The Auro-3D® Auriga™: A 540° Audio Revolution

The Auro-3D® Auriga™ is a state of the art processor delivering our 540° sound field in high resolution audio with full backwards compatibility. It’s truly a milestone in audio, being the first ever AV Receiver that reproduces true 3D Sound all around the listener. auriga_flyer PT1Ordinary Surround Sound provides sound from around the listener, with speakers to the front and behind in a 360°axis. But with Auro-3D® we have added the third dimension of height with a 180° vertical soundfield, in order to create a cocoon of sound all around and above the listener, like a 540° acoustic field. By adding “Height speakers” as defined by the Auro-3D® format, you can be truly immersed in sound, creating the most life-like emotional experience, whether you are watching movies or listening to music. That’s why we call it a revolution in sound! (more…)

Auro-3D® and home entertainment: the immersive sound revolution is already here!

By Wilfried Van Baelen

When we decided to bring Auro-3D® out of the cinema and into the home we were determined to get it right. We were determined to deliver true immersive 3D sound to the consumer. To be the first, but also to be the best. I’m incredibly proud that we at Auro Technologies have done exactly that, and I’d like to share with you a little of the magic that is behind Auro-3D®… as well as a few exciting plans for the future!

Immersive Sound can be described as “Surround Sound with Height”. It is adding the missing and final dimension in sound reproduction, something pioneered by our Auro-3D® format. We’ve used height layers in the cinema to create Auro 11.1 by Barco. And now we are bringing Auro-3D® to the home. In the same way. (more…)

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