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  • Who: LOUD

  • What: Largest microphone array

  • Where: United States

The largest microphone array is LOUD (Large acOUstic Data Array Project). It consists of 1,020 microphones gathered in a single array allowing operators to pinpoint, track and amplify individual voices in a crowd. It was built by a team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,(Cambridge, MA, USA) led by Professor Anant Agarwal, and became operational in January 2004.

 

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