“Spatial audio will begin rolling out across our entire collection today, and you can hear it by putting “spatial audio” in the search box and choosing a show or movie that supports it in the search results,” Netflix said in a statement. blog. .
New Delhi, first published July 10, 2022, 10:57 am IST
Netflix has collaborated with German audio maker Sennheiser to provide spatial audio to its more than 221 million global users. According to Netflix, spatial audio will help translate the cinematic experience of immersive audio to any stereo, “so the effort producers make to immerse you in the story happens regardless of the device you use to watch Netflix.” .
Spatial Audio is a 3D audio technique that uses dynamic head tracking to generate a more immersive soundscape for a ‘theater-like’ experience.
Spatial audio was added to its repertoire on Thursday, and users can listen to it by searching for “spatial audio in the search field and choosing a show or movie in the search results that supports it”.
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Netflix already supports 4K, HDR, Dolby Atmos and Netflix Calibrated Mode, resulting in an excellent viewing experience. Netflix’s spatial audio support seeks to provide consumers with a cinematic experience at home.
The fourth season of “Stranger Things”, “The Adam Project”, “Red Notice”, “The Witcher” and “Locke & Key”, among others, currently supports spatial audio. Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking provides cinema-like sound from the movie or video you’re watching, making it sound like it’s coming from everywhere around you.
You don’t need surround sound speakers to enjoy spatial audio; the function is activated automatically when you watch a suitable TV program or movie with stereo audio. However, if you have surround sound speakers, we recommend watching TV series and movies in 5.1 surround sound or Dolby Atmos to enjoy spatial audio. Netflix supports Apple Spatial Audio on Apple TV, iPhone and iPad devices to provide an immersive surround sound experience for 5.1 surround sound and Dolby Atmos audio.
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Last updated on July 10, 2022, 10:57 am IST