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03/09/2014

Fairlight Showcases 3D Audio Workspace at IBC2014

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At IBC2014, Fairlight will showcase 3D Audio Workspace (3DAW), a new platform for immersive and object oriented 3D Sound Production.

"Fairlight has always had a reputation for pushing the boundaries of technology, but even by our high standards 3DAW is one of the most exciting products we have launched in many years," says Tino Fibaek, Fairlight's CTO.
One of 3DAW's features is AirPan, which allows operators to use a Virtual Reality (VR) style input to position and control images in a 3D space.
"This feature is incredibly cool because you can literally reach out into the airspace monitored by the controller and by just moving your fingers in the air, you can pan, rotate, tilt and spread your sound in space," Fibaek adds.
Fairlight's 3DAW adds immersive sound capabilities to an existing digital audio workstation, whilst remaining compatible with an established workflow. This open platform configuration support VST® and RTAS® plugins, as well as ASIO® for I/O and sync sharing.
"The philosophy behind Fairlight's 3DAW is to give sound mixers a post production solution that works with all platforms," Tino Fibaek adds. "Different deliverables require different technologies, so Fairlight's immersive platform provides the best of both worlds, supporting object orientated implementations such as Dolby's Atmos and DTS' MDA and fixed bus formats in 2D and 3D, from stereo through to 5.1 and all the way up to NHK's impressive 22.2 format."
The solution's user definable B-chain processing supports up to 34 discrete speaker outputs allowing sound mixers to switch instantly between different surround formats, different speaker sets, speaker muting and soloing and comprehensive metering.

www.fairlight.com.au

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