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in concerts and public speeches and other social events
where sound is essential---------
there exists a frequent problem. the sound desired ,is not
now sometimes its not audible everywhere in the area,
in specific places, or the needs of sound change as
or people come and go.
what if you had drones with audio speakers that could be
designed and programmed to provide sound as needed.
could have central manager assign the drones to where
they could/should be needed in a general sense, and/or
you could have 'apps' on peoples phones that allow them
coomunicate their need for more sound. and based on
some algortihm the drone could provide the sound from
whereever and at whatever loudness deemed appropriate
my best use case here is outdoor travelling plays or
weddings or events where speakers cannot easily reach
everyone or simply are not there .
I gagged then laughed at //concertina being a small concert//
[xandram, May 01 2015]
||You know, I've got to give it to you. It's a somewhat practical solution for a problem I've experienced, and it's in a somewhat appropriate category.
||I thank you for your effort, and (+)
||What exactly is a conertina? And why?
||i think a concertina is a small concert .....sorta the idea
that this probably wouldn't be appropriate for massive
concerts needing truly massive loudspeakers in general.
||but it could. who knows. i added 'loudspeaker' to the title to
help you out.
||one obvious problem with the drone is that it itself makes
some noise so you need to deal with the drones engine noise
as well but that can be dealt with .
||There was a sound installation at the Guggenheim in ny
several years ago where they put speakers in the corners of
a room all playing different notes of a chord in long, never-
varying tones. As you walked in if was a cacophony but
when you stopped moving it evened out into this
harmonious chord and then as you started turning your
head, you would notice that each incremental movement
would create a significant difference in the sound, because
cymatics, or because the air was divided up into lot of
little standing patterns of high and low pressure in the
kinds of patterns that cymatics makes visible. So I wonder
if this drone idea would work best if the drone
speakers all played "drone" notes as in just one long
tone, but all different notes from eachother, making up
of those new-agey, quartal and quintal harmony chords,
the movement of the speaker alone would create
significant variation in the ears of the listeners.
||//i think a concertina is a small concert//
||A concertina is a musical instrument. A conertina
||A conertina... something to do with ice-cream holder packaging?
||Dissapointed this drone is not an e-bagpipe accessory.
||// so you need to deal with the drones engine noise //
||Maybe the rotor power could be modulated to fit in with the output
||//rotor power could be modulated to fit in with the
output sound ?// Glass's 4'33" of Silence is going to
be expensive in terms of drones and insurance, then.
||//Dissapointed this drone is not an e-bagpipe accessory.
pocmloc, May 01 2015 //
||Disappointed that [pocmloc] is not already tied up inside a Wicker
Man and facing imminent immolation...
||You could solve the power problem by tethering the
drones to a mains cable. To prevent the cable
stretching, snagging or tangling, you could also fix
the drones in position. At the same time, you could
enclose the drones in large cabinets with mesh
fronts, to prevent people poking their fingers into the
||Hey, and if you put a strap on them such that people could place two of them atop their heads, then the category choice would be flawless.