Auralization - Vorländer

RWTH Aachen University, Germany - acoustic virtual reality

- physics + acoustic engineering + psychoacoustics + electroacoustic sound reproduction

- simulation, auralization, spatial sound reproduction

Binaural Hearing (p.86)

- localization

- plane wave: disruption, reflection and diffraction at head and torso (dependent on direction)

- contralateral ear = ear shadow

- causes frequency-dependent dampening

- head-related transfter functions - impacts frequencies > 200Hz

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MPEG Surround & Mobile Tech

Multi-Channel Goes Mobile, AES 29th International Conference (Sept. 2006)

- merging binaural tech with virtual sound displays

- decoding & rendering processing for "upstreaming" content into binaural soundscape

StereoLab - Margerine Eclipse

- dual mono recording

Casey O'Callaghan - RICE University

- philosophy and perception of sound

Noise - Jacques Attali

- French Minister of Culture

Binaural Beats

- "entertainment"

- causing the brain to fall into synchronization

- results in a mental shift, hypothetically

- therapeutic applications

In-ear microphones

- Sound Professionals - SP-TFB-2

http://www.soundprofessionals.com/cgi-bin/gold/item/SP-TFB-2