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Echoes reveal the shape of a room

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 12:03 PM

The shape of a room can be modelled using echoes produced from sound, new research has found.

Like bats who emit sounds in order to navigate, researchers can now plug sounds into a computer algorithm to map a room.

The team were able to build a full 3D image of a room using four microphones to record echoes bouncing off walls.

Writing in the journal PNAS, the researchers say the technology could one day help solve crime.


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 08:39 PM

An amazing mind and technology never ceases to amaze me.

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