Thursday 24th May, 2012
11:10am to 11:13am
What can new smartphone technologies do for listening on the move? Hear about a world's first in audio on the move right here in Hackney from some of the makers of Hackney Hear. Triggering audio via GPS-location, Hackney Hear provides an innovative way to explore and rediscover London Fields through the stories of residents, local celebrities and archive, along with new commissions from award-winning artists in the area.
Questions answered :
What is Hackney Hear? What does it mean for the future of audio on the move? And how can smartphones help content providers and technologists come up with new creative ways of telling stories through sound?
Director, Hackney Productions CIC
Francesca Panetta developed the Hackney Hear iPhone app as a new way to listen to stories on the move.She started as a trainee Sound Assistant at the BBC and worked at Radios 3 and 4 for 5 years.
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