What’s the hottest new consumer technology? Helicopter drone video. What’s the worst thing about helicopter drone video? That droning sound. (Or no sound at all.) Imagine…
- A drone-mounted mic that cancels the propeller sound, producing pristine soundtracks
- A ring of drone-mounted speakers that follow you around, for mobile surround sound (“wingtones”)
- An app that synthesizes music from silent drone video
More practically, future noise cancellation algorithms will offer numerous opportunities for adding sound and music to previously hostile environments. What are some scenarios that would encourage that development?