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Media Coverage on Research at the 3D3A Lab



Music To Your Ears: The quest for 3-D recording and other mysteries of sound

By Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker · January 28th, 2013


This article (pdf), written by Adam Gopnik, appeared in The New Yorker magazine on January 28th, 2013. This article was accompanied by two audio interviews with the author: MP3s in the era of 3-D Sound, which aired on The New Yorker's Out Loud podcast on January 20th, 2013, and Exploring 3-D Sound with Adam Gopnik, which aired on WNYC Radio's Soundcheck on January 24th, 2013.



 

Surrounded by sound: how 3D audio hacks your brain

By Mona Lalwani, The Verge · February 12th, 2015


This article about binaural 3D audio and virtual reality was written by Mona Lalwani and published online by The Verge on February 12th, 2015.




Five projects win funding aimed at sparking innovation

By Catherine Zandonella, Princeton University · January 21st, 2015


This article about the five projects to be awarded support through Princeton University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund was written by Catherine Zandonella and published by Princeton University on January 21st, 2015.




BACCH® 3D Audio

By George Fung, HiFi Review · December 2012/January 2013


This article and interview with Prof. Choueiri (pdf), written by George Fung, was published (in Chinese) in two parts in the December 2012 and January 2013 editions of the Hong Kong magazine HiFi Review.




New Sound from Old Boxes

By Klaus Stimeder, Wiener Zeitung · August 11th/12th, 2012


This article (pdf), written by Klaus Stimeder, was published (in German) in the August 11th/12th, 2012 edition of the Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung.




Princeton sound lab pushes boundaries of realism in audio with support from Sony

By John Sullivan, Princeton University · February 27th, 2012


This article about Sony funded research at the 3D3A Lab, written by John Sullivan, was published online by Princeton University on February 27th, 2012.




Click On: Series 9, Episode 3

By Simon Cox, BBC Radio 4 · October 24th, 2011


This story on 3D audio and interview with Prof. Choueiri aired on BBC Radio 4 on October 24th, 2011 as part of the programme Click On with Simon Cox. An audio file (102 MB) of the interview can also be downloaded from here.




3D audio may revolutionise travel

By Sean O'Neill, BBC Travel · August 18th, 2011


This article, written by Sean O'Neill, was published on the BBC's travel webpage on August 18th, 2011.




Sound - It's rocket science

By Ed Rex, The Spectator · June 18th, 2011


This article, written by Ed Rex, was published in The Spectator magazine on June 18th, 2011.




Adventures in 3D Sound!

By Kurt Andersen, NPR's Studio 360 · April 28th/29th, 2011


This radio broadcast was produced by NPR for Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. It aired on April 28th/29th, 2011, all over the US in more than 150 cities and featured the first 3D audio broadcast ever. To hear the broadcast, click on the "Listen" link on top of this page. A follow-up to this segment, More Adventures in 3D Sound!, was published on May 6th, 2011.




Edgar Choueiri on Bach in 3D

By Kathleen Palmer, NPR's Studio 360 · April 27th, 2011


This video, made by Kathleen Palmer, was produced by NPR for Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. It was part of their supplementary online coverage, which accompanied the radio broadcast referenced above.




3D sound 'revolution'

By Matt Wells, BBC's Today Programme · March 19th, 2011


This feature segment/interview with Prof. Choueiri by Matt Wells aired on the BBC's Today Programme on March 19th, 2011. It was followed by Does 3D radio work?, an April Fool's spoof segment on April 1st, 2011 on the same radio channel.




Musical sweet spot for 3D sound

By Matt Wells, BBC's Today Programme · March 19th, 2011


This article, written by Matt Wells, was published online by BBC's Today Programme on March 19th, 2011, to supplement the radio broadcast referenced above.




What Perfection Sounds Like

By Hal Espen, The Atlantic · March 2011


This article, written by Hal Espen, was published in the March 2011 issue of The Atlantic magazine and online on February 9th, 2011. A follow-up to this article, Notes on the Search for Startling Innovations in 3D Audio, was published online on the Technology Channel of The Atlantic magazine on February 10th, 2011.




Rocket scientist converts stereo into 3D sound

By Steve Guttenberg, CNET's The Audiophiliac · November 12th, 2010


This article, written by Steve Guttenberg, was published online on CNET's The Audiophiliac on November 12th, 2010.




3D Sound w/ Professor Choueiri

By Mike Wood, Princeton University · November 9th, 2010


This video with animations to explain how 3D audio works, made by Mike Wood, was produced by Princeton University and published on November 9th, 2010.

Note: If you are using a recent Apple MacBook to view this video you may not be able to hear the 3D demos in this video in 3D due to a known problem in the MacBook design (related to the location of the internal "woofer") that creates a strong Left-Right imbalance in the audio, which could not be compensated for while creating the 3D audio for this video.




3D3A: Creating Three Dimensions from Two Speakers

By Allen Edelstein, The Audio Beat · October 1st, 2010


This article, written by audiophile Allen Edelstein, was published in The Audio Beat on October 1st, 2010.




Grants in Princeton alum's name allow professors, students to pursue off-beat passions

By Judy Peet, The Star-Ledger · September 18th, 2010


This article on 3D audio research at the 3D3A Lab, written by Judy Peet, was published in The Star-Ledger newspaper on September 18th, 2010.




Princeton University rocket scientist boldly goes where no ears have gone before

By Nyier Abdou, The Star-Ledger · September 18th, 2010


This video on 3D audio Research at the 3D3A Lab, made by Nyier Abdou, was published online by The Star-Ledger newspaper on September 18th, 2010.




Project X innovation fund supports bold thinkers and 'tinkerers'

By Steven Schultz, Princeton University · July 6th, 2010


This article about Project X funded research at the 3D3A Lab, written by Steven Schultz, was published online by Princeton University on July 6th, 2010.