An Apple image depicting how sounds (as spherical wavefronts) bounce off surfaces in a room

What is Spatial Audio?

And why does it matter for Spatial Computing?

Avi Bar-Zeev
8 min readMar 20, 2024

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I recently read an article that promised to fully explain Spatial Audio. Well, I still have questions, and you may too. So let’s try to explain it from the perspective of a Spatial Computing Experience, whatever that is…

My career has been centered on real-time 3D graphics and what we’ll call Spatial Computing (link to…

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Avi Bar-Zeev

XR Pioneer (30+ years), started/helped projects at Microsoft (HoloLens), Apple, Amazon, Keyhole (Google Earth), Linden Lab (Second Life), Disney (VR), XR Guild