5 offers support for the 3GPP and 3GPP2 wireless standards including Advanced Audio Coding
(AAC), Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) and Qualcomm Code Excited Linear Predictive (QCELP) audio codecs, MPEG-4 and H.
Fraunhofer IIS-A has been the main developer of the most advanced audio coding
schemes, like MPEG Layer-3 (mp3) and MPEG-2 AAC (Advanced Audio Coding
In addition, Apple has also added support for the Advanced Audio Coding
audio format, support for the CELP speech codec, Flash 5 support, DVD Pro support, an updated user interface and skip protection enhancements.
XtremeMac today announces the launch of two new products -- the BT Connect and BT Home Connect Portable Bluetooth[R]Audio Receivers -- which enable Apple product enthusiasts to turn their favorite non-Bluetooth home or portable speaker systems into wireless devices with Advanced Audio Coding
(AAC) quality sound.
RIM obtained its license through Via Licensing Corporation, a Dolby subsidiary that licenses patents essential to the High Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding
("HE AAC") international standard on behalf of multiple essential patent owners.