Vesper Technologies, a new microphone technology developer, has raised $23 million from some of the biggest names in audio technology to finance the commercialization of its piezoelectric microphones.
The Sonos One is a new speaker designed from the ground-up for voice interaction via Alexa. The speaker is similar to the current home speakers Sonos sells but six internal microphones allow you to sp
It looks like Sonos is nearing the release of a speaker that has a built-in voice control assistant. According to an FCC filing found by Dave Zatz, the company is seeking to get approval from the U.S.
Security researchers at Israel’s Ben Gurion University have created a proof-of-concept exploit that lets them turn headphones into microphones to secretly record conversations. The PoC, called ̶
A new project from Disney Research can recognize various objects in videos — cows, cars, very small rocks — and add appropriate sounds — “Mooo!”, “Vroom!”, a
Cover up your webcam, disable microphone access and put on your tinfoil hat — but it won't make any difference, because the Illuminati can get at you through your phone's vibration motor now. Well,
Apple has applied for a patent (via AppleInsider) that would introduce mechanical shutters to mobile devices that would slide shut when they detect a potential fall or impact, protecting sensitive wea
Jeez, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/ces2012/" target="_blank">CES</a> is barely over and already <a href="http://www.namm.org/" target="_blank">NAMM</a> is upon us. Unfortunately, this blogger
Short version: The GoBiz i-Microphone is not a complete cure for your smartphone’s mic, but it’s a pretty cheap way to get better recordings.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/freedomMIC.jpg" />Looks like <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/09/20/blue-microphones-mikey-for-flip-the-add-on-mic-that-your-flip-
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Shure-Special-Edition-Super-55-Microphone.jpeg">This $299 may look like something Betty Boop used to record that "Boop boop be-boop" thin
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/go-mic.jpg" alt="go-mic" title="go-mic" />The cleverly named <a href="http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=2010">Go
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/podcaster_008.jpg" />There you are, sitting in your basement with your headset on, getting ready to record the latest episode of your kic
<img class="left" title="solo_tbltop" style="display:inline;" height="166" alt="solo_tbltop" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/solo-tbltop.jpg" width="185" />The Revolabs Solo
iPod microphone add-ons have been around for…well…as long as the iPod and Incipio has a refreshed model dubbed Lloyd for the new(er) iPod Nano. It simply snaps onto the bottom located dock
Outdated? OKI and a group of researchers of Waseda University in Tokyo have developed a device that is able to extract a person’s voice from a mix of background noise and other persons’ vo
The Solo Tabletop RF-Armor from Revolabs is a high-end wireless microphone system using 1.92 to 1.93 GHz for its radio transmissions, with enhanced shielding which allows it “to operate cleanly
Podcaster, eh? I know your type. Always talking, never listening to other people’s podcasts. Well since you’re so sure you’re the next Edward R. Murrow, maybe you oughta look the par
Japanese accessory maker Carrot Systems began to sell a flashlight [JP] last month, which is able to record video and sound via an integrated mini CMOS camera and microphone. The AD-1500 stores record
For those unhappy over the iPhone’s inability to play nice with headphones, V-Moda just released a pair of Vibe Duo buds that not only work with the weird recessed headphone jack, but also featu