Cymbal (IMAGE) Stanford University Caption By computing pressure waves cast off by rapidly moving and vibrating surfaces -- such as a cymbal -- this new sound synthesis system developed by Stanford researchers can automatically render realistic sound for computer animations. Credit Timothy Langlois, Doug L. James, Ante Qu and Jui-Hsieun Wang Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate caption or credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.