Prize bundle includes Sennheiser AMBEO VR Mic, Zoom F8 Recorder and more totaling over $3,500

Brooklyn, NY - Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has launched the VR Field Recording Giveaway! Featuring a prize bundle totaling over $3,500 in state-of-the-art audio tools, the giveaway provides a full workflow for recording immersive spatial audio perfect for use in VR projects.

The prize bundle for the VR Field Recording Giveaway includes:

  • Sennheiser AMBEO VR Mic ($1,650)
  • Zoom F8 MultiTrack Field Recorder ($999)
  • BaseHead 4.x Ultra - SFX Database Software ($549)
  • Urban Ambisonics Bundle SFX Library ($360)

The Sennheiser AMBEO VR mic is an innovative, rugged and portable Ambisonic microphone allowing you to capture immersive spatial audio from a single point. Create fully spherical Ambisonics recordings as simply as any stereo recording to use in virtual reality and 360 video applications. And with Zoom's recent Firmware 4.0 update to support Ambisonics formats, the Zoom F8 multi-track field recorder is the ideal companion for the AMBEO mic.

Complete your spatial audio creation workflow with BaseHead 4.x Ultra SFX Database Software to quickly and intuitively catalog, organize, and search recordings by keyword to drop directly into projects. Pro Sound Effects is also including their Urban Ambisonics Bundle to inspire and build the foundation for your own professional Ambisonics sound library.

"In the growing landscape of 3D audio, we want our users to have access to the best resources available," says Douglas Price, President of Pro Sound Effects. "That's why we're excited to give away these cutting edge products to boost your VR audio workflow - from inspiration to capture and retrieval."

The giveaway is open now through Thursday, March 8th. Entrants can increase their chances of winning by gaining three extra entries for each referral. Winners will be selected and announced on Monday, March 12th.

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Who should enter?

Sound professionals throughout film, television, game audio, and broadcast will find great use in the flexibility of the Ambisonics format. Sound artists, sound designers, sound editors, and audio engineers with an interest in VR, 3D audio, 360 video and beyond are especially encouraged to enter. Entry is simple with the response of an audio-related qualifying question.

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