DTS Announces Its Own Object-Based Audio Codec, DTS:X

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dts_brand_page_logo.pngYou've heard of Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D. Now it's time to meet DTS:X. As expected, DTS has announced its own object-based audio codec that adds a height element to create a more immersive surround presentation. Electronics manufacturers like Anthem, Denon, Onkyo, Outlaw, Pioneer, and many more have already committed to launch supporting products in 2015. DTS:X will officially launch in March 2015.


From DTS
DTS, Inc. is excited to reveal that DTS:X will be its next-generation object-based codec technology. This release is the successor to DTS-HD Master Audio and marks another milestone in DTS's long line of industry-leading sound innovations. DTS:X delivers the ultimate in flexibility, immersion, and interactivity to listeners of all forms of entertainment.

Manufacturers representing nearly 90 percent of the home AV receiver and surround processor market, including Anthem, Denon, Integra, Krell, Marantz, McIntosh, Onkyo, Outlaw Audio, Pioneer, Steinway Lyngdorf, Theta Digital, Trinnov Audio, and Yamaha, have agreed to launch products supporting DTS:X in 2015. Additional manufacturer partners will be announced in the coming months. DTS:X solutions are also available for leading 2015 AV receiver silicon platforms representing the majority of the DSP platform market share, including Cirrus Logic, Analog Devices, and Texas Instruments.

The official launch of DTS:X is planned for March 2015, at which time additional information will be shared.

Additional Resources
Dolby Atmos at Home: The Known Knowns and the Known Unknowns at HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Learn more about Auro-3D here.


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