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Acoustic Maps to Aid the Blind

Acoustic Maps to Aid the Blind

Researchers at the University of Bristol in England have developed a new method to convert images from lasers and digital cameras into real-time, three dimensional acoustic maps that help the blind navigate around obstacles in their path. The images are ...

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Saser – The Sonic Laser

Saser – The Sonic Laser

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have produced a new type of acoustic laser device, called Saser. It is a sonic equivalent to the laser, capable of producing an intense beam of uniform sound waves on a nano scale. The ...

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VistaCurve CinemaScope Screen

VistaCurve CinemaScope Screen

The U.K. company Screen Excellence’s new VistaCurve projection screen has been developed to give movie theater experiences at home. The curved system is available in sizes up to 160 inches wide and uses an acoustically transparent woven screen, similar to ...

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