Ac-3

Technology / Home Audio / Ac-3: (audio coding 3) Dolby's digital audio data compression algorithm adopted for HDTV transmission and used in dvds, laserdiscs and cds for 5.1 multichannel home theater use and automotive surround application.

Dolby Digital - AC-3 Compatible

Technology / Television (TV) / Dolby Digital - AC-3 Compatible: Formerly known as Dolby AC-3, or audiocoding-3, delivers the movie experience through a maximum of 5.1 channels of surround sound audio. Since the mid-1990's, this Dolby sound format has become the mo MORE

High Definition Television (HDTV)

Technology / Television (TV) / High Definition Television (HDTV): The generally agreed upon definition of HDTV is approximately twice the vertical and horizontal picture resolution of today's NTSC TV, which essentially makes the picture twice as sharp. HDTV also has MORE

Dolby Digital

Technology / Home Audio / Dolby Digital: Dolby's name for its format for the digital soundtrack system for motion picture playback. Utilizes their AC-3 method of digital compression. The signal is optically printed between the sprocket holes MORE

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