Interactive Sonification

January–March 2015

IEEE MultiMedia magazine cover

Today's computing technology is radically different from that of 10 years ago. Devices such as smartphones, tablets, and even wearable devices are found wherever we are. Researchers and developers can take advantage of this new era by knowing that the public has personal access to highly interactive multimedia devices. Interfaces involving sound are already in the hands of millions of people. For information display, sound promises an alternative to squeezing information through small screens that then force us to attend to them, thus making us lose awareness of our immediate environment. This special issue looks at some of the upcoming research on how such interaction with sound can be used in a variety of areas and applications. Read full article »

About IEEE MultiMedia

IEEE MultiMedia covers multiple media types, used harmoniously together in creating new experiences in areas such as image processing, video processing, audio analysis, text retrieval and understanding, data mining and analysis, and data fusion.

Articles from IEEE MultiMedia

Teaching Privacy: Multimedia Making a Difference

Teaching Privacy: Multimedia Making a Difference

The Teaching Privacy project brings researchers and teachers together to develop learning tools to teach children about online privacy, especially in their interaction with multimedia technology. Read full article »

Photos to Remember, Photos to Forget

Photos to Remember, Photos to Forget

Snapchat for your archives? Current electronic file archives can be successful or lost to time and faulty systems, but do we really want to be saving everything for posterity anyway? This development of intentional forgetting could help us divide the essential from the nonessential. Read full article »


Best Paper Awards

IEEE MultiMedia is establishing the Best Paper Awards. More information »

Call for Papers

July–September 2016: Social Media for Ubiquitous Learning and Adaptive Tutoring


Editor in Chief Yong Rui shares his plans for IEEE MultiMedia

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