DTS and Lenovo Bring High-Definition Audio Experience to Smart TVs

Posted: May 15, 2012 at 9:14 pm

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DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq:DTSI - News), a leader in high-definition audio, today announced that international personal technology company Lenovo has integrated high-performance DTS audio into its K91 smart TV. The collaboration enhances the consumer entertainment experience, offering consumers in China an immersive home theater audio experience.

The K91 smart TV is a state of the art consumer electronics device which integrates the most sophisticated technologies, remarked Xiong Wen, the general manager of Lenovos Digital Home Group. As such, it was a natural choice to include DTS audio technology to ensure the home entertainment experience is as lifelike and engaging as possible. DTS technology takes the K91 smart TV to the next level and elevates the overall entertainment experience with the addition of high-definition sound.

The K91 smart TV is the worlds first smart TV powered by Qualcomms 1.5GHz dual-core 8060 Snapdragon CPU and operated by the Android 4.0 system. It also incorporates DTS 2.0 + Digital Out technology, which means it can decode DTS-encoded content from a USB port for two-channel stereo playback directly from the smart TV, turning the devices three major functionsVideo On Demand (VOD), Internet applications and traditional TV programsinto a full-service home entertainment center that delivers a high-performance audio experience. DTS Digital Out is compatible with external devices, such as an AV receiver or home theater system, which sends out a multi-channel DTS stream for immersive surround sound playback. It also complements the K91 smart TVs cloud supportallowing consumers to access their favorite songs and videos, share files between connected devices, and control the TV via tablet and smartphone.

In our efforts to provide high quality audio experiences to consumers, DTS is partnering with Lenovo, said Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer of DTS, Inc. Whether the consumer is listening to web content, their digital library or broadcast programing, our goal is to provide unprecedented sound clarity to users worldwide, on any consumer electronics device.

Roy Law, DTS president of the Greater China Region, added, DTS technology is now present in Chinas top five TV brands and products from international industry leaders. This feature further ensures widespread access to a superior audio experience in consumers living rooms.

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About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US21 billion personal technology company serving customers in more than 160 countries, and the worlds second-largest PC vendor. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovos business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Groups acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile Internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see http://www.lenovo.com.

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