UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Investing further in the build-out of its senior management team, Dirac Research, a global leader in platform-optimized sound enhancement technology, today appointed Lars Isaksson Business Director of AR/VR. According to company founder and CEO Mathias Johansson, Mr. Isaksson will be responsible for driving market demand and product development for the company’s recently introduced Dirac VR audio platform, which delivers compellingly immersive sound with an unprecedented new level of realism.
Nearly one month after raising over USD $4.85-million from new and current investors, Dirac Research, the global leader in platform-optimized sound enhancement technology, today announced that they’ve been awarded an additional $250K in research funding from Swedish government innovation agency Vinnova for a project pertaining to 3D audio recording for consumer devices. According to Dirac cofounder and CEO Mathias Johansson, the project will leverage the capabilities of their breakthrough Dirac VR audio platform, which debuted in January at CES 2017.
Responding to industry demands to include the very finest room correction technology in its next generation of audio products, StormAudio, a leading manufacturer of high-end Immersive Audio home theater equipment, has entered into an agreement with Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized sound enhancement technology, to incorporate the Dirac Live® room correction solution into its new StormOptimizer suite, equipping StormAudio’s integrators with a powerful tool to effectively and efficiently correct the acoustic behaviors of the room and speakers as a complete system.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Dirac Research, a global leader in platform-optimized sound enhancement technology, announced today an investment of 44 MSEK ($4,865,000 USD) from current and new investors. The capital investment will be used to accelerate Dirac’s expansion into new markets such as virtual and augment reality, strengthen their position as the global leader in mobile audio optimization technology, and to further develop their management and engineering teams. The company also announced that Jörgen Lantto, long-time Ericsson executive and former CEO of Fingerprint Cards AB, has joined Dirac’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Uppsala - Dirac Research, världsledande inom digital ljudoptimering, tillkännager idag att bolaget genomfört en riktad nyemission som tillför 44 miljoner kronor från nuvarande och nya investerare. Kapitalet ska användas för att accelerera Diracs expansion på nya marknader såsom virtual reality (VR) och augmented reality (AR) och för att stärka sin ledande position inom ljudoptimering för mobilindustrin, samt för utökade rekryteringar. Företaget meddelar också att Jörgen Lantto, tidigare VD för Fingerprint Cards AB, valts in i Diracs styrelse.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN. – Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized sound enhancement technology, today announced that its revolutionary speaker optimization solution is now incorporated in the all-new Xiaomi Surge S1 SoC (System on Chip), which is featured in Xiaomi’s Mi 5c smartphone introduced in Beijing on February 28, 2017. According to Dirac’s General Manager - Mobile Erik Rudolphi, the incorporation of the Dirac technology into Surge S1 converts each new Xiaomi smartphone into a powerful entertainment center capable of delivering a premium listening experience.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN – Dirac Research, the global leader in sound optimization technology, today introduced Dirac Connect, a first-of-its kind cloud-based service that allows end-users to download Dirac’s suite of audio optimization solutions directly to their mobile device. The optimizations are adapted to work with specific headphone and speaker models and unleash their fullest potential for extraordinary listening experiences. Dirac Connect, which will be offered to end-users through mobile device manufacturers and content providers, will be unveiled and demonstrated at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 from 27 February to 2 March 2017.
Delivering on its promise to bring premium audio experiences to owners of every type of headphone and mobile device, Dirac Research, the global leader in sound optimization technology, today announced the introduction of two new audio solutions that help transform nearly any mobile device and headphone into an on-the-go home theatre. The two solutions — the brand new Dirac VR™ and a second-generation Dirac Panorama Sound® — will be formally unveiled and demonstrated at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 from 27 February to 2 March 2017.
A final frontier in making virtual reality real will be crossed at CES 2017 when Dirac Research, the global leader in platform-optimized sound enhancement technology, introduces its Dirac VR platform featuring patent-pending dynamic HRTFs (head-related transfer functions) that consider the isolated movements of the head in relation to the human torso. The demonstrations are taking place at the Venetian Hotel in Suite 31-215, from January 5-8, 2017.
Join us at CES 2017, where we'll present the latest Dirac sound innovations for home, mobile, VR/AR, and automotive applications. You can find us at CES at Venetian 31-215 and 31-216 , January 5-8 in Las Vegas, USA.
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UPPSALA, SWEDEN 2016 – Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized sound enhancement technology, today removed a major barrier to a truly immersive AR/VR experience with the introduction of its "Dynamic 3D Audio" AR/VR platform featuring patent-pending dynamic HRTFs (head-related transfer functions) that consider the isolated movements of the head in relation to the human torso. The current industry-standard HRTFs incorrectly assume that the body and head must always move in tandem.
Dirac Research granted patent in Japan for Dirac Unison®
Dirac Unison enables multiple loudspeakers within a sound system to work optimally together, creating a “super speaker” made up of several individual speakers, while also providing active sound treatment to ensure the best possible sound experience.
Volvo XC90’s Bowers & Wilkins sound system, the first sound system in the world based on the Dirac Unison® sound optimization technology, has been named “Best Audio System – over £25,000” at the inaugural Car Tech Awards.
Swedish audio technology provider Dirac Research announces today that the brand new Huawei Changxiang 6 features Dirac Power Sound™ technology. Huawei Changxiang 6 is the first in the Huawei product portfolio to include a sound experience optimized by Dirac.
Swedish audio technology provider Dirac Research announces today that Xiaomi’s Mi Note 2 flagship smartphone and Mi MIX concept smartphone come with Dirac sound optimization technologies.
Swedish audio technology provider Dirac Research is pleased to announce that OPPO’s newly released smartphone models R9s and R9s Plus come equipped with Dirac sound optimization technologies.
The Datasat RS20i featuring Dirac Live room correction was a CEDIA Best New Product Award Finalist.
Chinese electronics company Meizu has just launched its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth speaker “Gravity” on Indiegogo. With Dirac Power Sound technology inside, the Gravity speaker features a deceiving floating body and display while providing high-quality sound from a compact body.
Uppsala, Sweden – Swedish audio technology company Dirac Research announced today that OPPO Digital’s new range of Sonica Wi-Fi Speakers will feature Dirac Room Calibration, a brand new and easy-to-use room correction software tailored for Android and iOS devices. The OPPO Sonica speakers deliver superb sound quality in a compact package and come equipped with Wi-Fi, AirPlay and Bluetooth capabilities. OPPO Sonica speakers with Dirac technology will be available in Q3 2016 with prices starting at $299.