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Evaluation of a 3D-Audio System with Head Tracking

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A 3D-audio system was evaluated in an experiment where listeners had to “shoot down” real and virtual sound sources appearing from different directions around them. The 3D-audio was presented through headphones and head tracking was used. In order to investigate the influence of head movements both long and short stimuli were used. Twenty six people participated, of which half were students and half were pilots. The results were analyzed by calculating a localization offset and a localization uncertainty. For azimuth no significant offset was found, whereas for elevation an offset was found that is strongly correlated with the stimulus elevation. The uncertainty for real and virtual sound sources was 10º and 14º in azimuth, and 12º and 24º in elevation.

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