Berlin 2011

Location: Telekom Laboratories Berlin (T-Labs)
Date: 6.9.2011
Time: 12.00 - 18.00

Attendees

  • Trond Lossius (BEK)
  • Sascha Spors (T-Labs)
  • Thomas Sporer (Fraunhofer IDMT, Berlin University of the Arts)
  • Jens Ahrens
  • Frank Melchior (IOSONO)
  • Nils Peters (CNMAT)
  • Jan Schacher (ICST)
  • Hagen Wierstorf (T-Labs)
  • Lukas Kaser (T-Labs)
  • Matthias Geier (T-Labs)
  • Till Rettberg (T-Labs)
  • Peter Bartz (T-Labs)

Proposed topics (no particular order):

  • Presentation of activities
  • Where do we want to go?
  • World coordinates vs. Listener relative coordinates
  • Timing
  • linear vs. non-linear
  • dynamic vs. interactive
  • Grouping
  • Sinks
  • Dynamic vs. interactive rendering
  • Rendering methods in a spacial description
  • Goal of the format
  • How flexible can it be?
  • Monster
  • How close are we?
  • Dealing with rendering methods
  • Ease of use of format and renderers
  • Scaling to video
  • Promotion
  • Scene scaling
  • Physical vs. perceptual signal properties
  • SpatDIF Specs
  • Interaction with the reproduction-room
  • Where do we want to go?
  • Standardization?
  • Workflow of the definition of the format
  • Validation
  • Data Binding
  • Audio-visual coherence
  • Reference Implementation
  • Extending other Formats
  • Link to other formats, HOA, B-format
  • Connected sources, e.g. VPS

Main-Topics that have been discussed:

  • Presentation of SpatDIF Specs and Scene Example
  • Should trajectories be included in the least common denominator of the format?
  • Authoring layers stored in the format?
  • Where should reproduction setups be stored?
  • Goal of the format
  • Target group
  • Which coordinate system to use?
  • SI-system proposed for metrics
  • Trade-off between time and space
  • Terminology: Reference vs. Listener
  • Routing a sound to a specific speaker
  • What is a "pure" scene definition?

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