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Creating an audio installation, part 1

“What happens in Vegas stays on Facebook” is a meme that couldn’t be more true nowadays. “Vegas” can be almost any public place in the physical world or every discussion forum on the Internet. 550 more words


Playing the Echo

This 360 video recorded with Ambisonics (headphones needed) illustrates some of the strange echoes created by the domed ceiling of the circular reading room in… 462 more words


Delivering Spatial Audio for Use with Virtual Reality

Introducing my research project for emerging technologies in audio. Although spatial and 3D audio has been around for a long time already it has only recently been introduced to the mainstream. 288 more words


360 Video of Reverberation Chamber

Here is another 360 video recorded with spatial audio – so reach for your headphones. The heavy reverberation creates some interesting aural effects, some of them probably due to how YouTube creates the binaural rendering and are not real. 16 more words


Adding spatial audio to Ricoh Theta 360 Video

I recently made this 360 video tour of Salford University’s anechoic chamber. You’ll need headphones, and I think navigating these videos works best on a mobile. 803 more words


Ambisonics lecture notes

Ambisonics is a method of codifying a sound field taking into account its directional properties. Instead of every channel having the signal what every loudspeaker should be emitting, as in stereo or 5.1 surround, every Ambisonics channel has information about certain physical properties of the acoustic field, such as the pressure or the acoustic velocity. 83 more words


The Astro-Binaural Clock: A Hypothetical Auditory Orrery

One of my longstanding curiosities has been the middle ground to be found between science and spirituality. For many years I have had a strong interest in the field of astrology and have subsequently found it to be a domineering element in my personal understandings of the spiritual world. 1,199 more words