List of Publications by Angelo Farina

related to the SPS (Spatial PCM Sampling) sound recording/reproduction technique

and its predecessor 3DVMS (three-dimensional virtual microphone system)  

The title acts as an active link to the paper in PDF format

N. Author(s) Title Publisher
252 Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra, Lorenzo Chiesi, Leonardo Scopece A Spherical Microphone Array For Synthesizing Virtual Directive Microphones In Live Broadcasting And In Post Production 40th AES Conference "Spatial Audio - Sense the Sound of Space", Tokyo, Japan, 8-10 October 2010
253 Leonardo Scopece, Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra 3D Virtual Microphone System - Sonda Microfonica ad Elevata Direttivita' Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, n.1, Aprile 2011, pagg. 14-26 - ISSN: 0013-6123
254 Marco Binelli, Andrea Venturi, Alberto Amendola, Angelo Farina Experimental analysis of spatial properties of the sound field inside a car employing a spherical microphone array 130th AES Conference, London, 13-16 May 2011
255 Angelo Farina, Alberto Amendola, Andrea Capra, Christian Varani Spatial analysis of room impulse responses captured with a 32-capsules microphone array 130th AES Conference, London, 13-16 May 2011
257 Leonardo Scopece, Angelo Farina, Andrea Capra

360 Degrees Video And Audio Recording And Broadcasting Employing A Parabolic Mirror Camera And A Spherical 32-Capsules Microphone Array

IBC 2011, Amsterdam, 8-11 September 2011
258 Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin

New Measurement Technique For 3d Sound Characterization In Theatres

The Acoustics of Ancient Theatres Conference Patras, Greece, September 18-21, 2011
263 Angelo Farina

Nuovi Metodi E Strumenti Di Misura Per Lo Studio Dell’acustica Dei Teatri Storici Italiani

Convegno AIA “Teatri d’opera dell’Unità d’Italia” Teatro La Fenice Venezia, 23 Novembre 2011
264 A. Farina, M. Binelli, A. Capra, E. Armelloni, S. Campanini, A. Amendola

Recording, Simulation and Reproduction of Spatial Soundfields by Spatial PCM Sampling (SPS)

International Seminar on Virtual Acoustics, Valencia (Spain). 24-25 November 2011
267 Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin 3D Sound Characterisation in Theatres Employing Microphone Arrays
Acta Acustica united with Acustica, vol. 99, n.1, pp. 118-125, ISSN 1610-1928, January/February 2013
272 Lamberto Tronchin, Andrea Venturi, Angelo Farina, Amendola Alberto

Implementing a spherical microphone array to determine 3D sound propagation in the 'Teatro 1763' in Bologna, Italy

International Symposium on Room Acoustics - Toronto, June 9-11, 2013

Angelo Farina, Alberto Amendola, Lorenzo Chiesi, Andrea Capra, Simone Campanini

Spatial Pcm Sampling: A New Method For Sound Recording And Playback

AES 52nd International Conference, Guildford, UK, 2013 September 2–4


Angelo Farina, Simone Campanini, Lorenzo Chiesi, Alberto Amendola, Lorenzo Ebri Spatial Sound Recording With Dense Microphone Arrays

AES 55th International Conference, Helsinki, Finland, 2014 August 27–29



Angelo Farina From High Order Ambisonics to Spatial PCM Sampling – application to auralization of measurements and computer simulations

EPSRC funded workshop on numerical acoustic simulation and auralisation as built environment design consultation tools

Manchester (UK) 22-23 September 2015


Leonardo Scopece, Angelo Farina Sistema 3DVMS: da dove arriviamo...dove andiamo

Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni, n.2/2015, pagg. 12-19 - ISSN: 0013-6123


Angelo Farina, Lorenzo Chiesi A novel 32-speakers spherical source

140th AES Conference, Paris (France) 4-7 June 2016


Angelo Farina, Lorenzo Chiesi Measuring Spatial MIMO Impulse Responses in Rooms Employing Spherical Transducer Arrays

AES Conference on Sound Field Control, Guildford (UK), 18-20 July 2016


Leo McCormack, Symeon Delikaris-Manias, Angelo Farina, Daniel Pinardi, and Ville Pulkki Real-Time Conversion of Sensor Array Signals into Spherical Harmonic Signals with Applications to Spatially Localized Sub-Band Sound-Field Analysis 144th AES Convention, 2018 May 23–26, Milan, Italy


M. Díaz-Andreu, A. Farina, E. Armelloni, L. Coltofean, M. Picas, T. Mattioli Acoustic effects at prehistoric landscapes: an archaeoacoustics analysis of rock art sites from Western Mediterranean Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, pp. 281-287 - 9-13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany.


A. Farina, M. Díaz-Andreu, E. Armelloni, M. Picas, L.F. Zubieta, T. Mattioli Digitalizing the sounds of the past: the soundscapes of World Heritage rock art landscapes from Spain and Mexico Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, pp. 4214-4218 - 9-13 September 2019, Aachen, Germany.


Leo Mccormack, Symeon Delikaris-Manias, Archontis Politis, Despoina Pavlidi, Angelo Farina, Daniel Pinardi, Ville Pulkki Applications of Spatially Localized Active-Intensity Vectors for Sound-Field Visualization J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 840–854, (2019 November.).


Pinardi, D., Ebri, L., Belicchi, C., Farina, A., Binelli M. Direction Specific Analysis of Psychoacoustics Parameters inside Car Cockpit: A Novel Tool for NVH and Sound Quality SAE Technical Paper 2020-01-1547, 2020, DOI:


Angelo Farina, Lamberto Tronchin, Antonella Bevilacqua, Enrico Armelloni, Francesca Merli, Marco Dolci “SIPARIO SOUNDS”: a new omnidirectional loudspeaker for MIMO auralisation Forum Acusticum 2020, Lyon (France) 7-11 December 2020;


D. Pinardi;  A. Farina;

Metrics for Evaluating the Spatial Accuracy of Microphone Arrays

International Conference on Immersive and 3D Audio - 8-10 September 2021, Bologna, Italy
IEEE Xplore - ISBN:978-1-6654-0999-5


A. Bevilacqua, F. Merli, Angelo Farina, E. Armelloni, Adriano Farina, L. Tronchin

3DOF representation of the acoustic measurements inside the Comunale-Pavarotti Theatre of Modena

International Conference on Immersive and 3D Audio - 8-10 September 2021, Bologna, Italy
IEEE Xplore - ISBN:978-1-6654-0999-5


A. Bevilacqua, F. Merli, E. Armelloni, Angelo Farina, Adriano Farina, L.Tronchin

Acoustic parameters of the Municipal Theatre of Piacenza shown on different ways of representation

International Conference on Immersive and 3D Audio - 8-10 September 2021, Bologna, Italy
IEEE Xplore - ISBN:978-1-6654-0999-5


A. Farina, A. Bevilacqua, L. Tronchin, N. Dal Ronco

Acoustic measurements of the Roman theatre of Pompei by mapping the sound reflections

International Conference on Immersive and 3D Audio - 8-10 September 2021, Bologna, Italy
IEEE Xplore - ISBN:978-1-6654-0999-5


D. Pinardi, N. Rocchi, A. Toscani, M. Binelli, G. Chiorboli, A. Farina, L. Cattani

An Innovative Architecture of Full-digital Microphone Arrays Over A2B Network for Consumer Electronics

DOI: 10.1109/TCE.2022.3187453


D. Pinardi, A. Toscani, M. Binelli, L. Saccenti, A. Farina, L. Cattani

Full-Digital Microphone Meta-Arrays for Consumer Electronics

DOI: 0.1109/TCE.2023.3267836


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