DTS Decoding to be Integrated Into Panasonic's North American TV Product Line
DTS' High-Performance Audio Technology Brings Enhanced Clarity and Quality to Panasonic TVs
CALABASAS, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2013) – DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies today announced that it has expanded its relationship with Panasonic Corporation to integrate DTS decoding capability within the company's new ZT60, VT60, ST60, S60, X60 series PDP TVs and WT60, DT60, ET60, E60, EM60 series LCD TVs in North America. This marks the first time that Panasonic has offered DTS 2.0+Digital Out™ in televisions targeting the North American market, which provides Panasonic's customers high-performance DTS sound to compliment the stunning visual capabilities of their TVs.
"We are pleased to be expanding our relationship with Panasonic to enhance the audio capabilities of its TVs in North America," said Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer at DTS. "By adopting DTS decoding capabilities within its TVs, Panasonic is ensuring that its TV customers will immediately enjoy a well rounded, high-quality entertainment experience right out of the box."
By incorporating DTS 2.0+Digital Out, Panasonic's TVs will be able to take advantage of DTS encoded content and play high-definition audio directly from the TV's built-in audio system. DTS 2.0+Digital Out also allows the TV to digitally pass a DTS encoded audio feed to any connected audio system, such as an AV receiver or soundbar.
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, 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. © 2013 DTS, Inc. All rights reserved.
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