How Combining Light And Sound Can Help Reveal Local Character [Future of Light]

How Combining Light And Sound Can Help Reveal Local Character [Future of Light]
technology

Engaging visual installations react to sound, highlighting unique local aspects of a place.

PSFK Labs
  • 29 september 2013

Ambient sound from vehicle traffic to overheard conversations is an essential component of the urban experience, yet we tend to filter much of it out as we go through our daily lives. While there is a fine line between information and noise, what sits at the middle is rich with meaning and narrative. In an effort to help communicate its significance, designers are experimenting with light as a visual tool for conveying the physical properties of sound.  

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