Dolby and Sonic Solutions Bring Dolby Digital Plus to RoxioNow

Posted Wed Nov 3, 2010 at 03:30 PM PDT by

It's been a busy few weeks for Dolby and their Dolby Digital Plus format.

After providing the first multichannel audio solution to Netflix streaming for the PS3 on October 18, Dolby Laboratories has announced a partnership today with Sonic Solutions to deliver 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus through the RoxioNow entertainment platform.

Also known as CinemaNow, the RoxioNow service is a partnership with retailers such as Best Buy, Blockbuster, Kmart, and Sears that streams film and television content for rental, with the option to download permanently as a purchase. Streamed or downloaded content can be played on a variety of devices including Windows PCs, RoxioNow equipped HDTVs or Blu-ray Players, smart phones such as the iPhone, and the X-Box 360.

Full press release is available here.

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