Patent Number: 8,879,743

Title: Ear models with microphones for psychoacoustic imagery

Abstract: A compact portable stereo microphone apparatus can acquire three dimensional immersive sounds which can then be recorded and played back in a standard audio recording device. The apparatus includes two elastomer fabricated simplified human ear elements (ear models) fitted at the ends of a cylindrical cavity of a microphone enclosure. The ear models may be protected against physical damage by end grills. A circuit board, microphone cable interface, power indicator, power switch and batteries may be located in the lower shell of the enclosure. A handle may serve as the hand grip for the microphone as well as a battery cover.

Inventors: Mitra; Soumya (Fremont, CA)


International Classification: H04R 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00