What is “Dolby Atmos”?

Dolby Atmos is a production and playback format for 3D audio for music, movies and games.

What is new with Dolby Atmos is that the sound comes not only from the front, the back and the sides, but also from above.

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Dolby … ?

Dolby Atmos Music is the latest surround sound technology from the American company Dolby Laboratories, which in the distant past was known primarily for its noise reduction systems for tape recorders and cassette recorders. However, Dolby specialised in multi-channel sound formats quite quickly and early on.

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Dolby atmos setup at home

How does Dolby Atmos work?

Classic Dolby Surround “takes care” mainly of the sound from the front, the back and the side.

Dolby Atmos expands the classic surround sound in two central points: The sound is no longer channel-based but object-based and also comes from above.

Advantages of Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos Music is virtually future-proof.

You just need entertainment created in Dolby Atmos and then, no matter what you're listening to, Dolby Atmos adapts automatically to your device and system so you'll get the highest quality experience.

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3D Audio opens up new concepts for the composition and mixing of audio content.

It is a modern way to enjoy music in its entirety.

The goal is to reproduce as accurately as possible the psychoacoustic phenomena of a three dimensional soundscape.