7.1 surround first for Lebanon

Dolby and 360 Media unveil Lebanon?s first Dolby 7.1 recording studio.
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 Dolby Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and 360 Media last week unveiled of the country’s first Dolby Surround 7.1 recording and mixing studio, as part of the studio’s celebration of the Ayam Beirut Al Cinema'iya (Cinema Days of Beirut) Arab Film Festival.

360 Media offers four studios ranging from 5.1 and 7.1 Dolby-certified surround monitoring system, a 50 square meter recording room with the capacity to accommodate more than 35 musicians, a mastering studio which has been used for some of the Arab world’s most popular music hits and a dedicated studio for song writing, archiving, audio restoration and audio conversion.

“We believe that sound is just as important as a high-definition picture when watching a movie, and this is why Dolby Surround 7.1 has become so popular not only with movie producers, but also with audio recording artists and mixers,” said Tarif Sayed, Regional Director Middle East, Africa & Pakistan, Dolby Middle East. “Dolby Surround 7.1 improves the spatial dimension of soundtracks and enhances audio definition, engulfing listeners in a unique sound experience that introduces a new level of realism and excitement to movies and makes audio more engaging.”


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