In this episode of the Immersive Audio Podcast, Oliver Kadel and Monica Bolles are joined by the Chief Technology Officer at HHB Communications – John Johnson from London, UK.
JJ has nearly two decades of experience supplying and supporting audio-visual equipment for post-production facilities, broadcasters, and music studios, worldwide. Managing the Pre-Sales, Training & Technical Support teams at HHB Communications, his focus on technology includes assisting the widespread adoption of Immersive Audio such as Dolby Atmos and Apple Spatial Audio, and various implementations of Audio Visual over IP solutions – predominantly based on the Audinate Dante platform.
JJ covers in-depth the entire process of what it takes to install a multi-channel sound system, from small boutique production spaces to large-scale broadcasters and post facilities, covering the speaker set-ups, consultations, assisted installation and calibration along with associated challenges and opportunities.
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JJ Linkedin – www.linkedin.com/in/jajola
HHB Website – www.hhb.co.uk
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The Home Entertainment Dolby Atmos Room Design Tool (DART) – https://professionalsupport.dolby.com/s/article/The-Home-Entertainment-Dolby-Atmos-Room-Design-Tool-v6-0-0-is-Now-Available?language=en_US
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HOLOPLOT is a Berlin-based pro-audio company, which features the multi-award-winning X1 Matrix Array. X1 is software-driven, combining 3D Audio-Beamforming and Wave Field Synthesis to achieve authentic sound localisation and complete control over sound in both the vertical and horizontal axes. HOLOPLOT is pivoting the revolution in sound control, enabling the positioning of virtual loudspeakers within a space, allowing for a completely new way of designing and experiencing immersive audio on a large scale. To find more, visit holoplot.com.
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This episode was produced by Oliver Kadel and Emma Rees and included music by Rhythm Scott.