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							<h2>Welcome to Virtual Acoustics</h2>
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							<p>Virtual Acoustics (VA) is a <b>real-time auralization framework</b> for scientific research<br />
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							<i>It is open source and fully controllable enabling reproducible research</i></p>
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							<p>VA is a software that was created at the Institute of Technical Acoustics (ITA) at RWTH Aachen University in Germany over a decade ago as an auralization application - one of the first of its kind.<br /> 
							<br>Over the years, VA has been reinvented and improved by dint of several contributions in the scope of Bachelor, Master and PhD theses to meet state-of-the-art standards in audio rendering and spatial audio reproduction.</p>
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							<h2>Is Virtual Acoustics suitable for me?</h2>
							<p>Until now, VA is used for scientific research purposes at ITA. It has been designed to meet high quality audio rendering &amp; reproduction demands for listening experiments as well as Virtual Reality research.
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							<i>Previously unreleased, VA will be continued as an open source project and can be used for a variety of applications.</i>
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							<p>VA is made for Windows, but can also be used on other platforms.
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