To better understand Dolby Atmos and its potential integration into the consumer market, it's important to consider how its different than the “classic” 5.1 and 7.1 surround decoding schemes. Dolby Atmos is not just a system with more channels than 7.1. It works with three primary elements: bed audio, object audio and metadata. To get the real benefits of Dolby Atmos, more speakers are required in the house. The real paradox in the audio industry is, the progress on the technical side is “more speakers”, but on the commercial side it’s “less speakers”. Regardless, the future will be exciting as always! Discuss "Dolby Atmos for Home Cinema How is it Different?" here. Read the article.