[PD] [announce] Vector Base Amplitude Panning

Juha Vehviläinen jusu at pinktwins.com
Sat Apr 13 10:08:22 CEST 2002


I forgot to include define_loudspeakers.c ...
I will fix this on monday.

Yes, It's amplitude only. I'm working on a demo
that will use delays to give a sense of distance..
but this might take some time. Imo the nice thing
about vbap is it allows any number of loudspeakers
in any position..


----- Original Message -----
From: "Olaf Matthes" <olaf.matthes at gmx.de>
To: "Juha Vehviläinen" <jusukoti at kala.atp.fi>
Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 5:29 PM
Subject: Re: [PD] [announce] Vector Base Amplitude Panning

> Hi Juha,
> it compiled for Win after adding a simple
> #ifdef NT
> #define sqrtf sqrt
> #endif
> ...but: it does not work. When I try to load the patch (vbap-help.pd) with
> 0.35 test17 and zexy 1.1 I get:
>  define_loudspeakers 3 -30 0 30 0 -90 0 90 0 180 0 180 45 -45 45 45 45
> ... couldn't create
> and a lot of "connection failed" errors...
> I just wanted to let you know in case there's something missing in the
> tarball. I was sort of surprised to see your announcement because I'm
> on an external to do a similar thing (quadrophonic listening space using 4
> (later 8) loudspeakers). As far as I understood the method used in VBAP
> only amplitude that is used to create the virtual source. My external will
> use reverberation as well to create a feeling of 'remoteness' that goes
> beyond the space defined by the speakers... (it's somehow based on the
> formula / basic principle given in Dodge/Jerse's 'Computer Music', 2nd.
> pp. 317 - 321).

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