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Digital Interactive Sound and Intermedia Studio

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Digital Interactive Sound & Intermedia Studio (DISIS) is a state-of-the-art facility for the Creative Technologies in Music (CTLA) program.

DISIS serves both the Creative Technologies in Music (CTLA) and Music Composition (MCOM) degree options.

This silent and sound-proof space has nineteen computers, a 24.2 Genelec spatial audio system, and video projection.

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, Purr-Data (a.k.a. Pd-L2Ork), Pure-Data, and Logic. Linux stations complement the studio with literally hundreds of additional free and open-source 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, as well as foundational research in areas of sound, music, and perception, and with special focus on immersive audio, interactive multimedia art, and data sonification.