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

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.


Sebastian Jiro Schlecht

Professor of Practice
A802 Dept. Media

Latest publications

Perceptual analysis of directional late reverberation

Benoit Alary, Pierre Massé, Sebastian Schlecht, Markus Noisternig, Vesa Välimäki 2021 The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

A dataset of higher-order Ambisonic room impulse responses and 3D models measured in a room with varying furniture

Georg Götz, Sebastian J. Schlecht, Ville Pulkki 2021 2021 Immersive and 3D Audio: from Architecture to Automotive (I3DA)

Autonomous robot twin system for room acoustic measurements

Georg Götz, Abraham Martinez Ornelas, Sebastian Schlecht, Ville Pulkki 2021 Journal of the Audio Engineering Society

Spatial Filter Bank in the Spherical Harmonic Domain: Reconstruction and Application

Christoph Hold, Sebastian Schlecht, Archontis Politis, Ville Pulkki 2021 2021 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA)

Space Walk

Esa Kallio, Sebastian Schlecht, Riku Järvinen, Toni Pesola, Andrea Mancianti 2021

Acoustic analysis and dataset of transitions between coupled rooms

Thomas McKenzie, Sebastian J. Schlecht, Ville Pulkki 2021 ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings

Perceptual roughness of spatially assigned sparse noise for rendering reverberation

Nils Meyer-Kahlen, Sebastian Schlecht, Tapio Lokki 2021 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America

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

Kvartetin sisällä

Sebastian Schlecht, Terhi Paldanius, Jukka Untamala, Jussi Tuhkanen, Petra Kainulainen, Nils Meyer-Kahlen, Tapio Lokki, Gautam Vishwanath, Eero Tiainen, Petri Juntunen 2021
More information on our research in the Research database.
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