Episode 87 Lorenzo Picinali (Imperial College London)
27 Oct 2023

Episode 87 Lorenzo Picinali (Imperial College London)

27 Oct 2023


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In this episode of the Immersive Audio Podcast, Oliver Kadel is joined by the academic and researcher at Imperial College – Lorenzo Picinali from London, United Kingdom.

Lorenzo Picinali is a Reader at Imperial College London, leading the Audio Experience Design team. His research focuses on spatial acoustics and immersive audio, looking at perceptual and computational matters, as well as real-life applications. In the past years Lorenzo worked on projects related to spatial hearing and rendering, hearing aids technologies, and acoustic virtual and augmented reality. He has also been active in the field of eco-acoustic monitoring, designing autonomous recorders and using audio to better understand humans’ impact on remote ecosystems.

Lorenzo talks about the breadth of research initiatives in spatial audio under his leadership of the Audio Experience Design group and we discuss the recently published SONICOM HRTF Dataset developed to improve personalised listening experience.

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Show Notes

Lorenzo Picinali – https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/l.picinali

Imperial College London – https://www.imperial.ac.uk/

Audio Experience Design – https://www.axdesign.co.uk/

SONICOM Website – http://www.sonicom.eu

The SONICOM HRTF Dataset – https://www.axdesign.co.uk/publications/the-sonicom-hrtf-dataset

The SONICOM HRTF Dataset AES Paper – https://www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=22128

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