3D audio

Immersive experience at IBC 2018!

From September 14 to 18, b<>com teams will be at the IBC Amsterdam, Europe’s largest Media, Entertainment and Technology tradeshow. At the Future Zone, out of the three demos being offered, the "advanced media coding" team will present a complete production system for creating immersive content. Nicolas Epain, R&D Audio engineer at b<>com, tells us about the technology that will be exhibited, which enables professionals to produce high-quality, affordable immersive audio content.
Immersive experience at IBC 2018!

On the road to NAB 2018!

From April 9 to 12, broadcast professionals will meet at the NAB Show in Las Vegas for the MET effect: Media, Entertainment, Technology! More than 1,700 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors are expected over 4 days. For its 3rd participation, and after an amazingly successful year in 2017, b<>com was selected to exhibit in Futures Park, North Hall, a space dedicated to the most advanced media technologies. This is major visibility for the b<>com solutions in the fields of production and distribution.
On the road to NAB 2018!

Audio: The secret ingredient in virtual reality

From September 15 to 19, b<>com's audio experts will present their latest innovations at the Amsterdam IBC. The goal: Convince visitors that their sound quality is an essential ingredient in a successful virtual reality experience. Jean-Yves Aubié, Head of the "Advanced Media Coding" lab, and Nicolas Epain, Research Engineer, tell us more about the lab's achievements and challenges.
Audio: The secret ingredient in virtual reality

A virtual Dive in Oceanopolis

From July 3 to 13, 2017, b<>com invited the visitors of Océanopolis Brest to test out a new experience, "The Virtual Arctic Expedition." Equipped with virtual reality headsets and headphones, the volunteers, in groups of four, are submerged 20m deep, in a hyperrealistic, virtual marine environment.
A virtual Dive in Oceanopolis

The Future of experience starts at Futures Park

{France, March 27th 2017} For the first time, the French innovation center b<>com has been selected to exhibit at NAB show’s Futures Park (booth N2035FP). It will present five cutting edge technologies, all focusing on achievements of our Hypermedia research department - one of b<>com’s strongest fields of expertise: ultra-high definition images, 3D sound, smart content, and virtual and augmented reality. Among the hot topics showcased will be SDR to HDR conversion and new immersive content and experiences.
The Future of experience starts at Futures Park

b<>com accelerates with European partners to develop the future of digital audio broadcasting

One year has passed since the ORPHEUS project was kicked-off. Dedicated to improving the management of audio content to create new user experiences, this European research project gathers 10 partners from Germany, UK, the Netherlands and France, among which b<>com. The challenge? To advance the concept of “object-based audio” to offer immersive and interactive content that adapts to the user.
b<>com accelerates with European partners to develop the future of digital audio broadcasting

SATIS 2016: Virtual Reality in the spotlight

From November 15 through 17, the Salon des Technologies de l’Image et du Son (SATIS) brought together French-speaking experts from the audiovisual technology industry. Nearly 12,000 professionals from the television, radio, web, movie, and events industries were present to discuss the sector's new technological solutions. b<>com's experts were there; here are the trends they spotted from this edition.
SATIS 2016: Virtual Reality in the spotlight

b<>com audio solutions presented at the Paris 2016 AES

From June 4 to 7, the AES (Audio Engineering Society) convention, the most important European event for professional audio, was held in Paris. b<>com was there to exhibit its sound spatialization technologies at the Merging Technologies stand. This Swiss company specializes in manufacturing digital audio interfaces in hardware and software form.
b<>com audio solutions presented at the Paris 2016 AES

b<>com, a European player in digital technologies, strengthens its global reach

At the IRT Forum that took place last week in Grenoble, b<>com announced its contribution to two large-scale European research projects: 5G Ensure, in the field of networks, and Orpheus, for immersive audio. The gathering of French institutes of research and technology, with a global scope, is also a chance for b<>com to show how it is continuing its internationalization through the partnerships it has forged since its creation.
b<>com, a European player in digital technologies, strengthens its global reach
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b<>com *Ultra Player*, A Winning Partnership with Thomson Video Networks

b<>com and Thomson Video Networks are joining forces to bring the *Ultra Player* 4K player to market. The product is being exhibited at Thomson Video Networks' stand at the IBC conference in Amsterdam from September 11 to 15. b<>com will exhibit the first version of its 3D audio solution at that same conference with the start-up VideoStitch
b<>com *Ultra Player*, A Winning Partnership with Thomson Video Networks

REFUGE now online !

With REFUGE being online today, let’s discover how new sound and images technologies help the immersion in fiction and imagine the future of audiovisual contents.
REFUGE now online !