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Directional Ultrasound Speaker

Model # of equipment:

Holosonic AS-16

Brief Description of equipment:

The Audio Spotlight uses a beam of ultrasound as a "virtual acoustic source", enabling unprecedented control of sound distribution. The graph to the right shows the real sound field of the Audio Spotlight versus the theoretical maximum directivity of any loudspeaker, panel, dome, or "shower" of the same size. As shown by this comparison, no loudspeaker in the world can approach the level of control provided by Audio Spotlight technology.

Capabilities of the equipment:

Precisely target high-quality sound in 'calm' areas of human interaction to contain sound bleed into unwanted areas.

Location of equipment:

Putnam Hall 221a

Contact person for information or access to the equipment:

Name: Nathaniel Berger

Phone: (740) 593-0695

Email: bergern@ohio.edu

Training/technical help available?


Fees for use of equipment?

Dependent upon usage case.

Website link for facility/equipment:


Directional Ultrasound Speaker

Last Updated: 06/07/2016