Genelec Offers Free “Immersive Solutions 2018” Guidebook

Immersive audio has the ability to place listeners in the middle of a realistic 3D audio environment. To aid in the understanding of this technology, Genelec now offers its free “Immersive Solutions 2018” guidebook, which provides a practical overview of principles, formats and technical considerations involved in immersive audio reproduction.

The guidebook features recommended Genelec speakers, system configurations and software utilities. The guidebook can be downloaded at: https://www.genelec.com/immersive.

Genelec said immersive audio is still not fully understood by consumers and some industry professionals. Such audio systems are more complicated to configure and install. The guidebook was created to explain what’s involved and provide solutions for ensuring that immersive audio loudspeaker systems are deployed correctly.

The guidebook begins with an overview of how the ear perceives and localizes sound and how a properly-aligned loudspeaker system can deliver immersive audio. It explains how immersive audio loudspeaker systems are configured and covers the various available formats including Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, DTS:X and 22.2.

The guidebook offers a number of immersive room solutions for compact, small, medium and large rooms and explains how Genelec’s GLM (Genelec Loudspeaker Manager) software can be used to precisely set up an immersive loudspeaker system.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

Loudness for Audio Producers

Wild variations in the levels of program audio has long been a problem for broadcast outlets. Due to controversy over varying audio levels, governments have forced broadcasters to specify specific loudness levels for all programming. In this article, we’ll l…

Essential Guide: IP – A Practical Application

As broadcasters accelerate IP migration, we must move from a position of theory to that of practical application. Hybrid solutions to integrate SDI, AES, MADI, and IP will be needed for many years to come, even with green field sites,…

Essential Guide: Immersive Audio Pt 2 - Immersive Audio Compatibility

Immersive audio has the great potential to transform our human listening experience, captivate our imagination, and inspire our inventiveness.

Essential Guide: When to Virtualize IP

Moving to IP opens a whole plethora of options for broadcasters. Engineers often speak of the advantages of scalability and flexibility in IP systems. But IP systems take on many flavors, from on-prem to off-prem, private and public cloud. And…

Essential Guide:  Immersive Audio Pt 1 - An Immersive Audio Primer

Part one of this four-part series introduces immersive audio, the terminology used, the standards adopted, and the key principles that make it work.