VisiSonics’ RealSpace 3D Audio Software Licensed by Oculus for Virtual Reality
VisiSonics Corporation, the leading supplier of 3D audio software, announces today that its RealSpace™ 3D Audio engine has been licensed by Oculus, a virtual reality technology company and creator of the Oculus Rift.Oculus announced the deal at Oculus Connect, the company’s first developer conference, in Los Angeles, Calif.
RealSpace™ 3D Audio enables the virtual placement of sound anywhere in a 3D space with pinpoint accuracy, creating the perception of real source direction, distance, depth, and movement relative to a listener when heard through standard stereo headphones. It re-creates the auditory ambience of an environment, creating a completely immersive audio experience.
“Audio is an essential ingredient for immersive virtual reality,” said Brendan Iribe, CEO at Oculus. “The technology that the VisiSonics team has developed is a great start towards developing a fully-featured VR audio solution, and we’re incredibly excited to be licensing their work to drive VR forward.”