Are Headphones The Next Accessory For Immersive Movie Watching?

Are Headphones The Next Accessory For Immersive Movie Watching?
Design

A new company specializing in 3D sound design is looking to transform the listening experience and offers a glimpse of how we will experience recorded sounds in the near future.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 31 august 2010

Prior to digital 3D films, special audio systems like THX or Dolby surround sound were promoted with films as a way to bring audiences closer into the action on the screen. Surround sound is great for those sitting in the sweet spot near the center of the theater but the effect gets diluted the further away from the center a seat is. A new company specializing in 3D sound design is looking to transform the listening experience and offers a glimpse of how we will experience recorded sounds in the near future.

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