At the Ambisonics Symposium 2010 (hosted by IRCAM in Paris), I presented a paper on using a 3rd-order Ambisonic rig to present non-Ambisonic electro-acoustic works with virtual speakers.
The paper is intended as a how-to for people who wish to employ similar techniques for their own concert events. It includes a report on informal listening tests that might be interesting as a starting point for further study.
FIRST WORKSHOP - MONDAY 20th APRIL, NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM, YORK
Sound and the Heritage Experience
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Please find attached details of the I Hear Too research network and our first research workshop in York.
The Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM) calls for contributions to the first Ambisonics Symposium. As many past audio and acoustics conferences have shown, there seems to exist a group of persistent spherical audio enthusiasts. We therefore decided to go ahead and organize the first symposium on this subject to improve and intensify the ongoing scientific discussion on spherical audio. The Ambisonics Symposium will be held 25-27 June 2009 at the IEM in Graz, AUSTRIA.
There's been a problem with the SpACE-Net website for while now which is causing image and audio files to have extra bytes appended to their headers, making most viewers/players refuse to open them.
The latest utilities shipped with Apple Logic can now create and use (apparantly) B-Format impulse responses.
Codemasters' new driving game DiRT, released for Sony PlayStation 3 this month, makes effective use of hybrid third-order Ambisonics via the console's eight-channel HDMI audio output, as explained in
After some considerable deliberation the panel of artists, composers, academics and industry partners who were asked to review and consider the recent round of applications for the Creative Call regretfully announce that none of the current applicants have been successful in moving forward to the commissioning and realisation stage.
Digital Music Research Network (DMRN) Summer Conference
In association with Sonic Art Meeting Group (SAMG)
7th – 8th July 2007