Marco Bertola (Milan, 1983) obtained his Computer Science Degree at the University “Roma Tre” in Rome. He proposed a dissertation titled “The measuring of the broadcasting audio loudness” with the supervision of the Dott. Mauro Falcone and the Eng. Andrea Paoloni during his stage at the Fondazione Ugo Bordoni (FUB), a Cultural and Research Institution under the supervision of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development.
In 2010 he obtained the Master in “Sound engineering” at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. His final dissertation, titled “iPad application development for real-time gesture recognition and following” was developed during a 6 months residence at the IRCAM Centre Pompidou in the Realtime Music Interaction Department with the supervision of Dott. Bruno Zamborlin and Dott. Frederic Bevilacqua.
After some internships including one in the Production Department of the RAI, the Italian national public broadcasting company, he worked as project manager and requirement engineer in the Inventory Reporting and Planning (IRP) project of Telecom Italia, the Italian telecommunications company.
Since 2011 he worked as audio and software engineer for n-Track Software, a small company of musicians and developers founded in 1995 by the Ing. Flavio Antonioli and working on audio software applications for all major mobile and desktop platforms.
Meanwhile, starting from the end of 2011, he also held classes in the field of audio and music technologies as adjunct professor and coordinator at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” in the Master in “Sound Engineering” , where he also planned and managed the educational activities and supervised the research projects.
In 2015, he also took part as audio and software engineer in the launch of a brand new startup for collaborative music creation, Songtree, a spin-off of n-Track Software. He also collaborated in the achievement of the first seed investment from the Lazio Region.
As freelance he also carried out other activities in the field of audio technologies and mobile application developments.
As a passionate of interactive media arts he founded the Seeinteracting team, a collective of musicians, dancers, engineers and architects focused on the application of interactive audio technologies in the field of performing arts and cultural spaces.
In 2016 Folies de Seeinteracting, a performance for cello, two dancers and interactive live electronics, received the commission by the Filarmonica Umbra for the International Performing Arts Festival in Terni.
“AudiNect: An Aid for the Autonomous Navigation of Visually Impaired People, Based On Virtual Interface” in International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI) , Volume (4): Issue (1)