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Sennheiser Powers New Spatial Audio Experience on Netflix 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? 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! 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’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 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? 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?
Audio Codecs Explained for Non-Audiophiles Audio Codecs Explained for Non-Audiophiles WAV, FLAC, MP3, MQA, what is the best audio CODEC to handle your audio files? Audioholics has put together a guide explaining these extensions and what they mean in terms of sound quality and storage.
Tidal Adds Millions Of MQA Tracks From Warner Music Group Tidal Adds Millions Of MQA Tracks From Warner Music Group Tidal’s library of MQA-encoded music has just grown significantly. Millions of new tracks have been added from Warner Music Group’s extensive catalog. Is MQA really better or just a gimmick? Read on.
Apple Music Lossless & Dolby Atmos: How YOU Can Enjoy Every Bit of Resolution! Apple Music Lossless & Dolby Atmos: How YOU Can Enjoy Every Bit of Resolution! Apple Music is now lossless for its entire catalogue with separate libraries streaming at high-resolution and Apple’s new Spatial Audio by Dolby Atmos. We discuss how to get the best sound.
Tidal Delivers True Dolby Atmos Music To Your Home Theater Tidal Delivers True Dolby Atmos Music To Your Home Theater Subscribers to Tidal’s $20/month HiFi tier can now stream Dolby Atmos Music to their Atmos-capable AV receivers or sound-bars, bringing immersive music into their home theaters. but there are caveats.