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Tascam Joins Sennheiser’s AMBEO For VR Partnership Program

New firmware for DR-701D six-track audio recorder includes the Sennheiser A-to-B converter for the AMBEO VR Mic.

By PSW Staff December 22, 2017

Tascam's DR-701D recorder with the AMBEO VR Mic.

Sennheiser announces 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 content creators, this Sennheiser program includes collaborations with manufacturers of field recorders, VR live cameras, live streaming software, mixing plugins 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,” said 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,” said 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.”

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