The new realities are here. Virtual and Augmented realities and 360 video technologies are rapidly entering our homes and office spaces. Good quality audio has always been important to the user experience, but in the new realities, it is more than important, it’s essential. If the audio doesn’t work, the immersion of the experience fails and the cracks in the new reality start to show.
This practical guide helps you navigate the challenges and pitfalls of designing audio for these new realities. This technology is different from anything we’ve seen before and requires an entirely new approach; this book will introduce the broad concepts you need to know before delving into the practical detail you need.
Augmenting our Reality. Which Reality Are You In? Exploring the idea of virtual reality. Technology, Memory and Space. Music is the New Reality. Responsive Audio. Effects and Modulation. Dialogue. Don't Torture Your Players. Team Wrangling: Working Well With Others. Applying the Theory