Posts Tagged ‘5.1’
Has the consumer electronics market ever been more fast-moving than it is now? At CES in January, there were a number of new home cinema systems were previewed. Now, they’re beginning to reach the shops, and so, without further ado, here are short videos promoting two of the higher-end products now on offer:
The BeoLab 14 [...]
Another one of those handy 5.1 surround test videos, this time from THX, in cahoots with Creative, and one I’ve not seen (or heard) previously, which is odd, because I’ve been looking, hard, for them all. It was uploaded to YouTube by user ‘sirbenni’ in March 2012, so we’ve got him to thank.
THX TruStudio Pro [...]
For the last three years, 11 partners from all over Europe have been working on a €9.5 million project to launch what they call “the ultra high resolution interactive television service of the future. A full system comprising appropriate capturing and analysis technology, networking components and various terminal devices”. The project is FascinatE (which stands [...]
Eutelsat began broadcasting 4K pictures over satellite early in January, to help production companies, channels, rights owners and kit manufacturers to get used to the idea. ATEME is helping out on the video compression side – 50fps progressive MPEG4, transmitted at 40Mb/s as four Quad HD streams.
So, they’ve settled on the number of pixels [...]
Software developer ADL (Audiotech Digital Limited) has this week the pre-release of a new product, Penteo 3 Pro, which they claim can take any stereo source and convert the signal into a “perfect” 5.1 mix, with:
Zero sonic artifacts
The most crisp, discrete center-channel available
100% ITU down-mix compatibility to the original stereo
According to ADL, other plugins lack [...]