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Ambisonics : A Practical 3D Audio Theory for Recording, Studio Production, Sound Reinforcement, and Virtual Reality

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-17207-7

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Provides a concise explanation of the fundamentals and background of the surround sound recording and playback technology Ambisonics. It equips readers with the psychoacoustical, signal processing, acoustical, and mathematical knowledge needed to understand the inner workings of modern processing utilities, special equipment for recording, manipulation, and reproduction in the higher-order Ambisonic format. The book comes with various practical examples based on free software tools and open scientific data for reproducible research. The book includes an extensive mathematical appendix. The book offers readers a deeper understanding of Ambisonic technologies, and will especially benefit scientists, audio-system and audio-recording engineers.

Subject: Engineering / Signal, Image and Speech Processing Engineering Acoustics / Acoustics / Music / Ambisonics Book / Binaural Listening / Imaginary Loudspeakers / Playback Technology / Psychoacoustics / Scene-based Sound / Spherical Array Processing / Surround Sound Recording