Entries Tagged as 'DTS:X'

Sound United Reveals November, December Holiday Deals

November 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Sound United, manufacturer of high performance AV brands including Marantz, Denon, Definitive Technology, Polk and others, has kicked off the holiday season by announcing a number of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and beyond on the company’s various brands of audio video receivers (AVRs), speakers and other home theater components. Among the offer […]

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Review: Yamaha YAS-207 Offers Surprising Surround Sound For Under $300

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Review, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  Yamaha has been one of the leaders in soundbars for a while now, and for a good reason — its products sound better than most others for the money. The YAS-207, introduced earlier this year at a $299.99 suggested retail, stands as a step-up model in the Yamaha soundbar assortment, where it sets the […]

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Digital Voice Assistants Dominated CEDIA 2017 Audio Advances

September 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Audio, Auro3D, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Shape speaker array at CEDIA 2017. The recent custom electronics showcase, CEDIA 2017 in San Diego certainly wasn’t sparse on new advancements in immersive, high-quality music technologies and products, with dozens of companies showing products, technologies and services to keep all of the golden ears delighted. The largest trend was the […]

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LG UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Hits Retail

August 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  LG model UP970 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with support for HDR10 and (via a firmware update) Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) is hitting retail stores now, the company revealed Wednesday. The LG UP970, which is currently available from Amazon at a $236.99 suggested retail price, was first shown at CES 2017 in […]

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UHDA Names New Chairman, First Fulltime President

August 8th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Mike Fidler, new UHDA president UPDATE! We have included an interview with new UHDA President Mike Fidler after the jump in the story. Read on for his mission objectives. The Ultra HD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group working on 4K UHD standards recommendations and the promotion of UHD and HDR benefits and performance to consumers, […]

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Review: Kaleidescape Strato The Best 4K Player We’ve Tested

July 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  If you are a videophile looking for the best Ultra HD Blu-ray player the industry has to offer, you might not want an optical disc player at all, but, rather, a movie player based on hard drive storage. We say this after recently testing the Kaleidescape Strato hard-drive-based set-top box designed to store and […]

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DTS Virtual:X To Bring Immersive Virtual Surround To More Products

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, DTS:X, front channels, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

DTS and Yamaha recently launched the first soundbar — — to include support for the new DTS Virtual:X surround sound system, designed to produce virtual object-based audio-like effects from almost any content, without the need for special height-channel speaker configurations. DTS processing creates an immersive surround effect from object-based DTS:X soundtracks. The processing includes an […]

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Samsung Adds DTS 5.1 Firmware Update To Atmos Soundbars

June 19th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Samsung confirmed that a recent firmware update (version 3113.5) was released last week for its Dolby Atmos soundbars, models HW-K850 and HW-K950, bringing support for DTS 5.1 surround. Previously, when fed a DTS 5.1 channel signal, the soundbars had to down mix the format to stereo. This was a problem, since many Blu-ray Disc […]

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