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Tanner Upthegrove

Media Engineer

Tanner Upthegrove, MFA in Spatial Audio and Technical Direction, CTS, thrives at the intersection of arts and technology as Immersive Audio Specialist for Virginia Tech's Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology. Tanner designs audiovisual systems with a focus on networked technologies. Tanner designs sound for multichannel audio systems integrating wireless tracking systems and Internet of Things (IoT) data. Tanner has facilitated several telematic concerts, connecting geographically distant participants across North America. Tanner has presented spatial audio at the Audio Engineering Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the International Congress on Sound and Vibration and Moogfest. Tanner is published by the AES, the IEEE, and the Computer Music Journal. Tanner has collaborated with Sound Artist Stephen Vitiello, and Trey Spruance of Secret Chiefs 3.