Posts Tagged ‘7.1’
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 [...]
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 make [...]
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 [...]
If you are looking for a Christmas stocking filler for the audio nut in your life, or want to find out more about Linn Records’ surround sound catalogue, a fiver will buy you the ‘Selektions’ sampler SACD.
Engineers at Glasgow-based high-end audio manufacturer Linn Products were frustrated with the quaility of the LPs they were using [...]