The Vuvuzela Eraser

New sound-separating technology removes vuvuzela horns from World Cup broadcasts. But only for French listeners

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With the World Cup semifinals fast approaching, football (soccer) fans are all too familiar with the droning B-flat of the vuvuzela horns the South Africans trumpet during games. But if you’re watching the games on the French broadcast channel Canal+, you’ll hear all the yelling and hooting of a true football match, but without the horns. Host Steven Cherry talks to Olivier Attia, CEO of Paris-based Audionamix, the company behind the “Vuvuzela Remover.”

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