S3A: Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listener Experience at home

The goal of S3A is to deliver a step-change in the quality of audio consumed by the general public, using novel audio-visual signal processing to enable immersive audio to work outside the research laboratory in everyone’s home. S3A aims to unlock the creative potential of 3D sound and deliver to listeners a step change in immersive experiences. To achieve this S3A brings together leading experts and their research teams at the Universities of SurreySalford and Southampton and the BBC Research & Development.

S3A is funded by the  Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Programme Grant Scheme – Grant Ref: EP/L000539/1
Duration: 2013-19, Grant Award: £5.4M, Industry Support: £0.6M
Principal Investigator: Prof. Adrian Hilton, Director CVSSP (University of Surrey)

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