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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By dschulz
DTS has an object-based format. The file format...

DTS has an object-based format. The file format is called MDA (Multi-Dimensional Audio), and they are working towards getting it adopted by the movie industry as a file format for object-based...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By dschulz
I have no inside information I can share on when...

I have no inside information I can share on when DTS-UHD will be launched, no.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By dschulz
They do not; the cinema division was sold in its...

They do not; the cinema division was sold in its entirety to Datasat. We do have a business relationship in that Datasat licenses the DTS codecs for our home theater processors.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By dschulz
Just to clarify something here: DTS *sold* their...

Just to clarify something here: DTS *sold* their cinema division to Datasat in 2008, in order to focus on their home theater codec business (DTS-HD Master Audio, Neo:X, Play-Fi, etc.) The sound...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By dschulz
An HDCP 2.2 compliant source device will work...

An HDCP 2.2 compliant source device will work just fine with older AVRs or TVs. It's only when the content is encrypted with HDCP 2.2 that the system will refuse to pass the content at full...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By dschulz
Close. The objects will be rendered into the room...

Close. The objects will be rendered into the room using all of the speakers. The ceiling channels are needed to be able to to render in x, y and z axes, but all of the speakers (5.1.2, 7.1.2, 7.1.4...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By dschulz
Does the room configuration file contain precise...

Does the room configuration file contain precise location and angle measurements for each speaker?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By dschulz
I am interested in Dolby's approach to the front...

I am interested in Dolby's approach to the front wides, since they've never been utilized by Dolby in a home theater environment (the only home theater use for wides to date is with DTS Neo:X,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2014, 08:46 AM
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Posted By dschulz
Let me take a stab at this. The Atmos format...

Let me take a stab at this.

The Atmos format is object-based, and the objects do contain metadata that positions the objects in 3-dimensional space. The rendering engine knows what your speaker...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2014, 11:33 PM
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Posted By dschulz
September 11-13, in Denver.

September 11-13, in Denver.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-29-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By dschulz
I passed on the IMAX screening - I really wanted...

I passed on the IMAX screening - I really wanted to see and hear how the Prime auditorium is, and I wanted to hear the Atmos soundtrack.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-29-2014, 09:08 AM
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Posted By dschulz
I went to the morning show yesterday (Saturday)...

I went to the morning show yesterday (Saturday) at the AMC Prime in Burbank and it was a bust - the projector wouldn't start. After two consecutive 15 minute delays to reboot the server and...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,910
Posted By dschulz
Ah, I didn't realize the Burbank room was the one...

Ah, I didn't realize the Burbank room was the one that AMC setup for shootouts between Atmos, Auro and MDA. As to the others, Edwards Calabasas is Screen 3 and the Americana is Screen 15. The Grove...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By dschulz
Good catch! And a reasonable guess on Lts/Rts,...

Good catch! And a reasonable guess on Lts/Rts, though I don't know for sure.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By dschulz
The OP is actually a good and succinct...

The OP is actually a good and succinct description of the differences between channels and objects - thank you.

Theatrical Atmos white paper:...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-27-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By dschulz
A 5.1 or 7.1 auditorium could still have 22...

A 5.1 or 7.1 auditorium could still have 22 speakers, depending on the size of the theater.

Transformers: Age of Extinction has both Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D mixes, as well as a conventional 5.1...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-27-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,910
Posted By dschulz
Advertising at the cinema level certainly leaves...

Advertising at the cinema level certainly leaves a lot to be desired (I have found this to be true of Atmos as well). I miss the days of newspaper ads that indicated which showtimes were in DTS,...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-26-2014, 04:22 PM
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Views: 10,910
Posted By dschulz
Pretty routinely, though obviously you need for...

Pretty routinely, though obviously you need for them to have booked a movie that was mixed in Auro-3D. The next big title releasing with an Auro 11.1 soundtrack is Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,910
Posted By dschulz
There are three cinemas in the LA area equipped...

There are three cinemas in the LA area equipped with Barco's Auro 11.1 - The Grove, The Americana and the Edwards Calabasas.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-26-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By dschulz
Thanks for your post, it adds some much-needed...

Thanks for your post, it adds some much-needed reality.

One quick note, Digital Cinema distribution has indeed surpassed 35mm (and by a wide margin). 90% of the screens in North America have...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2014, 05:18 PM
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Views: 1,287
Posted By dschulz
I have friends in Vancouver, and my take is that...

I have friends in Vancouver, and my take is that if I had to leave Los Angeles, and could afford to live in Vancouver, it would be mighty tempting. I have really enjoyed my time up there.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By dschulz
Because the mix-once / play-anywhere Atmos...

Because the mix-once / play-anywhere Atmos bitstream needs to be able to play back correctly in 5.1.2, 5.1.4, 7.1.2 and 7.1.4 speaker configurations. One suspects that that same bitstream will be...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-23-2014, 02:16 PM
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Views: 8,401
Posted By dschulz
SRS Labs was acquired by DTS, Inc. and the...

SRS Labs was acquired by DTS, Inc. and the technology you are referring to became MDA, which DTS has submitted to the motion picture industry for use as a file format for creating object-based mixes....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-21-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,330
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Posted By dschulz
I have a really noob question, but I've been...

I have a really noob question, but I've been searching and can't find the answer:

What is the difference (if any) between the RS46 and X35 ?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By dschulz
Here is a link to the original ITU-R document...

Here is a link to the original ITU-R document that the ETC Consultant paper refers to: http://www.motionfx.gr/files/35mm_resolution_english.pdf

If you read through carefully, you'll see they agree...
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