3D audio

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3D audio

A variety of techniques that simulate surround sound from a single pair of stereo speakers (left and right channels). Also called "virtual surround sound" and employed in sound cards to enhance gaming, 3D audio uses signal processing techniques that simulate sounds coming from all directions. See OpenAL, Dolby Digital and Auro-3D.
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Q3D and QXpander, part of QSound's microQ family of audio components, can create a 3D audio effect with stereo headsets or just two speakers by expanding audio signals to create a much richer wireless audio experience.
True 3D audio effects have proved elusive for a number of developers because they require an enhancement beyond traditional stereo projection of audio to create the illusion of sound from all directions, including above and below, and at different distances.
A DVI-D connector is also included, along with stereo speakers and inboard SRS WOW for 3D audio effects.
Today's customers demand enhanced, HD-quality audio and 3D audio effects to complement the already impressive HD video capabilities available on a majority of the mobile devices on the market.
8W class D stereo audio amplifier IC featuring 3D audio effects that improves sound quality from portable equipment.
Rapid advancements in the availability of HD-quality video for mobile devices as well as the popularity of mobile gaming are driving consumer demand for enhanced, HD-quality audio and 3D audio effects.
GENEVA, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics , a world leader in mobile phone audio solutions, today announced a compact audio power amplifier chip - intended for mobile phones and for other portable audio products -- which creates 3D audio effects in the stereo speaker outputs to add impact and a surround-sound feel to MP3 and video files.
264 video decoding, 3Mpixel camera interface, 3D games and 3D audio effects, MP3 and AAC+ playback in a small footprint and at a lower system cost than most competing chips.
iQms2 integrates seamlessly with Windows Media Player 9 Series, providing a dramatically improved playback experience by making streaming Internet audio and MP3s come alive with QSound's remarkable 3D audio effects.
As the latest addition to QSound's iQ(TM) product line, iQfx3 makes streaming Internet audio and MP3s come alive with QSound's remarkable 3D audio effects.
iQfx3 makes streaming Internet audio and MP3s come alive with QSound's remarkable 3D audio effects and has been developed exclusively for RealNetworks' new feature-rich, streamlined, single platform product, RealOne Player.
The DMN-8600 also performs all audio processing tasks, supporting, among other things, industry-standard Dolby Digital(R) encoding and decoding, DTS decoding, 3D audio effects, and bass management functions.