DTS Surround Sound

Definitions

Electronics

  • A 5.1 surround sound format that is digitally encoded, and which utilizes less compression than other similar systems, such as Dolby digital, for an exceptionally realistic listening experience. The data rate of such a system is 1.44 Mbps, as compared, for instance, with the 384 Kbps or 448 Kbps of Dolby digital. Its abbreviation is DTS, DTS Surround, or DTS sound. Also called DTS Digital Surround, DTS Digital Surround Sound, or Digital Theater Sound.
  • synonymDTS Digital Surround
  • synonymDigital Theater Sound
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