DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the Rolling Stones’ 50 th anniversary concert series finale—hosted at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., broadcast live on Pay-Per-View (PPV) and presented by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)—will be delivered in DTS Neural Surround™, providing viewers around the world the opportunity to experience the concert in 5.1 surround sound with incredible detail.
“The Rolling Stones are arguably the most iconic band in rock and roll history and we are excited to present this Pay-Per-View concert celebrating their 50 th anniversary in 5.1 surround sound to millions of the band’s fans around the world,” said Jon Kirchner, Chairman and CEO of DTS, Inc. “With DTS Neural Surround, fans of the Rolling Stones are going to hear Mick Jagger’s voice, Keith Richards’ guitar, Charlie Watts’ drum, Ronnie Wood’s guitar and the roar of the crowd singing to the music, as if their living room was placed in the middle of the Prudential Center.”
DTS Neural Surround provides a new approach to surround sound broadcast productions, enabling a seamless conversion between stereo and surround sound audio through a special capture, edit, management and delivery process. Integrated into hardware by DaySequerra, DTS Neural Surround allows broadcast production teams to preserve the integrity of the 5.1 surround mix while transmitting audio in a stereo format at the highest resolution possible. The technology supports legacy audio codecs and is a low latency solution for editing and monitoring in stereo.
“At WWE, we strive to deliver a front-row experience to our viewers for every show we do," says Marty Pingree, senior director, technical engineering. "Implementing DTS audio technology to deliver one of the world's most legendary bands in surround sound is an example of our commitment to quality and to providing world-class entertainment for our audiences around the globe.”