MTV World Stage Malaysia broadcasts in Dolby surround sound
MALAYSIA: Dolby has teamed up with MTV Asia to showcase MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014 in HD 5.1 Dolby surround sound for the second consecutive year. Recorded live for global telecast, the one-night-only outdoor concert took take place at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday 16 August 2014.
MTV World Stage is a series that showcases multi-genre international artists, televised to an audience of over 550 million households.
‘Dolby is honoured to work with MTV in delivering world-class content such as MTV World Stage Malaysia in 5.1 Dolby surround sound. As B.o.B, Boys Republic, Thaitanium, and Yuna take the stage, we want viewers to feel like they are a part of the live concert, enveloped in an immersive audio experience,' remarked Leong-Yan Yoong, regional director, South East Asia, Dolby Laboratories. ‘As high-definition broadcasts become more widely available for viewers in Asia, MTV is setting the benchmark for a higher standard of home entertainment.’
‘It is important for us to be able to elevate the fans' experience – whether it is for those who missed being at the concert, or for fans who want to relive their amazing night at the show – recording live using 5.1 Dolby surround sound gives an immersive experience by taking the audience to that “front-row seat” from their living room,’ said Sari Trisulo, executive producer of MTV World Stage Malaysia, Viacom International Media Networks. ‘We believe MTV's fans recognise the audiovisual difference and appreciate it. Hence, we are pleased to collaborate with Dolby Laboratories on MTV World Stage Malaysia for the second year.’