CALABASAS, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), the leader in high definition audio, today announced its lineup of newly launched technology demonstrations scheduled to take place at CES 2011. The latest technology innovations will redefine high-quality HD audio for consumers, studios and audio professionals worldwide, with:
“Usually when you listen to music you are sitting outside the sound field but with DTS NeoX, it drops you right in the middle of the instrument, it’s like you are sitting inside the piano.”
- The first 11.1 surround system with the highly-anticipated DTS Neo:X™ technology,
- The industry’s first Proof of Concept live digital delivery of full resolution 3D video content and DTS HD surround sound over FiOS TV,
- New solutions for portable playback on mobile, PC and connected devices from Free®, Lenovo®, Fujitsu®, Skyworth®, Huawei® and LG®.
All demonstrations will occur at DTS’ booth #20907, located in the lower South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Jan. 6 – 9, 2011.
First 11.1 Surround System—DTS Neo:X
DTS® will demonstrate DTS Neo:X, the next-generation of immersive 3D entertainment for home theater enthusiasts and industry audio professionals. For cinema, music or gaming entertainment, DTS Neo:X provides a semi-spherical sound field using an 11.1 speaker configuration adding height/wide speakers to create a natural, immersive, spacious and lifelike 3D surround soundscape. Further validating the significance of this groundbreaking technology, DTS licensees will be demonstrating the technology at CES with the first products expected to ship in the second quarter of 2011.
Initial reaction from early adopters of DTS Neo:X
- Patrick Leonard, legendary record producer and composer, best known for producing and writing with Madonna, Roger Waters, Elton John, Rod Stewart, among others, said: “DTS Neo:X brings audio experience to new heights. This technology is a must-have and delivers an unprecedented multi-dimensional audio experience, even with existing multichannel soundtracks.”
- Diego Stocco, renowned sound designer, best known for his work on the award-winning Spectrasonics Virtual Instruments Atmosphere™, Stylus™ RMX and Omnisphere®, added: “Usually when you listen to music you are sitting outside the sound field but with DTS NeoX, it drops you right in the middle of the instrument, it’s like you are sitting inside the piano.”
DTS HD Surround Sound and Full Resolution 3D Over FiOS TV
At CES 2011, DTS will demonstrate the industry’s first live digital delivery of full resolution 3D video content and DTS HD surround sound over FiOS TV. This “Proof of Concept” demo leverages fiber optic technology from Verizon to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience for TV viewers who will ‘see and hear’ 3D like never before with the integration of DTS HD surround sound.
The Connected Home: New Solutions for Portable Playback on Mobile and PC Connected Devices
DTS recently entered into agreements with Free, Lenovo, Fujitsu and LG to integrate DTS surround sound technologies into their latest IPTV services, network-enabled PCs, HDTVs and smartphone devices, delivering an unparalleled multi-platform home audio experience to consumers everywhere. As such, CES 2011 show attendees will see working demonstrations of DTS technologies in the following connected devices:
- Lenovo and Free’s new digital media players: Freebox (DTS surround sound™)
- Fujitsu personal computers (DTS surround sound)
- Skyworth flat panel televisions with DTS post processing (DTS Premium TV™)
- Huawei mobile handsets with DTS Envelo™ and DTS Boost™ (DTS Ultra Mobile™)
- Select models of LG smartphones (DTS decoder with two-channel analog and two-channel PCM output through a mini HDMI output)
Take the DTS Audio Challenge
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Experience DTS @ CES 2011
Stop by the DTS booth in the lower South Hall, #20907 during the show, or get real-time updates on Facebook and Twitter (@DTS_Inc). For more information on DTS surround sound formats and all other DTS technologies, please visit www.dts.com.
About DTS, Inc.
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) is dedicated to making digital entertainment exciting, engaging and effortless by providing state-of-the-art audio technology to hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products worldwide. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in multi-channel audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc standard and is now increasingly deployed in enabling digital delivery of movies and other forms of digital entertainment on a growing array of network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in home theaters, car audio systems, PCs, game consoles, DVD players, televisions, digital media players, set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music software and every device capable of playing Blu-ray discs. Founded in 1993, DTS' corporate headquarters are located in Calabasas, California with its licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has offices in Northern California, Washington, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For further information, please visit www.dts.com. DTS is a registered trademark of DTS, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. (c) 2010 DTS, Inc. All rights reserved. DTS-C
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