b<>com *Spatial Audio Toolbox* [HOA Pan]

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The strong public interest in and desire for immersive experiences is probably the most obvious trend in the entertainment industry in recent years. In this context, audio has a major role to play and new techniques like ambisonics, object-based, head-tracking and binauralization make a significant contribution to its immersiveness potential.

The [HOA Pan] plugin is a key element of the b<>com *Spatial Audio Toolbox*. It lets you pan up to 8 sound sources into a HOA-encoded 3D sound scene. Additional features are near-field compensation and dictance attenuation.

Key features:

  • HOA formats from 1st to 4th order*
  • Standard VST3 or AAX plugins
  • Near-field effect and distance attenuation
  • Pan up to 8 sources in any location
  • User-friendly and intuitive GUI
  • Equirectangular projection view


  • Adapt the scene’s spatial resolution to your needs
  • Work with your favorite DAW
  • Design realistic and dynamic audio scenes
  • Easily create HOA sound objects and ambiences
  • Start creating immediately
  • Create soundtracks for 360 videos

b<>com * Spatial Audio Toolbox *

With a strong background of several years of audio research performed by a world-class team and with the unique input of experts in subjective perception and experience acceptability, b<>com has introduced a set of audio plugins enabling the creation of truly immersive contents and experiences. Relying on the Higher Order Ambisonics (HOA) technology, the b<>com *Spatial Audio Toolbox* plugins provide a complete workflow, from capturing to rendering on headphones or multi-loudspeaker setups. HOA makes it easy to play back complex sound scenes binaurally with head-tracking and it has now become the audio technology of choice for the growing areas of Virtual and Augmented Reality.

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