In this episode of the Immersive Audio Podcast, Oliver Kadel sits down with Tom Szirtes, the founder of Mbryonic.
Mbryonic is a London-based digital studio that create cutting edge virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, and other digital content. They work with a wide variety of companies from Amazon to Essex Council to Gazelli Art House. Tom founded Mbryonic with a simple mission, to apply his creative and technical skillset to innovate business and artistic applications of technology.
Before Mbryonic, Tom has had years of experience as a lead developer and manager in the AAA gaming and telecommunications industry working for companies like Sega Europe, Square Enix and Orange.
Alongside this career, Szirtes is an established music producer, DJ and label owner. His music output spans over a decade, some fifty records and numerous international performances. This creativity is at the heart of Mbryonic as well. For Szirtes, the technology always serves creativity not the other way around.
On this episode, Oliver and Tom discuss the ways that virtual reality technology could enhance the experience of listening to music.
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Mbryonic Home page: https://mbryonic.com/
Shur-I-Kan Information on Free Range Records website: http://www.freerangerecords.co.uk/artists/view/Shur-I-Kan/
Shur-I-Kan on Bandcamp: https://shur-i-kan.bandcamp.com/
Tom Szirtes on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomszirtes?originalSubdomain=uk
More Information About The Process of Creating Play Sage Gateshead: https://mbryonic.com/portfolio/play-sage-gateshead/
Play Sage Gateshead, The Finished Product: http://playsagegateshead.com/
Mbryonic’s work with Essex Council: https://mbryonic.com/portfolio/delivr-it-logistics/
Information about Amplify VR: https://mbryonic.com/portfolio/amplify-vr/
Video of Shur-I-Kan’s Minecraft set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx5F3tDxPyM
Information About a Similar Minecraft Live Music Event: https://cuppawow.com/coalchella-minecraft-music-festival/
More Information about Innovate UK’s “IC Tomorrow” Competition: https://www.roadtovr.com/innovate-uk-awards-210k-to-vr-and-ar-pioneers/
More Information about Mbryonic’s Virtual Reality Music Experiences in Issue 12 of Techmutiny (interview located on page 22 of the document): http://techmutiny.co.uk/attachments/article/49/TECHMUTINY_Issue%2012_FINAL020316.pdf
This episode was produced by Abbigayle Bircham and Oliver Kadel with the help of Share O’Hare and included music by Knobs Bergamo.