One very interesting trend the last couple of years has been the advances in hi-fi audio cues in interaction designs. As speakers are becoming smaller, better, and cheaper, we suddenly find ourselves in an immense milieu of sounds and audio cues. In this articles I’ll highlight the invisible details of audio design, and hopefully make you think about how best to integrate the effects of audio cues in your next interaction design.
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