DTS To Supply Super Bowl XLVI in 5.1
February 2, 2012
DTS announced that its DTS Neural Surround technology will be integrated into the
National Football League’s international HD broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI, live from
Indianapolis. For the fifth consecutive year, DTS and the NFL will provide television
viewers across the globe the opportunity to experience the game in full 5.1 surround
DTS says its Neural Surround enables “a seamless conversion between stereo
and surround sound audio through a special capture, edit, management and delivery
process. Integrated into hardware by DaySequerra, DTS Neural Surround allows broadcast
production teams to preserve the integrity of the 5.1 surround mix while transmitting
audio in a stereo format at the highest resolution possible. The technology supports
legacy audio codecs and is a low latency solution for editing and monitoring in
Super Bowl XLVI, hosted at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, will air
on Sunday, Feb. 5, to more than 180 countries and territories in 25 different languages.
The live broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.