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    Apple's 'directional audio' concept is like multitouch for the ears
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    Apple's 'directional audio' concept is like multitouch for the ears

    Apple has worked on "directional audio" technology, specifically employed as an audio user interface, allowing users to make selections and navigate menus based on audio cues in a three-dimensional surround sound environment.


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    Apple's 'directional audio' concept is like multitouch for the ears
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    Interesting. Wonder whose 3-D audio IP they're leveraging. Will be curious to see how this actually gets implemented and how consumers react.

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    Apple's 'directional audio' concept is like multitouch for the ears
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    I'm just thinking about the next device that they will be implementing this on...it sure will be futuristic!
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    Apple's 'directional audio' concept is like multitouch for the ears
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    Not sure how pointing the motion detecting device would be better than just clicking a directional on screen of the device. Or just tap on screen of the direction the sound is coming from. In the end you would have to have physical input by the user.

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