10Spatial Audio

Emerging Technologies in Immersive Sound

It is an exciting time for immersive technologies! And thankfully, audio has finally become part of the revolution. Breakthroughs in the recording, mixing, and playback of spatial audio have given creators new tools and workflows, allowing immersive sound to take its rightful place alongside immersive visuals. With these technological changes come opportunities in nonfiction storytelling, with a range of applications, such as news stories, documentaries—both short and long form—museum exhibits, live immersive experiences, and training applications. Immersive nonfiction storytelling has taken advantage of being able to place the viewer into a situation, with its accompanying emotional ...

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