Rolling Stones to Rock Living Rooms Around the World in DTS Surround Sound
Rock Out to the Rolling Stones' 50thAnniversary Concert Series Finale in Immersive, Room-filling DTS Neural Surround™
CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DTS, Inc. (NAS: 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 Neural Surround™, providing viewers around the world the opportunity to experience the concert in 5.1 surround sound with incredible detail.
"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 in 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, will be distributing and marketing the event.
About DTS, Inc.
DTS, Inc. (NAS: 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, 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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