The Interactive SoundScape Renderer for Loudspeaker- and Headphone-Based Spatial Sound Presentation
Paper i proceeding, 2017

We demonstrate the SoundScape Renderer (SSR), which is an open-source software package that performs realtime spatial sound reproduction based on various different loudspeaker-based methods as well as headphones. The implemented algorithms include wave field synthesis, amplitude panning Ambi-sonics, VBAP, and binaural reproduction amongst others and cover the entire range from single-person sound reproduction to large-scale loudspeaker arrays. SSR comprises a TCP/IP interface that allows for its entire functionality to be controlled remotely. Any software running on any platform can connect to SSR and serve as a remote control. We describe two such examples: 1) The BoomRoom, a system for mid-air direct interaction with virtual sound sources, and 2) an Android-based remote control that allows for interaction with SSR using the touch screen of a smartphone.


Jens Ahrens

Chalmers, Bygg- och miljöteknik, Teknisk akustik

Peter Bartz


Matthias Geier


Sascha Spors

Universität Rostock

Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, VRST



Informations- och kommunikationsteknik


Data- och informationsvetenskap

Människa-datorinteraktion (interaktionsdesign)



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