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New Frontiers in Spatial Audio: Immersion Networks’ Creator Tools

Why has digital audio been stuck in the mp3 era, while video formats get better, sharper, and faster? It’s time for a new generation of audio.

In this week’s episode, Paul Hubert and Jim Rondinelli share how Immersion Networks is creating new ways for people to have deeper, more meaningful music listening experiences on their own hardware. Discover how the audio company is using ground-breaking research on sensory integration, psychoacoustics, and acoustic simulation to open the sound stage to infinite possibilities in spatial audio. Find out how the massive processing power of Immersion’s new creative tool mix³ allows the virtual sound space to become a “green screen” for creators to share their story. How does our perception of sound influence our listening experiences? How are companies like Immersion Networks looking toward the future and mitigating their environmental footprint? Find out on this week’s episode.


1:35 Paul Hubert's background in audio and music

3:58 Jim Rondinelli's background in audio and music

8:58 Perceptual and spatial audio

11:00 How does the perception of sound influence our listening experiences?

14:40 How does the extensive research translate to consumer products?

23:00 How new innovation at Immersion Networks change the way creators work?

27:55 Immersion Networks mitigating their environmental footprint



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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.