The developed technology will strengthen the sounds from the source of interest, in parallel overwhelming the background noise.
The Facebook Research Unit team presented a new audio technology called «Super-perception». Its essence lies in the fact that the electronic device will allow the user to better hear the sounds on which it concentrates his attention, downstream other surrounding noises. For example, this will allow you to clearly hear the speech of the interlocutor in the filled cafe.
According to the developers, the system consists of several microphones, catching sounds, a program that tracks the movements of the head and eye to determine what a person tries to focus, and the speakers reinforcing the volume of the right channel. At the same time, for each ear, the volume of sound will differ as this happens in the real world.
At the moment, the system exists only in the form of a prototype connected to a standard eye movement tracking device.
In parallel, the command also develops the audio system system that will recreate the movement of sounds in a virtual and complementary reality, increasing their realistic. In July, Facebook also presented a new model
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