The exploratory space that analyzes the audio revolutions in our daily lives.

From fundamental discoveries to their concrete applications, from major industry trends to the possibilities of tomorrow.

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From Virtual Singing to Deepfakes: How is Speech Used Today

With the rise of new technology, as well as audio-only social media, our voices are becoming more prominent features in our world. Ircam’s first steps into research on human speech stemmed from the world of music, but today the applications for audio research and vocal analysis extend far beyond the music industry.

Exciting Trends in Audio at SXSW 2022

Exciting Trends in Audio at SXSW 2022

South by Southwest (SXSW) takes place every March in Austin, Texas and features ten days of conferences and festivals that combine music, technology, cinema, and interactive media. In 2022, for the first time in two years, SXSW was held face-to-face, and the Ircam Amplify team went to Austin to be part of the French Tech Pavilion presented by Business France. Read on to learn about the major trends in audio technology that were showcased at SXSW 2022.

Marie Claire

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Do we really need our sense of smell to experience the emotions of a fragrance? not really. according to experts, we are at the dawn of a revolution that involves touch, taste and hearing. provocations aside, let us be guided by our senses

How do sound and vocal interfaces build new relationships with our everyday objects?

We are in a world where relationships between humans and connected devices are vast. These links are increasingly made by vocal and sound interfaces. Today, we are already talking with our smartphones, cars, speakers, computers… Tomorrow, sounds and voices will be at the center of our relationship with every technology.

Which transformations to come and which audio solutions for gaming?

Along with leading actors from the US, the industry of video gaming is showing a growing interest in audio. Apple Arcade has recently ordered musical games and new devices such as Alexa are also turning to games evolving around sound. It is more than just a trend or a fad.

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