Paramount Releasing Select Home Titles in DTS:X Sound

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Wed, 07/20/2016 - 12:06 -- Nick Dager

Paramount Home Media Distribution will release a collection of home entertainment titles with a DTS:X soundtrack. Paramount’s first titles released on Blu-ray Disc with DTS:X audio are Daddy’s Home, starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Farrell; The Big Short, starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt; Zoolander No. 2, starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson; and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, starring Tina Fey and Margot Robbie.

Paramount is releasing select home titles in DTS:X sound.DTS:X technology adapts to the speaker layout to best fit the individual consumer space by transporting sound to and through specific locations within the viewing environment – in front of, behind, above and beside the audience.

“DTS is constantly innovating in order to offer consumers the best entertainment experience possible,” said Bill Neighbors, general manager, digital media and streaming solutions at DTS, Inc. “DTS:X is our most recent, most advanced product offering, raising the bar for in-home entertainment. Consumers and content creators have higher expectations than ever and DTS:X will exceed the most demanding expectations.”

On Daddy’s Home, The Big Short, Zoolander No. 2 The Magnum Edition and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, as well as additional select titles available with DTS:X audio, Paramount and DTS will also make a DTS Headphone:X track available via participating digital retailers. DTS Headphone:X puts listeners in the very center of the film’s soundscape, creating an immersive experience that provides the best entertainment experience available through any headphones.

“Paramount continues to progress the entertainment experience for audiences at home,” said Edward Hoxsie, senior vice president, worldwide product production & fulfillment, Paramount Pictures.  “Working with DTS, a leading contributor in sound innovation, allows us to deliver a great consumer experience with audio technology that enables the immersive audio our feature content deserves.”