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Dolby Digital Plus—the Standard in High Definition Audio—Now Available for the First Time on Amazon's Kindle Fire HD
Decades of scientific research and advanced engineering combine to give Kindle Fire HD owners the richest, clearest sound available on a tablet
"Great sound is essential to great entertainment, and Amazon's new
Kindle Fire HD with Dolby Digital Plus ensures that consumers get the
experience envisioned by the music artist, film director, or sound
"Dolby is the leader in inventing and delivering innovative audio solutions, which made its technology a perfect complement to the sound system we designed into the Kindle Fire HD tablets. Customers have told us they want great sound for movies, music, and games. We knew we had the opportunity to invent from the ground up an incredible, immersive sound experience, which is just as important as the stunning HD display," said Dave Limp, Vice President, Amazon Kindle. "We think the superior sound enabled by Dolby Digital Plus, coupled with Kindle Fire HD's dual stereo speakers and custom audio profile optimization, will give customers a great sound experience enjoying the content they love."
With next-generation Dolby Digital Plus, the Kindle Fire HD tablets will:
- Crisp, clear dialogue: Detect the presence of dialogue and works to improve its intelligibility so that the viewer hears the whole story.
- A more realistic, immersive surround sound experience: Enable any movies, television or music content played on the Kindle Fire HD's stereo speakers or headphones to be heard with more depth, creating a powerful, virtual surround sound experience.
- Volume consistency: Include a unique volume-leveling technology that maintains one consistent volume level when the user switches back and forth between different forms of content, such as movies or web content, as well as between different media players.
Custom tuning by
Dolbyengineers: Include features that are specifically designed to optimize audio played through the Kindle Fire HD. These features help to produce natural, balanced sound with more bass and treble. They also eliminate unnecessary noise and minimize distortion.
"Great sound grabs movie audiences and draws them into the story," said
Dolby Digital Plus is an essential part of high-definition entertainment in the living room and is fast becoming the preferred way to deliver high-quality sound for mobile entertainment.
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