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Virtual Acoustics and Audio EngineeringNews

VAAE introduction

Published: 16 July 2020

The Virtual Acoustics and Audio Engineering (VAAE) is part of the Acoustics Group within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton. Areas of interest include Sound field control using dense loudspeaker arrays, 3-dimensional audio capture, representation and reproduction, auralization of acoustic spaces, psychoacoustics of spatial audio, microphone arrays for aeroacoustic analysis.

We have several collaborations with industrial partners and welcome enquiries for new collaboration. Our facilities include large and medium sized anechoic chambers, a 40-speaker 3D loudspeaker array, a general purpose listening room, a reverberation room, and a large assortment of equipment including high quality multichannel DA/AD, pre-amps and amplifiers, microphones, loudspeakers.

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