McGregor, I. (2018)
This book explores the underlying principles of sound design for linear and interactive media, and specifically how they apply to theatre. The focus of the text is about how t...
Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events
Bishop, C., Esteves, A., & McGregor, I. (2017)
Head-mounted displays as opera glasses: using mixed-reality to deliver an egalitarian user experience during live events. In ICMI 2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interactionhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3136755.3136781
This paper explores the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs) as a way to deliver a front row experience to any audience member during a live event. To do so, it presents a two-...
Sonifying the solar system
Quinton, M., McGregor, I., & Benyon, D. (2016)
Sonifying the solar system. In The 22nd International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-2016), (28-35
Sound is potentially an effective way of analysing data and it is possible to simultaneously interpret layers of sounds and identify changes. Multiple attempts to use sound wi...
Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs
McGregor, I., & Cunningham, S. (2015)
Comparative Evaluation of Radio and Audio Logo Sound Designs. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 63(11), 876-888. https://doi.org/10.17743/jaes.2015.0076
This study aims to explore the suitability of capturing designers’ and listeners’ experiences of sound design for a radio drama and audio logos using the repertory grid techni...
Design and development of Auralization room at Edinburgh Napier University.
Prokofieva, E., Luciani, C., & McGregor, I. (2014)
Design and development of Auralization room at Edinburgh Napier University. In Proceedings of the 136th international AES Convention
The auralization room was designed as a joint project between School of Engineering and Built Environment and the School of Computing of Edinburgh Napier University. The inter...
Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences
McGregor, I. (2014)
Comparing designers’ and listeners’ experiences. AI & society, 29(4), 473-483. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-013-0489-4
This paper compares the listening experiences of non-experts and the designers of two sound designs. To date, no such comparisons have been examined empiri- cally, and so for ...
Jupiter Artland Audio Guide
Flint, T., & Mcgregor, I. (2011)
Jupiter Artland Audio Guide. [https://www.jupiterartland.org/learning/projects/audio-development-project]
This is the official audio guide for Jupiter Artland. Visitors can choose between audio guides one might expect with commentary by artists and curators or a series of stories...
Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences
McGregor, I. Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4284
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an established discipline in media suc...
Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method.
Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2008, June)
Visualising the soundfield and soundscape: extending Macaulay and Crerar’s 1998 method. Paper presented at ICAD 2008: The 14th annual International Conference on Auditory Display, Paris, France
The introduction of effective auditory warnings into a shared environment requires a prior understanding of the existing soundfield and soundscape. Reifying the physical and p...
Establishing key dimensions for reifying soundfields and soundscapes from auditory professionals.
Presentation / Conference
McGregor, I., Crerar, A., Benyon, D., & LePlâtre, G. (2007, June)
Establishing key dimensions for reifying soundfields and soundscapes from auditory professionals. Paper presented at ICAD 2007: The 13th International Conference on Auditory Display, Montreal, Canada
This paper presents a unique insight into the way acousticians, computing specialists and sound designers describe the dimensions of sound they use. Seventy-five audio profess...