Episode 56 – Nuno Fonseca (Sound Particles – Physics Based Audio)
03 Sep 2021

Episode 56 – Nuno Fonseca (Sound Particles – Physics Based Audio)

03 Sep 2021

In this episode of the Immersive Audio Podcast, Oliver Kadel and Monica Bolles are joined by the founder and CEO of Sound Particles Nuno Fonseca from Leiria, Portugal.

Nuno Fonseca (PhD), is the founder and CEO of Sound Particles company, and was the creator of Sound Particles software, a 3D CGI-like audio software used in all major Hollywood studios in productions such as “Star Wars 9”, “Frozen II”, “Aquaman” or “Game of Thrones”. Former university professor (computer science and music technology areas),  Nuno is the author of the Portuguese book “Introdução à Engenharia de Som” (Introduction to Sound Engineering), co-author of the Portuguese book “Desenvolvimento em iOS” (iOS Development), author of “All You Need to Know About 3D Audio” ebook, and author of more than 20 papers regarding audio research. He is a member of AES, SMPTE, CAS, MPSE, AMPS, and a member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Technical Committee on “Audio for Cinema”.

In this episode, Nuno shares the story of the creation of Sound Particles and he explains the core operational principles of Physics-based Audio and its unique sonic properties.

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Show Notes

Xp4l – https://www.xp4l.com/

Spatial Audio on Netflix  – https://9to5mac.com/2021/08/18/netflix-spatial-audio-support-roll-out/

Nuno Fonseca – https://pt.linkedin.com/in/nuno-fonseca-04250a30

All You Need to Know about All about 3D Audio Ebook – https://soundparticles.com/resources/ebooks/3daudio

Sound Particles – https://soundparticles.com/products/soundparticles/overview

Energy Panner Plugin – https://soundparticles.com/products/energypanner

Brightness Panner Plugin – https://soundparticles.com/products/brightnesspanner

Space Controller Plugin – https://soundparticles.com/products/spacecontroller

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This episode was produced by Oliver Kadel and Emma Rees and included music by Rhythm Scott.