How to Set Up an IMAX Enhanced Sound System

Today’s home entertainment systems offer incredible fidelity to AV enthusiasts. With the advent of UHD video and 3D immersive sound, cinematic viewing experiences that used to be exclusive to commercial theaters are now available in your living room. IMAX Enhanced takes this concept to the next level, bringing the IMAX theatrical experience home using optimized content and certified AV gear.
There’s a visual and an audio aspect to the IMAX Enhanced Program. Movies are delivered in 4K UHD with HDR using a proprietary mastering process that optimizes imagery for presentation on today’s big-screen TVs and home theater projectors. Meanwhile, on the sound side, a special variant of the DTS:X codec is used to help recreate the IMAX theatrical experience, a 3D immersive audio experience that can deliver the full range and dynamics of an IMAX theatrical presentation.
What’s an IMAX Enhanced Sound System?
In this article, we’ll look at how to set up


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First IMAX Enhanced 4K Blu-rays Announced with HDR10+

The first two IMAX Enhanced Ultra HD Blu-ray titles have been announced, with the release date of December 11. They are: A Beautiful Planet and Journey to the South Pacific, both of which are nature documentaries and original IMAX films.
Notably, not only are these discs the first IMAX Enhanced titles, they also appear to be the first to include HDR10+ mastering. The IMAX enhanced aspect of the presentation includes video and audio elements. Visually, you’ll enjoy the detail and grandeur of what IMAX cameras on a 4K TV, there’s no explicit need for compatible equipment.
If you have an IMAX-enhanced display, you can use the dedicated IMAX Enhanced mode that’s tuned to present the content at its best. The idea behind IMAX Enhanced is that you can start buying the content now and then upgrade to gear that makes the most of it, including on the audio side of things where


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