DiscoverVirtuality Podcast#20 Project Daredevil bringing immersive media to the Visually Impaired - Matthew Shifrin, Daniel Levine
#20 Project Daredevil bringing immersive media to the Visually Impaired - Matthew Shifrin, Daniel Levine

#20 Project Daredevil bringing immersive media to the Visually Impaired - Matthew Shifrin, Daniel Levine

Update: 2018-11-21
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Matthew Shifrin has been visually impaired his entire life and is working with Daniel Levine on Project Daredevil to make comics available in a more inclusive and accessible format than what currently exists. They are doing this with an experimental headset that allows for new sensations such as the feeling of flipping, falling through a portal and utilize that to immerse users into the scene. The core focus on the project is to make Daredevil, the only blind super hero, acessible to the visually impaired.

 

You contact Matt and Daniel via email at:  Comicsfortheblind@gmail.com

Bookmarks:

0'00": What is Project Daredevil?


1'25": What blind people miss in film and comics.


2'55" “Hey, isn’t ironic that the comic book industry’s only blind character is completely inaccessible to blind people.”


3'44": Matt meets daredevil writer Mark Wade.


4'30": Experimental VR headset


5'40": What would different super heroes feel like?


6'35": how intense are the sensations from this header?


7'45": Current haptics and what innovation this headset brings


9'20": Practical Foley like eating potato chips


9'50": New England Conservatory Grant for the radio drama.

 

10'08": The energy that comes from a room of voice actors and the use of a 3D microphone.


11'40": What are the next steps for project daredevil?


12'45": Companies , conventions, and Authors in support of adapting their works to audio drama. Marvel, DC,Neil Gaiman, Jamie Delano.


14'45": What does this headset feel like?


16'00": The process of adapting comics to audio.


18'35": Can you have a VR or AR headset too?


20'55": How are these effects tested?


24'15": What are the theories behind the design of the headset to generate these effects?


26'30": Has this been done before?


27'00": What audio dramas inspired the type of work that is being done for project DareDevil?


28'15": Using headtracking with 3D audio to create new experiences.


32'15": This project is to bring blind children into comics and have the shared experience that sighted children have.

 

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Credits: Host: Craig Herndon,http://twitter.com/craigvready Produced by Jason Parkshttp://twitter.com/jasonparksvr

Music by Rachel Dziezynski

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#20 Project Daredevil bringing immersive media to the Visually Impaired - Matthew Shifrin, Daniel Levine

#20 Project Daredevil bringing immersive media to the Visually Impaired - Matthew Shifrin, Daniel Levine