DTS To Showcase High-Definition Solutions At CES 2008

DTS To Showcase High Definition Solutions At CES 2008
DTS To Showcase High Definition Solutions At CES 2008
New Sampler Discs in HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc Formats Featuring DTS-HD Master Audio Available for Show Attendees

2008 International CES

DTS, Inc. returns to main floor of the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), January 7-10, Booth # 21913, South Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center, with breakthrough demonstrations of its new DTS Surround Sensation simulated surround sound technologies, innovative high definition content distribution partnership news with XStreamHD, as well as new developments in its highly regarded DTS-HD Master Audio technology (common to both Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD next generation optical disc standards). At CES, the company will be showcasing its offerings for the consumer electronics, personal computing, and digital content distribution marketplaces including live A/B demonstrations of DTS Surround Sensation headphone technology. The company will also distribute its new Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD movie / music discs featuring DTS-HD Master Audio throughout the show.

"Our first year on the CES show floor last year was an overwhelming success, and this year we are pleased to be highlighting our ever-widening array of audio solutions for the consumer electronics marketplace, said Brian Towne, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Consumer Division at DTS. "DTS will underscore the rapid expansion of DTS-HD Master Audio into mainstream AV products, and celebrate its entry into the digital content distribution space. Additionally, the launch of DTS Surround Sensation will set a new bar for high performance surround experience in a wide variety of entertainment products. This is a very exciting time for DTS.

At CES 2008, DTS will feature:

  • Next generation A/V receivers, as well as HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc players featuring lossless DTS-HD Master Audio, from Pioneer, Onkyo, Denon, Samsung, Yamaha and others.
  • Live "A/B demonstrations of DTS' new Surround Sensation headphone technology (simulated surround sound via two-channel speaker sources.)
  • Prototype PC software products featuring DTS Surround Sensation technology.
  • XStreamHD for digital delivery of movies and music featuring lossless 7.1-channel DTS-HD Master Audio with HD 1080p-quality video.
  • New PC software products featuring DTS-HD Master Audio.
  • DTS point-of-sale and informational videos.

DTS will also distribute its new 2008 Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD demonstration discs. Available only to CES attendees at the DTS booth, the discs feature select movie and music clips that showcase DTS-HD Master Audio, and are produced in stunning 1920 x 1080p high definition video resolution. The demo discs include several tracks featuring DTS-HD Master Audio in 7.1 channels, as well as feature film clips including Hairspray, Night At The Museum and The Italian Job, and music videos from BT, Black Crowes, Pixies and The Who.

About XStreamHD

XStreamHD is leading an HD revolution, setting a new standard for the delivery and distribution of Full HD entertainment throughout the home. Privately funded and five years in the making, XStreamHD is led by George Gonzalez, a recognized pioneer in broadband and satellite communications. Mr. Gonzalez's previous company, iDirect, developed the world's premier bi-directional satellite broadband router. XStreamHD's executive team and board of directors include veterans of the Fortune 500 who have been instrumental in shaping the television, entertainment, telecom, and consumer markets. At CES 2008, XStreamHD will unveil the first-ever transport network to deliver Full HD video and 7.1 channels of lossless audio directly to the home via satellite, offering unprecedented quality and convenience. For more information, visit www.XStreamHD.com or call +1 (703) 852-1300.

About DTS

DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI) is a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of 5.1-channel surround processor, and there are hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products available worldwide. A pioneer in multi-channel audio, DTS technology is in home theatre, car audio, PC and game console products, as well as DVD-Video, HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc and Surround Music software. DTS audio products are featured on more than 27,000 motion picture screens worldwide. Additionally, DTS provides imaging technology and services for the motion picture industry; DTS Digital Images, formerly Lowry Digital Images, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DTS and an industry leader in image restoration and enhancement. Founded in 1993, DTS is headquartered in Agoura Hills, California and has offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Italy, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan and China. For further information, please visit www.dts.com. DTS is a registered trademark of DTS, Inc.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors which, if they do not materialize or prove correct, could cause DTS' results to differ materially from historical results or those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including statements containing the words "planned, "expects, "believes, "strategy, "opportunity, "anticipates and similar words. These statements may include, among others, plans, strategies and objectives of management for future operations; any statements regarding proposed new products, services or developments; any statements regarding future economic conditions or financial or operating performance; statements of belief and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual growth and results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, the timing, costs and attention attendant to the divesture of the non-consumer business, the transition to the next generation optical drives and consumer adoption of such technology, the rapidly changing and competitive nature of the digital audio, consumer electronics and entertainment markets, the Company's inclusion in or exclusion from governmental and industry standards, customer acceptance of the Company's technology, products, services and pricing, risks related to ownership and enforcement of intellectual property, the continued release and availability of entertainment content containing DTS audio soundtracks, changes in domestic and international market and political conditions, risks related to integrating acquisitions and other risks and uncertainties more fully described in DTS' public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available at www.sec.gov. DTS does not intend to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances arising after the date on which it was made.

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