(Last updated 11/14/2019)
November 14, 2019: Facebook Reality Labs
released two photos of their
6-degrees-of-freedom research dome. It is instrumented with 420 Core
Each TetraMic first-order ambisonic microphone is individually
calibrated for the highest precision sound source location cues.
(OctoMic offers even
higher precision location cues!)
(Photos taken from: https://tech.fb.com/codec-avatars-facebook-reality-labs/)
May 5, 2019: We've reduced the price of
the TetraMic PPAc Package to $950! A TetraMic without the PPAc power
system is $750.
- February 8, 2019: Want to hear what recordings
made with OctoMic sound like?
We've updated the OctoMic recording
download page. Each recording now includes B-format
(second-order), binaural and stereo versions.
- March 20, 2018:
Core Sound is pleased to release OctoMic for sale. OctoMic is the
world's first 2nd-order ambisonic microphone. It far surpasses any
1st-order microphone in preserving location cues. Compared to 1st-order
microphones, its listening "sweet spot" is huge!
- April 25, 2017:
TetraMic was used by JJ Wiesler (Pollen Music Group) on Google's
Oscar-nominated short animation "Pearl". It was used to record singer
Kelley Stoltz performing "No Wrong Way Home" from the viewer's
perspective in the passenger seat of a car. It was also used to capture
impulse resonses to capture the acoustic responses of recording venues.
You can watch and listen to "Pearl" on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqCH4DNQBUA
- February 5, 2017:
We've further improved TetraMic's industry-best calibration procedure,
making location cues even more accurate and reliable. No other
first-order ambisonic microphone even comes close!
- September 1, 2015: Station Film used TetraMic to
record the audio for their 360VR dark comedy short "Red Velvet". You can see TetraMic at
the lower right corner at 0:11 and later at 1:14 in "Station Film: Red Velvet (Behind The
- July 10, 2015: Jaunt's virtual reality camera
uses the Core Sound TetraMic as its audio sensor. It was used to record Sir Paul McCartney's concert. Watch it
using Google's Cardboard viewer. (TetraMic is wearing its furry/foam windscreen.)
- February 12, 2015: Marshall Day Acoustics' IRIS
system was used in the acoustic design of the new Philharmonie de Paris
concert hall. IRIS uses TetraMic as its sensor.
- November 2014: Jaunt's virtual reality
camera is using TetraMic as its audio sensor. It's being used in the
field to record virtual reality cinema. In this photo TetraMic is
wearing its furry/foam windscreen.
- April 3, 2014: Jaunt VR's virtual reality
camera prototype uses TetraMic as its audio sensor.
- July 1, 2007: We are pleased to announce that
TetraMic is shipping!
- October 8, 2006:At the Audio Engineering
Society convention in San Francisco, Pro Audio Review magazine awarded
their "PAR Excellence 2006" award. PAR selects new products that offer
the potential to improve audio quality, to increase audio workplace
efficiency, and to improve function and/or value over previous versions
of the product.
- June 20, 2006: We're please to announce
that we are now shipping 2Phant, the world's
most efficient portable phantom power supply. 2Phant is the only
portable, battery-powered phantom power supply that can properly power
Earthworks mics in the field.