What is Physical Modeling


Physis physically models the sound by measuring an organ's natural and physical attributes, as well as its environment. Then Physis rebuilds that sound through modeling technology, not storing samples like algorithms, down to the smallest imperfections - those elements that give the original instrument its character and warmth. Physis creates its sound so that it is ever changing, like the organ used for the model however it can be adjusted to accommodate the desires of the most demanding organist, or acoustically deprived environment..

Today, with the introduction of Physis technology, Viscount has succeeded in reproducing sound waves just as they would emanate from a windblown pipe organ-each with its own autonomy, individuality and unique characteristics. Viscount Unico instrument, using Physis, produces a reproduction of each note soundwave just as it sounded in the original organ. Since there are no "breaks" or "split-points", as sound and sampling technologies, the progression of sound across the keyboard is accurate, smooth and natural.

However, the shapes of Physis soundwaves are open, thus, making it possible to edit and modify and extend their structure. They produce a try-dimensional sound. Physis speaks, not just with "left to right" motion, as currently done with older technologies but also with "front to back" and "up-and-down" motion as they do in real windblown pipes.