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IMAX Enhanced Certification: What Are You Really Getting? IMAX Enhanced Certification: What Are You Really Getting? IMAX has been a staple in the movie theaters as the best in sound and video for over a decade and now they want to recreate that experience in your home with IMAX Enhanced hardware and movie content.
Dirac’s New ‘Panorama Sound’ Technology Makes Mobile Audio More Immersive         Dirac’s New ‘Panorama Sound’ Technology Makes Mobile Audio More Immersive Dirac Panorama Sound is a new mobile audio solution designed to improve the unsatisfying audio experience of watching content and playing games on portable devices with small closely spaced speakers.
Dolby to Restrict Non-Native Upmixing on Atmos Based Products Dolby to Restrict Non-Native Upmixing on Atmos Based Products Dolby recently issued a mandate to ALL of their Atmos licensee partners to restrict usage of 3rd party upmixers with ANY Dolby signals. What impacts will this have on your system? Read on to find out.
2018 Bluetooth Audio Codec Comparison Guide Part1: SBC & aptX 2018 Bluetooth Audio Codec Comparison Guide Part1: SBC & aptX New Bluetooth audio products with aptX HD and LDAC codecs are the high-resolution options we’ve been waiting for. Wireless audio over Bluetooth has never sounded better.
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.