Audio

Advertising Spotify Debuts Voice-Enabled Ads For Mobile Listeners

Music streaming service Spotify is testing out ads that let on-the-go listeners interact verbally to play commercials now or skip for later

Brand Activation & Immersion AR-Enabled Bose Sunglasses Offer Coachella Guests Exclusive Content

Festival attendees can pair their Bose Frames with the Coachella app for access to real-time audio notifications and updates about the event

Entertainment Hear, See, Smell And Feel The Music At XIX Collective

A four-dimensional dome in Long Island City offers busy New Yorkers an intimate concert-going experience that stimulates every sense using high-tech integrations

Analysis How Brands Like Volkswagen Are Rethinking Everyday Tech With Voice-Activated Engagement

From PSFK's Creating Next-Gen Content Experiences report, here is how three brands are incorporating voice activation and audio-based technology to make consumer-technology interactions more entertaining and efficient

Design Sound-Dampening Earbuds Let You Control Real World Audio Like A Volume Button

Knops work mechanically to reduce real-world noise to very low levels

Technology Tablet Makes Visual Information Tactile For The Visually Impaired

Researchers in Switzerland have come up with a tablet with magnetic pins for users to feel where they are on a map and where they need to go

Design Speakers Made Out Of Recycled Trees

Rockit Logs speakers are created from repurposed acoustic quality wood

Consumer Goods Beanie Streams Music And Calls Without All Wires

The Bluetooth Beanie lets people talk to friends and listen to music without headphones or even taking their phones out of their pockets

Technology Website Uses New GitHub Projects To Play Soothing Music

A developer created a site to track projects uploaded to the platform, having xylophone notes play whenever something new happens

Consumer Goods Wireless Earbuds Respond To Touch Commands

Bragi's The Dash earphones have a new innovative feature that allows users to control the device by tapping their face

Retail Sennheiser's Retail Space Makes Quality Sound More Accessible

Located in the Westfield World Trade Center, the Soundscape introduces commuters and tourists to the legacy of the German audio manufacturer

Retail Adobe Launches Voice-Synthesizing Technology

Project VoCo provides precise control over audio, even synthesizing spoken word to accuratly emulate a person's voice

Fitness & Sport Fitness Advocate: Paving The Future of Workouts With Audio

Ethan Agarwal, CEO of Skyfit, shares how he's democratizing access to boutique fitness classes through an app

Children Children's Jukebox Controlled By Figurines And Tokens

The music player and Wi-Fi enabled speaker lets kids start a song by placing toys on it

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