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Re: UC 7 - Audio / Music Visualization

From: Olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 17:20:06 +0000
Message-ID: <4F145C46.8050706@bbc.co.uk>
To: Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com>
CC: public-audio@w3.org
Looks good!

Would it make sense to talk about the kind of visualisation you can see 
on services like soundcloud, where the whole audio stream/file is 
visualised in a single 2D graph: e.g. http://soundcloud.com/snowpatrol ?

Link to UC7 for those who want to see it in context:


On 16/01/2012 16:56, Alistair MacDonald wrote:
>       I took a quick pass at use-case 7 and wondered if anyone had
>       thoughts/comments?
> Thanks,
> -- Al
>       UC 7: Audio / Music Visualization
> A user is playing back audio or video media from the webpage of their
> favorite artist or a popular online music streaming service. The webpage
> presents a graphic visualization layer that responds to the music in
> real-time that the user may enjoy in a leisurely setting such as: at
> home, a bar/restaurant/lobby, or traveling with an HTML5 capable mobile
> device. The visualization layer is written using complimentary web
> technologies such as the WebGL Canvas, where 3D objects are synchronized
> with the audio and mixed with Video and other web content using JavaScript.
> The user can control elements of the visualization using an interface
> provided by the webpage developer. The user can change the colors,
> shapes and tweak other visualization settings to their taste. The user
> may switch to a new visualization modes: changing from a
> spectrum-analysis view, to an abstract 2D or 3D visual view, a video
> overlay, or a mash-up of web-content that could include all of the above.
> The webpage provides the user with the ability to control the buffer
> size of the underlying Audio API: this allows users with slower machines
> to pick a larger buffer setting that does not cause clicks and pops in
> the audio stream.

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