Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics

Sound In Virtual Reality

In our research, we combine spatial audio, acoustic simulation, and auditory perception with interaction and narrative design. We bring together artistic and technical expertise to explore the expressiveness of new audio technology.
A person sitting at aalto acoustics lab's multichannel anechoic chamber photo benoit alary

In our research, we combine spatial audio, acoustic simulation, and auditory perception with interaction and narrative design. We bring together artistic and technical expertise to explore the expressiveness of new audio technology. 

Our active research topics are 

  • Binaural Rendering in Mixed Reality 
  • 6-Degrees-of-Freedom Virtual Acoustics 
  • Spatial Artificial Reverberation
  • Modal Analysis and Synthesis 
  • Reverberation Enhancement Systems 

Sound In Virtual Reality research group is part of the Aalto Acoustics Lab.

Contact

Sebastian Jiro Schlecht

Professor of Practice
A802 Dept. Media

Latest publications

Generating coherence-constrained multisensor signals using balanced mixing and spectrally smooth filters

Daniele Mirabilii, Sebastian J. Schlecht, Emanuël A.P. Habets 2021 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Allpass Feedback Delay Networks

Sebastian J. Schlecht 2021 IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

FDNTB: The Feedback Delay Network Toolbox

Sebastian Schlecht 2020 Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects

Towards Transfer-Plausibility for Evaluating Mixed Reality Audio in Complex Scenes

Stefan Wirler, Nils Meyer-Kahlen, Sebastian Schlecht 2020 2020 AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality

Scattering in Feedback Delay Networks

Sebastian J. Schlecht, Emanuel A.P. Habets 2020 IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing

A String In A Room: Mixed-Dimensional Transfer Function Models For Sound Synthesis

Maximilian Schäfer, Sebastian Schlecht, Rudolf Rabenstein 2020 Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Audio Effects

No dynamic visual capture for self-translation minimum audible angle

Olli S. Rummukainen, Sebastian J. Schlecht, Emanuël A.P. Habets 2020 The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

Evaluation of Reverberation Time Models with Variable Acoustics

Karolina Prawda, Sebastian Schlecht, Vesa Välimäki 2020 Proceedings of the 17th Sound and Music Computing Conference

Fade-In Control for Feedback Delay Networks

Nils Meyer-Kahlen, Sebastian Schlecht, Tapio Lokki 2020 Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx2020)

remote/displaced

Andrea Mancianti, Roberto Fusco Pugliese, Sebastian Schlecht, Nils Meyer-Kahlen 2020
More information on our research in the Research database.
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