Tag Archives: Sound Field Synthesis

Article: The Synthesis of Sound Figures

The article The Synthesis of Sound Figures published by Karim Helwani, Sascha Spors and Herbert Buchner in the Journal Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing discusses the synthesis of sound fields within a predefined region in space.┬áThe problem is formulated by … Continue reading

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Paper: Is Sound Field Control Determined at all Frequencies? How is it Related to Numerical Acoustics?

The paper Is Sound Field Control Determined at all Frequencies? How is it Related to Numerical Acoustics? published by Franz Zotter and Sascha Spors at the 52nd International Conference of the Audio Engineering Society reviews the physical foundations of Sound … Continue reading

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Article: Spatial Sound with Loudspeakers and its Perception: A review of the current state

In the last Proceedings of the IEEE S. Spors, H. Wierstorf, A. Raake, F. Melchior, M. Frank and F. Zotter published a review about the current state of spatial audio reproduction and its perception. Here we are adding supplementary material … Continue reading

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EAA Winter School — Cutting Edge in Spatial Audio

Franz Zotter has organized the course “Cutting Edge in Spatial Audio” at the EAA Winter School which was taking place before the 40th Italian (AIA) Annual Conference on Acoustics and the 39th German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA) in Meran, … Continue reading

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AES Conference on Sound Field Control, Engineering And Perception

The call for papers for the 52nd International Conference of the Audio Engineering Society considers contributions from Sound field control theory Sound field sampling for control purposes Signal processing for sound field control Active and adaptive sound control Transducers, array … Continue reading

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Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox 0.2.2 released

A new version of the Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) Toolbox is available. Highlights of this release are: the secondary source selection for focused sources in WFS works now correctly with circular arrays (see figure below) the secondary_source_selection function now returns … Continue reading

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Paper: Perception and evaluation of sound fields

In a recent paper the percetual evaluation of sound fields created by Sound Field Synthesis is discussed: H. Wierstorf, S. Spors, and A. Raake. Perception and evaluation of sound fields. In Open Seminar on Acoustics, September 2012. Abstract– Sound field … Continue reading

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Article: A Modal Analysis of Spatial Discretization of Spherical Loudspeaker Distributions Used for Sound Field Synthesis

In a recent article the spatial discretization of a spherical secondary source distribution was discussed in depth: J. Ahrens and S. Spors. A modal analysis of spatial discretization in spherical loudspeaker arrays used for sound field synthesis. IEEE Transactions on … Continue reading

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Sound Field Synthesis Toolbox 0.2 released

We are happy to announce the first public and open source release of our Sound Field Synthesis (SFS) Toolbox. It is a toolbox for Matlab/Octave to numerical simulate different SFS methods like Wave Field Synthesis (WFS) or higher order Ambisonics … Continue reading

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Book on Sound Field Synthesis

I proudly announce that some time ago, I submitted the manuscript of a monography on sound field synthesis to Springer who will publish it under the title Analytic Methods of Sound Field Synthesis in spring 2012. You can find the … Continue reading

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