Sunday, January 23, 2011
DTS Partners with Huawei Device Co., Ltd. to Integrate Superior Sound Technologies
CALABASAS, Calif. - Friday, January 21st 2011 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), the leader in high definition audio, today announced it has officially entered into an agreement with Huawei Device Co., Ltd., a leading telecom terminal device and solutions provider headquartered in China, to integrate DTS technologies into its products. This exciting news symbolizes the start of the cooperation between DTS and Huawei Device Co., bringing the ultimate entertainment experience to a wide range of consumers.
“DTS is thrilled to partner with Huawei Device Co. and bring added value to its products by delivering a superior entertainment experience to consumers,” said Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer at DTS. “This agreement launches DTS sound technologies into the ever-expanding telecom industry. We look forward to a successful collaboration between DTS and Huawei Device Co.”
Huawei Device Co. products utilizing DTS sound technologies offer surround sound effects with input audio sources ranging from mono and stereo to 5.1 multi-channel. With DTS technology, compressed audio can be transformed with clearly defined vocals and crisp high and low frequencies that create an immersive surround sound experience for consumers.
“Huawei Device Co. upholds the concept of ‘Smart Device, Simple World,’ and is dedicated to providing the intelligent and user-friendly products our customers demand,” said Ms. Glory Zhang, spokesperson for Huawei Device Co. “As consumers’ digital entertainment needs continue to evolve, together Huawei Device Co. and DTS will offer the most engaging entertainment experience across multiple platforms.”
The integration of DTS technology in Huawei Device Co.’s electronics is the latest milestone for the growing global company. This partnership demonstrates DTS’ commitment to bring the best possible entertainment experience to consumers through various platforms and solidifies DTS’ position as a leading provider of high performance audio.
Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, the company has established end-to-end advantages in telecom network infrastructure, application and software, professional services, and devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the all-IP convergence age. Our products and solutions have been deployed in more than 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one-third of the world's population.
ABOUT DTS, INC.
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) is dedicated to making digital entertainment exciting, engaging and effortless by providing state-of-the-art audio technology to hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products worldwide. From a renowned legacy as a pioneer in multi-channel audio, DTS became a mandatory audio format in the Blu-ray Disc standard and is now increasingly deployed in enabling digital delivery of movies and other forms of digital entertainment on a growing array of network-connected consumer devices. DTS technology is in home theaters, car audio systems, PCs, game consoles, DVD players, televisions, digital media players, set-top boxes, smartphones, surround music software and every device capable of playing Blu-ray discs. Founded in 1993, DTS' corporate headquarters is located in Calabasas, Calif., with its licensing operations headquartered in Limerick, Ireland. DTS also has offices in Northern California, Washington, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For further information, please visit www.dts.com. DTS is a registered trademark of DTS, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners. (c) 2010 DTS, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Dave Blasucci, 818-436-1080
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