Skip to main content

On Campus

School of Communication launches Asia’s first Dolby Atmos sound studio, AI and VR labs to celebrate 50th anniversary

29 Oct 2018

The Dolby Atmos Sound studio can help students significantly enhance the sound impact of their works.
The Dolby Atmos Sound studio can help students significantly enhance the sound impact of their works.
(From left) Dr Zhang Xinzhi , Research Assistant Professor of Department of Journalism, Mr Man Shu-sum, Associate Director of Academy of Film, Mr Lau Chi-Kuen, Associate Dean of School of Communication, Professor Alice Lee, Head of Department of Journalism and Ms Bonnie Chiu, Associate Head of Department of Journalism introduce the latest development of the School of Communication.
(From left) Dr Zhang Xinzhi , Research Assistant Professor of Department of Journalism, Mr Man Shu-sum, Associate Director of Academy of Film, Mr Lau Chi-Kuen, Associate Dean of School of Communication, Professor Alice Lee, Head of Department of Journalism and Ms Bonnie Chiu, Associate Head of Department of Journalism introduce the latest development of the School of Communication.

The School of Communication has launched new state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.


The facilities include a Dolby Atmos® Sound Studio, which is the first studio of its kind in Asia, as well as an Artificial Intelligence Media Research Laboratory and Virtual Reality Station. This year, the School has also launched a new concentration in Data and Media Communication. Through the new initiatives, the School aims to create an innovative and creative environment for nurturing young talents. 


For details, please refer to https://cpro.hkbu.edu.hk/en/press_release/detail/HKBU-School-of-Communication-launches-Asias-first-Dolby-Atmos-sound-studio,-AI--VR-labs-to-celebrate-50th-anniversary/.