Seeing With Your Ears

Here is a fascinating article about the blind being able to see with their ears…

From the New York Times:

“Meijer, a research scientist in the Netherlands, has developed a technology called the vOICe, which allows you to represent visual information – to “see” – with sounds. The device is a tiny camera, a laptop and headphones. The camera is mounted on your head and the laptop takes the video input and converts it into auditory information, or soundscapes. The scene in front of you is scanned in stereo: you hear objects on your left through your left ear and objects on your right through your right ear. Brightness is translated as volume: bright things are louder. Pitch tells you what’s up and what’s down. The image refreshes once a second.”

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This is a wonderful application for 3D audio .

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