6 Streaming TV Shows with D-Box Motion Encoding

Hit shows including Wandavision, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and The Witcher offer the ability to stimulate beyond home theater’s typical AV senses via D-Box.


An extension of the Star Wars Clone Wars series, one of Disney+'s newest shows is its Bad Batch show that uses D-Box motion encoding to great effect.

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Home theater and multipurpose AV systems are as popular as they’ve ever been due in part to several factors. 

First, the pandemic forced people to spend more time at home and because people were forced to stay home many homeowners decided to invest into home entertainment systems that include AV systems. 

Secondly, well before the onset of COVID-19 home theater was surging because of new technologies that include 4K video, high dynamic range (HDR) video, and immersive audio formats such as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. These technologies help today’s AV systems to deliver better, more Hollywood-like images, and audio experiences that are closer to real life through the ability of height channels to produce sound from overhead. 

One element that integrators can add to these modern AV systems is motion, and one of the top providers of AV motion technology is the Canadian manufacturer D-Box

Based in Montreal, D-Box states that its solutions provide a, “realistic, haptic and immersive entertainment experience by providing feedback to the whole body and sparking the imagination through motion.”

In the commercial cinema market D-Box systems are employed in more than 720 screens in more than 40 countries. 

Over in the residential home AV market the company offers more than 2,000 movies encoded with its motion technologies.  Additionally, the company also offers a number of gaming titles encoded with its haptic technologies. 

Some of the gaming titles that D-Box has encoded includes Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, as well as a number of racing games such as Project Cars 2, and Forza Horizon 4.

Arguably, what may not be as well know about the D-Box catalog of entertainment catalog is the company also encodes TV shows. 

Here’s a quick look at some of the most popular TV shows encoded with D-Box’s haptic technologies from high-profile streaming networks like Disney+, Apple and Netflix.

About the Author

Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


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