I needed to deviate off plan a little in Sprint 4 and spend time researching native audio and DSP in Unity and review solutions for 3D Sound. Ultimately, given the wide range of skills required to create a complete immersive experience of any size, I decided this would be a smart focus for future projects.
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We’re very pleased to announce participation in this year’s Innovate UK Creative Industries Fund! Our application is to undertake research and development of two prototype eXtended Reality (XR) experiences, with a particular focus on 3D sound.
The Situationists’ Walkman - a digital dérive, playing out within a small area of East London around Arnold Circus. An updated version of the Situationists’ vision using audio led exploration of the urban environment that prompts us to reconsider our relationship to this constructed or delineated space.
This post follows on from our introductory entry where we introduce the project goals and concepts and present our findings. It is intended for a technical audience and takes a deep dive into the process.
An in-depth look at the audio engine used in building out the audio AR experience.