CJ 4DPLEX introduces CGV's Second FLEXOUND Augmented
Audio™ Theatre at CGV Songpa in Korea.
Gold Class Wangsimni, CJ CGV’s premium theatre, reopened on 30 August 2019, was
Asia’s first screen with audio enhancements in every seat.
CGV Songpa SphereX is now the
second CGV screen with FLEXOUND Augmented Audio™ enhancement in every seat.
Based on the great audience feedback and experiences at their first FLEXOUND
cinema in CGV Gold Class Wangsimni, CJ CGV and CJ 4DPLEX decided to continue
the co-operation with FLEXOUND. CJ 4DPLEX, which is known for 4DX and ScreenX
-innovative movie format-, developed this new collaboration between CJ CGV and
FLEXOUND for the ultimate Sound Solution into the cinemas.
This new SphereX Songpa cinema with
73 FLEXOUND boosted seats opened on Christmas Eve, 24 December and screens the
filmization of the famous musical CATS.
CJ 4DPLEX and FLEXOUND are in talks
to expand the collaboration further in more CGV theatres, as well as
incorporating FLEXOUND Augmented Audio™ with 4DX and ScreenX.
FLEXOUND Augmented Audio™ is a
revolutionary Finnish audio innovation that is rapidly gaining recognition in
different industries globally. “The original idea about multisensory listening
started from therapy for autistic children. Soundwaves are vibration that can
be heard with our ears, but sound can also be perceived with our skin and body.
Why only use our fairly bad human hearing, if we can enjoy wonderful movies and
music also with our sensation of touch?”, asks the FLEXOUND CEO Mervi Heinaro.
Patented FLEXOUND technology offers
equal sound quality in every seat independent of seat location. It improves the
clarity of dialogue, enhances the emotions created by the story and provides
the audiences a very natural and truly immersive sound without need for a remix
or recode allowing cinema operators to screen any content in a FLEXOUND
Augmented Audio™ boosted cinema.