Facebook Buys VR Audio Company

Two Big Ears creative tools will be made available free to developers
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Edinburgh-based immersive audio tech company Two Big Ears has been picked up by Facebook, with the social media giant making Two Big Ears’ authoring tools, encoder and rendering engine available for free to virtual reality content developers.

Two Big Ears made the announcement via a blog post. Terms of the acquisition were not available.

“Now, we’re ready to take the next step on our journey and scale our work from within Facebook. There is so much still to explore,” Two Big Ears wrote. “By joining with a company that shares our values and our vision, we will be able to scale our technology even quicker as we continue powering immersive audio experiences.

Read more at B&C.