Netflix brings Dolby Atmos from the cinema to your living room


Netflix last week began streaming it’s first Dolby Atmos enabled movie. Okja is the first of several planned releases that include the advanced audio format. Atmos works like an upgrade to surround sound; it takes the traditional 5.1, 7.1 or 9.1 setup and dynamically changes the sound profile for your movie or game. It positions the sound in real time based on your specific speaker set up instead of using a generic arrangements. This technology allows it to take advantage of vertical and horizontal speaker placement to create sweeping soundscapes for immersive sound that ‘moves’ according to what you’re watching.…

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