World Cup 2010: DTS Provides Viewers with 5.1 Surround Sound

DTS, Inc. is providing DTS surround sound technology for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa from June 11-July 11. By using DTS Neural Surround, ESPN and other broadcasters will provide soccer fans in the United States and Brazil World Cup coverage in 5.1 surround sound.

“DTS surround sound technology will be an integral part of the broadcast productions at the 2010 World Cup,” says Geir Skaaden, VP, North American Licensing Operations, DTS, Inc. “When it comes to the surround sound experience, DTS is committed to working with broadcasters to efficiently deliver High Definition Audio to viewers worldwide.  As the consumer demand for high quality entertainment in the home continues to grow, DTS will continue to do our part and deliver the highest quality audio experience possible.”

Hardware integrated on-site includes the DTS Neural Surround Sound Encoders and Decoders as well as the Mono2Stereo 4-channel stereo synthesizer built by hardware partner and licensee DaySequerra. Both solutions allow mixers to create a dynamic surround sound mix while maintaining strong voice clarity from the announcers.

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