DTS Decoding to be Integrated Into Panasonic’s North American TV Product
DTS' High-Performance Audio Technology Brings Enhanced Clarity and Quality to
CALABASAS, Calif. -- January 30, 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
“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.
Panasonic TVs featuring DTS decoding capability will begin shipping in North
America in Q1 of 2013. Visit DTS for more information, or connect with DTS on
Facebook and Twitter (@DTS_Inc).
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.
Melody Demel, 619-234-0345
Michael Farino, 949-442-5404
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