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This is a sound screen for people who are blind. It could have every
pixel be a separate little speaker or be a hole that can be opened or
close to allow through a sound from an environment behind the
screen. This would work if there were screens on all walls of a room
so that stereo effects
could be exploited. First application -- goal
[JesusHChrist, May 12 2015]
||Maybe the best environment for this sound screen would be
for it to be on a floor, so that many people could hear a
sound coming from a dynamically changing location. The best
application would be computerized goal ball where blind and
blind folded players play with a sonified ball (link)
||No luck finding a link so far, but a company made a panel of tiny speakers, 2cm or so each, awhile ago. I doubt if they were individually addressable though.
||so as you watch a movie along with the soundtrack coming
from the real speakers, there's also a constant low hiss from
||I think a better application would be to have a small sound
screen device that you lay your fingers on. With earphones
on, you would hear the regular soundtrack, but with the
fingers you would feel whats happening. - it could replace
the afaik stupid, expensive, and mostly useless tactile
||I think holophonics or Quasonama would be far easier to
implement, and wouldn't be as limited in size.