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Field Recordings and Ambisonics

After a recent update, the Zoom h2.n recorder can now record ambisonic files. I had one of these units some time ago, but got rid of it as I felt it’s mics were a tad noisy, but for field recordings that’s less of an issue (well for sources at a reasonable level, anyway) I have just bought another unit and have started experimenting with recordings and processing them in… 134 more words


New Paper: Localisation with Third Order Ambisonics and Off-Centre Listeners

Last month the last paper from work done during my thesis was published in the Journal of the Audio Engineering Society. We tested localisation for off-centre listeners with third order Ambisonics for two different noise signals: transient and non-transient. 108 more words


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