The company plans to include support of the aacPlus
by Dolby codec across a wide range of Dolby products in the future.
v1 is a superset of AAC that adds Spectral Band Replication (SBR), a unique bandwidth extension technique that enables audio codecs to deliver the same quality at half the bit rate.
The laptop performed consistently well, and all participants in the test judged the 64 kbps aacPlus
stream to be better than both FM and satellite radio reception, and roughly the equivalent to a CD.
SBR[TM] (Spectral Band Replication) from Coding Technologies is a backward and forward compatible method to enhance the efficiency of any audio codec; putting the "PRO" in mp3PRO and the "Plus" in aacPlus
certification program is going far beyond what is typically available for MPEG technologies and an important step for the deployment of aacPlus
," comments Stefan Meltzer, vice president business development broadcasting and consumer electronics.
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- Coding Technologies today announced that the company's aacPlus
audio solution has been selected by the Brazilian Digital TV Forum for Brazil's digital terrestrial ISDB-T platform to be officially launched on December 2nd, 2007.
Testing Rated aacPlus
to be the Most Efficient Audio Codec for Use Across All Broadcast Applications from Mobile to SD to HDTV