Steve Martin would be proud

I saw this article and couldn’t help but think of Steve Martin’s classic bit from his Comedy Is Not Pretty album, “Googlephonics.” If you haven’t heard it, here’s the Spotify link. Dolby’s big idea here is to fill the walls, ceiling, floor, maybe your pants, with speakers, and use metadata to determine where the sound comes out and how loud it should be. Now I’m no audiophile, all my songs are plain ol’ CD-quality MP3, but I have to think that if they did this right it would be really awesome.

via PopSci – 64 Speakers Aim to Make Dolby Atmos The Most Realistic/Terrifying Surround Sound

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