Entries Tagged as 'DTS:X'

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

July 26th, 2017 · 2 Comments · 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 · No 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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Marantz, Integra Add Advanced AV Receivers With Multi-room Audio

May 17th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, voice command, Wireless Audio

  The AV receiver market continued to expand this week, with new introductions from high-end component brands Marantz and Integra. Marantz unveiled a pair of slimmed down receivers hitting retail shelves this month in its and ($549) models, each of which combines advanced home theater surround sound support with multi-room music distribution. Rival Integra, meanwhile, […]

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Onkyo Unveils TX-RZ20 AV Receiver Series Trio

May 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, Home Automation, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Onkyo USA introduced this week three new 7.2-channel audio/video receivers in its premium RZ series, due to hit retail stores in June. The new models are targeted at discerning home theater aficionados looking for a multifunctional network AV receiver that is easy to use and presents accurate and immersive music and sound. The models […]

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Yamaha Aventage Receivers Add Dolby Vision, HLG Support

May 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Second Screen, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Wireless Audio

  Home theater shoppers looking for a system compatible with the latest live 4K Ultra HD high dynamic range (HDR) profiles will want to check out the flagship Yamaha Aventage AV receiver line introduced Monday. This makes the eighth generation of the Yamaha Aventage receiver series, which is targeted at discerning high-performance audio and video […]

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Onkyo Brands Add Chromecast Update To AV Components

April 28th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Audio, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HTIBs, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Onkyo Corp. completed a string of announcements this week that it is now delivering firmware updates that bring support for Chromecast streaming services to key wireless speakers and AV receivers across its stable of home theater audio brands  — Onkyo, Integra and Pioneer. This firmware release enhances audio streaming and the wireless multi-room ecosystem […]

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Oppo Delivers Flagship Audiophile UDP-205 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

April 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  Golden-earred home theater enthusiasts will be happy to learn that Oppo Digital’s eagerly awaited audiophile-grade Ultra HD Blu-ray player, model UDP-205, is now available on the company’s web site. The sister model to Oppo’s high-quality $549 UDP-203, which was HD Guru’s top-performing Ultra HD Blu-ray player pick last year, the UDP-205 rings in at […]

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