Optical microphone developed by CMU researchers sees sound like never before – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A camera system developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers can see sound vibrations with such precision and detail that it can reconstruct the music of a single instrument in a band or orchestra. A camera system developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers can see sound vibrations with such precision and detail that it can reconstruct … Read more

Shure MV7 review: Quality microphone for podcasting

Introduced in late 2020, the Shure MV7 Podcast Microphone is a compact unit that aims to deliver broadcast-ready audio right out of the box to help content creators minimize the need for post-production. A dynamic mic plus interface packed in a durable, studio-quality housing and outfitted with features such as built-in leveling, volume control, and … Read more

The Speed of Sound on Mars Is Strangely Different, Scientists Reveal

Scientists have confirmed the speed of sound on Mars, using equipment on the Perseverance rover to study the red planet’s atmosphere, which is very different from Earth’s. What they discovered could have some strange consequences for communication between future Martians. The findings suggest that trying to talk in Mars’ atmosphere might produce a weird effect, … Read more

Researchers fashion a microphone out of cloth

It’s true — researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Rhode Island School of Design have created a microphone out of literal whole cloth. Their fabric microphone can detect and transmit sound waves, then convert them into electrical signals inside the cloth itself. Though the cloth can transmit sound and electrical signals, eventually, … Read more