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A microphone is a input device that uses a thin membrane which vibrates in response to sound pressure. This movement is then translated into an electrical signal. Microphones come in various shapes and sizes and are sometimes embedded directly into console hardware, such as the Nintendo DS.
In Rock Band, one of the players can sing into the microphone and earn points by matching the pitch and timing of the music's lyrics.
In Nintendogs players can teach their pets voice commands, such as their names, "roll" and others.