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Sound Design Laboratory

The facility combines a multimodal perception lab with complete technical measurement resources, and is unique at a European level.

SDL is a resource for development of products and services, focused on sound features and covering all kinds of aspects from perception to technical specifications and requirements. Sound features are tested by consumers and trained  experts in real and virtual environments and assessed with advanced analysis tools, to assure successful market introductions. Benefits include reduced need for physical prototypes, shorter development time and succinct and apt requirement specifications.

The resource consists of:

  • Complete lab for measurement and evaluation of acoustic properties of products, including
  • Reverberation chambers
  • Transmission lab
  • Hemi-anechoic room
  • Lab for plumbing installations
  • Listening studio with Ambisonics facility to auralize and recreate sound fields.
  • Multisensory test room (ISO 8589: 2007) with 12 booths
  • Trained panel for sensory analytical testing
  • Data collection software for consumer testing

 

Facts

Testbed name

SDL

Established

2013

Testbed category

Isolated testbeds (IT)

Industry

Other

Area

Perception

Region

Västra Götaland Region

Visiting address Brinellgatan 4, 504 62 Borås