Vesper’s new microphone technology attracts millions from the biggest names in sound technology

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.

Sonos announces the Sonos One, a self-contained, Alexa-connected speaker

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

Sonos is testing a speaker with a mic and voice control

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 can turn headphones into microphones

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 &#822

An AI project can tell you when the cow goes “Moo”

A new project from Disney Research can recognize various objects in videos — cows, cars, very small rocks — and add appropriate sounds — “Mooo!”, “Vroom!”, a

Researchers find a way to snoop on you through your phone’s vibration motor

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 Patents Mechanical Shutters That Could Ruggedize Speakers And Mics On Future iPhones

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

The iRig PRE: A New Microphone Interface For iOS Devices

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

Review: GoBiz i-Microphone

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.

Scosche Announces The freedomMIC For The Flip UltraHD

<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-

Get the Band Back Together And Sing Into the Shure Special Edition Super 55

<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

The Go Mic goes with you

<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

Yet another microphone for your podcast that no one listens to

<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

Review: Revolabs Solo TableTop Wireless Microphone

<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

Incipio's Lloyd adds a microphone to your 4G iPod Nano

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

Voice-recognition technology finally utilized in remote controls

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

Review: Revolabs Solo Desktop Wireless Microphone System

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

Faux-chrome olde-style USB microphone

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 company offers flashlight with integrated video camera for use at crime scenes

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

V-Moda Vibe Duo: High-end audio for the iPhone

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
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