A researcher in Spatial Audio and Architectural Acoustics.
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In this episode, I was fortunate to interview Dr Tom McKenzie, a researcher in the field of spatial audio and acoustics and a musician, who is currently working at the University of Edinburgh as a lecturer in Acoustics and Architectural Acoustics.
At the time of the interview (November 2021), Tom was a postdoctoral researcher at the Aalto Acoustics Lab at the Aalto University in Finland.
He was the last member of the lab interviewed by me. Previous interviews included:
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Many thanks to Aalto Acoustics Lab for letting us record this interview in their office.
In this podcast episode, you will learn:
- What are ambisonics?
- What is spatial audio?
- What are 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF)?
- What is important in spatial audio for a realistic impression?
- What is cross-talk cancellation?
- How does individualization look in virtual reality?
Below, you’ll find all people, places, and resources mentioned in the podcast episode.
- Tom McKenzie
- University of Leeds
- University of York
- Aalto Acoustics Lab of the Aalto University in Espoo, Finland
- Oculus Rift
- Beat Saber video game
Thank you for listening!