmos 3D-audio format has been gaining a lot of momentum in music thanks to its adoption by Apple Music, Amazon Music and Tencent Music's QQ Music among others.
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QQ Music is first Chinese streaming service to add Dolby Atmos

The surround-sound Dolby Atmos format has been making strides in the west thanks to its use by Apple Music and Amazon Music, among other streaming services.
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Dolby study highlights music rediscovery by Gen-Z Americans

Dolby has been asking 2,000 American adults about their music habits. The results back up widely-held views about social media apps and music discovery.
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Apple’s HomePod will soon support Dolby Atmos… for home cinema

People have been wondering when (or even if) the likes of Apple and Spotify will get into hi-res music streaming, even if opinions still vary on how you define ‘hi-res’. Here’s some interesting news from Apple, then:...
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Facebook and Xiaomi join Amazon’s Voice Interoperability Initiative

A year ago we reported on a new 'Voice Interoperability Initiative' from Amazon, which was created to ensure that different voice assistants could work on the same devices. Spotify, Sonos, Microsoft, Baidu and Tencent...
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Dolby and Avid get into the music distribution game

Digital music distribution is still a standalone business: either as an independent company or within the umbrella of a major label. But distribution is also a feature for a growing number of technology companies: whether...
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Dolby On could help musicians sound better on Twitch livestreams

Audio company Dolby has just launched its Dolby On app for Android, following its earlier release for iOS. It allows users to record high-quality audio and video on their smartphone. More interestingly, however, the company...
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Dolby sues RIM for patent infringement

Audio technology firm Dolby has launched patent infringement lawsuits against Research In Motion in the US and Germany, accusing it of infringing its patents on digital audio compression technologies...
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Omnifone first to try out new Dolby mobile format

Fans of Spinal Tap will recall it as "Dobly", the noise reduction technique that according to one character made heavy metal sound "mixed wrong". Since the decline of the cassette tapes, though, Dolby has become one of the...