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Southampton University Digital Sound Fest

Postby James Perrett » Fri May 22, 2020 10:30 pm

Most years Southampton University (UK) have a Science and Engineering day to show off some of the research that they do but this year it was cancelled due to Covid-19. However, they've created an online version of the festival and there is an interesting sound section at

https://www.sotsef.co.uk/soton_sound_fest/

If you want to see what they are doing in steerable audio, high order ambisonics or see their large anechoic chamber (amongst many other things) then follow the link.
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Re: Southampton University Digital Sound Fest

Postby Forum Admin » Sat May 23, 2020 6:01 am

Thanks for posting that James. Some fun content there. I found the video on the changing speed of sound in a coffee mug fascinating!

Recommended watch.
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Re: Southampton University Digital Sound Fest

Postby blinddrew » Sat May 23, 2020 9:21 am

Ooh, lots of interesting stuff there. Will give it a look later. :thumbup:
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Re: Southampton University Digital Sound Fest

Postby Tim Gillett » Sat May 23, 2020 9:41 am

I was interested in the noise cancellation video. Pleasing to see the demo using the rather old audio engineering term correctly.

Apparently in 1935 Amelia Erhart used a noise cancelling microphone in her aircraft's noisy cockpit and noise cancelling microphones have a long history in voice communication in very noisy environments.

https://youtu.be/oRdXHVKHCRo
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