We love immersive audio, innovative ideas for the arts and new media experiences. To empower creatives in the growing market of immersive entertainment we provide professional audio technology with the IOSONO products and extended SERVICES for fully integrated spatial sound solutions.

Projects

Projects

HEMISPHERES

Multichannel audio/video installation exclusively for MostWanted:Music conference 2019 at Alte Münze in Berlin, Germany

Thirty speakers on different elevation levels, driven by an IOSONO wave-field synthesis audio system deliver Lukas Taido's music and soundscapes, situated somewhere between digital Musique Concrète and contemporary Electronica, and melting tightly linked with Lars Ullrich's abstract, multilayered visual worlds, on a 150-foot, curved screen - creating a highly immersive and intense audiovisual experience.

"Surrounded by projections and speakers, visitors experience the rhythmic, tonal, visual and structural interaction within the duality and co-existence of the two Hemispheres from an inner perspective..." Lukas Taido (Audio/Concept/Initiator)

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Projects

SOARING: FANTASTIC FLIGHT

Dream Flyer attraction at Tokyo Disney Sea, Japan

At Tokyo Disney Sea Resort guests enjoy the latest edition of Walt Disney Imagineering flight motion simulators. Based on the popular attraction "Soarin' Around the World" (CA, USA) this is the third attraction of this kind at Disney Resorts around the world that uses the IOSONO technology for the most immersive audio experience. 32 loudspeakers spread behind the giant curved screen in 4 vertical layers and a full surround ring create that convincing sound experience to always feel in the center of the action on every seat. Object-based mixing allowed the content creators for a fast workflow and putting the attention to the details of the mix.

"Enjoy a journey over famous landscapes of the world! Nestled in the hills of Mediterranean Harbor, the Museum of FANTASTIC FLIGHT is dedicated to humankind’s enduring dream of flying." (Tokyo Disney Resort)

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Projects

MAGIC FLUTE

A "City Version" by the Staatsoper Hamburg at the 20th anniversary of Shanghai Grand Theater, China

Together with our long term partners Full Dimension (CN) for concept design, system integration and Sounds & Motion (AUS) for content live mixing the creation of an exceptional immersive sound experience was made possible. Using 100+ loudspeakers and the flexible feature of the IOSONO technology to create sound fields for multiple listening areas all members of the audience had the chance to sit in the best seat. Additionally manual soloist tracking created those memorable moments and pristine sound images.

"...Shanghai Grand Theatre is a history maker in terms of sound technology interpretation of outdoor performance... This is not only an immersive experience that shortens the distance between actors and audiences, but also a perfect fusion of art and technology." (Full Dimension)

Projects

Projects

REFERENCES

This a short list of recent and outstanding projects over the last decade using IOSONO as its core technology

"Love in Four Seasons - Flirt with a Zither" an adaption of Kun Opera at the ZhangJun Kunqu Art Center for the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Excellent Private Troupe exhibition. Full Dimension provides 3D sound design, creating a real time-passing Kunqu ultra-immersive full space experience for the audience.

Visitor attractions at WALT DISNEY RESORTS in Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom FL/USA, Tokyo Disneyland & -sea and Shanghai Disney Resort

UNIVERSAL SPHERE, a spectacular dome experience at Comcast Tower Philadelphia/USA from Steven Spielberg, Dreamworks, Universal Parks and Resorts and Comcast Labs.

Design Gallery at Deutsche Telekom AG headquarters in Bonn/GER

Shanghai Tower, World's highest Summit Art and Cultural Space on 126th floor fully integrated by Full Dimension

BJÖRK "Black Lake" installation, produced by Marco Perry with a series of exhibitions for example at Museum of Modern Art in NYC/USA and CCCB Barcelona/ES

Hearing Aid Laboratory at Sivantos GmbH in Erlangen/GER

"LA TRAVIATA" opera during Shanghai Opera Week on North Bund, staged by Verona Opera Ensemble, conducted by Xu Zhong and integrated by Full Dimensions

KRAFTWERK "The catalogue 12345678" with a series of 3-D live shows for example at Tate Modern London/UK and Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin/GER

"CARMEN" for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbor, staged by Opera Australia

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SERVICES

We support your idea for immersive experiences with the focus on audio. We offer extended service capabilities in the planning and commissioning of systems using the IOSONO technology. We look beyond the use of IOSONO as it stands today. To that extend we develop features, customize the interfacing with external tools and find the best solutions for all audio and acoustic related requirements in your project. Our engineers have more than 20 years of experience in audio technology and thrive on challenging tasks. We encourage you to ask any question and try us as your expert in the professional immersive audio field!

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Products

IOSONO INSIDE

IOSONO inside is our software solution for real-time rendering of object-based immersive audio content to virtually any loudspeaker layout of up to 128 channels In & Out.

The patented algorithm is an optimized and adaptive wavefield synthesis implementation with a unique multilayer approach for elevated speaker arrangements. In addition to the high quality rendering the software is packed with useful features for easy setup, system tuning and flexible integration into any AV system design.

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Products

SPATIAL AUDIO WORKSTATION

The Spatial Audio Workstation (SAW) is our production tool for the creation of immersive audio content in a fully implemented, object-based workflow.

The software is an exclusive plugin for Steinberg’s Nuendo DAW. A mixing project can consist of up to 64 simultaneous objects. An internal rendering mode supports a large number of common 2D multichannel speaker layouts (up to 8.1) without the need of additional hardware. The external processing mode works in combination with an IOSONO inside audio processor and allows for real-time rendering to any 2D/3D speaker arrangement. The application runs in a single window to provide user-friendly interface for positioning, grouping, movement and automation of sound objects within the immersive environment.

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Products

NETWORK

The distribution in Europe for a Spatial Audio Processing hardware with integrated IOSONO inside software will be handled directly by us. Please get in touch via business@encircled-audio.com. Our selected partner network worldwide provides you with a Spatial Audio Processing hardware and fully integrated IOSONO inside software as well as content production, services for regional system planning and support.

CONTACT

ENCIRCLED audio.solutions GmbH Koepenicker Str. 148/149 10997 Berlin Germany

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