Virtual Earphone: Integration of Beam Forming by Speaker Array and Real-Time Visual Face Tracking


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H. Mizoguchi et al., "Virtual Earphone: Integration of Beam Forming by Speaker Array and Real-Time Visual Face Tracking", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 243-244, pp. 117-122, 2003

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