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dbx-tv unveils Total Sonics at CES2011

January, 2011

Total Sonics is dbx-tv's new suite of audio enhancements for TV manufacturers. Interested parties were invited hear a demonstration of this superior technology at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

THAT Corporation's president, Les Tyler, to address DisplaySearch China attendees on improving TV audio

Monday, May 3, 2010

THAT Corporation has announced that Les Tyler, its president, will speak at the DisplaySearch China FPD & HDTV Conference in Shenzhen, China, on May 20, 2010. The title of Mr. Tyler’s presentation is “Best-in-Class Technology Solutions for TV Audio Design.”

THAT controls all TV loudness problems with dbx-tv Total Volume

Monday, September 21, 2009

Milford, MA – September 21, 2009 – THAT Corporation has announced dbx-tv® Total VolumeTM, the only 2-channel loudness control technology that manages all sources of undesirable loudness changes. Requiring less than 20 MIPS of DSP horsepower, Total Volume's code is small enough to be integrated into even the most resource-constrained TV SoCs.

dbx-tv engineers present perceived broadcast TV audio levels paper at AES Society Convention

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

THAT Corporation's dbx-tv engineers, Matt Easley and Chris Hanna, presented their paper, A Survey of Broadcast Television Perceived Relative Audio Levels, on October 10, 2009, at the poster session, "P11 - Sound in Real Spaces" of the 127th Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention.

Consumers and Retailers to Bear Burden of Stereo-Optional Converter Boxes during DTV Transition

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

THAT Corp. Calls for Full-Disclosure Labeling about Lack of Built-in Stereo Sound for Americans Relying on NTIA Subsidy Program

July 25, 2007, Washington, DC – In a letter addressed to the Assistant Secretary for Communication and Information at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, THAT Corporation Chief Executive Officer Leslie Tyler called for full disclosure in the form of prominent labeling of the capabilities and more importantly-the limitations-of the hotly anticipated digital television transition (DTV) converter boxes. Under the current NTIA converter box specifications, stereo sound, also known as BTSC, is optional and will only be included at the discretion of individual manufacturers. In fact, based on these specifications, the DTV transition could result in a degraded television viewing experience for as many as 75 million Americans who will likely rely on the converter boxes to receive digital signals starting in February 2009.

Consumer Advocates Take Stand on Americans Overlooked by the DTV Transition

Monday, July 23, 2007

AARP, CEA, Consumers Union, Minority Media Council, NAACP, and THAT Corp. to Address DTV Transition Shortfalls during July 25th Capitol Hill Forum

MEDIA ADVISORY

Washington, DC, July 23, 2007 – On Wednesday, July 25th, representatives from AARP, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Consumers Union, NAACP, the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council and THAT Corporation will take a hard look at the impact of the looming DTV transition on millions of low-income and minority communities who have been overlooked in governmental preparation.

THAT Corp Rallies the Government to Reconsider Technical Specifications for Eligible Converter Boxes

Monday, June 11, 2007

Will the Government Steal Your Stereo?

June 11, 2007, Washington, DC – In a letter addressed to several members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, THAT Corporation Chief Executive Officer Leslie Tyler rallied the government to consider the television viewing experience of the more than 75 million Americans who own analog televisions, the kinds that rely on rooftop antennas, that will be adversely affected by the transition, if stereo sound is not made a mandatory component of the technical specifications of eligible converter boxes.

THAT Joins Panel to Address Digital TV Transition Shortfalls

Monday, June 11, 2007

Organizations Take a Hard Look at Americans Overlooked by the Digital Television Transition

MEDIA ADVISORY

Washington, DC, June 6, 2007 – On Monday, June 11, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and THAT Corporation will take a hard look at the millions of low-income and minority communities who have been overlooked in governmental preparation for the digital television transition (DTV) during a one-hour roundtable discussion.

AKM Launches an Industry First Single-Chip Digital BTSC Decoder

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Milford, Massachusetts – THAT Corporation today announced the launch of a dbx-tv enabled BTSC TV-sound decoder IC by licensee Asahi Kasei Microsystems Co., Ltd. of Tokyo Japan (AKM). This new chip, the AK4140, is a complete, single-chip, alignment-free digital BTSC TV-sound decoder for BTSC markets such as USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and Taiwan. The new chip is a part of AKM's Audio4home™ range.

THAT Corporation Expands Licensing Portfolio

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Milford, Massachusetts – THAT Corporation has recently expanded its dbx-tv line of digital TV audio decoding software to cover legacy TV audio standards worldwide, including BTSC, NICAM, A2 and EIA-J.

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