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TASCAM Joins Sennhieser’s AMBEO for VR Partnership Program

Simon Skinner - 3 years ago

Audio brand, Sennheiser, has announced that the TEAC Corporation and its TASCAM brand of professional video and broadcast equipment is joining the ‘AMBEO for VR’ partnership program

Created to assure seamless production workflows and interoperability for VR, AR and other 3D content creators, this Sennheiser program includes collaborations with acclaimed manufacturers of field recorders, VR live cameras, live streaming software, mixing plug-ins and VR platforms.

A leading manufacturer of audio systems for video production and broadcast applications, TEAC has released new firmware for its TASCAM DR-701D six-track audio recorder. Version 2.0 of the firmware now includes the Sennheiser A-to-B converter for recording the A or B format from the Sennheiser AMBEO VR Mic.

Véronique Larcher, AMBEO Immersive Audio Co-Director at Sennheiser, told PhotoBite: “Sennheiser warmly welcomes the TEAC Corporation to the AMBEO for VR partnership program. We are proud to have their TASCAM DR-701D audio system on board, as it is a product held in high esteem by content creators across the globe. Thanks to the new firmware, the TASCAM recorder now fully supports the AMBEO VR Mic for recordings in A or B format Ambisonics.”

Yuji Hanabusa, President and CEO of TEAC CORPORATION, told PhotoBite: For years, TASCAM has supported audio professionals in the areas of video production and broadcast, and we are proud to partner with Sennheiser AMBEO to support the rapidly growing world of VR. The addition of Ambisonics support to our industry-leading DR-701D will enable yet another dimension of creativity for DR-701D owners and will help to shape the future of digital entertainment, education and information sharing.”

To download the version 2.0 firmware for the TASCAM DR-701D please click HERE

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Simon Skinner

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.