Plunging Into the Vortex

Brandon, Alexander
July 2007
Mix;Jul2007, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p68
The article presents an interview with Peter Otto, director of music technology at the University of California in San Diego and Terry Maedche, chief executive officer of Immersive Media Research. The company's Vortex surround-sound system allows engineers to create in a multichannel environment, then pass the audio along in an improved surround workflow.


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