Tag Archives: Dolby Digital

Why Cleveland — and TVNZ HD — Aren’t Hotter

Software gremlins continue to compromise TVNZ’s HD capability. This is why some SD shows have been incorrectly billed in publications like the NZ Listener as screening in HD (the latest being TV2’s Hot in Cleveland) and others haven’t been flagged they are 1080i (Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals on TV One). It’s been an ongoing problem […]

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TVNZ Soon to Reveal When It Will Go 5.1 and Still Backs TiVo

TVNZ Soon to Reveal When It Will Go 5.1 and Still Backs TiVo

TVNZ says it will announce its Dolby Digital plans next week. It’s been reported in some forums that the broadcaster already is transmitting in 5.1 audio, as TV3 has been doing since it went HD three years ago. But a spokeswoman says this is not the case. “As part of our preparations for launching 5.1 […]

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TVNZ to Surround Us With Sound at Last

TVNZ to Surround Us With Sound at Last

HD buffs frustrated by TVNZ’s stereo transmissions will be pleased to learn the broadcaster will soon replace them with Dolby Digital. On the eve of TV2 premiering in HD the latest talent quest hit, The Voice, TVNZ has confirmed an announcement about the switchover to 5.1 audio is imminent. TV3 began broadcasting in 5.1 as […]

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