Monthly Archive: December 2012

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Great sound can come from small (mobile) packages

It used to be that with all the focus on the convenience of those small devices that fit in your purse and pocket, you may have never...

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Listening for Wargs

In a film, no sound is a coincidence. Every shot, every angle, and every sound is deliberate. Each of the three elements of a soundtrack—dialogue, music, and effects, including sounds that don’t occur in nature—is recorded and evaluated. In the editorial phase of production, as the director determines which dialogue performance is the best among…

Lab Notes: The science behind the art of entertainment

Ever wonder how surround sound really works—especially when sound seems to be coming from a spot where there isn’t even a speaker? Or why we see 2D...