This week, Denon and Marantz's AV receivers became the first to support DTS Virtual:X technology, Warner Bros announced a collection of Christopher Nolan films in 4K and the entirety of ECM Record's library has been made available on the major streaming services.
DTS's virtually surround sound technology is set to be integrated into home cinema amplifiers for the first time.
DTS Virtual:X is a way of getting three-dimensional sound without extra speakers, by creating the effect of 7.1.4 surround through a 5.1 or stereo channel set-up.
A number of Denon and Marantz's AV receivers are set to be the first amps to include it, with the rollout set to start now and continue until Spring 2018.
Christopher Nolan's films are set to make the jump from HD into 4K, with Warner Bros's announcement of several films hitting the format later this year.
Titles include The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar and Dunkirk (which had already been announced on the format).
These films will take advantage of HDR and Wide Colour Gamut (WCG), though expect them to carry over the theatrical 5.1 and 7.1 audio mixes.
The entirety of ECM's (Edition of Contemporary Music) library has been made available to subscribers of the major streaming services.
The library includes artists such as Keith Jarret, Avro Part and Meredith Monk. The reason behind ECM's decision was down to the unauthorised sharing of its artists' recordings via video-sharing and piracy sites.
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