Introducing - Spatial Audio

Published on: Jan 20, 2017

Spatial Audio.Surrounded by Sound.

Delight VR Video just got more immersive with the addition of our Spatial Audio feature! You and your customers are now able to locate every sound within your spatial audio enabled productions.

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What is Ambisonics?

Ambisonics is a different way of encoding sound in an orientation independent manner. This is achieved by transforming sound into a different basis function and storing the parameters of said basis functions in one channel resp. The higher-order the function is the more precision can be represented in the signal but the more channels will be used. First order ambisonics are currently a good fit since they produce 4 channels of parameters for the basis and thus fit inside a single 5.1 stream. Second order ambisonics would require 8 channels and thus could fit in 7.1. As soon as the standards improve on storing ambisonics data, Delight VR will strive to support even higher order streams.

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