Dolby Digital

Technology / Television (TV) / Dolby Digital: Six-channel digital audio standard that is part of the U.S. digital television standard: also called AC-3 or Digital 5.1. The channels consist of front left, front right, front center, surround or rear left, surround or rear right, and a separate subwoofer (the .1).

Dolby

Technology / Home Audio / Dolby: The most common shared logo or feature between all brands is the Dolby labs' 'double D' symbol. Named after audio engineer, Ray Dolby, it represents a number of sound processing technologies that are 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

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

Dolby Noise Reduction

Technology / Home Audio / Dolby Noise Reduction: Decodes Dolby-encoded cassette tapes during playback to virtually eliminate the tape hiss which is especially apparent in quiet environments. Dolby B is the most widely used system. Dolby C is an exte MORE

Direct Digital Signal (DDS)

Technology / Computers / Direct Digital Signal (DDS): Stands for Direct Digital Signal. It refers to a network that uses digital infrastructure equipment exclusively. This eliminates the need for analog-to-digital converters on a network because all sign MORE

Digital Zoom

Technology / Digital Cameras / Digital Zoom: The ability to magnify an optical image digitally, using interpolation. Digital cameras can come with quite high levels of digital zoom, but the image quality suffers noticeably as more digital zoom i MORE

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