Category Archives: Announcement

A Geometric Model for Prediction of Spatial Aliasing in 2.5D Sound Field Synthesis

In the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing we published Winter, F.; Schultz S.; Firtha G.; Spors, S. (2019), “A Geometric Model for Prediction of Spatial Aliasing in 2.5D Sound Field Synthesis,” In: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, … Continue reading

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New version for the Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) toolbox

We are happy to announce new versions of the Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) Toolbox for Python (0.5.0) and for Matlab (2.5.0) together with updated theory documentation. Please see https://sfs.readthedocs.io for further information.

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SoundScape Renderer Version 0.5.0 is Available

A new version is available including a macOS app bundle: http://spatialaudio.net/ssr/download/ The code repository is here: https://github.com/SoundScapeRenderer/ssr Here’s  a brief summary of the changes: GUI now uses Qt5 The exponent that determines distance attenuation of the amplitude in the virtual … Continue reading

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Jupyter Notebooks on Finite Element Method in Acoustics

Being curious about numerical simulations in acoustics using the Finite Element Method (FEM), we started to compile a series of jupyter notebooks providing some insight into the theory, implementation as well as simulation results. The notebooks are available on Github … Continue reading

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Paper: Colouration in 2.5D local wave field synthesis using spatial bandwidth-limitation.

At the 2017 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA) we presented the contribution: Winter, F.; Hold, C.; Wierstorf, H.;Raake A.; Spors, S. (2017): “Colouration in 2.5D local wave field synthesis using spatial bandwidth-limitation.” In: … Continue reading

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New Releases of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Python and Matlab/Octave

New versions of our Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox are available for Matlab/Octave and Python. Matlab This release fixes small bugs, removes obsolete local WFS functions and introduces optional logarithmic spacing of linear secondary sources. For documentation see http://matlab.sfstoolbox.org/en/2.4.2. Download SFS … Continue reading

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Release 2.4.1 of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave

A new version of our Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave is available. This is a minor update fixing some bugs and adding support for mono-frequent simulations of local Wave Field Synthesis (LWFS) using spatial bandwidth-limitation. NEWS (2.4.1) – add … Continue reading

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Release 2.4.0 of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave

A new version of our Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Matlab/Octave is available. This release is a major update including the following highlights: Fix the calculation of zeros of the spherical Bessel function for high orders as needed for NFC-HOA. … Continue reading

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Talk: Azimuthal localisation in 2.5D near-field-compensated higher order ambisonics

At the Acoustics17′ conference we gave a talk: F. Winter, N. Hahn, H. Wierstorf, and S. Spors, “Azimuthal localisation in 2.5D near-field-compensated higher order ambisonics,” 2017. Additional Material and the Slides can be found here. Abstract: Sound Field Synthesis approaches aim … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Researcher Position

A fixed-term (4 years) position for a postdoctoral researcher is available at the Institute of Communications Engineering, Laboratory of Signal Processing and Virtual Acoustics, University of Rostock, Germany. The research is carried out within the framework of project INF ‘Infrastructure … Continue reading

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