Sound Devices Partners with Sennheiser AMBEO VR for Binaural Audio Recording

These days it’s all about VR, but VR is not just about creating a virtual environment for your eyes, it’s also about sound. has partnered with to offer direct recording and monitoring of 360° spatial for VR with its and MixPre-10T portable recorders. These are the first portable recorders to deliver onboard Sennheiser AMBEO VR to binarual decoding.

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Sound Devices says that “this allows VR creators to assess and make creative decisions about spatial audio content at time of capture, without needing a post-production workstation.” In other words, it is going to save VR creators a lot of time and headaches during production of their content.

Sound Devices is positioning themselves strongly in the emerging VR market. This is a powerful one. You can expect a free firmware update to be released soon for both the 6″ and 10″ versions.This update will support recording in ambisonics A-format or B-format regardless of mic orientation. It will also support stereo or binaural headphone monitoring and both AmbiX and FuMa B-format standards.

Your immersive audio workflows just got a lot more streamlined folks. They want to make it as simple and straightforward as possible, so you can get your work done and focus more on the actual creating.

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