During the 80’s a revolutionary sound recording made Japanese manufacturers loose sleep, when
Hugo Zuccarelli invented a breakthrough technology that could dimensionalize the sound experience the same way Holograms do it for pictures.

Holophonic recordings have an uncanny capacity to reproduce acoustic reality with all its spatial characteristics to such an extent that, without constant visual control, it is virtually impossible to distinguish the perception of recorded phenomena from actual events in the three-dimensional world.

In addition, listening to holophonic recordings of events that stimulate other senses tends to induce synethesia—the corresponding perceptions in the other sensory areas. Thus, the sound of scissors opening and closing near one’s scalp will convey a realistic sense of one’s hair being cut; the hum of an electric hair dryer can produce sensations of the stream of hot air blowing through the hair; listening to a person striking a match might be accompanied by a distinct smell of burning sulfur and the voice of a woman whispering into one’s ear will make one feel her breath. Holophonic sound has clearly profound theoretical and practical implication for many fields and areas of human life–from revolutionizing the understanding of physiology and pathology of hearing to undreamed of applications in psychiatry, psychology and psychotherapy, mass media, entertainment, art, religion, philosophy, and many other realms. You will not believe what you are listening to.

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