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Toshiba Enhances Its Notebooks with Dolby Surround Sound

Toshiba has announced that its flagship Qosmio and select Satellite notebook computers will feature Dolby Home Theater or Dolby Sound Room technology to provide users with an outstanding surround sound experience at home and on the road. The Qosmio and Satellite X205, two of Toshiba's high-end notebook computers, will feature Dolby Home Theater, while the Satellite U305, Satellite A215, Satellite A205, Satellite P205, and Satellite M205 will feature Dolby Sound Room technology. These notebooks elevate the entertainment experience for Toshiba users by delivering multiple technologies from Dolby Laboratories.

Both Dolby Home Theater and Dolby Sound Room deliver a sophisticated suite of audio technologies to Toshiba notebooks, giving users the freedom and flexibility to enjoy rich surround sound in a variety of playback environments as well as more vivid and engaging experiences from their favorite music, movies, and games.

Both the Qosmio and the Satellite X205 connect easily to a home theater system allowing large groups to easily enjoy music, movies and games, but also can deliver surround sound experiences using notebook speakers or any set of headphones.

Dolby Home Theater within the Qosmio and Satellite X205 includes the following technologies:
- Dolby Digital: an audio format that provides up to 5.1 discrete channels of crystal-clear digital surround sound with extensive home theater compatibility.
- Dolby Digital Live: converts any audio signal from the PC into Dolby Digital for easy connection to home theater systems through a single digital cable.
- Dolby Pro Logic II: creates a 5.1-channel surround sound experience from any stereo (two-channel) movie, music, TV, or game audio source.
- Dolby Headphone: delivers the experience of a 5.1-channel soundtrack from any set of headphones.
- Dolby Virtual Speaker: delivers a virtual 5.1-channel surround sound experience from any pair of stereo speakers.

Dolby Sound Room within the Satellite U305, Satellite A215, Satellite A205, Satellite P205 and Satellite M205 includes the following technologies:
- Dolby Digital: an audio format that provides up to 5.1 discrete channels of crystal-clear digital surround sound with extensive home theater compatibility.
- Dolby Headphone: delivers the experience of a 5.1-channel soundtrack from any set of headphones.
- Dolby Virtual Speaker: delivers a virtual 5.1-channel surround sound experience from any pair of stereo speakers.



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