Fritz Sennheiser and seven fellow engineers of the University of Hannover in 1945 started this company, just a few weeks after the end of World War II, and now Sennheiser has entered automotive sector in India(August 2019) with an AMBEO immersive audio solution for in-car entertainment and communication in collaboration with Southern California-based luxury automaker, Karma Automotive. Meticulously engineered using the highest-grade microphone and loudspeaker technology and 3D audio expertise, the AMBEO sound system provides impressively enveloping sound and clear audio for phone calls. Audio sources and levels are managed via a convenient graphical user interface, the system can first be experienced on new 2020 Karma Revero GT which will be showcased during car week from August 15th to 18th.
Sound Distribution system by AMBEO on the 2020 Karma Revero GT consists of a multi-channel loudspeaker set-up arranged in two main layers, plus a subwoofer to provide authentic sound immersion anywhere in the cabin. To make this experience complete, the vehicle’s headrests have been integrated into the loudspeaker concept, which allows the driver and passengers to personalize the sound according to their preferences.
Finally: Intelligible phone calls thanks to beamforming microphone arrays, The interface also lets you determine your position within the sound stage. Clear phone conversations in the car are no longer a dream with AMBEO system. The system employs beamforming technology to actively focus on the speaker. The result is precise capture of the voice, while wind, engine and tire noise is efficiently attenuated. The other passengers can join the phone conversation or continue listening to their music or film audio undisturbed. This solution has yet another advantage: It enables relaxed, clear communication between everyone in the car. This AMBEO system now combines the gold-standard AMBEO up mix algorithm for immersive audio with high-quality, elevated sound reproduction and the latest beamforming technology for clear communications.”
“It is pleasing to talk about the unique immersive audio experience of AMBEO to automobiles with Karma Automotive, who put their development focus on electric vehicles” by Daniel Sennheiser(CEO of Sennheiser )