In the home theater market, AC-3 and DTS are close in terms of audio performance. Digital Theater Systems (DTS) is a family of lossy formats designed for the efficient encoding of surround sound, originally developed to support motion picture presentations in theaters. This Web page provides general, introductory information about the whole family.
Created in 1993 for the soundtrack of Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster film Jurassic Park, DTS surround sound quickly made its way onto Laserdiscs and then ultimately to DVD in the mid-1990s as a popular alternative to Dolby Digital. DTS, like Dolby Digital, is a lossy (compressed) surround sound format capable of discrete 5.1 and 6...Read More