DTS Announces DTS-HD Immersive Audio to be Added to DivX Software
CALABASAS, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that it is partnering with DivX, an innovator of digital video solutions, to integrate DTS-HD® audio encoding and decoding into the upcoming DivX® 10 software release. This collaboration introduces the first software product that enables the creation and playback of DivX video, in HEVC up to 4K, featuring DTS-HD audio on both Windows and Mac. In addition to DivX Player and DivX Converter supporting DTS-HD audio, the latest version of DivX Web Player will also support video streaming with DTS-HD audio to any web browser.
“Adding DTS-HD Master Audio as a plug-in for DivX software provides consumers a seamless solution to create and enjoy studio-quality audio in their high-quality DivX videos, including HEVC up to 4K,” said Dr. Kanaan Jemili, CEO of DivX, LLC.
DTS-HD technology is a high performance discrete audio codec designed specifically to enable streaming services to deliver content to connected devices in immersive surround sound.
“DivX offers compelling solutions for creating and enjoying digital content in 4K,” said Mark Johnson, vice president of streaming and media solutions at DTS. “With the integration of our DTS-HD codec into DivX software, consumers will be able to experience exceptional video quality enhanced with premium DTS audio. We’re very excited that our collaboration with DivX will deliver a comprehensive 4K media experience to consumers worldwide.”
To learn more about DTS and the company’s robust portfolio of streaming technologies, please visit the DTS booth at NAB 2014, taking place April 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas – booth #SU4414. DivX, along with its subsidiary MainConcept will also exhibit at NAB – booth #SU9110.
About DivX, LLC
DivX, LLC is a leading provider of next-generation digital video technologies for over-the-top services from content preparation, to protected delivery and multi-screen playback of high-quality video across consumer electronics devices and mobile platforms. DivX, along with its subsidiary MainConcept, is accelerating the adoption of the HEVC/H.265 video standard across the video supply chain with solutions for third-party software integration, transcoding applications, and protected playback on consumer electronics devices.
About DTS, Inc.
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq:DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences–anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS’ audio solutions enable delivery and playback of clear, compelling high-definition audio, which is incorporated by hundreds of licensee customers around the world, into an array of consumer electronic devices. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in high definition multi-channel audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc(TM) 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. 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(TM) discs. Founded in 1993, DTS’ corporate headquarters are located in Calabasas, California. DTS also has offices in Los Gatos and Santa Ana, California, Washington, China, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Copyright 2014, DTS, Inc. 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. All rights reserved.
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