Thomson to Demo New MP3 Surround Format at CES

Thomson to Demo New MP3 Surround Format at CES
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Fraunhofer and Thomson, co-inventors of mp3 and licensing representative for
their MP3 patents and software, have joined with Agere Systems to introduce
MP3 surround sound technology into the consumer and commercial markets. The partners say the technology will enable 5.1 channels surround-quality sound for web-based music distribution, broadcasting systems, PC-related audiovisual or gaming applications, consumer electronics and automotive systems.
RW Online recently reported on the technology, which is being demoed at CES. For an evaluation encoder and player, go to:www.mp3surround-format.com.

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