Technology continues to transform the onboard experience for owners of superyachts and mega-yachts. This extends to integration of elaborate immersive sound systems, state-of-the-art home theaters, or onboard nightclubs.
A recent article by technology expert Steve May published in BOAT International underscores that, “Integrators and yacht builders are increasingly pushing the sonic envelope, much to the delight of owners.” Among the high end sound systems featured is Island Prestige, the 360° immersive sound lounge designed by L-Acoustics Creations which invites guests to relax and enjoy favorite music of movies in lossless or spatial audio formats such as Dolby Atmos, 5.1 surround or DTS, whether on land or at sea.
L-Acoustics Creations was awarded Best Audio at Sea at the 2021 annual Superyacht Technology Conference held in Barcelona. At the same event, Nick Fichte, Global Business Manager for L-Acoustics Creations presented a keynote outlining the trends in high end audio for luxury marine and superyacht applications. This includes a growing library of online content in immersive audio formats such as Dolby Atmos for which L-Acoustics Island Prestige represents the ultimate listening environment. Nick also pointed to the growing trend towards hybrid live events, giving audiences the opportunity to experience livestreamed concerts at home. What better way to enjoy livestreamed music than on sound systems with the exact same sonic signature and make as the PAs, stage monitors and DJ rigs of festivals such as Lollapalooza, Reading & Leeds, Tomorrowland or MDL Beast Soundstorm?
Read the full article in BOAT International here.