Below 20 Hertz: The Rumbling Realm Of Infrasound

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Infrasound is the realm of sounds in the frequency range of 20 Hz down to 0.001 Hz. According to Harry F. Olson in his book Maths, Physics and Engineering: 20 Hz is considered the normal low frequency limit of human hearing. The lower the frequency of sound, the more difficult it us for human to hear it. […]

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Tactile Sound: The Overlooked Gateway

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One of the main investigative areas at Reactual Labs is tactile sound. So what is tactile sound exactly? It is the sensation of sound transmitted directly to the human body by contact, rather than by sound waves through the ears (tympanic sensation). More specifically, it is sound perceived through bone conduction, through muscles and deep tissue, […]

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