Dolby Digital Plus is about to be included into the DVB specification



Dolby Digital Plus


Looks interesting to see Dolby Technologies to be mandatory on both HD-DVD and Blu-Ray :wink: The only drawback is that the regular Dolby Digital is an option for Blu-Ray, which means movies can be released using the legacy Dolby Digital format, where as with HD-DVD, either Dolby Digital Plus or Dolby Digital MLP must be used.

I seen your news submit, however we already have published a press release on this back in September 2004. This can be viewed here:


I had such a thought but have overseen that one… Sorry.