Dirac Research, the global leader in digitally optimized sound solutions, today announced new achievements in 3D audio processing for virtual and augmented reality that drive the industry closer to the long-sought goal of true virtual immersion.These achievements build on the company’s previous 3D audio breakthroughs and are included in the second-generation Dirac VR solution that’s debuting at MWC 2018 in Hall 2, Stand 2B64MR.
Dirac Research, the global leader in digitally optimized sound solutions, today announced a significant expansion of its commitment to the Chinese marketplace with the announcement that it has acquired the assets of its Chinese distribution partner, Allied Acoustiks, and has established Dirac China as a new legal entity in the country.
Dirac Research, the global leader in digitally optimized sound solutions, today announced that it has teamed up with leading consumer electronics manufacturer Xiaomi to provide the Mi AI smart speaker with an extraordinary listening experience – complete with louder audio, a wider soundstage, clearer and improved vocal separation, and richer acoustical details. This upgrade has been delivered through a software update made available to customers worldwide on Friday, January 26th, 2018.
For the past two years, AAC Technologies, the global leader in micro-speakers, and Dirac Research, the global leader in digitally optimized sound solutions, have worked closely to build first-of-their-kind audio subsystems that integrate the world’s foremost audio processing technology with state-of-the-art micro-speaker technology.
Next week, at CES 2018, the companies will unveil the first results of this collaboration: a series of ground-breaking product prototypes that deliver a new caliber of listening experience through a range of audio devices.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Dirac Research, the global leader in digitally optimized sound solutions, today announced several major updates to its pioneering Dirac Live room correction platform, including a refreshed, modern user interface with a simplified setup procedure, improved performance through a new algorithm, and new multi-language support. CES 2018 attendees will be able to experience a pre-release demo of this second-generation Dirac Live platform at Dirac Research’s Westgate Hotel Suite #630. The updated software is expected to launch in Q1 2018.
Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized audio technology, today announced a partnership with Symphonova – a first-of-its-kind orchestra that blends the talents of twelve leading classical soloists with a breakthrough digital audio system comprised of custom-configured Symphonova Instrumental Loudspeakers, a gestural-based Symphonova Wand, and Dirac Live room correction technology.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Watching movies on smartphones has just become far more cinematic, thanks to Dirac Research, the global leader in digital sound optimization technology, through their recent collaboration with HARMAN International and Motorola to launch the all-new JBL Soundboost 2 speaker compatible with all moto z smartphones. The JBL Soundboost 2 speaker, through the JBL MySoundBoost 2 application, is equipped with Dirac Panorama Sound, a breakthrough speaker-optimization solution capable of delivering a truly immersive surround sound listening experience from devices as small as portable speakers or smartphones.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized audio technology, has extended its long-standing partnership with Harman International, a Samsung Company, with the announcement that it will integrate its Dirac Live room correction technology into Harman’s line of Lexicon AV receivers.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized audio technology, today announced Mobile Dirac Live – an end-user version of its groundbreaking integrator-based Dirac Live room correction solution. While the installer version of the Dirac Live platform is designed for high-end custom designed home theater systems, the new Mobile Dirac Live app allows manufacturers of “lite” home theater AVR products, which are often purchased and configured directly by the end-user, to provide their customers the ability to easily and conveniently correct for their system’s audio abnormalities and imperfections. The introduction of Mobile Dirac Live will be made at CEDIA 2017 in Dirac Booth #5708.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Wisdom Audio, designer and manufacturer of loudspeaker systems tailored for the most discerning audiophiles, will unveil its new SC-2 and SC-3 system controllers featuring Dirac Live® digital room correction technology in booth 4849 at CEDIA 2017, Sept. 7-9 at the San Diego Convention Center. The second-generation controllers are designed to help installers quickly and confidently overcome acoustic problems with calibration tools that solve unpredictable and complex audio distortions in any installation.
Responding to growing demand from industry professionals and potential partners, Dirac Research, the global leader in platform-optimized audio technology, will host a 90-minute presentation at CEDIA 2017 covering the latest advancements in room correction technologies and recent developments in the field.
Dirac held a media conference for the first time in Beijing, China this past Tuesday. Approximately forty journalists and opinion leaders within the VR, HiFi, automotive and mobile industries attended the event.
Dirac Research, the global leader in platform-optimized audio optimization technology, today announced the appointment of Nadeem Firasta as Vice President of Product Strategy & Business Development, North America. Nadeem joins Dirac after a 17-year career in various leadership positions at Intel Corporation.
Strengthening its global leadership position in mobile audio optimization, Sweden’s Dirac Research today announced a strategic partnership with OPPO Electronics, one of the world’s largest mobile device manufacturers, to equip all OPPO smartphones, including their recently launched R11 and R11 Plus, with its mobile audio optimization solutions. According to Dirac General Manager — Mobile Erik Rudolphi, this partnership is yet another indicator of the growing consumer demand for premium listening experiences in all entertainment devices – including smartphones.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN – Strengthening its commitment to provide customers with an unparalleled home theater listening experience, NAD Electronics today announced a strategic partnership with Dirac Research, the global leader in platform optimized sound enhancement technology. The partnership will incorporate the Dirac Live room correction solution into upcoming, select products in NAD Electronics’ Masters and Custom Install lines.
UPPSALA, SWEDEN — Furthering its success across the virtual reality landscape, Dirac VR, a breakthrough 3D audio solution developed by Sweden’s Dirac Research, was just named the “Best Virtual Reality Industry Technology” at the 2017 TechXLR8 Awards. As London Tech Week’s flagship show, TechXLR8, which runs from June 13-15, recognizes excellence and outstanding contributions in converging areas of technology and is comprised of various expos including Europe’s number 1 VR & AR event – VR & AR World – as well as IoT Europe and Apps World Europe, amongst other.
We are thrilled to announce that Dirac VR technology has been shortlisted in the “Best Virtual Reality Industry Technology” award category among three solutions by VR & AR World Expo 2017.
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.