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SpiceJet flyers can now enjoy a Dolby Atmos experience 38,000 ft up in the sky

SpiceScreen to offer flyers an immersive experience with Dolby Atmos

GURUGRAM, December 22, 2021: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and Dolby, a company with decades of expertise in delivering breakthrough audio and visual experiences to billions of people worldwide, have come together to deliver enhanced audio experiences for flyers 38,000ft up in the sky, in Dolby Atmos.

SpiceJet passengers will be able to enjoy their favorite Dolby Atmos enabled content like blockbuster movies and podcasts on compatible Dolby Atmos-enabled devices. Flyers can enjoy this immersive audio experience via SpiceJet’s in-flight entertainment (IFE) system, SpiceScreen.

Debojo Maharshi, Chief Marketing Officer, SpiceJet said, “As a majority of Indian travelers prefer watching Bollywood, Regional movies, Original shows and Podcasts, Dolby’s revolutionary immersive audio technology Dolby Atmos, will add to the entertainment quotient on SpiceScreen. By introducing Dolby Atmos on our in-flight entertainment system, SpiceJet has raised the bar for a superlative on-board experience. With Dolby Atmos, SpiceScreen brings a theatre-like 360 degree surround sound experience at 38,000 ft for passengers, making movies and podcasts more immersive and larger-than-life. We hope our passengers love the all-new experience on-board.”

“We are excited to be part of this endeavor with SpiceJet and MojoBoxx. At Dolby, our goal is to enable spectacular entertainment experiences, and this is a great opportunity to cater to our audiences not just on the go but also when they fly”, said Pankaj Kedia, Managing Director, Emerging Markets, Dolby Laboratories.

"We are proud to be Dolby’s first digital partner in the sky, in the World. Our partnership will enable us to bring the cinema-like sound experience to passengers in the sky for the first time in the history of In-Flight Entertainment in the World with Dolby Atmos.’ said Manoj Kumar Gupta, Founder, MojoBoxx.

SpiceScreen, is a first-of-its-kind, light-in-weight, wireless entertainment system that enables seamless delivery of content on to the personal devices of the passengers through the Wi-Fi network. Passengers will now be able to enjoy their favorite Dolby Atmos enabled content including blockbuster movies and podcasts on Dolby Atmos compatible devices.

Passengers can download and access the SpiceScreen app on their hand-held devices and enjoy content spanning from movies, shows, stand-up comedies, podcast amongst others.

To cater to the evolving consumer sentiment, MojoBoxx worked with content partners like Eros Now and Earshot, to extend their content library comprising blockbuster Bollywood films and podcasts in Dolby Atmos to SpiceJet flyers.

About SpiceJet Ltd
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737s, Q-400s & freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 63 daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.

The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.

About Dolby
Dolby founded in 1965 and headquartered in San Francisco, is a leading global innovator and developer of audio, imaging, and voice technologies for cinema, home theaters, PCs, mobile phones, and games. Dolby products include Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, Dolby Voice, Dolby Atmos, and Dolby Vision. Dolby is the market leader in developing sound processing and noise reduction systems for use in professional and consumer audio & video equipment.

About MojoBoxx
MojoBoxx is an Indian Technology Start-Up providing digital travel experience solutions in an unconnected environment for Airlines, Railways, Metros, and long-distance road travellers. It holds proprietary carbon optimized hardware that is as light as 181 grams transmitting dedicated data speeds above 70 Mbps for buffer-free streaming. MojoBoxx In-Flight Experience Platform is the world's first android smartphone in-flight avionics platform and is the 1st ever Indian company to be certified by the aviation regulators FAA / EASA for Portable Wi-Fi Experience Solutions inside the Aircraft.