Spatial sound arrives on Netflix


Spatial-based sound is coming on Netflix

The fourth season of “Stranger Things” is one of the Netflix productions that offer spatialized sound.

People who dreamed of hearing Eddie Munson's guitar solo in 3D in Stranger Things will be delighted: Netflix announced that it rolled out the sound on Thursday spaced out for a handful of productions, including the fourth season of the popular Duffer Brothers TV series.

The streaming giant has teamed up with Sennheiser to use its new Ambeo spatial audio technology. One of its particularities is that it works without the surround sound system (surround in English), and it works on simple stereo speakers.

Ambeo therefore works on devices such as tablets, headphones, standard televisions, stereos or even laptops, as long as the settings indicate stereo.

Which What sets Sennheiser apart from other solutions is that the Ambeo rendering respects the original mix, tonal balance and dialogue integrity, which is exactly what the re-recording mixer is looking for, said the Dr Renato Pellegrini of the Ambeo team in a press release.

To find the 21 productions that offer spatialized sound, just enter spatial audio in the Netflix search bar . In addition to the fourth season of Stranger Things, you can, among other things, listen in 3D to the sound of the film Red Notice and the series The Witcher.

The TV series Resident Evil, based on the video game of the same name, will also be able to rely on this technology when it is released on July 14. .

Netflix is ​​the first streaming platform to offer spatialized audio, according to the company.


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