Paul Beckmann - Watch Now
Lately there has been a resurgence of interest in beamformers following the success of the Amazon Echo. This talk presents beamformers in a simple-to-understand and straightforward light. You'll understand how the number of microphones and geometry impacts performance. The importance of microphone matching and SNR, and even how to create steerable arrays. The talk has a minimum of math and an emphasis on practical applications. Although the focus is on audio, the techniques presented extend to other applications such as RF.