[LAU] Surround Mixing & Ambisonics

andersvi at notam02.no andersvi at notam02.no
Mon Aug 17 04:15:54 EDT 2009

>>>>> "J" == Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de> writes:

    >> Third and _most_ important of all, is it possible to listen to
    >> the _virtual_ surround image in real-time through stereo? 

    J> for any remotely professional application, the only thing that
    J> makes any sense is a binaural rendering. which you can do using
    J> supercollider or pd, but it's quite an undertaking.

Isnt this ('enhanced stereo') part of what the UHF format delivers as


The article here claims the 2 channels UHF-encoding of Ambisonics
signals can be played back with a standard stereo-setup, and achieve
'phantom' images behind the listener as well.  Ive never tried, but
would be very interested to hear about experiences from anyone.


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