The Perceptive Radio is a domestic-style radio object that analyses and processes local data — using analogue electronics and sensors – in addition to web-based data.
In this scenario, the user is moving around the kitchen and filling up the dishwasher whilst they listen to the radio. As the dishwasher kicks in and there is a large spike in ambient noise, the radio alters the depth of the audio playback to foreground the most important element (eg the actors voices).
Part of The Perceptive Radio: where Perceptive Media meets the Internet of Things, a project by Mudlark for BBC R&D.
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