Digital audio relies completely on sampling and no treatment of the subject can be complete without looking at how it works.
The French headquarters of global sonic branding agency Sixième Son has upgraded its studio facilities to a 5.1 setup based around Genelec Smart Active Monitors. The upgrade was a necessary step for the agency due to the standards it sets for the quality of work it delivers in various formats. With its status as industry experts, the team at Sixième Son demand nothing less than the best.
HRTF stands for Head Related Transfer Function and, simply put, is a catch-all term for the characteristics a human head imparts on sound before it enters the ear canal. Everything from level tonal changes caused by our head, shoulders, and pinna (external ear parts), to arrival-time differences (Interaural Time Difference, or ITD) between the two ears have an effect on our perception of the direction and distance of sources.
Digital audio has a remarkably short history, but apart from a few enthusiasts of legacy technology, the takeover has been total.
The Farm is a leading full-service post production group that started in Soho, London, subsequently opening facilities in Manchester and Bristol in the UK, and West Hollywood in Los Angeles. The Farm is well known for its ground-breaking creative approaches and its willingness to embrace all that technology has to offer to further that cause. The Farm team has been responsible for some of the most popular television projects of the last 20 years and has an array of awards to prove it.
It seems almost superfluous today to specify that audio is digital because most audio capture, production and distribution today is done numerically. This was not always the case and at one time audio was primarily done without the help of numbers and the term digital audio was introduced to distinguish the new technology from what went before.
Genelec The companys' active audio monitors are found in broadcast, post production and music recording