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ambisonics

(ˌæmbɪˈsɒnɪks)
n
(Electronics) (functioning as singular) the technique of reproducing and transmitting surround sound. See surround sound
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With this new product, we hope to engage with VR production agencies, VR content creators, the Ambisonics community as well as studio engineers and owners"
The AMBEO VR Mic is an Ambisonics microphone that uses four carefully selected, matched capsules in a tetrahedral arrangement.
This format is recognised in the Ambisonics world, the W component being the omni and the X, Y, Z components being figure-of-eight capsules along three spatial axes.
Google is banking on ambisonics to develop its Omnitone system, a technique that simulates the full sphere of sound around the user, giving coordinates in 3D space and allowing the renderer to convert the coordinate into appropriate sound waves, Tech Crunch reports.
This is how they came up with Omnitone, which combines the sound data from the ambisonic sound stream with the VR headset's sensors.
To identify the best approach, Bruel & Kjaer carried out an investigation contrasting five methods for the reproduction of background noise, including ETSI EG 202 396-1, Higher-order ambisonics, matrix inversion method, ETSI TS 103 224 and matrix inversion method optimized for a specific device.
Also, Technicolor has been assigned the prestigious task of developing the standards for High Order Ambisonics technology, which delivers more immersive audio than today's surround sound.
What is significant about the MPEG-H piece and our work in High Order Ambisonics is we can take the intent of the creatives and represent it in a theater, (and) all the way down to a tablet," Teksler says.
Traditionally associated with Ambisonics, SoundField has a strong reputation amongst surround sound professionals as the only single microphone capable of delivering a full surround mix.
Presenting highlights from Nimbus' extensive catalogue of Ambisonic recordings, the series will feature titles dating back to the early 1970s.
A British-invented system, Ambisonic technology records a 360 degree sound field using a "single point" microphone with four capsules that is then "UHJ-encoded" to provide a two-channel stereo signal, so that it is compatible with all standard playback equipment, but can be decoded back to four-channel surround with the appropriate equipment.
Recent advances in surround sound and the widespread growth in sales of home theatre systems has enabled Nimbus Records to re-release their Ambisonic recordings on the DVD-A format, therefore allowing playback as originally intended in four channels.