AES E-Library

AES E-Library

An Integrated Algorithm for Optimized Playback of Higher Order Ambisonics

Document Thumbnail

An algorithm is presented that gives improved playback performance of higher order ambisonic material on practical loudspeaker arrays. The optimizations are based on sound field reproduction theories with additional parameters to account for the compensation of loudspeaker and listener positioning constraints and numbers of listeners. Automatic calculation of loudspeaker distances is also achieved based on room dimensions and a gain calibration routine is incorporated. Results are given to quantify the resulting algorithm performance, informal listening tests were carried out, and aspects of implementation are discussed.

Authors:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Subject:
Permalink: http://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=16995

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


AES - Audio Engineering Society