PARIS, October 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
3D Sound Labs, the 3D/VR Audio specialist, today announced that Ina-GRM has selected the VR Audio Kit for their new set of spatial audio plugins. VR Audio Kit is an Ambisonics-based software development kit for the rendering of spatial audio content over headphones. 3D Sound Labs' tools will also be used during Ina's professional training programs as 3D audio is gaining momentum in the industry and becoming a compulsory skill for content creators.
The Institut national de l'audiovisuel, or Ina, a National Public Service Company, responsible for safeguarding, enhancing and transmitting our audio-visual heritage. Ina's research group, the Groupe de Recherches Musicales, or GRM, develops world-renowned music creation software, such as GRM-Tools
"We are proud to be integrated into the world acclaimed GRM Tools plugins;" said Dimitri Singer, CEO at 3D Sound Labs, "Through the new Spaces plugins, our leading-edge technology will allow artists and music creators to unleash their creativity."
Integrating 3D Sound Labs' technology to the Spaces plugins of the GRM Tools brings features long-expected by musicians, composers and sound designers working on content to be played in concert halls or rooms equipped with multiple speakers. "You'll be able to listen, over headphones, to the result of your work in any multi-speakers setup, right from the studio", explains Emmanuel Favreau, technical lead at the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM).
3D Sound Labs' binaural engine features real-time headtracking when used in conjunction with the 3D Sound One headtracking module and can be personalized to the listener's HRTF (Head-Related Transfer Function) for a more realistic and immersive experience.
About Ina GRM
A pioneer in electroacoustic music, GRM (Groupe de Recherches Musicales) has been developing sounds and electroacoustic music and research since 1958.
Ina Grm has been working with leading composers, such as Pierre Henry, Bernard Parmegiani, Iannis Xenakis, Jean Michel Jarre, Matmos, Pan Sonic… for 60 years. Its innovations have contributed to the safeguarding and enhancement of the world's recorded sound heritage.
Ina GRM is developing world-renowned music production software such as GRMTools and Acousmographe. It also holds annual electronic music concerts during the "Multiphonies" musical season and the "PRESENCES électronique Festival."
About 3D Sound Labs
3D Sound Labs is a French VR Audio technology company founded in January 2014 by entrepreneur Dimitri Singer, consumer electronics specialist Xavier Bonjour and Centrale-Supelec research engineer Renaud Séguier. 3D Sound Labs develops 3D/VR Audio software technologies as well as hardware (3D Audio headphones and motion tracking modules) to enable immersive and realistic experience of spatial sound over headphones thanks to its HRTF-based Ambisonics binaural engine.
The company created the world's first Smart 3D Audio Headphones and also provides a SDK and a freemium technology licensing program for third parties.
SOURCE 3D Sound Labs