Widevine supports Dolby Digital Plus

Content security specialist Widevine has announced its support for Dolby Digital Plus in its video optimisation and DRM platform.

Dolby Digital Plus is a digital audio coding technology that extends the capabilities of Dolby Digital, delivering up to 7.1 channels of surround sound. It supports a range of bit rates to ensure optimised sound quality and efficiency to match available bandwidth. It also enables advanced applications such as multiple-programme support and audio stream mixing.