Tag Archives: Higher-Order Ambisonics

Release 0.3.1 of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Python

We are pround to announce release 0.3.1 of the Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Python. This release features Calculation of the sound field scattered by an edge Various driving functions for sound field synthesis using an edge-shaped secondary source distribution … Continue reading

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Paper: On Analytic Methods for 2.5-D Local Sound Field Synthesis Using Circular Distributions of Secondary Sources

In the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing  (Volume:24 ,  Issue: 5 ) we published Winter, F.; Ahrens, J.; Spors, S. (2016), “On Analytic Methods for 2.5-D Local Sound Field Synthesis Using Circular Distributions of Secondary Sources,” In: … Continue reading

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Release 0.2.0 of the Sound Field Toolbox for Python

Release 0.2.0 of our Sound Field Toolbox for Python is available. The Python port of the Sound Field Synthesis toolbox features the calculation of the synthesized sound field for various sound reproduction methods for the monofrequent case. Functionality for visualization … Continue reading

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Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox for Python

We are proud to announce the first release 0.1.0 of the Sound Field Synthesis toolbox for python. The toolbox is purely written in Python. It currently features the calculation of the synthesized sound field for various sound reproduction methods for … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Foundations and Practical Aspects of Sound Field Synthesis

Sascha Spors and Franz Zotter gave a tutorial on the foundations and practical aspects of sound field synthesis at the 138th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. The slides of the tutorial can be downloaded under the DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1025.5527.

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Thesis: Perceptual Assessment of Sound Field Synthesis

After a few years I finally managed to end my PhD thesis and published it under CC BY 3.0: Hagen Wierstorf – Perceptual Assessment of Sound Field Synthesis It derives different sound field synthesis driving functions for Wave Field Synthesis … Continue reading

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Keynote: The Adventure of Spatial Sound Reproduction

Sascha Spors gave a keynote at the 55th International Conference of the Audio Engineering Society (AES). The talk “The Adventure of Spatial Sound Reproduction” gives a personal view on recent achievements in spatial sound reproduction. The slides can be viewed … Continue reading

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Debian package available for the SoundScape Renderer

Due to the efforts of Johannes Zmölnig a debian package for the SoundScape Renderer (SSR) is now available. You can check out the details here.

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Article: Sound Field Synthesis for Audio Presentation

The article Sound Field Synthesis for Audio Presentation from Jens Ahrens, Rudolf Rabenstein and Sascha Spors was published in the Spring 2014 issue of Acoustics Today. An overview on the application of loudspeaker arrays for audio presentation is given. The … Continue reading

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Major Release of the SoundScape Renderer

The SoundScape Renderer (SSR) is a tool for real-time spatial audio reproduction providing a variety of rendering algorithms, e.g. Wave Field Synthesis, Higher-Order Ambisonics and binaural techniques. The development team has worked hard in the past months and is proud … Continue reading

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