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Title:
SOUND OUTPUT DEVICE, SOUND OUTPUT METHOD, AND PROGRAM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/110534
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The present invention provides a technique whereby brain waves can be induced without imparting discomfort to a user. A sound output device 1 outputs a control sound for inducing brain waves. The sound output device 1 is provided with a sound collection unit 11 for collecting an environmental sound, a generating unit 12 for changing the phase and/or amplitude of the collected environmental sound so as to form the environmental sound and a beat sound having a predetermined frequency and generating the control sound, and an output unit 13 for outputting the generated control sound. The environmental sound is an operating sound of a machine or the like, for example. A program that the sound output device 1 causes a computer to execute includes a step for collecting the environmental sound, a step for changing the phase and/or amplitude of the collected environmental sound so as to form the environmental sound and a beat sound having a predetermined frequency and generating the control sound, and a step for outputting the generated control sound.

Inventors:
FUKUOKA KENTA
Application Number:
JP2017/044520
Publication Date:
June 21, 2018
Filing Date:
December 12, 2017
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Assignee:
SHARP KK (JP)
International Classes:
A61M21/02; A61M21/00
Foreign References:
JPH0316499A1991-01-24
JPH05341796A1993-12-24
JPH0824338A1996-01-30
JPS61131757A1986-06-19
JP2017227207A2017-12-28
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KAWAKAMI Keiko et al. (JP)
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