DTS and Samsung Partner to Deliver Superior Audio Experience to Premium Smart TVs
DTS Audio Solution Enriches the Surround Sound Experience of Samsung
CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio, today
announced a collaboration with Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd to integrate DTS'
audio solution into select models of Samsung's 2012 premium Smart TV
line. This worldwide implementation will deliver rich surround sound to
Samsung's flagship 7000 and 8000 series LED and plasma TVs, offering
consumers the ultimate home theater listening experience.
"Our goal is to improve consumers' television watching experiences by
providing rich, immersive audio," stated Brian Towne, executive vice
president and chief operating officer at DTS, Inc. "The DTS audio
solution allows users to effortlessly enjoy multi-channel surround sound
regardless of the audio source."
The DTS audio solution provides consumers with a seamless conversion
from stereo to surround sound audio for elevated vocal quality and a
more engaging, immersive sound. DTS' audio solution allows up-mixing to
5.1 channels of surround sound via the Samsung TV in order to provide a
superior audio entertainment experience to consumers across a variety of
Enhanced cinema viewing—broadcasts movies and television shows in
surround sound for a captivating, immersive entertainment experience;
Elevated music listening—delivers music with more depth and realism to
better mimic the quality originally intended by musicians and
Heightened engagement for gaming—provides multi-dimensional audio to
complement today's visually stimulating video games for the ultimate
"DTS is becoming a significant leader in the television market as
demonstrated by the growing number of leading TV manufacturers that are
leveraging DTS' audio solution to deliver a superior audio experience to
the consumer," said Jea Yoo, DTS vice president and president of DTS
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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co.,
Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital
media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales
of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197
offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate
organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital
Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile
Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT
Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of
Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading
performance across a range of economic, environmental and social
criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world's most sustainable
technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more
information, please visit www.samsung.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, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore,
South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For further information,
please visit www.dts.com.
DTS is a registered U.S. trademark of DTS, Inc. All other trademarks are
the properties of their respective owners. © 2012 DTS, Inc. All rights
Audrey Sahl, 212-219-0321
Alan L. Cohen, 818-436-1081
Source: DTS, Inc.
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