Rolling Stones to Rock Living Rooms Around the World in DTS Surround Sound
Rock Out to the Rolling Stones’ 50^th Anniversary Concert Series Finale in
Immersive, Room-filling DTS Neural Surround™
CALABASAS, Calif. -- December 13, 2012
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and
audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the Rolling Stones’ 50^th
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
50^th 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 Richards’ guitar, Charlie Watts’ drum, Ronnie Wood’s 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
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.
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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. © 2012 DTS,
Inc. All rights reserved.
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