Sony Playstation 3 to receive DTS-HD Master Audio

Sony Playstation 3 to receive DTS-HD: Master Audio

Sony Playstation 3To cement the Playstation 3 as the most fully-featured Blu-ray player to date, Sony is adding DTS-HD Master Audio support in a firmware update tomorrow. This will be output as a bitstream over the console’s HDMI 1.3 output.

Also included in the v2.30 update is DTS High Resolution Audio which is a lossy format, but at a higher bit rate than other lossy codecs.

These upgrades are free to all PS3 owners. Previously the console has been given BD1.1 support, BD2.0 support and BD-Java compatibility upgrades.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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