Los Angeles - Audyssey
expanded its presence in automotive sound systems with the announcement that
Volvo used the company's MultEQ acoustical-correction technology to calibrate
the response of the Volvo S60 sound system.
used in home audio products and theaters, is already available in Alpine
aftermarket autosound products, and it was used by Jaguar to tune the response
of the 2010 Jaguar XJ.
More OEM sound
systems will use MultEQ in the future, and other Audyssey technologies might
also appear in future OEM sound systems, the company said.
In the Volvo,
MultEQ was used to calibrate the automaker's most advanced sound system, a
12-speaker Premium Sound system. User controls aren't available in the Volvo or
both time and frequency response problems caused by speaker placement and
reflections in specific vehicles. The result, Audyssey said, is an improved
soundstage in every seat, vocals that are more focused, restored musical
balance, precise localization of musical instruments, and surround sound that
is made seamless and enveloping.
technologies that could migrate to vehicles include Audyssey Dynamic Volume, which
maintains a consistent volume level when switching among sources or radio
stations or radio stations transition to commercials.
Other Audyssey technologies include Dynamic EQ,
which preserves tonal balance and surround impression during lower level
listening, and Audyssey DSX, which enhances the envelopment of surround sound
and improves the blend between front and surround channels.
Los Angeles - Audyssey expanded its presence in automotive sound systems with the announcement that Volvo used the company's MultEQ acoustical-correction technology to calibrate the response of the Volvo S60 sound system.