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Re: Real-time binaural analysis using Linux?

Eric Mousset wrote:
> Dear List,
> The department I am working for is considering purchasing some
> equipment for research purposes in binaural hearing (HRTF-based sound
> source localisation, amongst others).
> The computer on which we are intending to run the (real-time) binaural
> analyses is a PC running LINUX.
> 1) Part of the question is general and applies to anyone interested
>    in real-time sound source localisation with a pair of mics as input:
>    There are apparently two main options for the acquisition of the
>    acoustic signals: a sound-card vs an A/D convertor. How do they compare?
> 2) Linux-oriented question: Do most cards have drivers for Linux?
> Many thanks in advance.
> Eric.
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I believe Steve Neely can help you.
You may want to consider use a Turtle Beach sound board.
It is cheap, and works well with Linux.

I would suggest Matlab to do such work, in conjunction with the sound card.


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