What is Dolby Atmos?

Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology developed by Dolby Laboratories. It provides a more immersive and dynamic audio experience by adding height to traditional surround sound. Instead of just having sound come from the left, right, front, and back, Atmos adds speakers overhead or upward-firing speakers to create a three-dimensional sound field.

In a traditional surround sound setup, audio is separated into specific channels for each speaker. With Dolby Atmos, the audio is placed into "objects" which can be dynamically placed and moved anywhere in the room, including overhead. This creates a more realistic and lifelike soundscape, as sounds are placed precisely where they would be in real life.

For example, in a movie scene with rain, Dolby Atmos technology can place the sound of raindrops above the viewer, making them feel like they are actually in the scene, surrounded by rain from all directions.

If you're looking for an unparalleled audio experience, Dolby Atmos can bring your favorite movies, TV shows, and video games to life in a whole new way. To experience Dolby Atmos, you'll need a compatible sound system, such as an Atmos-enabled home theater receiver and additional speakers. Bigscreenstore.co.uk offers a range of Dolby Atmos compatible products, so you can enjoy the ultimate audio experience in your own home.

7.1.4 Overhead Speaker Setup - Dolby