The Dolby Atmos system has been creating a 3D aural experience in theatres since June 2012. Now the company that brought us surround sound is bringing its object-based audio experience into the home and on mobile devices.
Accordingly, do you need special speakers for Atmos?
If you currently have a 7.1 system, you can just take two of those surround speakers and mount them to the ceiling. Dolby recommends at least four height speakers for the best result, and any speakers will do. Even better, you won't need a special Blu-ray player, since all current players support Dolby Atmos.
What is atmos at the movies?
Dolby Atmos creates powerful, moving audio by introducing two important concepts to cinema sound: audio objects and overhead speakers. Dolby Atmos creates powerful, lifelike sound that flows all around you.
What do you mean by Atmos?
Dolby Atmos is the name of a surround sound technology announced by Dolby Laboratories in April 2012 and released in June that year, first utilized in Disney and Pixar's animated film Brave.