Digital Interactive Sound and Intermedia Studio

Digital Interactive Sound and Intermedia Studio (DISIS) is a state-of-the-art facility for the Music Technology program. The facility has twelve silent high performance machines, the state-of-art 8.2 Genelec surround system and an Audio Vision HC display. This silent and sound-proof space houses research projects such as the twenty-four speaker Aural Matrix, experimental hyperinstruments, and sensors.

DISIS with its forward-looking design and unique OS-agnostic environment fosters outstanding student-teacher ratio, minimal learning curve, and unmatched cross-platform proficiency in Linux, OSX, and Windows. DISIS offers a large volume of leading software packages, including Max/MSP/Jitter, PD, Logic, Sonar, Audition, Peak, Reason, Komplete and many more, over 100GB of sample libraries, and dozens of software synths and samplers. Linux stations complement the studio with literally hundreds of multimedia applications.

By coupling contemporary technology with traditional performance idioms, DISIS offers scientific research with focus on new music technologies for the purpose of betterment of the overall quality of life as well as a pursuit of new forms of artistic expression with special focus on interactive multimedia art.

Want to know more?
Ivica Ico Bukvic is happy to answer your questions.
Email: ico@vt.edu
Phone: (540) 231- 6139

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