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New at CES 2024: Audio Radar Showcases New eGaming Experience for People with Hearing Loss

Hard of hearing and deaf e-gamers can now get visual tips about key sounds like footsteps, movements, and alerts during play.
Audio Radar Ces 2024

Audio Radar gives e-gamers visual cues about where sounds are coming from during play.

Hard of hearing and deaf e-gamers can now visualize key sounds like footsteps and alerts with Audio Radar, a product from Airdrop Gaming designed to transform game sounds into audio signals. It visualizes directional game audio events, providing all gamers with an immersive and inclusive experience.

Attendees of the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 9-12 can experience Audio Radar at CES 2024 at booth #60704 in Eureka Park in the Venetian hotel.

Here's a video with Audio Radar founder Tim Murphy that explains how the system works.

Airdrop Gaming-produced demonstration of how Audio Radar works. Closed captions are available on this video. If you are using a mobile phone, please enable captions clicking on the gear icon.

Audio Radar is reportedly easy to use, with plug-and-play compatibility and customizable features like sensitivity and light behavior. It’s a versatile addition to any gaming setup; the product is designed to work with Xbox, PlayStation, and PC, making games more accessible and enjoyable for all.

The system takes 7.1 surround sound effects such as gunfire and footsteps programmed into today’s most popular first-person shooter (FPS) games. After 2 years of development and 18 months of testing, Audio Radar is set to release.

“We’re thrilled to introduce Audio Radar to gamers,” says Airdrop Gaming Founder and CEO Tim Murphy. “Our goal is to make gaming accessible for everyone. We invite you to try it at CES 2024.”

Founded in 2012, Airdrop Gaming, based in Zeeland, Mich, specializes in innovative gaming solutions, focusing on accessibility for deaf and hard-of-hearing gamers. The company also commercialized the HipShotDot, a gaming accessory that enhances or replaces in-game sights with a physical USB-powered red dot sight. For more information, visit the Audio Radar website.

Karl

Editor in Chief

Karl Strom is the Editor in Chief of HearingTracker. He has been covering the hearing aid industry for over 30 years.