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DTS, Inc. launches a variation of of its HD codec named DTS-HD Master Audio Essential

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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   Sanjay Gupta

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Posted November 22 2008 - 06:59 AM

Is it just me or this another product that seems to have only one reason for it's existence, ie. to further confuse an already confused consumer. As if there was a dearth of absolutely redundant codecs, DTS adds to the list of other such codecs, such as Dolby Digital +, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio.
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#2 of 3 OFFLINE   Clinton McClure

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Posted November 23 2008 - 02:20 AM

What's next Sanjay, caffeine-free DTS-HD Master Audio Essential plus iron? Posted Image

I've been a longtime supporter of DTS but this really doesn't make sense. If they think the change is necessary, why not just do it silently? We really do not need another codec name added to the packaging.

#3 of 3 OFFLINE   Bob_L


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Posted November 23 2008 - 06:07 AM

Am I wrong, or does this appear to be a hardware-licensing issue? Perhaps a way to extend manufacturers the ability to include a DTS-compatible player-based technology in their Blu-ray players that doesn't cost as much as full DTS backward-compatibility?

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