azimuth property is an aural property that helps you create surround sound on audio devices.
azimuth property is used for aural presentation. As the CSS specification states:
Spatial audio is an important stylistic property for aural presentation. It provides a natural way to tell several voices apart, as in real life (people rarely all stand in the same spot in a room).
azimuth property allows you to specify the horizontal position of the voice, either as an angle, or a keyword (eg,
Also see the
elevation property for specifying the vertical position of the voice.
- Same as '270deg'. With 'behind', '270deg'.
- Same as '300deg'. With 'behind', '240deg'.
- Same as '320deg'. With 'behind', '220deg'.
- Same as '340deg'. With 'behind', '200deg'.
- Same as '0deg'. With 'behind', '180deg'.
- Same as '20deg'. With 'behind', '160deg'.
- Same as '40deg'. With 'behind', '140deg'.
- Same as '60deg'. With 'behind', '120deg'.
- Same as '90deg'. With 'behind', '90deg'.
- Moves the sound to the left, relative to the current angle - it subtracts 20 degrees.
- Moves the sound to the right, relative to the current angle - it adds 20 degrees.
- Represents the computed value of the property on the element's parent.
Values are expressed as an angle within the range
0deg is directly ahead in the center of the sound stage.
90deg is to the right,
180deg behind, and
-90deg) to the left.
- Initial Value
- Applies To
- All elements
azimuthproperty is defined in Appendix A. Aural style sheets of Cascading Style Sheets Level 2 Revision 1 (CSS 2.1) Specification (W3C Recommendation 07 June 2011).
Appendix A. Aural style sheets has since been deprecated in favor of CSS Speech Module (W3C Candidate Recommendation 20 March 2012) which doesn't include the