Entries Tagged as 'object-based audio'

Paramount To Release Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles

July 20th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3LCD front projectors, 3LCD projectors, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  Paramount Home Media Distribution will start mastering and releasing movies with Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) and, in some cases, with Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound on Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs and video streaming, Dolby revealed Thursday. Paramount joins a list of top Hollywood studios that have committed to Dolby’s HDR format, which […]

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LG 4K OLED TV Wins TV Shootout For 4th Consecutive Year

July 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Calibration, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, Test Equipment, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

ISF President Joel Silver discusses the 2017 TV Shootout Criteria during CE Week Wednesday. LG’s OLED TV technology, represented this year by the 65-inch OLED65E7P, continued to take top honors in the Annual TV Shootout during the CE Week Show in New York by sweeping three categories in votes by a panel of expert judges, […]

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Review: Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos Soundbar Offers Wide Sound Stage

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Dolby Atmos, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LED LCD Flat Panels, object-based audio, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

Sony’s HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos soundbar was quite a surprise. For only a 2-piece system, this attractively styled unit delivered big sound with a widely dispersed soundstage and clear dialog. What’s more, , reproduces music as well or better than some entry home theater in a box systems, offering bright wide musicality, rear and overhead effects […]

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DTS Virtual:X To Bring Immersive Virtual Surround To More Products

June 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, DTS:X, front channels, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

DTS and Yamaha recently launched the first soundbar — — to include support for the new DTS Virtual:X surround sound system, designed to produce virtual object-based audio-like effects from almost any content, without the need for special height-channel speaker configurations. DTS processing creates an immersive surround effect from object-based DTS:X soundtracks. The processing includes an […]

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Samsung Adds DTS 5.1 Firmware Update To Atmos Soundbars

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Samsung confirmed that a recent firmware update (version 3113.5) was released last week for its Dolby Atmos soundbars, models HW-K850 and HW-K950, bringing support for DTS 5.1 surround. Previously, when fed a DTS 5.1 channel signal, the soundbars had to down mix the format to stereo. This was a problem, since many Blu-ray Disc […]

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Blackfire RED Wi-Fi Protocol To Improve Wireless Home Integration

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, routers, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, voice command, Wireless Audio, Wireless HD

  Home entertainment network startup, Blackfire Research, introduced Monday its Blackfire RED real-time entertainment distribution framework, billed as the industry’s only wireless entertainment-centric infrastructure software framework designed to overcome the limitations of using in-home Wi-Fi media applications. Blackfire designed Blackfire RED wireless applications and products for real-time Wi-Fi exchanges of entertainment content between disparate devices […]

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Review: `Logan’ Ultra HD Blu-ray Set Makes Good 4K HDR Test Material

June 5th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, Dolby Atmos, Full HD 1080p, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, object-based audio, rear surround channel, sub woofer, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  To its credit, 20th Century Fox has been one of the most bullish contributors of content to the latest 4K Ultra HDTV medium, and the recent release of  on Ultra HD Blu-ray adds another tool to the stable of demonstration material to evaluate the evolving nature of Ultra HD displays. I say this not […]

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Yamaha Unveils YAS-207: First Sound Bar With DTS Virtual:X

June 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, center channel, front channels, HDMI, HDR, object-based audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Yamaha introduced Monday the YAS-207, which is billed as “the world’s first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X.” The new virtual 3D surround sound technology is said to deliver an immersive surround sound experience using any signal source, without the need to decode special metadata. As the first sound bar with DTS Virtual:X, the YAS-207 […]

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