Los Angeles, CA (May 17, 2004)–Spherex Inc. of Toronto, Canada officially launched its new, state-of-the-art home audio system, Xbox 5.1 Surround Sound System, to visitors at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles last week.
The immersive Xbox 5.1 Surround Sound System features five identical pod-shaped satellite speakers and an 8-inch subwoofer with six channels and 300 Watts (RMS) of digital amplification. Xbox 5.1 Surround Sound System delivers Spherex Optimized surround sound through cutting-edge technology from a number of industry leaders–Mirage-exclusive Omnipolar technology combined with Apogee Technology’s Direct Digital Amplification (DDX), MaxxBass from Waves and Texas Instruments Aureus digital signal processing. Developed in conjunction with leading game developers and approved by the Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.), Spherex claims that the Xbox 5.1 Surround Sound System sets the reference standard for video game audio.
“Our focus is to provide consumers with high-end home audio products at affordable prices,” explained Spherex Inc. president Alex Romanov. “At just $499.00 this system delivers the pinnacle of sound quality and design.”
“We are very excited with what Spherex’s new sound system brings to the value and experience of Xbox,” stated Bill Nielsen, director of US subsidiary marketing, Xbox. “Gamers will be able to exceptionally heighten their interactivity because Xbox 5.1 Surround Sound System permits them to become completely immersed in the virtual world of the video game.”