Trond Lossius, Bergen Center for Electronic Arts, presents Ambisonic Toolkit (ATK) for Reaper, a creative an intuitive way to experience Ambisonic surround sound. Ambisonic approaches give producers and performers autonomy over how each sound is heard in any space and any playback system.
I have used the Harpex plugin with a Soundfield SPS200 for some years and still find it the most musical and comprehensive tool available
http://harpex.net/ — Harpex is a new B-format processing algorithm that takes into account both the non-linear, parametric nature of spatial hearing and our uncanny ability to resolve simultaneous sounds. This provides a significant step upwards in quality, producing sharper, clearer and more stable renderings of B-format material than before.
Virtual reality is here – 2016 is the year when the likes of Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and the HTC Vive take the medium mainstream.
And it’s well on its way.For the uninitiated, VR is an immersive experience in which your head movements are tracked in a three-dimensional world, making it ideally suited to games and even movies.Explained: How does VR actually work?While VR was a non-starter back in the 90s, developers are now creating mind-blowing experiences that look set to revolutionise gaming and entertainment.But what are the best VR headsets and which one should you choose? We’ve put together the definitive selection of the most gob-smackingly awesome devices just waiting to be strapped to your face. Read on for the full list…
Rondo360 renders all audio formats and file types to our custom 360° MTB (motion-tracked binaural) format for hyper-realistic VR audio playback. Whether your project is new or old, whether it’s Stereo or Ambisonics or 1000 sources, you can open Rondo360 in your DAW, spatialize tracks, and output one immersive MTB file. We’ll also support other output formats like B-format (Ambisonics)
The microphone however only seems to have capsules on the horizontal so is not recording height information as per standard Ambisonics
Source: Rondo360 | Dysonics
The new Sennheiser VR mic, AMBEO, will enable a user optimal performance even under the toughest filming conditions, designed to be used for the new GoPro 360 VR camera rig. The VR mic has a special windshield that is waterproof and nearly immune against snow, ice, and wind. This is a perfect tool GoPro to film extreme sport athletes such as pro surfers, mountain climbers, base jumpers, and mountain bikers.