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Three Methods for Immersive 3D Audio Three Methods for Immersive 3D Audio Surround sound, immersive audio, and 3D sound are growing in popularity and importance as gaming, VR, movies, and music embrace multi-channel audio. We looked at 3 options. Which one is right for you?
AV Receiver Surround Sound Formats Comparison AV Receiver Surround Sound Formats Comparison This article and related YouTube video discusses all of the major surround formats for home theater throughout the years and what all of those logos mean on your new AV receivers.
Surround Sound for Stereo Music…Sacrilege?? Surround Sound for Stereo Music…Sacrilege?? Is it worth revisiting some of your favorite stereo recordings in surround sound? This article introduces you to the ins and outs of stereo music and how it progressed into the surround we have today.
PRO Audio Technology / Trinnov  23-Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Demo Experience PRO Audio Technology / Trinnov 23-Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Demo Experience Whether it be a two-channel system or a full 23-CH Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Home Theater, the demo we heard hosted by PRO Audio with Trinnov processing proved you could have both with equal measure.
MP3 vs CD vs 24 bit High Resolution Audio Demo Results MP3 vs CD vs 24 bit High Resolution Audio Demo Results AXPONA 2015: Legacy Audio demoed various playback resolution levels from MP3 to 192kHz/24Bit of source material provided by Sonos Luminous on a high quality system. The results may surprise you.
DTS:X Surround Format Overview and First Listen DTS:X Surround Format Overview and First Listen DTS:X is a new object based audio format that claims to work with almost any speaker setup. We were at DTS for the unveiling to learn how it will work for cinema, home theater, and headphones.
DTS:X Promises Features Not Offered By Dolby Atmos DTS:X Promises Features Not Offered By Dolby Atmos DTS:X Immersive Surround Format offers a real game-changing potential for flexible speaker placement, open format tools for movie mixing professionals, and really amazing headphone processing.
History of Surround Sound Processing: The Battle for Dolby Pro Logic II 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 and how it battled Harman's very own Logic 7 format to become Dolby Pro Logic II. The Silent format war.
3D Immersive Surround Formats and Loudspeaker Layouts 3D Immersive Surround Formats and Loudspeaker Layouts With Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D and DTS:X upon us, why has there been no universally accepted speaker layout proposed to accommodate all three competing Immersive Surround formats? We have the solution!
HD Tracks & Hi-Resolution Audio: Why We Support it — and So Should You! HD Tracks & Hi-Resolution Audio: Why We Support it — and So Should You! There's an audiophile trend toward good sound building your own library of high resolution digital audio from sources like HD Tracks. SACD, hi-res audio, binaural+ hifi fidelity; the sky is the limit.