DTS Infographic: DTS Celebrates 20 Years of ‘Making the World Sound Better’
CALABASAS, Calif. -- July 1, 2013
In recognition of its 20th anniversary, DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in
high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today
released an infographic titled, “Making the World Sound Better,” commemorating
key company milestones and accomplishments that have occurred since DTS was
founded in 1993. The anniversary infographic has also been introduced as part
of “DTS 7.1 Day,” a July 1 holiday declared by the state of California which
honors DTS’ cutting-edge technologies—such as its 7.1 surround sound
solutions—and longstanding economic and entertainment contributions to the
“These last 20 years at DTS have been a tremendous experience and I can’t wait
to see what the next 20 years will bring,” said Jon Kirchner, chairman and CEO
at DTS. “In the course of the past two decades, DTS witnessed the CE and
entertainment industries undergo several substantial changes, including the
shift from film to digital cinema, the Internet boom, the rise of Blu-ray™,
the rapid evolution of processing power in CE products, streaming media,
social media and the transition to digital content consumption. Embracing the
many changes that span the industries in which we do business, DTS is still
here and stronger than ever, proving that sound matters.”
Major points noted within the infographic include:
*In its founding year, DTS had a total of 46 patents. In 2013, 20 years
later, the company now holds 695 patents^1
*By its 10-year anniversary, DTS’ audio technologies had shipped in more
than 200 million CE products worldwide
*In 2009, the state of California officially recognized July 1 as 7.1 Day
Celebrating this year’s 7.1 Day, DTS will be hosting a month-long 20-year
anniversary sweepstakes across its Facebook and Twitter pages that will award
prizes such as a Yamaha soundbar, Toshiba tablet, Jurassic Park Blu-ray
discs—the film that introduced DTS master-quality sound in 1993—and more. Fans
are encouraged to use the #DTS20Years hashtag to enter and more entry details
can be found via facebook.com/dts.inc and @DTS_Inc.
For more information about DTS, please visit www.dts.com, or connect with DTS
on Facebook and Twitter (@DTS_Inc).
1. Patent figures represent the combined sum of those pending and issued.
About DTS, Inc.
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for
high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device.
DTS’ audio solutions enable delivery and playback of clear, compelling
high-definition audio, which is incorporated by hundreds of licensee customers
around the world, into billions of consumer electronic devices. 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. DTS technology is in automotive audio
systems, digital media players, DVD players, game consoles, home theaters,
PCs, set-top boxes, smartphones, surround music content and every device
capable of playing Blu-ray™ discs. Founded in 1993, DTS' corporate
headquarters is 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. Copyright 2013, DTS, Inc. DTS, the
Symbol, and DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc.
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