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Oberglatt, Zurich, Switzerland, 2013/09/09 - Developer of Innovative Sound Technology Integrates Software to Enable Immersive Sound Out of Laptops, Accessories, Tablets, Smartphones, Sound Bars, Audio Devices and TVs with DSP Platform to Give Consumers an Out of This World Listening Experience - Son.
Sonic Emotion™, the developer of award-winning Absolute 3D sound and industry leader in 3D audio enhancement technologies, announces expansion of its software solutions offering its proprietary audio technology on digital signal processor (DSP) platforms. For the first time to the European market, this software implementation will provide OEMs and brands worldwide the ability to easily implement and license the Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D™ sound software technology to further enhance the consumers listening experience. Private demonstrations will be presented at the IFA consumer electronic unlimited show in Berlin from 6th - 11th September 2013.
Earlier this year in January, Sonic Emotion first launched its software expansion offering its proprietary audio technology on the TMS320C6000™ digital signal processor (DSP) platform from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Now at IFA, Sonic Emotion has the chance to display their latest and most advanced algorithms to their partners using TVs, laptops, accessories, tablets, smartphones, speaker devices including sound bars. Sonic Emotion software solutions allow brands to overcome the restricted sound that results from the physical limitations presented by small speakers and speaker placement found in many of devices today to meet the demand of the self entertaining consumer. The full feature set includes the following:
• Precise placement of audio cues for immersive surround sound from any speaker configuration laptop, desktop, tablet and smartphones, TVs, headphones and audio devices including sound bars;
• Deeper and richer bass for enhanced low frequency response;
• Dialog enhancement for clear and intelligible vocals;
• Ability to work in any speaker configuration set and enhance audio playback for 2, 4 or 6+ channel products;
• Broad sweet spot with elevated sound image;
• Expanded sound field for mono/stereo playback;
• Accommodates any input (Stereo, 5.1, MP3, ...) for playback in Absolute 3D;
• Optimum sound quality by listening to the sounds as they were meant to be heard - moving the audio image “outside the box,” providing spacious and realistic sound;
• Unique custom tuned to the speaker model by SE expert engineering support.
“Building from the experiences and success seen with our chip solution, the new expansion of software enables us to provide our partners and their customers high quality audio that is simply dramatically improves the audio playback capabilities on their device,“ says CEO Rajeev Kapur. “Given the accelerating demand, we made it a priority to port our latest audio technologies to a software base solution offering our clients more innovation of high quality sound.”
Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound technology was developed in the professional field using the concept of sound field control through the application of expertise in four fundamental aspects of 3D sound: wave field synthesis, spatial analysis, psycho acoustics and physical acoustics. With proof of concept established in the professional world, ranging from clubs and concert halls to museums, the technology was adapted to meet the demands of the consumer electronics industry. Sonic Emotion’s audio solutions enable the devices to restore the natural recording of audio as intended in the original studio recording. Sonic Emotion’s sound technology gives consumers the opportunity to listen to movies, music and video games in their truest form with an expansive listening zone throughout the entire room from anywhere in a room or on the go, with no calibration, extra cabling or equipment.
About Sonic Emotion
Founded in 2002, Sonic Emotion (sonicemotion.com) is the world leader in 3D sound entertainment for consumer electronics and professional applications. Beginning with the sound technologies originally developed for large venues, Sonic Emotion holds a number of worldwide patents and is established as the leader in research and application of audio processing technologies. Recognized as the standard in sound, Sonic Emotion applied its expertise in the field to offer a scaled down version of the technology to meet the demands of consumers. Sonic Emotion’s Absolute 3D sound technology solutions have been included in a growing number of home entertainment electronic products sold worldwide including sound bars, towers, DAB radios, docking stations and mobile phone applications. Sonic Emotion’s first consumer mobile app, Headquake, launched in January 2012 as the listening experience on the go.