First Lenovo Notebook to Support Dolby Home Theater Now Available in China
Lenovo Tianyi F50 Delivers Premium Surround Sound Anytime, Anyplace
SHANGHAI, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Lenovo has launched the Tianyi F50, its first notebook to feature Dolby® Home TheaterTM, a suite of technologies that offer advanced home theater audio features and premium surround sound experiences.
“Today more than 400 million consumer devices from the world’s leading companies use Dolby technologies to enhance the entertainment experience, and we’re happy to provide Lenovo notebook users a broad range of our audio technologies so they can enjoy their favorite music, movies, and games in surround sound.”
Dolby Home Theater places listeners amidst the drama, excitement, and emotion of their favorite music, movies, and games and offers LenovoTM Tianyi F50 users the freedom and flexibility to enjoy surround sound experiences in a variety of playback environments. Lenovo Tianyi F50 owners can also enjoy a vast library of music and more than 17,400 films worldwide that use Dolby technologies.
Multiple Dolby technologies within the Lenovo Tianyi F50 address a broad spectrum of lifestyle needs and listening situations. For listeners who enjoy music or movies late at night, the Lenovo Tianyi F50 offers virtual surround sound over any set of headphones. For listeners at home who need a simple, inexpensive way to enhance their entertainment, the Lenovo Tianyi F50 delivers virtual surround sound using just two speakers. For people with entertainment systems, the Lenovo Tianyi F50 can easily be integrated with a home theater or audio/video receiver to deliver 5.1 channels of audio through speakers.
The Lenovo Tianyi F50 supports all of the following Dolby technologies within Dolby Home Theater:
“The Lenovo Tianyi F50 offers all the features, power, and flexibility you’d expect from a great PC, but can also deliver a world-class entertainment experience that compares with many leading consumer electronics devices,” said Greg Rodehau, Director, PC Business Segment, Dolby Laboratories. “Today more than 400 million consumer devices from the world’s leading companies use Dolby technologies to enhance the entertainment experience, and we’re happy to provide Lenovo notebook users a broad range of our audio technologies so they can enjoy their favorite music, movies, and games in surround sound.”
About Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) develops and delivers products and technologies that make the entertainment experience more realistic and immersive. For four decades, Dolby has been at the forefront of defining high-quality audio and surround sound in cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, cars, DVDs, headphones, games, televisions, and personal computers. Based in San Francisco with European headquarters in England, the company has entertainment industry liaison offices in New York and Los Angeles, and licensing liaison offices in London, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. For more information about Dolby Laboratories or Dolby technologies, please visit www.dolby.com.
Lenovo (HKSE:992) is an innovative international technology company formed as a result of the acquisition by the Lenovo Group of the IBM Personal Computing Division. As a global leader in the PC market, Lenovo develops, manufactures, and markets cutting-edge, reliable, high-quality PC products and value-added professional services that provide customers around the world with smarter ways to be productive and competitive. Lenovo's executive headquarters are in Raleigh, NC, with principal operations in Beijing and Raleigh and an enterprise sales organization worldwide. For more information, please visit www.lenovo.com.
Certain statements in this press release, including statements regarding the performance and capabilities of Dolby Home Theater technologies, the potential benefits that manufacturers and consumers may derive from the incorporation of these technologies into PCs, and the anticipated market acceptance of these technologies, are "forward-looking statements" that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations. The following important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: risks associated with customer and consumer acceptance of and demand for PCs with high-quality sound capabilities in general, and for Dolby Home Theater technologies in particular; risks associated with successfully incorporating Dolby technologies into PCs; rapid changes in technical requirements for the PC sound technology market and for high-quality audio technologies generally; and other risks detailed in Dolby's Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, including the risks identified under the section captioned "Risk Factors" in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and its most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Dolby disclaims any obligation to update information contained in these forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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