CREATIVE THX TRUSTUDIO PC™ AUDIO TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED IN PACKARD BELL ONETWO SERIES ALL-IN-ONE DESKTOPS
The Full Suite of Audio Technology Solutions Provides an Unprecedented PC Audio Listening Experience
SINGAPORE - 15 September 2010 - Creative Technology Ltd. today announced that the Creative THX TruStudio PC™ audio technology is incorporated in all the new Packard Bell oneTwo series All-in-One desktops, putting the user in the middle of the onscreen action with vivid 5.1 channel surround sound, true-to-master quality and studio-like control.
THX TruStudio PC is specially designed to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films and recording studios to the PC. THX TruStudio PC provides groundbreaking technologies that are the product of years of collective experience and research by Creative and THX. Together, these technologies deliver the fullest audio experience for music, movies and games, while remaining true to the source and intention of the artists who created them.
"We are very pleased to work with Packard Bell on their latest oneTwo series All-in-One desktops. By incorporating our full suite of THX TruStudio PC audio technology solutions in these high-performance desktops, we are enabling a significant quality differentiation and providing an unprecedented PC audio listening experience," said Steve Erickson, Vice President and General Manager for Audio and Video at Creative.
THX TruStudio PC
The THX TruStudio PC suite of technologies features THX TruStudio PC Surround™, THX TruStudio PC Crystalizer™, THX TruStudio PC Speaker™, THX TruStudio PC Dialog Plus™ and THX TruStudio PC Smart Volume™.
THX TruStudio PC Surround
THX TruStudio PC Surround provides immersion control to enhance the natural sense of audio depth and spaciousness by creating virtual surround sound channels. Stereo content or multi-channel content played over stereo speakers and headphones will sound as if it is coming from all sides while voices remain centred in front and original balance and timbre is preserved.
THX TruStudio PC Crystalizer
THX TruStudio PC Crystalizer restores the natural dynamic range that is lost when iTunes and MP3 music gets compressed. This makes the music sound as good as the artist originally intended, and adds an enhanced level of realism for movies and games.
THX TruStudio PC Speaker
THX TruStudio PC Speaker fills in the missing low frequency tones and gives the extra impact for a better entertainment experience. Consumers no longer have to tolerate lack of bass in speakers built into notebook PCs, 2.0 speakers or headphones, as THX TruStudio PC Speaker technology dramatically improves the sound experience without a subwoofer.
THX TruStudio PC Dialog Plus
THX TruStudio PC Dialog Plus enhances the voices in movies for clearer dialogue, allowing the listener to hear the dialogue over the rest of the soundtrack and over ambient noise in the listening environment.
THX TruStudio PC Smart Volume
THX TruStudio PC Smart Volume addresses the problem of abrupt volume level changes during playback and between songs by automatically and continuously measuring volume, and intelligently applying gain and attenuation to compensate for those changes.
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed ZEN® MP3 and portable media players. Creative's innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.
About THX Ltd.
From the big screen to your screen, THX ignites your passion for exciting entertainment experiences. Founded by George Lucas and recognized by audiences around the globe, THX is synonymous with the design and certification of world-class cinemas, premium audio systems, HDTVs, and blockbuster movies and games. Products featuring THX defy convention and define quality in their class, whether in the cinema, home or on the road. For more information, visit www.thx.com
About Packard Bell
Packard Bell pioneered the use of the PC in the home, taking an office tool and turning it into a friendly, indispensable feature of today's modern home. Stylish products with cool features, accessible to everyone, are the hallmarks of the brand - a unique combination that no other brand in the European market offers today. In 2008, Taiwan-based Acer Inc. acquired Packard Bell. In 2009, the Acer Group fully benefited from its multi-brand strategy, establishing itself as the second-largest PC company in the world and as the number two worldwide notebook vendor. Within the Acer Group, Packard Bell strives to design environmentally friendly products and establish a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers.
This announcement relates to products launched in EMEA. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Sound Blaster and ZEN are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. THX & THX TruStudio PC are trademarks of THX Ltd. which may be registered in some jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.