LAS VEGAS, NV,—Apr 1, 2009
DTS Digital Cinema to Change Trade Name to Datasat Digital Entertainment
Market leading digital cinema technology company for exhibition product lines and audio licensing expands with additional support and distribution services
DTS Digital Cinema announced today that it will begin operating under the trade name Datasat Digital Entertainment from April 1, 2009. The company is a market leader in providing digital cinema technology to motion picture exhibitors and distributors. Founded in1993 the company was the first to provide 5.1 digital surround sound to the film industry. The company will maintain the DTS Digital Cinema brand name for all cinema related products and services.
In May of 2008 DTS Digital Cinema was purchased by the primary owner of Datasat Communications Ltd., a satellite network solutions business based in the United Kingdom. The Company’s new trade name is derived from its sister company and is being adopted to better suit the company as it begins offering expanded support and distribution services in the entertainment market.
“Over the last 16 years DTS Digital Cinema has built itself into a company recognized around the world for excellence in film exhibition technology,” said Chris Thomas, the Company’s President and CEO. “We supply surround sound to over 30,000 screens in over 100 countries and have gained a solid reputation for securely delivering digital content in a timely manner.”