NASHUA, N.H., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile music lovers around the world are in for a new listening experience as a result of a new co-operation between Jabra, a leading producer of innovative headset and speakerphone solutions, and Dolby Laboratories. The move sees Dolby® Digital Plus become part of Jabra's Sound App which delivers music as it should be heard: rich and immersive with full-spectrum sound.
It's simply a case of downloading the optimized Jabra Sound App and installing it on smartphones or tablets. In addition to delivering virtual surround sound with bass and high frequency enhancements, the new app features a Graphic Equalizer with predefined and customised setting options and a Jabra headphone model selector for optimal sound experience. The Jabra Sound App also enables consumers to easily create and manage playlists and to share music that they are listening to via social media channels.
"Smartphones and tablets are becoming ubiquitous as users access and listen to their music while on the move, but it's not just about convenience as consumers want the best sound experience as well. So whether they're commuting, on the beach, out for a walk or simply relaxing at home, the new Jabra Sound App with Dolby Digital Plus delivers incredible sound with added depth and dimension for both corded and wireless headphones," said Anne Raaen Rasmussen, Senior Vice President, Mobile Division, Jabra.
"Now more than ever, music lovers demand a premium, highest-quality audio experience wherever they are," said Andreas Spechtler, EMEA Regional Vice President, Dolby Laboratories. "Jabra's Sound App with Dolby Digital Plus is proof of our mutual commitment to transforming how listeners experience the music they enjoy. Dolby will continue to look at new and innovative ways of delivering next-generation music service experiences."
The application will be available for purchase on online app stores soon and free of charge with the release of the Jabra Vox, Jabra Revo and Jabra Revo Wireless headphones in Q2 2013. The Jabra Revo Wireless headphones will be the first wireless headphones in the world to offer Dolby® Digital Plus for this enhanced music experience.
Jabra is the brand of GN Netcom, a subsidiary of GN Store Nord A/S (GN) - listed on NASDAQ OMX. Jabra employs approximately 850 people worldwide and in 2011 produced an annual revenue which amounted to DKK 2,106 million. Jabra is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of hands-free communications solutions. With a reputation for innovation, reliability, and ease of use that goes back more than two decades, Jabra's consumer and business divisions produce corded and wireless headsets, plus mobile and in-office speakerphones that empower individuals and businesses through increased freedom of movement, comfort, and functionality.