Astro Spatial Audio to Debut SARA II Object Rendering Engine at ISE 2017


At ISE next week, Astro Spatial Audio (ASA) will unveil its new SARA II Premium Rendering Engine. The 3U, rack-mountable SARA II brings object-based 3D sound to the live entertainment and installation industries, plus room acoustics and stage tracking features, all in one package. included with a redesigned face and a 2.8” touchscreen display, the […]

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InfoComm: InfoComm Teams With SMPTE, AES and ASA on Audio’s Holy Grail: Sound Standards for All Enclosed Spaces


This column was reprinted with permission from InfoComm and originally appeared here.  Until the 1980s, cinemas were an acoustical hodge-podge, with dimensions of varying sizes and speakers arrayed in ways that often blasted sound at those in front and challenged those in the rear to hear. Then, in 1977, came Star Wars, George Lucas’ paean to the sci-fi serials of the1930s and 1940s. Its […]

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