|[September 13, 2013]
DTS Technology Partners Add MPEG-DASH Live Streaming Support for DTS-HD® Content
AMSTERDAM --(Business Wire)--
IBC 2013: Stand 2.B50 - DTS,
Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and
audio enhancement technologies, today announced that Elemental
Technologies, a leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen
content delivery, and castLabs, a mobile video technologies and services
company, will support live streaming of DTS (News - Alert)-HD® content through
the MPEG-DASH format. This will allow streaming of immersive DTS-HD for
applications such as live sports and music events.
DTS-HD is a high performance discrete audio codec designed
specifically to enable streaming services to deliver content to
consumers in immersive 5.1 surround sound. A universal adaptive
streaming format, MPEG-DASH enables high-quality streaming
of media content to Internet-connected TVs, set-top boxes, PCs and
"castLabs is proud to work with Elemental Technologies and DTS on
enabling the next level of bit rate-adapted, immersive video
experiences, based on HEVC and DTS-HD Layered Audio, unleashing
the full power of MPEG-DASH," said Michael Stattman, CEO of castLabs.
Elemental Technologies will integrate DTS-HD via MPEG-DASH within
Elemental® Live, its video processing system that provides real-time
video and audio encoding for linear TV broadcast, as well as live
streaming to new media platforms. castLabs will suport playback of DTS
audio technology in all major streaming formats and current generation
(AVC/H.264) and next generation video formats (HEVC/H.265) on its
Android (News - Alert) and iOS players.
"Integrating DTS- via MPEG-DASH with Elemental products helps raise the
quality bar while simplifying customer operations," said Aslam Khader,
chief product officer for Elemental. "This solution lets media customers
and their consumers experience an exceptional level of audio quality
regardless of the chosen viewing device."
"With these integrations by Elemental and castLabs, DTS-HD will
be available via live streaming for the first time in MPEG-DASH format,"
said Mark Johnson, vice president, of streaming and media solutions for
DTS. "DTS is proud to collaborate with market-leading companies like
Elemental and castLabs to deliver top-quality consumer audio experiences
across devices using the latest streaming formats."
DTS will demonstrate how these integrations create an end-to-end
solution-from content encoding and stream packaging to streaming
playback on a tablet-at its IBC stand.
For more information about DTS, please visit www.dts.com,
or connect with DTS on Facebook
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 an array 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 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. Copyright 2013, DTS, Inc. 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. All rights
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