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|Session Name:||Evaluating Binaural and Ambisonic Audio Capture and Playback|
|Track / Format:||Entertainment VR/AR|
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|Overview:||This session provides a comparison of binaural and ambisonic audio in the context of 360 video - covering multiple aspects including the method of capture, storage and transmission, and technical limitations. On the capture side: a look at the required hardware and the cost of equipment, workflow, and audio post-processing. For storage and transmission: a look at 3D audio compression considerations and compatible video container formats. From a technical perspective: a look at qualitative differences such as artifacts when blending binarual, and the spatial resolution of 1st-order ambisonics.|