Tips, Tools and Guidance: VR Assets for the Game Music Composer

Game composer Winifred Phillips presents an annual VR audio resource list for game audio pros. Included: technology and tools, methods and techniques, communities and organizations, and popular VR conferences.

VR for the Game Music Composer: Audio for VR Platforms

Game composer Winifred Phillips looks at developments with VR platforms & their SDKs, focusing on audio issues. Included: Soundfield for AR, Spatial Sound for AR/MR, audio improvements in the Vive & Oculus SDKs, & audio for the new untethered platforms.

Video Game Music Composers: New VR Headphone Tech (2018)

Video game composer Winifred Phillips discusses newly announced headphone products for VR, and new technologies promising to enhance existing headphones for VR. Topics include Cingo, the Ambeo Smart Headset, Super X-Fi, and the Sowlo from Noveto Systems.

VR Headphones Update 2018: Video Game Music Composers

Video game composer Winifred Phillips explores headphones designed for VR use, including promising new models, and previously-discussed products that failed to hit retail. Includes an examination of popular misperceptions concerning surround-sound in VR.

Composing video game music for Virtual Reality: The role of music in VR

The 1st of a 4-part series. Video game composer Winifred Phillips shares ideas from her GDC 2018 talk, Music in Virtual Reality. Part 1: The role of music in VR, with discussion of Presence, positional audio technologies, & tips for using ambient music.

VR Headphones Update: Video Game Music Composers

How does headphone tech impact virtual reality? Video game music composer Winifred Phillips provides updates on VR headphone prototypes and consumer products. The issue of consumer confusion regarding headphone surround sound in VR is also discussed.

Video Game Music Composers: New VR Headphones

How does headphone technology impact a virtual reality experience? Video game music composer Winifred Phillips discusses three headphone models targeting the VR marketplace, to see what new technologies are being proposed to facilitate VR audio.

Understanding Audio in VR – A Game Music Composer’s Resource Guide

Video game composer Winifred Phillips offers a roundup of resources available to game composers interested in composing music for virtual reality games. Included: methods and techniques, software tools, online communities, conferences and organizations.

VRDC 2017 takeaways: VR music for the game composer

Strategies for implementing music in VR projects were offered during the Virtual Reality Developers Conference this year. Video game composer Winifred Phillips discusses tools and tips from these talks, while also sharing insights from her own projects.