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…