8ball

Introducing the audio solution for cinematic VR.

 

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8ball Industrial Design by Spindel Design, Los Angeles

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8ball 

  • Records immersive sound
     

  • Omni-binaural
     

  • Easy to mount
     

  • Patent pending design
     

  • Works with any 8-channel field recorder

 

 

 

easy

The 8ball is easy to use on set, a simple clamp fastens to the camera stand and releases quickly to make camera set ups a snap. 

seamless

The 8ball integrates seamlessly into the post production process via our FMod, Wwise, or Unity plugin.  

holographic

Omni-binaural recording coupled with head-tracking creates an audio experience that is close to indistinguishable from reality, 

 
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Announcing the
8ball Private Beta.

The first test audio I heard blew me away
with accuracy and sound quality.
— Matt Celia, Partner | Lightsail VR
I want that (points to 8ball)
— Ross Gillard, Dir. Immersive Content | Grayson Matthews
Indistinguishable from the real world.
— Richard Broo, Founder | Wemersive

image: Oculus/Facebook

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"Major Lazer" 360 Video Recorded With 8ball

Listen with headphones

Hear what it's like to be in the middle of the audience at a big music festival.  360 degree spatial audio recorded by 8ball with no additional sweetening or effects added.  Use your mouse or phone to pan around the 360 video and hear different sound perspectives.

 
Play video using Firefox or Google Chrome for Mac, PC, or Android to hear spatial audio.

Play video using Firefox or Google Chrome for Mac, PC, or Android to hear spatial audio.


"Skate Park" 360 Video Recorded With 8ball

Listen with headphones

Hear what it's like to be in the bowl with Adam Paul at Venice Beach skate park.  360 degree spatial audio recorded by 8ball with no additional sweetening or effects added.  Use your mouse or phone to pan around the 360 video and hear different sound perspectives.

 
Play video using Firefox or Google Chrome for Mac, PC, or Android to hear spatial audio.

Play video using Firefox or Google Chrome for Mac, PC, or Android to hear spatial audio.


"Hide and Seek" 360 Video Recorded With 8ball

Listen with headphones

Hear what it's like to play hide and seek with the kids presented using 360 degree spatial audio recorded by 8ball with no additional sweetening or effects added.  Use your mouse or phone to pan around the 360 video and hear different sound perspectives.

 
Play video using Firefox or Google Chrome for Mac, PC, or Android to hear spatial audio.

Play video using Firefox or Google Chrome for Mac, PC, or Android to hear spatial audio.

 

Reggie Jackson SAP 360 Video Recorded With 8ball

Listen with headphones

Hear baseball legend Reggie Jackson describe his classic car collection in this video produced by Lightsail VR for SAP. The video allows you to pan around to see a 360 view of the scene and hear the spatial quality of the audio.  

 

Open video in the Youtube App on your Android device to hear spatial audio.


The 8ball is a patent pending omni-binaural microphone and companion software that provides a seamless workflow from on set recording to mind blowing immersive VR experience. With the 8ball we set out to solve many of the challenges that cinematic VR filmmakers have with delivering truly immersive spatial audio experiences, and we know you're going to love it. 

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