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Evaluation of Six Degrees of Freedom 3D Audio Orchestra Recording and Playback using multi-point Ambisonics interpolation

This paper describes a strategy for recording sound and enabling six-degrees-of-freedom playback, making use of multiple simultaneous and synchronized Higher Order Ambisonics (HOA) recordings. Such a strategy enables users to navigate in a simulated 3D space and listen to the six-degrees-of-freedom recordings from different perspectives. For the evaluation of the proposed approach, an Unreal Engine-based navigable 3D audiovisual playback system was implemented. Subjective listening tests were conducted which compare the quality of the prepared walk-through.

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