Future Shop bringing Dolby Atmos sound to Canada through new home theatre collection this fall

Jun 23, 2014, 12:01 ET from Future Shop

Top manufacturers at Future Shop to deliver award-winning Dolby Atmos multi-dimensional sound

BURNABY, BC, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians can soon bring home the captivating, multi-dimensional sound of Dolby Atmos through new lines of AV receivers and Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers available at Future Shop storesand Futureshop.ca this fall.  With Dolby Atmos®, sound comes alive from all directions, including overhead, to fill the home theater with astonishing clarity, power, detail, and depth

"We're thrilled to bring the Dolby Atmos experience to Canada through the premium home theatre brands our customers rely on for a superior in-home theatre experience," said Phil Johnston, director of audio, Future Shop. "Dolby Atmos is the same platform today's leading filmmakers are using to immerse audiences right into the action. We're ready to bring that same theatre experience into Canadian living rooms through the Dolby Atmos-enabled products and our installation services."

Future Shop's new Dolby Atmos-enabled home theatre products lineup will be unveiled in fall 2014.

About Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos delivers captivating, multidimensional sound that places and moves specific sounds anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive all around the audience.

Since its introduction in the Cinema in 2012, Dolby Atmos has been embraced by all the major Hollywood studios, seven Academy Award® winning directors, and 16 Academy Award-winning sound mixers, among others. Later this year, entertainment enthusiasts will be able to enjoy Dolby Atmos in their home theaters.

To learn more about Dolby Atmos and home theaters, visit the Dolby Lab Notes blog here.

To discover more about Dolby Atmos, visit www.futureshop.ca.

About Future Shop
With more than 135 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website, Futureshop.ca, to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells. Futureshop.ca also hosts an online community forum and tech blog called Tech Yeah for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshop.ca/techyeah). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/futuregeneration).

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