virtual acoustics

virtual acoustics

[‚vər·chə·wəl ə′küs·tiks]
(engineering acoustics)
Digitally processing sounds so that they appear to come from particular locations in three-dimensional space, with the goal of simulating the complex acoustic field experienced by a listener within a natural environment. Also known as auralization; three-dimensional sound.
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Virtual Haydn: Recording and Performing in Virtual Acoustics: Chair, Wieslaw Woszczyk, McGill University and a distinguished panel will celebrate the Hayden Bicentenary by revealing how a leading keyboardist, producer, and virtual acoustics architect collaborated on the first application of "virtual acoustics" for the recording of Virtual Haydn.
This includes audio and video compression (MP3, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4), audio signal analysis, and virtual acoustics.
Its focus is on extraction and handling of metadata, virtual acoustics and audio coding for special applications.