DTS-HD Master Audio|7.1 on the PS4 can be utilized by disk based media (Blu-ray) along with digital video downloads and video streaming.
Read on for the announcement from DTS.
DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the PlayStation 4 (PS4) from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. will ship featuring DTS’ new DTS-HD Master Audio|7.1 decoder, allowing consumers to receive the ultimate surround sound experience from both physical disc and digitally delivered media. Launched in North America today, November 15, PS4 marks the first product to ship with DTS’ new DTS-HD Master Audio|7.1 decoder.
“Today, there are more than a couple of ways for consumers to access and enjoy entertainment content,” said Brian Towne, executive vice president and chief operating officer at DTS. “Millions of consumers rely on their gaming consoles to serve as their hub for accessing digital content services, holding the expectation that these devices will deliver the same quality video and audio experience that they receive when gaming or watching Blu-ray discs. By featuring DTS’ new DTS-HD Master Audio|7.1 technology, PS4 owners will be able to enjoy the same high-definition 7.1 surround sound experience received on Blu-ray from streaming and VOD services.”
DTS-HD Master Audio|7.1 is the latest delivery profile under the DTS-HD technology portfolio of advanced audio solutions for next-generation content. Designed to deliver the highest quality surround sound experience possible from both physical and digital media, this new decoder supports streamed and downloaded content featuring DTS-HD-encoded audio tracks, as well as optical disc media with soundtracks produced in all DTS formats including DTS-HD Master Audio.
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Official PS4 specifications:
Single-chip custom processor
CPU: x86-64 AMD 'Jaguar' 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeon™ based graphics engine
Hard Disk Drive:
Optical Drive (read only):
I/O and communication:
Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0)
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)
Digital Output (optical)