Posts Tagged ‘7.1’

You can’t Fool us when it comes to new tech

The inhabitants of Nutclough Mill are far too smart to be taken in by an April Fool’s joke, but not so sniffy that they can’t have a good laugh about one, especially if it’s industry-related. In this case, it’s the latest craze for wearable technology. Meet DiGiT, from Toshiba, a new pair of high-tech gloves […]

Surround sound is trending

This Digital Trends examination of the state of the surround sound market by Caleb Denison from a few months ago probably doesn’t tell you anything you don’t already know, but you might feel the urge to add some points of your own, either here, using our Comments box, or on the Digital Trends site … […]

The latest in 2013′s top home cinema tech

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 […]

Trance mixed in Atmos at The Powell Theatre

To much acclaim, and a respectable 7.5 rating on IMDB, Danny Boyle’s new film Trance was released in the UK on 27 March, in both Dolby Atmos and 7.1 surround. In the film, James McAvoy plays an art auctioneer who helps a gang of thieves to steal a Goya masterpiece. As they are about to […]

THX Truestudio multichannel PC audio test

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 […]