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Saturday, October 7 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
What if I Told you that Audio is the Future of Games… and VR?

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The invention of the lightbulb didn’t come from the continuous improvement of candles.

From a technology perspective, audio is standing at the precipice of a huge change.  Dozens of companies are pushing at this edge from both a content and tools perspective and have huge visions for how audio will change in the future.  These ripples will impact all applications of audio - from games, to Virtual and Augmented Realities.  Woah woah woah when did just normal sound waves get so complex?  Video games have been a huge proponent of development in audio technologies, giving sound a way to become interactive.  With VR and AR touching down on the figurative landing strip of technology, we will explore how sound is both different and the same in these new paradigms.  Sound enthusiasts, composers, sound designers and even regular game developers and gamers will learn about games in interactive and immersive environments, including the technologies and creative approaches that make it work.

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Kedar Shashidhar

Associate Creative Director, OSSIC
Kedar Shashidhar is the Associate Creative Director at OSSIC and has been obsessed with spatial audio in VR, games, and music since before it was cool. Working in all facets of production, Kedar has been recording musicians spatially in the studio while developing spatial audio toolsets... Read More →

Saturday October 7, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
((MAIN)) Araki Education Center