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Sunday, February 6, 2011

Virtual Haircut

I have my hair cut done at Bench Fix, and never thought I could have a home service.

For those lazydoodles out there, I hereby proud to present to you, the first of its kind - Virtual Haircut.

  • Plug your earphones,
  • Maximize your volume,
  • Spare 4 minutes of your time,
  • Listen, you'll get your new hairdo in no time.

Cool isn’t it. I felt like I received a barber's massage too - relaxing.

So how they were able to come out with this? An ordinary MP3 doesn’t offer alike virtual sound.

This has been recorded through Binaural recording. It is the principle of replicating the way our ears capture sounds, and when played the sounds felt like real and occurring.  

So how will you be able to produce such sound? You will need the following:

  1. A dummy head
  2. Omnidirectional Microphones. A special type of microphone that capture sounds in all angles.
  3. Electricity (Lol)

Recording is done in 3 simple steps:

  1. Attach the microphone on both ears of the dummy head. We will imitate how human transmits sound to the brain. If your eardrum is in your nose, then place it there.
  2. Plug the microphone to your recorder.
  3. Make that crazy sound, the sound that comes naturally.

* Dummy head photo not mine

Wohoo! I love my new haircut today. 




Anonymous said...

this is awesome, clint!

thanks for sharing....


Jack said...

Za Bolu-Quacker - no problem. it's my pleasure serving you

kay said...

Hahahaha. That is funny! So cool too. I wonder what my new haircut would be like.

Jack said...

Kay - it depends how wild your imagination is. Mine is mohawk

Karla said...

I tried this before via youtube. I agree that it was really cool. Nice haircut btw. :)

Jack said...

Karla - thanks for the visit ms. charity!

jedi_randy said...

Really neat, but I don't think this will work if I want to have dreadlocks, hahaha!

Jack said...

Jedi Randy - :o)

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