Tascam Joins Sennheiser’s AMBEO For VR Partnership Program

December 22 2017, 02:00
Sennheiser 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 ensure seamless production workflows and interoperability for VR, AR and other 3D and spatial audio 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.

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.

“Sennheiser warmly welcomes the TEAC Corporation to the AMBEO for VR partnership program,” says Véronique Larcher, AMBEO Immersive Audio Co-Director at Sennheiser. “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.”

“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,” says Yuji Hanabusa, President and CEO of TEAC Corporation. “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.”

Version 2.0 firmware for the TASCAM DR-701D is available for download here: https://tascam.jp/int/product/dr-701d/download/ 
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