head-related transfer function

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head-related transfer function

Abbreviation: HRTF
A mathematical representation of the ways in which the positions of the head, trunk, and ears filter sounds, altering the way they are perceived.
Synonym: anatomical transfer function
See also: function
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Niro has developed the HRTF algorithms and the hardware to do it.
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