Hitting High Notes

tereo and conventional surround sound capture the width and depth of a recording venue, but as anyone who’s ever heard live music knows, reflections from above are just as important to natural reverberance. Thanks to new “immersive audio” technologies, it’s now possible to capture the height of a soundscape, from the famously low basement ceiling of the Village Vanguard to the 83-foot ceiling of Carnegie Hall. Dolby Laboratories is bringing its Atmos technology, already a standard in commercial cinemas and home

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