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Trinnov Strikes Back at Dirac with New ‘Active Acoustics’ Technology Shortly after Dirac announced Dirac Live Active Room Treatment, Trinnov has responded with its own announcement: a groundbreaking “active acoustics” technology that promises similar results! Read on.
Dirac Live Active Room Treatment: One Giant Leap for Room EQ, Coming Spring ‘23 Dirac is set to revolutionize with Live Active Room Treatment Spring of 2023. Utilizing ALL of your speakers, ART spatially optimizes your system for every seat, reducing the need for passive room treatments.
Dolby Atmos Best Speaker Setup Practices In the Home The inner workings of Dolby Atmos and how best to set up your home theater with the right number of speakers for a successful Atmos experience, common mistakes and misconceptions are all revealed.
History of Surround Sound Processing: The Battle for Dolby Pro Logic II This is a historical perspective on 6-Axis surround originally developed by Jim Fosgate (who recently passed away) and how it battled Harman's very own Logic 7 format to become Dolby Pro Logic II.
Sennheiser Powers New Spatial Audio Experience on Netflix Netflix now has Spatial Audio for subscribers listening on two-channel devices. Sennheiser’s AMBEO Spatial Audio technology converts immersive sound formats into an enhanced version of stereo.
Is Google Hitting Dolby with Royalty-Free Competition? Google to launch new royalty-free 3D audio and HDR video standards. Google's motives are likely just to shore-up its own Android & YouTube platforms with upcoming enhancements rather than competing with Dolby.
THX Spatial Audio on Qobuz Listen with ANY Headphones! Qobuz teams up with THX to deliver immersive music using proprietary THX Spatial Audio rendering. These tracks highlight THX technology to deliver “spatialized” 360-degree audio on any headphones.
Mobile Fidelity’s Digital Vinyl Debacle: Are your records really analog? Mobile Fidelity has been caught in a lie. After years of claiming to produce pure analog vinyl, it's been revealed that the company regularly uses digital DSD transfers in the production of its remasters.
Auro 3D Downmixes into Bankruptcy, Still Keeping Height Channels Up Auro 3D has recently declared bankruptcy. But is the the end for this immersive surround format? Can it survive on upmixing only? Don't count the audio company from Antwerp, Belgium out just yet.
Is Qualcomm’s New ‘aptX Lossless’ Technology The Holy Grail of Bluetooth? Qualcomm Technologies announced the first truly lossless Bluetooth audio codec. aptX Lossless can deliver CD-quality audio with zero loss of information. Will audiophiles finally embrace Bluetooth?