Audio for VR and AR conference details announced
WORLD: Coinciding with the upcoming 141st AES Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center’s West Hall will be the inaugural International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality. The two-day conference begins on 30th September and will comprise a range of technical papers, workshops and tutorials.
The conference is open to developers, researchers, manufacturers, consultants and students, and all will be offered the opportunity to learn sound production for both VR and AR media. Papers will be presented by the likes of Chris Pike, Richard Taylor, Tom Parnell and Frank Melchior from BBC R&D, and Durand Begault from NASA ARC, while workshop sessions will be held by a variety of companies, including Sennheiser, Dolby and Sound Particles.
Developers, research institutes and vendors of audio for virtual reality and augmented reality media will be highlighted at the expo. This sector is currently one of the most rapidly growing in the entertainment and audio industries, as recently evidenced with the success of AR mobile game, Pokémon Go.
‘We have secured exciting contributions from a wide cross-section of leading practitioners in the field of audio for VR and AR,’ said the conference co-chair, Andres Mayo. ‘This includes representatives from companies actively developing immersive sound solutions, as well as representatives from the academic world that are spearheading research into new development fields.’
For more information and to register your attendance at the conference, click here.