3D Audio Workspace (3DAW), a new platform for immersive and object oriented 3D sound production, will be at IBC2014.
3DAW feature AirPan is a brand new concept that 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," says Tino Fibaek, Fairlight's CTO.
Fairlight's 3DAW adds immersive sound capabilities to an existing digital audio workstation, whilst remaining fully compatible with an established workflow. This open platform configuration supports VST and RTAS plug-ins, 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," 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."
Fairlight has ensured post production facilities can easily connect to their studio workspace. Integrated, 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.
For more information about Fairlight's 3D Audio Workspace and other innovations in the Fairlight range, visit the company at IBC2014 – Hall 7, Stand H17.