Put on your earphones or wedge in your earbuds to experience Binaural Recordings. Click to visit Virtual Barber to experience the virtual shaking matchbox.
Binaural recording is a method of recording audio which uses a special microphone Dummy head recording refers to a specific method of capturing the audio, generally using a bust including pinnae (outer ears). As one’s pinnae are unique, and the filtering they impose on sound directionality is learned by individuals from early childhood, use during recording of pinnae that are not the same as the ultimate listener may lead to perceptual confusion. (From Wikipedia)
Make sure you do this with earphones, as it is the only way to get the surround sound and full effect. Other features of the sight include 3D Panoramic Sounds-think circling helicopter and Audio Illusions, which can be equated to visual illusions in which sounds are recorded to make us think we hear something that is not there or is impossible.