Volkswagen to Help Design a Bjork Exhibit?

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) has partnered with The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to create a first-ever augmented audio guide as an integral part of Björk, a retrospective of the Icelandic artist and musician Björk, opening at the Museum of Modern Art on March 8, 2015.

The innovative technology is based on the application “Sound Journey” developed by Volkswagen, which generates a personalized sound track using data gathered from driver inputs such as rate of acceleration/deceleration, steering angle of the steering wheel, and vehicle speed. With Sound Journey as a platform, the augmented audio guide for the Björk retrospective creates a 3D listening experience by building on the combination of signal processing, location-based trigger points, and movements of each individual visitor to create a customizable experience for each visitor of the exhibit.

Get all the latest amateur motorsports news in your mailbox eight times a year. Subscribe now.

Join Free Join our community to easily find more Volkswagen news.
Comments
View comments on the GRM forums
petegossett
petegossett PowerDork
3/12/15 3:23 p.m.

I wonder how flamingos were factored into their algorithms?

Our Preferred Partners
7tZ6gMd04Nx8A24z9veEugqAyG1RDpxKf7OQ3JxD8FHI0FJH5K1r3mM9760P1raP