The Audio Engineering Society 16th International Conference: Spatial Sound Reproduction, 10-12 April 1999


Immersive 3-D Sound Reproduction in a Virtual Room

1) Tapio Lokki, 2) Lauri Savioja, 1) Jarmo Hiipakka

1) Helsinki University of Technology
Telecommunication Software and Multimedia Laboratory

2) Helsinki University of Technology
Laboratory of Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing

The 3-D audio reproduction in virtual rooms is discussed. The concept of virtual room is overviewed pointing out the use of sound in immersive virtual environments, and the acoustical issues of the virtual room are discussed. Different spatial sound reproduction techniques are overviewed. As a case study we report the spatial audio reproduction system currently under construction at Helsinki University of Technology.

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