Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reasonAirPods Pro gain 'spatial audio' for Dolby Atmos, 7.1, 5.1 surround - FlatpanelsHD

AirPods Pro gain 'spatial audio' for Dolby Atmos, 7.1, 5.1 surround

22 Jun 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |

Apple will release a software update for AirPods Pro to enable spatial audio for more immersive movie sound, including Dolby Atmos, 7.1 and 5.1 surround.

Spatial audio in AirPods

The company explains that it uses sensors in AirPods Pro together with sensors in handheld devices to optimize sound and ensure that it remains correctly positioned even if you move your head or the handheld screen. The goal is to imitate the immersive movie sound experience that you know from cinema or home theater speakers. Apple's system will work with Dolby Atmos as well as 7.1 and 5.1 surround sound.

AirPods Pro spatial audio

During the presentation Apple illustrated the system working together with a TV screen suggesting that it may work on Apple TV, too. We are chasing more information. Support for spatial audio will be added to AirPods Pro via a software update later this year. Specific timing was not announced.

AirPods Pro spatial audio




Latest news

Samsung TV gaming

2020 Samsung TVs now work with PS5 gaming in 4K120+HDR

16 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Roku Express 4K+

Roku introduces new Express 4K+ box, voice remote & Roku OS 10

15 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
State of UHD Blu-ray

The State of Ultra HD Blu-ray

15 Apr 2021 | Yoeri Geutskens |
Gigabyte Aorus FO48U

Gigabyte unveils a 48-inch OLED gaming monitor with HDMI 2.1

15 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
PS5 HDR SDR match

PlayStation 5 now supports SDR/HDR matching for games & apps

14 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
TCL 2021 TVs

TCL Europe launches new 4K LCD TVs with miniLED & HDMI 2.1

14 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
PS5 USB storage

PS5's first major update brings new USB storage options, more

13 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |
Google Play Movies app

Google will remove its Play Movies app from Smart TVs & Roku

13 Apr 2021 | Rasmus Larsen |