DTS (sound system company)

DTS, Inc. (originally Digital Theater Systems) is an American company that makes multichannel audio technologies for film and video. Based in Calabasas, California, the company introduced its DTS technology in 1993 as a competitor to Dolby Laboratories, incorporating DTS in the film Jurassic Park (1993).[3][4][5] The DTS product is used in surround sound formats for both commercial/theatrical and consumer-grade applications. It was known as The Digital Experience until 1995. DTS licenses its technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers.

DTS, Inc.
IndustryAudio, Audio data compression, Audio Encoding, Audio Remastering
PredecessorUltra Stereo
FoundedOctober 1990 (as Digital Theater Systems, Inc.)[1]
FounderTerry Beard
United States
Key people
Jon Kirchner
(Chairman and CEO)
ProductsDTS-HD Master Audio Suite
DTS HD Surround Audio Suite
HD Radio
SubsidiariesHD Radio (iBiquity)
Manzanita Systems
SRS Labs

The DTS brand was acquired by Tessera Holding Corporation in December 2016, then Tessera was renamed to Xperi Corporation.

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