Audiokinetic and the Society for Arts & Technology Continue to Mark Montreal as an International Hub for Creativity, Research and Development

Montreal, Canada – May, 22nd 2018 – Audiokinetic Inc., the leading global provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the interactive media and gaming industries, and Montreal’s Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) continue to leverage Audiokinetic’s leadership in interactive audio technology and the renowned SAT dome to foster innovation in interactive media.

Audiokinetic and Montreal’s SAT announced their partnership back in 2016, and through their network of international enterprises, government collaborations, and leadership in research and development, they have been facilitating research initiatives focused on the development and advancement of the immersive experience and 3D audio innovations.

“Our partnership with Montreal’s Society for Arts and Technology is an important one as we continue to support a worldwide community of researchers, developers, artists, and designers who are transforming interactive audio and immersive realities. We are proud to be sponsoring the SAT and the IX Symposium 2018, and to be contributing with our research and technologies for the third year now,” said Martin H. Klein, Founder, President and CEO of Audiokinetic Inc, “The success of Audiokinetic has a lot to do with the tremendous laboratory Montreal is, and we are committed to stimulating and promoting our city as the international hub for creativity, research and development.”

Beyond being the official premium sponsors of the SAT and the IX Symposium this year, members of the Audiokinetic research and development team, Nathan Harris and Thalie Keklikian, will be presenting an advanced Wwise Spatial Audio workshop. They will demonstrate how reflection, diffraction, and sound propagation is simulated in Wwise, and how the authoring tool is used to monitor what is going on and to enable creative intervention when desired.

About Audiokinetic

Audiokinetic sets new standards in audio production for interactive media and games. The company’s middleware solutions, including the award-winning Wwise® and SoundSeed®, empower sound designers and audio programmers with a cost effective, comprehensive authoring tool and audio engine for creating innovative interactive experiences. Audiokinetic is headquartered in Montréal, QC, Canada and has a subsidiary in Tokyo, Japan, and Product Experts in China and Europe.

About Wwise

Wwise® is the most comprehensive audio middleware solution. It features an optimized run-time sound engine and an audio authoring application for creating and managing interactive audio content. Working with Wwise increases productivity and creativity while saving developers time and money across the audio production of any application.

About the SAT

Founded in 1996, the Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] is a transdisciplinary center for research, creation, production, training and dissemination dedicated to developing and conserving digital culture. North America’s first Living Lab, the SAT specializes in immersive environments, the use of high-speed networks and experience design.

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