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A canvas for sound, science, and art
in the digital domain


INTRODUCTION
-A UGC funded inter-university facility for arts and science
- Houses the region’s only 24.2 channel sound system
- Permanent 5-screen  video installation
- Separate 7.1 channel mastering suitewith  65” stereoscopic (3D) monitor


LIATe is funded by the University Grants Council with supplementary funds from the HKBU. Its mission is to build  a community working on the cutting edge of immersive technology, exploiting the artistic possibilities of current and future formats. With a special emphasis on audio, it houses the region’s only 24.2 channel soundsystem and the UGC's only 7.1 mastering suite. The main Theatre also acts as a recording studio with high ceilings for exploring experimenta microphone techniques, complimented with a generous collection of high quality microphones and preamp.

These lead to a Control Room and 7.1 mastering suite with the highest calibre equipment and acoustics. The audio in the control room is complimented by a stereoscopic ‘3D’ video display and playback system, and the Theatre with a 5-screen high definition (HD) video system.

HKBUDepartment of Music