Tuesday, December 20, 2005

DTS will Demonstrate DTS-HD Master Audio

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DTS will finally demonstrate its DTS-HD Master Aaudio format at CES 2006 in Las Vegas. Its initial announcement came in October of 2004. Here are the highlights from the press release:

  • DTS Digital Surround (DTS' core 5.1 technology) has been selected as mandatory audio technology for both Blu-ray Disc (BD) and High Definition Digital Versatile Disc (HD-DVD).
  • DTS-HD has been selected as an optional feature in both formats
  • DTS-HD is a set of extensions to DTS' Coherent Acoustics audio coding system which encompasses DTS Digital Surround, DTS-ES 6.1 discrete, DTS Neo:6 and DTS 96/24.
  • DTS-HD™ is the only technology that will deliver lossless surround sound for these new disc formats, ensuring the highest quality audio performance available in the new standards.
  • As a mandatory technology in the next generation standards, a DTS decoder will be built into every HD-DVD or Blu-ray Disc player.
  • One single DTS-HD datastream on a disc can carry everything from standard DTS 5.1 playable on virtually all existing 280 million plus DTS decoders, all the way to lossless for next-generation systems.
Read the press release ...

Posted by Mike at 9:54 PM

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