Netflix is testing for Spatial Audio support

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Published on January 17, 2021 - Duration: 01:19s

Netflix is testing for Spatial Audio support

American content streaming platform and entertainment production company Netflix is testing for spatial audio support that is a feature on Apple's Airpods Pro and Airpods Max.

Apple's AirPods Pro and AirPods Max already have a few of those popular services supporting their Spatial Audio feature and according to Mashable, now it seems that Netflix will finally be catching up soon.

Spatial Audio is the marketing term Apple has used to name this special implementation of immersive sound, a feature that Samsung calls "360-degree audio" on the Galaxy Buds Pro.

This feature uses a combination of gyro sensors and directional audio to track users' head movements and the position of the iPhone or iPad.

The effect is that sound feels like to be coming from the right direction or position even when you move your head around.

This obviously doesn't happen magically for all kinds of audio content and is a feature that has to be enabled separately by the sources.

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