Interactive Media and Role of Sound

Course Number: 
05-876
Semester and Units: 
Intermittent Mini: 6 units
Course Description: 

Sound is a critical component toward the success of interactive media, yet it is quite often an underutilized element in the development of the end-user's experience. New audio technologies, interfaces and controllers are developing at an unprecedented rate and increase the designer's options for leveraging novel methods of interaction in the virtual and physical world. This course will investigate protocols for integrating audio into a variety of interactive experiences with a series of sonic project assignments.