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See also: sensurround
- An audio process for motion pictures using low-frequency sound to produce physical sensations in an audience.
1977 December, “Rolling and reeling with Sensurround”, in New Scientist, page 771:
- The object of Sensurround is to subject the audience to such high levels of such low frequency sound that they feel as well as hear the sound waves.
2010, Eve Zibart with Lea Lane and Aaron Starmer, The Unofficial Guide to New York City, ISBN 978-0-470-53327-7, page 455:
- Upstairs, you enter a cavernous ballroom, like a junior high school auditorium taken over by aliens with superior technology—featuring amazing lighting tricks and a Sensurround–style bass response that makes your chest feel as if it's going to explode.