This video is about a VST Plug designed to provide non-visual access to peak level meters. It uses non-speech sounds in the form of sonification to convey peak level information and the overall signal levels in an audio track. The aim is to help blind and visually impaired musicians and audio production specialist interact with Digital Audio Workstations.
The plugin is open source and available to download free of charge from depic.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/apm
It is part of the Design Patterns for Inclusive Collaboration project which is based at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London. The project team includes Nick Bryan-Kinns, Tony Stockman, Oussama Metatla and Fiore Martin. It is sponsored by EPSRC.