Sound Surfing Network (SSN): Mobile Phone-based Sound Spatialization with Audience Collaboration

Park, Saebyul and Ban, Seonghoon and Hong, Dae Ryong and Yeo, Woon Seung

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

SSN (Sound Surfing Network) is a performance system that provides a new musicalexperience by incorporating mobile phone-based spatial sound control tocollaborative music performance. SSN enables both the performer and theaudience to manipulate the spatial distribution of sound using the smartphonesof the audience as distributed speaker system. Proposing a new perspective tothe social aspect music appreciation, SSN will provide a new possibility tomobile music performances in the context of interactive audience collaborationas well as sound spatialization.