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Dolby Disputes Sony's Claim About Atmos But Is Excited About PS5 Audio

Dolby Laboratories has mentioned that its Atmos encompass sound know-how can the truth is help “hundreds of simultaneous objects” opposite to Mark Cerny’s declare throughout his current PlayStation 5 presentation.

Discussing the PS5 technical specs, Cerny talked about Sony’s new Tempest engine for audio, and mentioned that the console won’t make the most of Dolby Atmos as a result of it’s capped at 32 objects. Dolby revealed new FAQs following Cerny’s feedback, stating that this was incorrect.

The firm wrote:

As a know-how, Dolby Atmos can help tons of of simultaneous objects. That being mentioned, we fall again on sage recommendation from builders of a few of the first Atmos video games: Objects are a improbable instrument, however restraint needs to be proven with respect to the variety of objects lively at any time. Too many objects in movement can create a complicated soundscape.

Developers have additionally advised us that avoiding the horizontal ‘bed’ for an all-object combine is an unnecessarily time-consuming and labor-intensive effort. So far, builders are creating next-generation mixes by mixing mattress audio and object audio. More is nice, however extra could not essentially be ‘better.’

Despite this, Dolby expressed its pleasure in regards to the Tempest engine, noting that it’s a “crucial milestone” for sport builders.

“We are thrilled that Sony is dedicated to using 3D audio in its new console,” Dolby continued. “Audio teams will rejoice that they have a powerful 3D audio platform to deliver their craft on PS5. We are excited to hear that Sony has committed to an evolution of its audio by establishing a bona-fide 3D audio platform for PS5.”

You can take a look at the FAQs on the hyperlink beneath.

[Source: Dolby by way of Wccftech]

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