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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By sdurani
Right, which means those sounds were all encoded...

Right, which means those sounds were all encoded as objects, otherwise you wouldn't be able to re-mix them in real time with your game controller. The only reason this old technology is such a big...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-20-2015, 08:27 PM
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Views: 136,687
Posted By sdurani
You guys thinking of fighting the crowd opening...

You guys thinking of fighting the crowd opening weekend or the weekend after?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By sdurani
Hasn't video game sound been object-based for the...

Hasn't video game sound been object-based for the last decade?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,906
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Posted By sdurani
Is that the goal of the 10dB boost? Olive's...

Is that the goal of the 10dB boost? Olive's comparison only used music and the listeners were allowed to set the level to whatever was comfortable. Since the music cuts weren't mixed at any known...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-20-2015, 12:26 PM
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Posted By sdurani
Now that they're doing immersive layouts (lots of...

Now that they're doing immersive layouts (lots of immersive layouts from what I'm hearing), I wonder if their recommendations have changed to any degree.
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-20-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By sdurani
When this suggestion was made, did you have...

When this suggestion was made, did you have overhead speakers installed?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 36,634
Posted By sdurani
Note the DTS rep was talking about the initial...

Note the DTS rep was talking about the initial implementation of the format. By comparison, when Dolby referred to that same number (11.1), they were talking about the limitations of consumer...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-20-2015, 11:53 AM
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Views: 62,140
Posted By sdurani
That sounds like a good approach. Dolby is using...

That sounds like a good approach. Dolby is using upfiring speakers and HRTF processing (Dolby Elevation). DTS says they'll do it solely via HRTF processing (no upfiring speakers needed). None of them...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-20-2015, 11:22 AM
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Posted By sdurani
It means positional rendering based on actual...

It means positional rendering based on actual speaker location. This was the promise of object-based audio but hasn't been implemented on consumer gear (yet). Rather than declaring it can never be...
Forum: Speakers   04-20-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By sdurani
That's what I got my P153s for (New Egg had them...

That's what I got my P153s for (New Egg had them on sale).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By sdurani
I know this is the home Atmos thread, but just in...

I know this is the home Atmos thread, but just in case any of you have an Atmos-equipped commercial cinema nearby, the list of Atmos movies coming out this year recently got updated (probably timed...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-20-2015, 07:17 AM
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Views: 4,611
Posted By sdurani
No re-mix needed since this version of Gravity...

No re-mix needed since this version of Gravity can supply up to 10 overhead speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 662
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Posted By sdurani
Correct, it's not an object-based DTS:X track. In...

Correct, it's not an object-based DTS:X track. In this case, DTS was providing a service to IMAX by using the MDA track to pre-render to the 12 speaker locations of the immersive IMAX format. But...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 08:40 PM
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Views: 69,947
Posted By sdurani
It does according to the explanation you quoted:...

It does according to the explanation you quoted: "...what's going on is that -20 dBFS in LFE should play at 95 dBC, while the other channels are set to 85 dBC at -20 dBFS if you're following THX ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By sdurani
^^^ I must be slow today. Guess I need that...

^^^ I must be slow today. Guess I need that second cup of coffee more than I thought.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:37 AM
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Posted By sdurani
Every channel, including the LFE channel, is...

Every channel, including the LFE channel, is recorded at the same level. During mixing, the LFE channel is monitored 10dB louder than the other channels, which makes sense since it is going to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:34 AM
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Posted By sdurani
With a couple of exceptions, the bass management...

With a couple of exceptions, the bass management we take for granted on our home systems has never been part of commercial cinema sound. That's why the have a separate channel (.1/LFE channel) just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,906
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Posted By sdurani
They're played back 10dB louder than their...

They're played back 10dB louder than their counterparts.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By sdurani
Handwriting was on the wall when Barco bought...

Handwriting was on the wall when Barco bought Iosono. Still, interesting to see that they're using Iosono technology but keeping it under the Auro brand. I guess the latter has better name...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,906
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Posted By sdurani
Now that DTS is getting back into the cinema...

Now that DTS is getting back into the cinema business with their own immersive format, their relationship with Auro might not be what it used to be, since those companies are now competitors. For...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 07:38 AM
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Posted By sdurani
That's a nice fantasy, but you should run that by...

That's a nice fantasy, but you should run that by someone who mixes movies for a living and can tell you how Auro3D soundtracks are made these days.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 01:02 PM
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Posted By sdurani
Last year Barco bought Iosono, which is...

Last year Barco bought Iosono, which is completely object based. Can't imagine there won't be any sharing of technology now that Auro and Iosono are both under the Barco umbrella. IF that happens, it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By sdurani
I wasn't talking about who had the most...

I wasn't talking about who had the most "substantial information" early on, just pointing out that confirmation of a consumer version of Atmos was "first broken" prior to any FAQ from Dolby (as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,906
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Posted By sdurani
Maybe because the two formats are not as...

Maybe because the two formats are not as incompatible as people assume? Of 11 speakers in current Atmos/Auro receivers, the main 7 locations are the same, and if you designate one pair of Atmos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,906
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Posted By sdurani
No need to trust my quote when you can read the...

No need to trust my quote when you can read the original in its entirety:
The Auro demo disc is encoded in the Auro3D format. As such it is a demonstration of the Auro3D format, not their...
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