Dolby Laboratories and MIPS Technologies have teamed to deliver next-generation audio technology for the set-top box, HD DVD, and Blu-ray Disc markets. MIPS Technologies is the first processor IP company to support the new Dolby Digital Plus technology. Today, the newly optimized codec from Dolby Laboratories is fully approved for use with all MIPS32 processor cores. Read more to learn about the advantages of Dolby Digital Plus for key consumer audio markets, and the must-haves for SoC designers as they begin to develop products based on the latest generation audio technology.