We're talking theatrical audio here... there really is no reason to use dipoles for the reasons GXM listed...
If we're talking about HT, they have a place in the discussion..
But we're not.
And no doubt Auro-3D will be banned from the building.Quote:
The new Dolby sound format will be installed at the Dolby Theatre, home of the Academy Awards
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On Tuesday, the company revealed that the home of the Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland will be rebranded the Dolby Theatre and that the venue would be upgraded to support Dolby Atmos.
10 theaters 'down' . . . (approx) 149,990 theaters (worldwide) still to be converted...Quote:
Disney/Pixar's Brave will be the first film to test the Atmos format, and Dolby aims to install the sound system in 10-15 theaters worldwide for this trial run.
I'm assuming "a limited feature set only" for the tablet when compared to a regular movie theater!Quote:
Dolby indicated that after a cinema launch, the longer term goal is to bring an Atmos experience to the living room, including on tablets, PCs and mobile devices.