directional microphone

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Noun1.directional microphone - a microphone that is designed to receive sound from a particular direction
cardioid microphone - a directional microphone with a cardioid pattern of sensitivity
microphone, mike - device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
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Its 'ears' consist of eight microphones to identify directions, and an additional directional microphone to improve voice recognition.
Live Listen lets users who have hearing aids use an iPhone as a directional microphone to better hear people they are having conversations with.
With the hands-free speech translation technology developed in 2016 to run on tablets, the system used an external directional microphone to identify the direction of the speaker.
Having a directional microphone also can help, because it picks up sounds closer to you more clearly than background noise.
The three microphones let you choose from a 360-degree option that serves well at meetings, a directional microphone to avoid extraneous noise in crowded environments, or direct VoIP telephone recording.
Examples include the study of real-world effectiveness of directional microphone and digital noise reduction features in hearing aids (e.g., [11,12]).
The first prototype covers the wearer's ears, mouth and nose and uses a directional microphone to give him the ability to hear an isolated sound in a noisy environment, reports Mashable.
Adaptive Directional Microphone Technology and Hearing Aids: Theoretical and Clinical Implications.
High resolution directional microphone technology and directional speech amplification optimise directional hearing and speech intelligibility, even in a very noisy environment.
It features a sync socket for studio lighting rigs as well as a range of pro-friendly accessories including noise-reduction directional microphone for exceptionally focused sound which can easily be plugged into the 3.5mm microphone jack.
New audio features include a beam-forming, directional microphone system and enhanced noise-canceling technology; and support for cellular wideband audio for "crisper word clarity and more natural-sounding speech".
Some options are directional microphone, telephone (telecoil) switch and direct audio input.

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