Sennheiser launched the Ambeo mic in 2016, taking a step into devices that were designed for 3D audio, or audio to support the sort of sound experience you’d expect in VR applications. The Ambeo VR mic does exactly this, capturing sound from all directions to reinforce that spacial definition in VR or 360 content.
The Ambeo Smart Headset joins original mic in having been designed to this type of “3D” audio in mind, but where the original Ambeo mic is a slightly niche offering for professional content creators, the Ambeo Smart Headset falls firmly into the consumer sphere, pardon the pun.
Originally announced at CES 2017, we caught up with some of the very first samples at IFA Global Press Conference 2017. Here’s our experience with 3D audio capture.
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