Somewhat related to this story is an article on the TNW website titled 10 things you need to know about the Dolby Atmos home theatre system.
Will there be streaming options?
That’s up to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and the rest of the companies that stream video to our homes. According to Dolby, a 5.1 audio stream takes up 384kKbps and an stream with Atmos meta-data takes up the same space. So all studios need to do is give the Netflix’s and Hulu’s of the world a new audio stream for their movies. Netflix told TNW it has “no plans at present” and Hulu and Amazon haven’t replied to our queries yet. But if Atmos gains wide adoption, expect them all to support the audio feature in the future.
Is the PS3 app now able to bitstream DD+ on a download HDX file? I know a year or two ago, you had to use LPCM because it could not do it, but I thought I read in late May 2013 that DD+ was finally coming to be bitstreamed to the Vudu app.
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