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PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

Immersive audio is making headway into musical theatre. Musical theatre would seem ripe for the immersive audio picking. Productions are often holed up in cranky old theatres for months on end, where acoustics aren’t always great, and sound designers are always looking for an edge. Astro Spatial Audio is a package that takes care of
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

L-ISA: FRENCH REVOLUTION

L-ISA: FRENCH REVOLUTION

L-Acoustics pioneered the last major reinvention of the PA, now it’s confident it can do it all again. Text:/ Mark Davie L-ISA isn’t even technically on the market yet, and Guillame Le Nost, L-Acoustics’ Director of R&D on L-ISA, is already referring to stereo PA deployments as “the way it used to be”, “traditional”, and
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

MEYER IN THE RIGHT SPACE

MEYER IN THE RIGHT SPACE

Meyer Sound’s Steve Ellison is set to take what they know from Constellation into a live sound context. Interview:/ Christopher Holder In most regards Meyer is way ahead of the immersive audio tech curve. Constellation does something truly amazing — combining dozens of measurement microphones that ‘sample’ the space, feeding the monumentally powerful (288×288) D-Mitri
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September 25, 2018 Technology

EXPLORING THE SOUNDSCAPE

EXPLORING THE SOUNDSCAPE

d&b’s Ralf Zuleeg talks about the beauty of ‘what you see is what you hear’. Interview:/ Christopher Holder Ralf Zuleeg is d&b’s head of Sales Services & Application Engineering. If Soundscape is anyone’s ‘baby’, it’s Ralf’s. Ralf Zuleeg: For d&b, it was a case of ‘what would be the next loudspeaker?’ With GSL, we have
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September 25, 2018 Technology

WELL OILED MACHINE

WELL OILED MACHINE

No expense spared, one-off event in the UAE.  Text:/ Christopher Holder The UAE celebrates its National Day (when a bunch of Gulf States unified to create the UAE) with a variety of cultural events, military parades, and unimaginable quantities of fireworks. A formal VIP presentation at the most recent 46th National Day last December switched
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

MORE IS MORE: IMMERSIVE AUDIO

MORE IS MORE: IMMERSIVE AUDIO

Text:/ Christopher Holder Thanks to L-Acoustics’ L-ISA and d&b’s Soundscape making headlines, it really feels like immersive audio’s time has come. Immersive (or ‘spatial’) audio has been around a while. Ambisonics bubble of 3D sound was first in development in the ’70s for example. But now the conditions are right for immersive audio to take
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September 25, 2018 Technology