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Enjoy audio from your PC or game console through your home theater with Dolby® Digital Live. A real-time encoding technology, Dolby Digital Live converts any audio signal into a Dolby Digital bitstream for transport and playback through a home theater system. With it, your PC or game console can be hooked up to your Dolby Digital-equipped audio/video receiver or digital speaker system via a single digital connection, eliminating the confusion of multiple cables and ensuring the integrity of the audio signal.

The real-time interactive capabilities of Dolby Digital Live technology are ideally suited to PCs and video game consoles because it reproduces audio cues and effects that follow the on-screen action, transforming gameplay into an exciting and realistic entertainment experience.

Systems using Dolby Digital Live technology can provide Dolby Digital (5.1-channel surround sound) during gameplay, immersing players in high-quality surround sound that puts them at the center of the action. Gamers hear every window shatter, feel every explosion, and experience every wipeout.

Dolby Digital Live Features and Benefits

Uses a single digital connection to ensure the integrity of the audio signal. It also eliminates confusion, hassle, and clutter of multiple analog and digital connections.

Transforms all PC audio signals into a Dolby Digital signal, the audio backbone for home networks, enableing playback in over millions of home theater systems equipped with Dolby Digital

Optimized for low-latency interactive applications, resulting in no perceptible delay between video and audio in game play

Provides realistic 5.1-channel surround sound effects during interactive video gameplay, immersing PC and game console players in a highly realistic game experience