Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Source of the iPhone Unlock Sound

In film sound, one of the very important jobs in helping to create a convincing scene, is that of the Foley Artist. The Foley Artist is responsible for re-creating the sounds on screen in a manner that is appropriate for the scene. This idea has crossed over into the world of computer software and video games, where sounds are required for actions on the part of the user.

The 99% Invisible Podcast revealed the source of a sound many iPhone and iPad users are undoubtedly well-acquainted with, the "unlock" sound. Turns out, it was a simple vice grip opening. Check out the whole podcast for more interesting info on sound design...

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