Mercedes-BenZ AG with on-board Dolby Atmos system

The manufacturer Mercedes will soon be offering the Dolby Atmos on-board sound experience for some of its models.

From 2022 for the Mercedes Maybach, and a little later for the models of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class range, Dolby Atmos technology will be available through a 4D audio system signed by the German Hi-Fi manufacturer Burmester.

Detail Burmester audio equipment In total, the equipment on board will have a total of 31 speakers: 6 HP 3D + 4 HP near the ears in each seat + 8 sound transducers installed in pairs in the seats + 1 subwoofer. All powered by two amplifiers for a total power of 1,750 watts. The goal is to offer an unprecedented audiophile experience in the car (“ultimate experience” specifies Mercedes) for both the driver and the passengers.

The floor is John Couling, Senior VP of Dolby Laboratories Business Partnerships John Couling, Senior Vice President of DolbyLaboratories Business Partnerships said, “At Dolby, we are passionate about developing the Dolby Atmos Music experience so that consumers can enjoy it anywhere and Mercedes-Benz shares our vision. We're excited to work with them to accelerate adoption of this immersive hearing experience in cars. The integration of Dolby Atmos in the S-Class and Mercedes-Maybach will provide additional premium functionality for customers, whether they are in the driver's seat or as a passenger. »

The word to Britta Seeger, Sales Manager of Mercedes-Benz AG “Our customers rightly expect the highest level of musical enjoyment in a Mercedes-Benz vehicle. Therefore Mercedes-Benz is one of the first luxury car brands in the world to rely on revolutionary Dolby Atmos technology, says Britta Seeger, member of the board of directors of Daimler AG and head of sales at Mercedes-Benz. AG. With Dolby Atmos and the Burmester audio system, we offer our customers an exciting music experience in the vehicle that almost feels like a live concert. I am sure the customers will be delighted! "