Developed for the next generation optical disc formats, Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD, DTS new DTS-HD Master Audio Suite (MAS) encodes audio that is compatible with the Primary / Main and Secondary / Sub audio requirements of next generation disc formats, as well as for standard DVD-Video and DTS Surround Music CDs
DTS announced today that Sonic Solutions will offer DTS line of high definition audio content creation tools called DTS-HD Master Audio Suite and DTS Surround Audio Suite through Sonic's network of professional product resellers worldwide. DTS audio applications complement Sonic's Hollywood-standard Scenarist Workgroup systems for professional producers of DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles.
The MAS features the newest technology from DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio, which delivers streams that are bit-for-bit identical to a master soundtrack with up to 7.1 channels.
"Sonic Solutions is a leading supplier of DVD and new high definition format authoring and encoding solutions for Hollywood, and DTS is pleased to work alongside them to provide our professional solutions for both current and high definition optical disc formats," said John Carey, Director of Business Development, Professional Audio at DTS.
"We are pleased to collaborate with DTS and add their exceptional professional audio applications to our reseller network," said Rolf Hartley, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Professional Products Group at Sonic Solutions. "DTS software is an ideal complement to our industry-leading Scenarist Workgroup systems, and provides our customers with even more options when delivering packaged media products from Hollywood to home."
The MAS and SAS software is scheduled to be available in October 2006.