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Subject: Re: The Singing Planet
From: "Dan Dugan" dandugan_1999
Date: Thu Oct 6, 2011 10:36 am ((PDT))
> Louie Psihoyos - who won an Oscar for The Cove - is currently working on =
a major production with a focus on wildlife sound using DSD technology - 's=
omething that's never been done with film before, almost like 3D sound,' ac=
cording to Psihoyos.
> The film is due for release in 2013.
> Sounds like an amazing project.
> Does anyone happen to know what DSD technology is?

DSD is an alternative form of digital audio recording developed by the Sony=
-Philips consortium. Standard digital audio uses the PCM system. Properly d=
one, recordings in either format will sound the same.

My cynical take on DSD is that it was an attempt by Sony to get customers t=
o buy all new Sony equipment for their entire production chain, based on qu=
estionable claims of superior performance.


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