AES Amsterdam 2008 Saturday, May 17, 13:30 — 15:30
W4 - MULTISENSORY INTERACTION: DOES INTERACTION IMPROVE PRESENCE?
Renato Pelligrini, sonic emotion ag - Obergltt (Zurich), Switzerland
This workshop investigates the impact of interactivity in audio environments on improving the feeling of presence within those environments. This workshop extends a series of related workshops on perception and interactivity presented at recent AES Conventions. The workshop considers the technical, creative, and psychoacoustic constraints when building interactive environments. A selection of panelists, with varying perspectives on the meaning of interactive audio, will discuss the importance of presence within their own application areas. These include gaming, training, and education. The workshop has an open format and encourageS discussion between panelists and the audience relating to the meaning of interactivity and presence. The workshop is therefore suitable to experts and newcomers alike and offers a chance to share different perspectives of this topic of growing importance.
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