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07-09-2008, 05:44 PM
Acoustically Transparent Screens
Bringing Cinema Sound to Home Theater

In home theater systems, audio and video are equally important and must work in concert. Screen manufacturers like Screen Research are further pushing the envelope with acoustically transparent screen technologies in order to provide even greater flexibility for installers, plus those outstanding cinematic experiences for homeowners.

Acoustically transparent (AT) screens first appeared in commercial cinemas. Moviegoers at cinemas enjoy sound as it passes through the screen; this “sonic window” effect, along with proper speaker setup and calibration, makes actors’ voices and special effects appear to come directly from their specific locations on screen.

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