Physicists Morgan Kjølerbakken and Vibeke Jahr have created a 'virtual microphone' which can isolate and amplify conversations in a crowd.

Physicists Morgan Kjølerbakken and Vibeke Jahr of Squarehead Technology have created a ‘virtual microphone’ which can isolate and amplify conversations in a mass crowd or stadium.

Comprising of three-hundred microphones hung above a stadium working alongside a fixed wide-angle camera, the ‘AudioScope’ is capable of zooming in on any spot below, capturing sound and video.  According to NewScientist information is then sent to the specially-designed software which utilizes signal processing algorithms to

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