Tag Archives: Higher-Order Ambisonics

CfP – International Conference on Spatial Audio 2011

The International Conference on Spatial Audio 2011 takes place from November 10 to 13 at Detmold University of Music.  This expert‘s summit will examine current systems for multichannel audio reproduction and complementing recording techniques, and discuss their respective strengths and … Continue reading

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Material zum Vortrag “Schallfeldsynthese: Stand der Technik und Perspektiven” (In German)

Zur Verleihung des Lothar-Cremer Preises auf der 37. Jahrestagung für Akustik (DAGA 2011) in Düsseldorf habe ich einen Vortrag zu den Grundlagen und Anwendungen der Schallfeldsynthese gehalten. Im folgenden finden Sie die verwendeten Materialien und einige Zusatzinformationen: Vortragsfolien Animationen zur … Continue reading

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Spatio-temporal structure of sound fields synthesized by HOA & WFS

The following two videos show the synthesis of a broadband plane wave using near-field compensated higher-order Ambisonics (NFC-HOA) and Wave Field Synthesis (WFS). A circular system with a diameter of 3 meters consisting of 56 loudspeakers was simulated numerically. The … 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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Doctoral dissertation on sound field synthesis

I have recently finished the official version of my doctoral dissertation on the theory of sound field synthesis. You can obtain a pdf from here. Please cite as Jens Ahrens: The Single-layer Potential Approach Applied to Sound Field Synthesis Including … 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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Audio examples for paper “Ahrens, Wierstorf, Spors: Comparison of Higher Order Ambisonics And Wave Field Synthesis With Respect to Spatial Discretization Artifacts in Time Domain. 40th AES Conference”

This post provides supplementary audio examples for the paper Jens Ahrens, Hagen Wierstorf, and Sascha Spors: Comparison of Higher Order Ambisonics And Wave Field Synthesis With Respect to Spatial Discretization Artifacts in Time Domain. 40th Conference of the AES, Tokyo, … Continue reading

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CfP: Ambisonics Symposium 2010

The first Ambisonics Symposium in Graz was a full success. Below a summary of the CfP for the next symposium in Paris. You can find the full CfP and more informations at http://ambisonics10.ircam.fr. 2nd Int. Symposium on Ambisonics and Spherical … Continue reading

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Panorama of our loudspeaker array

Alexander Lindau from the audio communication group of the TU Berlin has generated this amazing panorama of our circular loudspeaker array at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories: (drag the mouse to move in the panorama) The damping material has been added temporaily … Continue reading

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