Immersive audio systems with Yamaha's Active Field Control
Since 1969, our partners at Yamaha have been involved in acoustic research aimed at finding the ideal relationship between performer, audience and space. A deep understanding of acoustic technology, encompassing architectural acoustics, electronic acoustics and noise control, provides the basis for technology that allows us to turn an acoustically dead environment into a reverberant cavern or cathedral at the touch of a button and easily move sound effects to any position in an acoustic space. The experience is further reinforced by an original 3D reverberation system that generates reverb optimized for the locations of individual objects, resulting in astonishing presence and realism.
NEXO applies its loudspeaker systems and expertise in the design and delivery of AFC immersive sound systems.
NEXO’s NS-1 immersive configuration software fully supports AFC system design, with an intuitive drag and drop interface. Measured speaker data is processed along with complex mathematical data to predict SPL coverage and immersive support in three dimensions. The NS-1 workflow is fast and intuitive. First generate venue graphics from scratch, or import them from EASE, Google Earth, SketchUp 3D, Via Collada, STL, JPG or PDF. Then add audience frames and speaker layout, selecting speakers from the complete NEXO loudspeaker ranges. Run SPL and immersive support simulations for iterative design and reporting.