Next Generation Audio (NGA) is a term used to describe advances and innovations in audio technology and production that provide a more immersive and interactive listening experience. It covers the latest developments in various areas, including audio processing, spatial audio, immersive soundscapes, object based audio, personalized audio, and interactive audio technologies.
The next generation audio embraces interactivity, allowing listeners to actively interact with audio content. This can include interactive audio in games, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), or interactive installations, where audio dynamically responds to user input or actions.
Next generation audio encompasses innovations in immersive audio, digital sound narratives, and spatial audio, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in audio experiences. It paves the way for a future where audio content can be enjoyed in more immersive, interactive, and personalized ways across multiple platforms.