What is an immersive sound experience
If you soak in the ambience guided by well- designed state-of-the-art sound devices then what you are being subjected to is the Immersive Sound experience. The term was coined by Auro-3D creator Wilfried Van Baelen and adopted by the Society of Motion Picture and TV Engineers (SMPTE).
Immersive "Sound" is concerned with height and the audible experience whereas Immersive "Audio" deals with the technology When compared to 2D horizontal speakers placed at the ear level, Immersive Sound adds speakers on the wall or in the ceiling to create a true 3D effect.
It is a fact that Soundbars "up-firing" speakers simulate Immersive Sound. According to a sound expert, “nothing compares to moving the air in a 3D space all around the listener.