We have decided that there are several terms a person should know when they own one of our products. These terms will come in a series of posts and we will continue to update them. Today we have some Audio Format terms:
A family of multi-channel audio codec’s from Dolby Laboratories, based on AC-3 technology, that includes Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Digital Surround EX, and Dolby Digital Plus.
An advanced audio codec developed by Dolby Laboratories. Dolby TrueHD is a lossless audio format, meaning that no audio information is lost when the signal is compressed and uncompressed.
Direct-Stream Digital is the trademark name used by Sony and Philips for the audio encoding technology used in the Super Audio CD (SACD); also known as One-bit audio.
A family of multi-channel audio codecs from Digital Theater Systems, Inc., including DTS, DTS-ES, DTS Neo: 6, and DTS 96/24. DTS audio codecs are used in both commercial and home theater applications.
DTS-HD Master Audio
An advanced audio codec developed by Digital Theater Systems. DTS-HD Master Audio is a lossless audio format, meaning that no audio information is lost when the signal is compressed and uncompressed.
Bit-stream comprises of representing a stream of data, transmitted continuously over a communications path, serially (one at a time).
DSP stands for Digital Signal Processing. These modes are used to simulate surround environments, ex. Hall, Live, Studio, etc.