Headphone Surround Sound – The Basics

A sound that comes from one direction (say from the left), even though it is heard by the left ear first, is still heard in a lessened manner by the right ear as the sound passes through your environment.

All these factors provide information regarding the distance of the sound sources from your ears. How sound interacts with your head and ears is referred to as the HRTF (Head Related Transfer Function).

In addition to HRTF, the characteristics of sounds coming at you change as you move in your environment, as well as moving objects emitting sound change their distance from you (resulting in The Doppler Effect).

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