Term: Atmos

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Dolby Atmos is an immersive audio system that combines channel-based beds and object-based elements that expands the capabilities of surround sound to include height channels. Atmos is a scalable system that uses a renderer to replay audio to the correct physical location regardless of the room size or the number of speakers in a layout. Atmos can be played on speakers or headphones. The minimum suggested speaker layout is 7.1.4 (12 speakers).