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August 2016 Smyth Research Ltd launched the Realiser A16 3D audio headphone processor on Kickstarter

"...we aim to bring this exciting technology to the home. Early supporters of the Realiser A16 Kickstarter will be receiving a 30% - 40% discount..."





August 2016 Impressions of the Realiser A16 at CANJAM London

"...@Smokey636 - The biggest eye opener was the Smyth Research Realiser A16 surround processor. Left the demo with my mind blown..."







May 2016 Realiser Exchange - a new Virtual Audio Exchange website

Smyth Research is pleased to report on the development of their new virtual audio exchange website which is due to go live simultaneous to the launch of the A16 in Q1 2017.





May 2016 Realiser A16 Questions and Answers 1.0

Q1: If the Kickstarter campaign does not reach its targets will the A16 development be dropped?...




About A16


May 2016 Realiser A16 Technical Specification

June 2016 Realiser A16 Revised User-A Headphone Amplifier Capabilities





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May 2016 Munich High End 2016 – Smyth Realise 3d Audio is Possible Through Headphones

"...There was no way the headphone was making that sound! I thought they had a switch so when I put the headphones on the speaker played again..."





May 2016 Best Practice: Munich High End Show

"...Then the magic started. First I listened to sound from the speakers. Then I listened to sound with the headphones. They sounded near identical..."





May 2016 Headphones, etc. - A Baker's Dozen from Munich High End 2016





The Realiser A16 demonstration

at the Munich High End 2016 show
 

The High End Munich 2016 saw, for the first time, the demonstration of Smyth Research's new Realiser A16, a 3D Audio Headphone Processor for decoding and rendering the latest emerging consumer audio formats including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D, over stereo hi-fi headphones.

Click here for our High End Show press release.

The Realiser A16 demonstration at the Munich High End 2016 show followed Smyth Research’s traditional setup whereby listeners were invited to compare a real 7.1.4 ch loudspeaker home theatre system with a personalised virtual rendering of the same system over headphones as generated through the A16. Movie clips from the Dolby Atmos demonstration Blu-ray Disc were used as source material for the demonstration.

Realiser A16 Main Features

Precisely emulates up to 16 speakers in asound room over stereo headphones

Full suite of personalisation routines

Internal audio bitstream decoding: Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D, DTS-X and all legacy Dolby and DTS formats

Employs state-of-the-art SVS virtualisation with integrated headtracking for realistic rendering

Azimuth + elevation head-tracking

Audio source inputs / outputs: USB 2.0 : 16ch in / 2ch out HDMI 2.0 : 8ch PCM i/o + bitstream in Analogue : 16ch in + 16ch out Optical : 2ch PCM i/o + bitstream in

User interface and configuration via web browser

Illusonic N:M channel upmixer

Supports two simultaneous listeners with fully independent personalisation and head-tracking

Low-delay live music rendering modes

Dedicated audio i/o for video gaming

Click here for details about the Realiser A16

The Realiser A16 will be available in Q1 2017. Estimated street price US$1595

 

 
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