audio

MicroBook: Pocket-Sized PC or Mac Recording Studio

MicroBook: Pocket-Sized PC or Mac Recording Studio

MOTU, Massachusetts, has recently launched an external audio-processing unit, called MicroBook, which offers audio recording at a high level, comparable to other professional gear used in most studios. The new device is compact yet versatile, and it is compatible with ...

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Blackbody Improves Stereophonic Sound

Blackbody Improves Stereophonic Sound

Louis Motek, an audio designer, has recently presented an innovative device, the LessLoss Blackbody, which enhances audio playback by addressing the interaction of audio gears’ circuitry with ambient electromagnetic phenomena. The result, according to the manufacturer, would be high quality, ...

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Orbitsound Single Speaker Stereo

Orbitsound Single Speaker Stereo

The U.K. Company Orbitsound has recently introduced an innovative portable “sound system,” which delivers stereophonic sound using a single speaker. The new product, named Orbitsound T3, is a small, elegant gadget that is compatible with most music players available today. ...

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Flexible, Transparent Nanotube-Based Loudspeakers

Flexible, Transparent Nanotube-Based Loudspeakers

Researchers from Tsinghua University and Beijing University have recently developed a thin film based on carbon nanotubes (CNT) that could replace conventional magnetic loudspeakers. By applying an audio frequency current through the CNT, the loudspeaker can generate sound with wide ...

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LS-10 – Portable Linear PCM Recorder

LS-10 – Portable Linear PCM Recorder

Olympus’ LS-10 is a portable 24 bit/ 96 kHz linear PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) recorder that allows for digital audio recording outside of a recording studio. Whether it is live music, a lecture at the university, a journalist’s interview, or ...

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bC16 – Miniature Patch Synthesizer

bC16 – Miniature Patch Synthesizer

The bC16, developed by “Chimera Synthesis”, is a miniature patch synthesizer, about the size of a small CD case. The synthesizer is equipped with an internal headphone amplifier and is powered by two 9v batteries or by an external 8 ...

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Searching Video Lectures

Searching Video Lectures

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have recently released a video and audio search tool that allows students to find specific words in video lectures. The MIT Lecture Browser website gives the general public detailed access to more ...

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