TASCAR

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Toolbox for acoustic scene creation and rendering

TASCAR is an open-source software platform for real-time interactive virtual acoustic environment rendering in laboratory environments, licensed under GPL-2.0. The source code is hosted at https://github.com/HoerTech-gGmbH/tascar/. Binary packages and commercial support is available from Hörtech gGmbH. For the current user manual (pdf) see manual.pdf.

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Installation


In Ubuntu 18.04 (bionic):

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys B7D6CDF547DA4ABD
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb http://apt.hoertech.de/ bionic universe'
      

In Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial):

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys B7D6CDF547DA4ABD
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb http://apt.hoertech.de/ xenial universe'
      

In all systems, use

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tascarpro
for installation.

Starting TASCAR


To start TASCAR, first configure and start your jack server. Then, in a terminal, type

tascar
or start from "Sound and Video" applications menu.

If you intent to use TASCAR in scientific research projects, please remember to cite our open access publication:

Grimm, Giso; Luberadzka, Joanna; Hohmann, Volker. A Toolbox for Rendering Virtual Acoustic Environments in the Context of Audiology. Acta Acustica united with Acustica, Volume 105, Number 3, May/June 2019, pp. 566-578(13), doi:10.3813/AAA.919337