The demand for DVD-Audio
playback software is being driven by the growth in player sales and the dramatic increase in the number of titles available.
As the number of DSP manufacturers licensing our technology for DVD-Audio
increases, the easier it will be for manufacturers of the players to create compelling products necessary to grow the DVD-Audio
market," said Verance President and CEO Bob Cerasoli.
One thing that will boost the fledging market even further is this pounds 400 DVD-Audio
player (and DVD video) from Toshiba, due in the shops next month.
Solo, burning a DVD-Audio
disc can be as easy as 5 clicks -- explore for audio files, drag & drop, click to burn.
The Vaddis V's audio processing DSP is a full 135 mips engine supporting the DVD-Audio
standard, Dolby Digital, Dolby Headphone, AAC, MPEG Audio Layers 2 & 3 compressed digital audio, and Spatializer's Virtual Surround Sound among others.
format continues to blossom as a value-added upgrade over the standard compact disc," explained David DelGrosso, Vice President of Marketing for DTS Entertainment.
The 2006 Mercedes S-Class sedan will come standard-equipped with a Harman / Kardon(R) DVD-Audio
system, including DTS capability.
1-channel surround DVD-Audio
version prior to the traditional stereo CD release.
gives consumers a quality sonic experience, while also offering bonus enhanced content," said Larry Kenswil, President, eLabs, Universal Music Group.
The addition of aacPlus tracks to my DVD-Audio
release frees the music to move beyond the home sound system onto the PC and the mobile phone, so that they can be enjoyed while engaging in international espionage, riding the subway, or various other daily pursuits of global or not so global significance.
Toshiba's 2003 lineup also includes a new DVD-Audio
model, the SD-4900 (June/MSRP $149.
Bearing a new "DTS Signature Series" logo, each DVD-Audio
disc is created by the DTS Entertainment production team, and offers exclusive 5.