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At 09:01 PM 4/19/2003 +0200, you wrote:
>By the way, during the 2002 Munich AES Convention I asked Ray
>M. Dolby subsequent to a special lecture of his, whether the
>various systems were available for software emulation, and he
>stated they are. So, perhaps questions in the right place might
>clear up what has until now given us a lot of mail.

George,

I specifically asked the licensing supervisor of Dolby whether A/SR/E were
available in any form of software and she indicated NO. I did not ask about
B and C. The impression the licensing supervisor gave me was that Dolby was
not interested in licensing software of this nature.

She indicated that hardware solutions were available for A/SR/E and that
was what was offered.

We have further indicated to Dolby that the lack of software codecs for
Dolby E (an all-digital solution, actually) is a big stumbling block for
file-based broadcast systems.

Cheers,

Richard