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Netflix expands spatial audio and releases downloads on more devices

Netflix expands spatial audio and releases downloads on more devices

the Netflix announce Today that more than 700 One of the most watched movies and series on the streaming service spatial soundThe most immersive sound system ever Known to Apple Music subscribers.

In the case of Netflix, you don’t need special equipment to use this feature, which even works on smartphones’ stereo speakers and TVs. The feature is only available for planned users excellentthe most expensive on the platform.

The company has already released a handful of productions supporting the feature, including the fourth season of the series. “Weird things”. Now, spatial audio has made its way into many other popular titles such as “You are”And Tour de France and “Onion Glass… Knives Dispel Mystery”. All titles that feature the immersive sound system will have a guide icon in the Netflix interface.

The company has released the video below to demonstrate the capabilities of spatial audio:

The feature was implemented through a partnership between Netflix and Sennheiser using the technology Ambiu 2 channel. With the solution, it wouldn’t be necessary to have special models of headphones to take advantage of the proprietary sound, so everyone with the most advanced service plan could take advantage of the novelty.

In addition, Netflix has expanded the number of devices that, under the same account, can download movies and series for offline viewing. Before there were four and now there are six. This novelty is also limited to those with a more expensive (premium) subscription and may be a way to increase the attractiveness of subscriber retention.

The company uses strategies to attract new users and, in particular, not to lose its existing subscribers. The service launched, in November last year, a Cheapest plan with ads And using a reduced catalog and yesterday he finally revealed how he’s going to do it Prevent password sharing between people who do not live together.

via Engadget

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