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date: 21 April 2019

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This chapter examines interactive sound from the perspective of multimodal interaction. Attention is focused on how sound can complement, enhance, or substitute for other sensorial modalities, specifically vision and audition. The first part of the chapter presents several examples from the field of multimodal perception and cognition and embodied interaction. The second part focuses on the importance of multimodality in the emerging field of sonic interaction design.

Keywords: sonic interaction design, multimodal environments, haptic feedback, embodiment

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