Surround sound is an exercise in compromise. Surround speakers are cumbersome and expensive to set up. They require you sit in a ‘sweet spot’ to achieve a decent sense of positioning, and can’t really replicate the sensation of sound getting close to your head. Headphones can position sound more accurately using techniques like binaural recordings, but those are rare to find and are isolated to a single person. The Yarra 3DX, created by a company called Comhear, wants to solve all these problems in a $329 soundbar using advanced audio processing and a technique called beamforming. It’s the same sort of…
This 3D audio soundbar promises to beat your home theater setup
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