acoustic memory

acoustic memory

[ə′küs·tik ′mem·ə·rē]
(computer science)
A computer memory that uses an acoustic delay line, in which a train of pulses travels through a medium such as mercury or quartz.
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There's a remote/ tly a h makes emote/ microphone attachment that works with both iOS and Android smartphones thanks to a swappable cable, while the patent leather pads of the P5s have been swapped for ultra-light acoustic memory foam which makes them as cosy as any pair of headphones you're likely to don.
Ben Shneiderman of the University of Maryland discusses the limits of speech technology, focusing on acoustic memory and prosody (the pacing, intonation, and amplitude in spoken language).
It's as if certain grooves had been lying dormant in some cryostasis of the collective acoustic memory, awaiting the signal to reactivate, like some techno-implanted recognition chip.
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