direct sound

direct sound

[di¦rekt ′sau̇nd]
(acoustics)
The portion of the room impulse response consisting of the combination of the true direct sound, which has traveled directly from the sound source to the listener, and the various reflections within the first 20 milliseconds after it.

direct sound

The sound which travels directly from the source to the point of observation–no reflection of sound is involved.
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Basically, it will combine the path of both the reflective and direct sound, so that a user cannot tell the difference between the two.
The band - who include Fraser McKirdy and Jordan Croan - have ditched their old name Woodenbox With a Fist Full of Fivers in favour of a more streamlined approach, which reflects the more direct sound of their music.
WiSound has the ability to balance the direct sound you hear from your speaker and the acoustic reflections that reach your ears from the various surfaces of the room in which you listen.
Other measures include the installation of crossing horns that direct sound down streets toward approaching vehicles; converting streets to one-way traffic; and closing crossings.
Speakers for Target range direct sound (with directed Exploder radiation) from platforms with passenger information.
Tomlinson Holman describes two options--or sound perspectives--that are relevant in the design of non-diegetic music as a surround experience: 1) Sound designers can simulate some sort of seating in a concert hall, adding reverb to the direct sound when using the surround channels.
The panels hang from different heights throughout the space to direct sound to the dance floor, creating atmospheres ideal for both music and conversation.
In situ values of sound absorption under direct sound field conditions (B/509/6).
According to Discovery News, Jorg Muller's room has 56 loud speakers that direct sound to stationary positions and 16 gesture-recognizing cameras that let users control the audio and even "touch" an email to open it and have a computer read it out loud.
Those at the front received direct sound from facing loudspeakers, those further back received direct and reflected sounds off the stone walls - result audible mush.
Sound can be broken down into three elements when we are discussing acoustics: direct sound (waves that travel directly from the source to your ear), early reflection (waves that reach your ear by way of reflection off a surface) and reverberation (made up of sound waves that travel around the room reflecting from multiple surfaces).

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