(Calabasas, California--September 13, 2010) DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience, is pleased to announce a partnership with Digital Rapids, an industry leading provider of tools and solutions that bring television, movie and Web content to wider audiences.
DTS® and DTS-HD® audio support will be incorporated into future versions of Digital Rapids’ encoding and transcoding solutions including the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager® enterprise-class, high-volume transcoding software and the company’s award-winning StreamZ™ and StreamZHD™ studio encoding systems.
“DTS is excited to bring our high quality audio solutions to one of the leading digital content delivery systems in the entertainment market,” says Ronny Katz, Director of Professional Audio at DTS, Inc. “This wonderful new partnership will enable content creators and aggregators to effortlessly integrate DTS-HD audio in their automated supply chains for a wide array of output formats, from physical media to digital delivery.”
Digital Rapids’ solutions seamlessly support multi-platform distribution opportunities, multi-format workflows, and applications ranging from Internet TV, IPTV and broadcast, to archive and Blu-ray™ authoring. DTS technology integration will range from DTS-HD Master Audio™, the de facto lossless audio format for Blu-ray, to DTS’ adaptive highly efficient stereo and multichannel streams for digital delivery.
“We’re pleased to be working with DTS to incorporate their audio support into our solutions,” says Darren Gallipeau, Product Manager at Digital Rapids. “The addition of DTS audio further extends our leading position in comprehensive, multi-platform video and audio format support.”
The integration of DTS audio technology into Digital Rapids encoding and transcoding solutions represents yet another milestone in DTS’ expansion into the world of online entertainment delivery.
About Digital Rapids Corporation
Digital Rapids provides the leading hardware and software solutions for transforming and delivering media, enabling the multi-platform experiences that are changing how audiences view content. Scaling from standalone appliances to global workflows, Digital Rapids solutions enable media professionals to maximize their productivity, quality, and the value of their content. Recipient of a coveted IBC Innovation Award and four prestigious Frost & Sullivan honors for encoding and transcoding leadership, Digital Rapids combines innovative technology with proven expertise to help our customers expand their audiences, increase their media revenues and reduce their costs. Digital Rapids Corporation (http://www.digital-rapids.com) is headquartered in Ontario, Canada with offices in the United States, the UK, Australia, Argentina and Hong Kong. For more information about Digital Rapids, please visit http://www.digital-rapids.com
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 hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products worldwide. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in 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 movies and other forms of digital entertainment on a growing array of network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in home theaters, car audio systems, PCs, game consoles, DVD players, televisions, digital media players, set-top boxes, smart phones, surround music software 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 Northern California, Washington, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For further information, please visit http://www.dts.com