"The app, called Octava, is aimed at enhancing the musical experience for listeners by delivering information via Wifi, synced with the music being played in the concert hall.
"We're trying to find ways to help contemporary audiences engage with words that match the elegance of the orchestral performance," said Octava co-founder Linda Dusman, a professor of music at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County."
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Dr. Linda Dusman, Music, and Eric Smallwood, Visual Arts, were interviewed by The Baltimore Sun’s Tim Smith about their app Octava, which is designed to enhance the audience experience at symphony orchestra performances.
In development for several years and formerly known as Symphony Interactive, the project received a $150,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) grant in 2014.