Ambisonic
Ambisonics is a full-sphere surround sound technique: in addition to the horizontal plane, it covers sound sources above and below the listener.
Unlike other multichannel surround formats, its transmission channels do not carry speaker signals. Instead, they contain a speaker-independent representation of a sound field called B-format, which is then decoded to the listener's speaker setup. This extra step allows the producer to think in terms of source directions rather than loudspeaker positions, and offers the listener a considerable degree of flexibility as to the layout and number of speakers used for playback.
Ambisonics was developed in the UK in the 1970s under the auspices of the British National Research Development Corporation.
Despite its solid technical foundation and many advantages, Ambisonics has not been a commercial success, and survived only in niche applications and among recording enthusiasts.
With the easy availability of powerful digital signal processing (as opposed to the expensive and error-prone analog circuitry that had to be used during its early years) and the successful market introduction of home theatre surround sound systems since the 1990s, interest in Ambisonics among recording engineers, sound designers, composers, media companies, broadcasters and researchers has returned and continues to increase.

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Ambisonics is a series of recording and replay techniques using multichannel mixing technology that can be used live or in the studio. By encoding and ...
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Topic: Ambisonic (Sound with height) « Cycling 74
Ambisonic (Sound with height) murray shimada murray shimada 7 Jul 17, 2013 at 2:02am Ambisonic (Sound with height) I would like to try setting a surround system as Ambisonic with only 4 speakers Fostex NF-01A (not enough amount of speakers due to my financial problem). I know it’s difficult to achieve sound reproduction in both horizontal and vertical directions around a listener.
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Aural-Innovations Blog » Ambisonic – “Manitou” (self-released, 2013) plus interview with Erik Culp
Ambisonic, the innovative Canadian space prog duo returns with their third release, Manitou, to once again blow your mind. Ambisonic consists of Erik Culp on keyboards, pedals, and guitars and Paul Barry on drums and piano.
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Topic: recording the output from ambisonic piece B format « Cycling 74
recording the output from Ambisonic piece B format m1ndbullet m1ndbullet 1 17 Dec 6, 2012 at 9:11pm recording the output from Ambisonic piece B format how can i record the out from 8 channels? i have an Ambisonic patch but is it possible to record its output while keeping 1st order bformat? #65542 oli larkin oli larkin 6 2 123 103 Dec 6, 2012 at 9:22pm If you want to be able to decode the piece to a new speaker configuration at a later date, you probably want to record the WXYZ signal that goes to the Ambisonic decoder as a four channel audio file. You can do this with an sfrecord~ object.
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Single Sentence Music Reviews: Ambisonic – ‘Manitou’ | Sonic More Music
Already being a fan of instrumental rock; when I got sent the link for the band Ambisonic's new album ‘Manitou' I was floored, they take everything imaginable and throw it against a sonic wall of fire to generate this synthesis of sounds that can only be described in two words…mind melting. Joe Cornelisse-SMM ‘Manitou'…
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Topic: ICST Ambisonic Tools « Cycling 74
ICST Ambisonic Tools bloatedfish bloatedfish 2 Apr 21, 2008 at 9:24pm ICST Ambisonic Tools #37058 jasch jasch 1 20 Apr 22, 2008 at 8:09am hello, as stated in the readme file that accompanies the ICST externals, this problem is well known yet unsolved because we’ve never been able to reproduce the problem consistently. with the release of Max 5 and its new graphics engine, the ambimonitor will have to be recoded and should then be completely crossplatform.
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Straight.com March 21 2013 – Scott Walker putting on ambisonic show in Sydney | seventeensounds
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|— Ambisonic Realities and the Sonification of Mental Illness —|
I have been thinking a lot about surround sound environments, where the ear is fully immersed in complicated sound fields developed for professional concert halls and grand operas houses to the more common 5. 1 home theater design.
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