Research Advisor and Industry Liaison with START
Related Sense: Hearing
Tyler Heaton is a spatial media and technologies instructor, technician, and researcher who is passionate about the transformational potential of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality applications.
With a background in digital media production, Tyler is exploring the how spatial media technologies are redefining knowledge transfer, interaction, and storytelling across multiple industries from education and health care to games and entertainment. His research interests include spatial audio, immersive narrative, and interaction in XR experiences.
Tyler has a Master of Fine Arts New Media from the University of Lethbridge. His thesis project focused on participation and narrative in virtual reality experiences.
Gen Cleary – Sound Connective
Idan Meir – RightHear
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