Disney+ Hotstar and Dolby Laboratories brought Dolby Atmos immersive audio for its users on the Disney+ Hotstar app. The streaming platform earlier launched Dolby Vision support and has now added Dolby Atmos playback to compatible TVs, AVRs, soundbars, Android smartphones and iOS devices. Dolby Atmos offers a multidimensional, spatial sound experience that will immerse you more than ever in your favourite movies, shows, and more on Disney+ Hotstar.
Sidd Mantri, Head of Product - Developing Markets, Disney Streaming, said, “We have collaborated with Dolby on numerous occasions, to bring the latest in technology and innovation on the platform. Disney+ Hotstar users have already enjoyed millions of hours of content in Dolby Vision. We are delighted to add Dolby Atmos spatial audio to further amplify the best-in-class entertainment experience on Disney+ Hotstar. What excites us most, is the differentiated headphone experience we have now delivered to Dolby Atmos-enabled devices (including mobile) for a truly superlative experience on the go. We look forward to collaborating with Dolby and continue pushing the boundaries to deliver cutting-edge innovation to our users.”
“At Dolby, our singular focus is to deliver immersive audio-visual experiences to our customers. We are excited to associate with Disney+ Hotstar to bring best-in-class streaming experience with the combined Dolby Vision and now Dolby Atmos spatial audio technology, to compatible TVs, AVRs, Soundbars and Smartphones,” said Ashim Mathur, Senior Regional Director, Japan and Emerging Markets, Dolby Laboratories.
This feature is available to all of the platform’s users. Some of the Disney+ Hotstar titles now streaming in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos include Home Shanti, Rudra: The Edge of Darkness, November Story, Human, Grahan, The Great Indian Murder, Aarya, Shoorveer, Masoom, Ghar Waapsi, Out of Love, Special Ops 1.5, Vikram, Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal and A Thursday. Additionally, new titles from Hotstar Specials and Multiplex will also have Dolby Atmos.
Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos on Disney+ Hotstar are designed to automatically adapt to one’s compatible device.