Netflix has announced that it has added spatial audio to a variety of movies and shows on its streaming video service. The audio format is available to all subscribers regardless of their subscription tier or their country. To find spatial audio-enabled content, type “spatial audio” into the Netflix search bar. Any of the titles shown in the results will support the feature, according to the company’s blog post.
But with this new announcement, Netflix has effectively democratized immersive audio through a technology partnership with Sennheiser. Sennheiser’s Ambeo platform is capable of taking
Netflix says that if you’re using stereo speakers, you’ll automatically get the spatial sound version of a soundtrack when it’s available. If you’re using a 5.1 or better system, the company still recommends sticking with its 5.1 or
As is usual for Netflix and most other streaming services, the company did not give us an answer when Digital Trends asked how many titles are available in
Curious as to how
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