Posts Tagged ‘surround’
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 … [...]
Alfonso Cuarón, the Director of Gravity, which is released in the UK tomorrow, talking to Dolby about how he used sound to help tell a story that takes place in space, where there is no sound, by harnessing the combined power of atmospheric music and Atmos.
Andrew Kirk (Andrew Kirk Audio) and Richard Simpson (RSAudio) have spent a large part of 2013 gathering 5.0 surround sound recordings of the UK, with the first 100 now available on a 64GB USB thumb drive as ‘UK Ambiences Pack One’. He has recently written about the project on the blog A Sound Effect. The [...]
Copenhagen’s Imperial Theatre boasts Northern Europe’s largest single cinema auditorium – 1,001 seats – and now holds the distinction of being the world’s largest Dolby Atmos installation. The cinema, which is owned by Nordisk Film, is also the only place in Denmark where cinemagoers can experience 3-D 4K. The upgrade, which took place in September 2013, [...]
At IBC 2013, Sennheiser introduced its new Esfera microphone system, which performs the intriguing feat of producing 5.1 surround sound from just two channels. The system combines a high-quality stereo microphone and a 19” rack-mount processing unit that converts the stereo signal into a complete 5.1 signal. This feat can be achieved either in real [...]