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8Ball Is A Complete Audio Solution For 360 Degree Video And Cinematic VR
Hollin Jones on Fri, February 16th | 0 comments
An integrated software and hardware workflow means this new system could streamline the process of recording for the increasingly popular VR format.

Los Angeles, Feb 15th, 2018: 8-ball, a full end-to-end spatial audio solution for Cinematic VR and 360 Video, is now available for purchase online.

True spatial audio immediately immerses listeners, creating the illusion they’re actually there. HEAR360’s 8ball, a patented omni-binaural microphone and software suite, provides complete, end-to-end solutions for cinematic VR and 360 video creators, promising the easy delivery of a gripping spatial audio experience to their audience. 

"We are thrilled to bring a full end-to-end spatial audio solution to market," says Matt Marrin, CEO of HEAR360.

8ball empowers creators to capture spatial audio in omni-binaural formats, and seamlessly integrates their recordings with post-production workflows using a suite of plugins available to purchasers of the microphone. 

8ball is omni-binaural, meaning it captures 360° of audio by utilizing four pairs of high-quality omnidirectional capsules. Custom microphone “ears” are positioned strategically to mimic a human’s perception of audio. The brain decodes 8ball’s recordings, as headphone listeners perceive sound 360° around their head.

When played back through head-mounted displays, 8ball offers a “holographic” audio experience that promises to be nearly indistinguishable from the real world.

The system is priced at $2500 USD and you can hear and see more at  http://www.hear360.io as well as pre-ordering here

Specs

  • Records Immersive sound

  • Omni-Binaural

  • Head-Trackable

  • Easy To Mount

  • Patent Pending Design

  • Works With Any 8-Channel Recorder

  • Capsules: Omnidirectional

  • Frequency Response: 20HZ-20K

  • Power Req.: 48V Phantom Power

  • Maximum Peak SPL: 130 dB (A)

 

Price: $2500 USD

Web:  http://www.hear360.io 

Pre-order: here

 

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