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.
Apart from Birmingham his current projects include an installation in the undercroft beneath Leeds railway station and one at a new museum in Cologne drawing on the 'acoustic memory
' of the ruined medieval church over which it is built.
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.
To improve speech recognition applications, designers must understand acoustic memory