High-end commercial cinema is a space with very strict requirements for sound quality. The sound system for this type of entertainment must comply with the technical standards of major sound brands such as Dolby, THX, IMAX.
So why do two commercial cinemas with the same Dolby Surround certification have a completely different sound experience?
Will the conventional design and construction of commercial cinemas and the purchase of expensive speakers running Dolby’s auto-correction software make all Dolby-certified cinemas sound good?
The story is much more complicated than that.
Poor quality cinema always gives you a headache because of the following problems:
- Too much outside noise entering the room affects the movie viewing experience
- Poor sound insulation affects the adjoining cinema room
- Blurry sound, lack of sharpness, not well connected to the picture content in the movie
- Unstable bass experience in various seats in the cinema
- The noise emitted from the air conditioning system exceeds the permissible level
All of the above problems are the result of poor design, room construction, and sound system alignment, leading to wasting time and money but only achieving an unsatisfactory movie-watching experience.
Solutions for High-end Commercial Cinemas
iSS Acoustics provides comprehensive solutions for design, construction, and sound systems for high-end commercial cinemas. Here are the essentials to complete such a cinema.
1. Overall Design and Acoustic Treatment
A high-end commercial cinema always starts with a professional design. Two cinemas that look alike can have completely different audio experiences. Simply because you hear with your ears, not with your eyes.
Any interior designer can design a room that “looks like” a cinema. But when you sit and watch a movie in it, you realize that a nice room doesn’t mean the sound is good.
How is iSS Acoustics’ commercial cinema design different?
- Dedicated design for each project, no two are alike
- Smart layout improves sound absorption, sound insulation, and usability
- The natural, accurate, clear, and highly consistent sound across many different positions in the room
- Applying advanced soundproofing designs from our experience with hundreds of professional studios we have completed
iSS Acoustics’ high-end commercial cinema soundproofing solution always offers the best performance according to your needs at the most reasonable cost thanks to the smart design.
- Clever soundproof design, not stereotypical
- High efficiency
- Reasonable cost
- Careful construction, technical assurance
- Improve the sound insulation of the Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
3. Sound System Installation and Calibration
According to Dolby
“At the heart of great cinema is great sound.”
Correct! But sound systems only sound good when properly designed, installed, and calibrated by audio professionals in a room with good acoustics.
Buying a good sound system (even if they are certified by Dolby, THX, etc.) to install in the room is the first step. The next stages require more expertise to maximize sound performance.
iSS Acoustics’ well-trained audio experts with years of experience will help you achieve a great sound experience in your commercial cinema by:
- Design your professional cinema sound system according to the specifications of famous brands (Dolby, THX…)
- Design dedicated damping system for speakers, improving sound insulation
- Professional sound calibration by iSS Acoustics’s technical experts
- Using modern, accurate measuring equipment
DYNAMIK Premium Cinema Sound System
As you may not know, iSS Acoustics worked with German experts to develop DYNAMIK high-end speakers with an excellent price/performance ratio.
DYNAMIK’s product line for commercial cinemas has many advantages:
- Speakers with high sensitivity and excellent performance
- 100% genuine parts made in Italy
DYNAMIK speaker systems have been used daily in many high-end studios by top music producers such as Nguyen Hai Phong, Khac Hung … to make famous Top Hits.
4. Construction of Commercial Cinemas
For cinemas, a good design can be destroyed if entrusted to a contractor who does not specialize in this field.
Working with iSS Acoustics, you can always be assured that your cinema is built with attention to every detail, even the smallest.
- Strict construction supervision
- High-quality materials
- Lifetime technical support
Choosing the Right Contractor
iSS Acoustics is a designer and constructor of cinemas with top-class sound quality in Vietnam. We have worked with famous artists and sound engineers (Nguyen Hai Phong, Touliver, Khac Hung, Duong Cam…), and bring great sound solutions.
Please contact us whenever you need advice on commercial cinema in particular and sound in general.