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.
September 22, 2022
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.
July 6, 2022
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.
December 2, 2021
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:...
October 16, 2020
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...
September 14, 2020
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...
July 30, 2020
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...
April 6, 2020
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...
June 16, 2011
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...
February 16, 2010