|[December 13, 2012]
Rolling Stones to Rock Living Rooms Around the World in DTS Surround Sound
CALABASAS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and
audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the Rolling Stones'
50th anniversary concert series finale-hosted at the
Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., broadcast live on Pay-Per-View (PPV)
and presented by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)-will be delivered
in DTS (News - Alert) Neural Surround™, providing viewers around the world the
opportunity to experience the concert in 5.1 surround sound with
"The Rolling Stones are arguably the most iconic band in rock and roll
history and we are excited to present this Pay-Per-View concert
celebrating their 50th anniversary in 5.1 surround sound to
millions of the band's fans around the world," said Jon Kirchner,
Chairman and CEO of DTS, Inc. "With DTS Neural Surround, fans of the
Rolling Stones are going to hear Mick Jagger's voice, Keith Richard's
guitar, Charlie Watt's drum, Ronnie Wood's bass guitar and the roar of
the crowd singing to the music, as if their living room was placed in
the middle of the Prudential Center."
DTS Neural Surround provides a new approach to surround sound broadcast
productions, enabling a seamless conversion between stereo and surround
sound audio through a special capture, edit, management and delivery
process. Integrated into hardware by DaySequerra, DTS Neural Surround
allows broadcast production teams to preserve the integrity of the 5.1
surround mix while transmitting audio n a stereo format at the highest
resolution possible. The technology supports legacy audio codecs and is
a low latency solution for editing and monitoring in stereo.
"At WWE, we strive to deliver a front-row experience to our viewers for
every show we do," says Marty Pingree, senior director, technical
engineering. "Implementing DTS audio technology to deliver one of the
world's most legendary bands in surround sound is an example of our
commitment to quality and to providing world-class entertainment for our
audiences around the globe."
The PPV concert event will air live on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 9 p.m. ET/6
p.m. PT through all cable, satellite and telco providers. WWE, the
world's pre-eminent provider of PPV programming, in partnership with
Dainty Group and Endemol (News - Alert), will be distributing and marketing the event.
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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 more than a billion consumer electronics products
worldwide. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in high definition
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 compelling movies, music, games and other forms of digital
entertainment to a growing array of network-connected consumer devices.
With the acquisition of SRS Labs (News - Alert), DTS strengthens its position as a
leader in providing end-to-end audio solutions to the rapidly growing
network entertainment sector. DTS technology is in car audio systems,
digital media players, DVD players, game consoles, home theaters, PCs,
set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music content 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
Los Gatos and Santa Ana, California, Washington, China, France, Hong
Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For
further information, please visit www.dts.com.
DTS, the Symbol, and DTS and the Symbol together, are registered
trademarks of DTS, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their
respective owners. © 2012 DTS, Inc. All rights reserved.
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