Nicolas Tsingos leads interactive audio research at Dolby Laboratories. He is actively involved in the development of next-generation features for Axon, Dolby’s in-game voice service, as well as spatial audio solutions for consumer and cinema applications. He holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, France and an advanced research degree (“habilitation”) from the University of Nice- Sophia Antipolis, France. He is also a tenured researcher at INRIA, the French National Institute for Computer Science. Previously, he was a Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technologies in Murray Hill, New Jersey. His research interests include computer graphics, interactive audio simulation for virtual environments, architectural acoustics, sound synthesis and efficient audio-visual rendering. Some of the perceptual audio rendering techniques he created have been used in commercial video games, including Test Drive Unlimited and Alone in the Dark by Eden Games/ATARI.
Biography Updated on 19 April 2011