Onkyo adds new Dolby Atmos audio technology to their latest flagship AV receivers

Bringing the Theater Home
Onkyo
announced that they would load Dolby's new surround sound technology called "Dolby Atmos" into their latest flagship AV receiver models TX-NR1030 and TX-NR3030. These models are currently under development.

Full details regarding release day, appearance, or specs of new TX-NR1030/3030 will be unveiled at a later date.

Onkyo is also planning to update the entry models TX-NR636 and TX-NR838 in September, which already went on sale.

Dolby Atmos is a new surround sound technology that is used for movie theaters. A home AV receiver with the Dolby Atmos technology will be capable of giving people powerful, clear sounds and enjoy the feeling of watching a movie at an actual movie theater.

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