Sensurround


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Sensurround

(ˈsɛnsəˌraʊnd)
n
(Film) trademark a sound reproduction system used esp in cinemas, in which low-frequency output causes bodily sensations in the audience, resulting in a feeling of involvement in the film
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And we all know what lies around the corner: A world of Sensurround virtual reality, and an internet wired into just about every object we interact with.
The buzz around the lot was that the casting, the action scenes, and the use of enhanced low-frequency sound effects (then called Sensurround, a forerunner of 5.
Both are restless sleepers, so there are long nights of sensurround earthquakes, complete with snoring sound effects.
Davis is likely to recount his experiences with high-framerate 3D at the next Grog & Chowder meeting, just as his predecessors swapped stories about past innovations, from single-strip color film, telescoping camera cranes and Dolby Digital sound to Cinerama and Sensurround.
perhaps first memorably employed in mainstream theaters with Sensurround for Earthquake (1974) and its imitators, Sound 360 and Megasound.
Think of Cinerama, Cinemascope, Todd-AO, Vistavision and Sensurround.
By the time agent Bob Arctor is assigned to watch the tapes of the nonstop surveillance cameras that have in the meantime been installed in the house he shares undercover with the milieu he at first was alone observing for his reports, Death's effect on his brain reflects the pull of a larger structure of control release whereby the whole mass media Sensurround recycles addiction and recovery as low-maintenance subjecthood.
The cinema, for its part, responded to the same challenge to "get real" by experimenting with three dimensions through the use of special multicolored, seemingly multilayered eyeglasses, as well as by inventing such wide-screen processes as CinemaScope, Cinerama, and Panavision along with audio systems like Sensurround.
NAME the artist and song and you could win a prize: In Sensurround sound in a two inch wall I was waiting for the communist call I didn't ask for sunshine and I got world war three I'm looking over the wall and they're looking at me Oh I got a reason now I got a reason and I'm still waiting Now I got a reason Now I got a reason to be waiting The Berlin wall Entries to Rick Fulton, Daily Record, One Central Quay, Glasgow, G3 8DA or email r.
Pretty soon, science fiction will become science fact and computer stores will be racked with personal sensurround reality 3D DVD players that fit on your head and allow an individual to fight at Agincourt, survive going over the Niagara Falls in a barrel and spend a passionate night with anybody they fancy.