For a 3D movie, 3D Surround Sound is equally important. With the introduction of Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound, the 3D experience is boosted.
We have received information that Transformers: Dark of the Moon is being benefited with the latest sound technology from Dolby Laboratories. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was released in Dolby 5.1 which was the technology back then. But on Showest 2010, Dolby Laboratories explained how their Dolby Surround 7.1 can help the visuals of “3D” movies.
Hollywood Reporter says “Paramount’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon are among the upcoming movies that will use Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound, which will be highlighted this week at CinemaCon.”Dolby Surround 7.1 brings a more exciting sensory experience to audiences for 2D and gives content creators control over audio placement in a theatre when mixing 3D movies. The ability to compose audio with visual elements of 3D allows content creators to immerse the audience deeper into the movie with dramatic realism.
Selected theaters may play Transformers 3 with the latest sound technology. You can locate your nearest theater with Dolby Surround by visiting Dolby.com
Tech Savvy TFW2005 members can read on to learn more about the 7.1 Surround technology. Dolby Surround 7.1 format comprises 8 channels of audio and has the following channel layout: Left, Center, Right, Low-Frequency Effects (LFE), Left Surround, Right Surround, Back Surround Left (new), and Back Surround Right (new). In order for exhibitors to deliver the new format, Dolby will be providing Dolby Surround 7.1 playback capabilities in the Dolby CP650 and Dolby CP750 digital cinema audio processor lines.
Dolby Surround 7.1 provides content creators four surround zones to better orchestrate audio channels in a movie theater environment. The four surround zones incorporate the traditional Left Surround and Right Surround with new Back Surround Left and Back Surround Right zones. The addition of the two Back Surround zones enhances directionality in panning 360 degrees around the theater.
Learn more about the technology at Dolby Official Website.Now you know. And knowing is half the battle.