With its 360 app by Deezer, Deezer has decided to adopt Sony’s 360 Reality audio format instead of Dolby Atmos. This format offers surround sound not only on headphones but on Chromecast-enabled speakers such as Sony’s SRS-RA5000 and RA3000 models with 360. Now, Deezer has announced that it supports these two models a lot with its new casting feature. .
If you subscribe to Deezer’s premium HiFi level and own either the Sony RA5000 or RA3000, you just need to get the latest 360 app by Deezer, select a track and select the “cast” button in the upper right corner. Even if it’s just a single speaker, you’ll find different parts of the song as independent sound “objects,” “Deezer said, with voice and instruments” placed in a virtual auditorium to create a truly immersive experience. for the listener “.
Deezer initially launched the app in 2019 with 1,000 tracks, and said the library will grow with new albums by David Bowie, Doja Cat and Alicia Keyes. You can now find dedicated 360 editorial playlists on the app’s recommendation page, including Deezer’s “360 Sessions” playlist with live performances by Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie, Circa Waves and others.
Sony’s Reality 360 Audio was already available on the RA5000 and RA3000 speakers via Chromecast on Amazon Music and Tidal. Now that it’s also in Deezer, Sony has a fairly solid base of streaming services with its surround sound technology.
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