Usability Views Article Details
 home | timeline | recent | popular | e-reports | userati | books | about 

Defeating Ambient Noise (20 Jul 2004)
In the 1950s, Erector sets were the geekiest toy around. The hardest thing to build with an Erector set was a robot with a real motor. You were super cool if you could build the robot.

Ivan Tashev, Rico Malvar and his team have one-upped the robot. They built a microphone array from an Erector set, added some sophisticated software algorithms, and designed a microphone array that produces clear sound, free of background noise.
Article URL: http://research.microsoft.com/displayArticle.aspx?id=667

Read 119 more articles from Microsoft sorted by date, popularity, or title.
Next Article: Get up, stand up, social network
 RSS 0.91 Subscribe with Bloglines Add to My Yahoo!
Some of the people who make up the Userati group
This site is a labour of love built by Chris McEvoy