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I got a new pair of ANC headphones, Sony XM4's. They have a
neat feature called Speak to Chat, which detects your voice if you
start speaking and automatically pauses your audio. It's useful,
for instance, if someone approaches you don't have to have a
spare hand to pause your audio. Just say
"hey" and it pauses
automatically, and then it actually ENHANCES the sound of
human voices piped into your ears.
So I got to thinking, this would be awesome for car audio. Blast
your music as loud as you want, but certain key sounds would be
programmed to automatically pause and enhance outside audio,
such as car horns, emergency vehicle sirens, etc.
Well, that's it.
||+a bun for anything that lets me blast my car
stereo as loud as i want ( need ) to!
||As soon as I read headphones, I flicked open the
||[+] Somehow very relieved this was not about the African
||//It's useful, for instance, if someone approaches you don't have to have a spare hand to pause your audio.//
||As someone who does long sessions of sterile (& dull) cell culture punctuated by someone coming to ask questions every 20mins or so, this is a feature I didn't know I needed... thanks!
||Easy to do with headphones. Hard to do with open-
room soundwaves and heads that are in varying
||A great way to make car horns even more annoying - now they
pause your music.