Entries Tagged as 'DTS:X'

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 · 1 Comment · 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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Yamaha, Onkyo Add Entry, Mid-Range AVR Lines

March 28th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                                   The Yamaha RX-V683 AV receiver with MusicCast Home theater audio manufacturers are beginning to release their 2017 lines, providing advanced features and high-quality sound at high-value price points. This week Yamaha and Onkyo followed Denon’s […]

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Denon Adds Affordable Trio of S-Series AVRs

March 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 21:9 3D LED LCD Flat Panels, 3D HDTV, Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, News, object-based audio, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

                                The Denon AVR-S930 HEOS AV receiver Denon introduced Tuesday three AV receivers in its popular S model series, with the top two models adding support for the Denon HEOS Wi-Fi-based multiroom audio system at affordable price points. Models AVR-S930H ($579), AVR-S730H ($479) and AVR-S530BT ($279) will be available in April, bringing a lot of […]

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HDMI 2.1 To Bring Robust Home Theater Experience

January 19th, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Developers of HDMI 2.1, the next version of the HDMI digital connector which was formally announced at CES 2017 earlier in the month, are calling it by far the most aggressive and different of all the prior versions of the digital interface used for video and audio applications. During our visits with various engineers […]

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Sony Unveils 4K OLED TVs With Dolby Vision, Ultra HD Blu-ray

January 4th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, Second Screen, short-throw projectors, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Sony’s XBR-65A1E 4K Ultra OLED TV Sony Electronics used CES 2017 to unveil a wide range of displays, sound bars and A/V components, including a look at the company’s first OLED-based 4K Ultra HDTVs and a close-up look at its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player with universal disc support. In flat-panel TVs, Sony introduced […]

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Review: Oppo’s UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Covers All Bases

December 30th, 2016 · 5 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, Review, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  This year we saw the emergence of the next and possibly last generation of optical disc-based technology for home entertainment in new Ultra HD Blu-ray players from Samsung, Philips, Panasonic and Microsoft’s Xbox One S. All were impressive for their abilities to playback 4K Ultra HD video at a bit rate of up to […]

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