Rebecca Rhee, Monica Ionescu, Joyce Lin, Brayan Jimenez
Visualizing and manipulating sound in space using mobile cameras with friends through Wave App's listening sessions.
growth in search interest for “online games to play with friends” between February and March (Google 2020).
Poll of 2,000 Americans found music & virtual concerts allowed them to feel connected. 60% reported music is their go-to coping mechanism in any stressful situation (OnePoll).
Listeners act as "personal DJs," adjusting their music to different situations and times to tailor the appropriate music to how they feel, the purpose, or the situation.
“Social Listening” that lets multiple people add songs to a shared queue they can all listen to. Currently, the playback isn’t synchronized.
Phone cameras are able to sense depth and direction, giving us an opportunity to experience sound in a more immersive environment.
Computer software can easily take music and separate songs into a collection of midi files and create 3D visualizations form them.