Category Archives: Anouncements

Release 0.3.2 of the SoundScape Renderer

The new release 0.3.2 (Spinet) of the SoundScape Renderer (SSR) is available for download. This release contains  a number of bugfixes and includes the source code of the Android SSR remote control. Thanks to all of you who have reported … Continue reading

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Free Database of Head-Related Impulse Response Measurements

We have measured a set of horizontal plane Head-Related Impulse Response (HRIR). The impulse responses were acquired in an anechoic chamber using a KEMAR manikin at four different loudspeaker distances – 3m, 2m, 1m and 0.5m – reaching from the … Continue reading

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New release of the SoundScape Renderer available

We have worked hard in the last months to fix serveral bugs and on various improvements of the SoundScape Renderer (SSR). The current release 0.3.1 includes: OS X 10.6 port of the SSR Android remote control (as .apk) Pure Data … Continue reading

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International Conference on Spatial Audio 2011

International Conference on Spatial Audio 2011 Initial Announcement (April 14 2011) * November 10 – 13, Hochschule für Musik, Detmold The International Conference on Spatial Audio 2011 takes place from November 10 to 13 at Detmold University of Music. This … Continue reading

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Auditory Modelling Toolbox (AMT) 0.0.3 released

A new version of the Auditory Modelling Toolbox has been released. It includes now the models from Dau and Jepsen with an adaptation loop, modulation filterbank and DRNL. The only thing currently missing for these models is the optimal detector, … Continue reading

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Special session on “Virtual Acoustics” at the Annual Convention for Acoustics (aka DAGA)

I have called for contributions to a special session on “Virtual Acoustics” to be held at the Annual Convention of Acoustics (Jahrestagung für Akustik, DAGA) in Düsseldorf. A lot of proposals (more than 20) have been sumitted. Take a look … Continue reading

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DFG Research Unit SEACEN approved

We are pround to announce that the DFG research unit “Simulation and Evaluation of Acoustical Environments (SEACEN)” has been approved by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. The research unit constists of 9 research projects hosted by 6 institutes.  The focus is to … Continue reading

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Tutorials on Spatial Sound Reproduction

Frank Melchior from IOSONO and Jens Ahrens/Sascha Spors from the Quality and Usability Lab have given tutorials on “Spatial Audio Reproduction” at the 128/129th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. A focus of the tutorials lies on the paradigm shift … Continue reading

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An Android Remote Control for the SoundScape Renderer

Almost all features of the SoundScape Renderer (SSR) can be controlled by its network interface. We have implemented various clients for the SSR (e.g. using python, PureData, MATLAB) that use these capablities for remote control of the virtual scene. For … Continue reading

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New papers published

We have recently published some papers: at the 40th International AES Conference in Tokyo at the ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation in Bochum, Germany in the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing in the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing … Continue reading

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