Harman, the audio company that was purchased by Samsung two years ago, has filed a patent for a sound system that uses robots to create the impression of surround sound (via Variety). The patent details how the speakers could move and hover around the user with the help of quadcopters or even “vertical gas jet based propulsion mobility platforms” in an attempt to … [Read more...] about Harman just patented a futuristic system of flying robot speakers for 3D audio
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Dirac is a world-renowned audio technology company on a mission to invent the future of sound. Specialised in digital audio optimisation, Dirac provides a perfected sound experience in any type of listening environment, including mobile, VR/AR, gaming, automotive, residential and commercial AV. Offering the industry’s most powerful suite of digital audio solutions, Dirac … [Read more...] about Dirac Research debuts all new mobile 3D Audio and Bass.
Like the prototype Sennheiser showed off at CES 2018, the final version of the Ambeo Soundbar houses 13 drivers inside a brushed aluminum frame. The living room speaker employs "the latest virtualization technology," the result of a collaboration with Fraunhofer IIS. Immersive 3D audio aside, the combination of tech and hardware here cranks out deep bass without the need to … [Read more...] about Sennheiser’s Ambeo 3D audio soundbar goes on sale in May for $2,499
SoundFi has created a way to bring immersive 3D audio to ordinary headphones and smartphones, and it is releasing an iPhone app that improves the sound for the film The Equalizer 2 as the movie opens on Friday. The free app will work with ordinary headphones and smartphones that viewers take the theaters (four theaters in Los Angeles, and one in Arizona) where the movie is … [Read more...] about SoundFi debuts 3D audio format for The Equalizer 2 opening
Audio is commonly, and sometimes unknowingly, the missing piece a video needs to create an immersive and realistic experience. Subtle sounds in the background, well-mixed dialogue, and directional sound add to a story in ways you may not even notice until they aren’t there. For the past few months, I’ve been using Sennheiser’s $300 Ambeo Smart Headset to … [Read more...] about Sennheiser’s 3D audio headphones are amazing, for the few who want them