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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.
DTS Announces DTS:X Immersive Surround Sound Format DTS Announces DTS:X Immersive Surround Sound Format DTS has announced its next-generation, object-based codec technology called DTS:X. 90% of AV manufacturers are already on board to support DTS' new immersive surround codec technology.
Meridian Audio MQA: High Resolution Streaming Of the Future? Meridian Audio MQA: High Resolution Streaming Of the Future? Meridian Quality Authenticated promises HD Audio in a file size no larger than CD-quality. MQA plays just like a standard lossless file, with HD quality on MQA enabled software and hardware.
Auro-3D® Immersive Sound Interview with Wilfried Van Baelen Auro-3D® Immersive Sound Interview with Wilfried Van Baelen Auro-3D Surround Sound: We talk with Auro Technology's founder Wilfried Van Baelen to go over the details of his groundbreaking Auro-3D "immersive sound" format and how it differs from Dolby Atmos.
4 Ways Dolby Atmos Can Gain Consumer Appeal 4 Ways Dolby Atmos Can Gain Consumer Appeal Dolby Atmos is a fantastic tool for content creators. But the home version focused on ceiling speakers is confusing and alienating customers. Dolby can bring more appeal to Atmos. Here's how.
5 Reasons Why Dolby Atmos Will Succeed 5 Reasons Why Dolby Atmos Will Succeed Audioholics give 5 solid reasons why Dolby Atmos will be a success at home, including backwards compatibility, benefits for film studios, and an easy upgrade path. 3D object oriented sound.
5 Reasons Dolby Atmos May Be DOA 5 Reasons Dolby Atmos May Be DOA Everyone in the AV world is buzzing about Dolby Atmos. For content creators, there is no doubt that Atmos is a useful tool. For the home user, however, it is clearly DOA. Here are five reasons why.