Note that this reference documentation is identical to the help that is displayed in MATLAB when you type “help ft_realtime_pooraudioproxy”.
FT_REALTIME_POORAUDIOPROXY reads continuous data from the sound card using the standard Matlab API and writes it to a FieldTrip buffer. This proxy has poor timing and will produce dropped audio frames between blocks. Also the Matlab documentation warns about using this API for long recordings because this will fill up memory and degrade performance. The FieldTrip buffer is a network transparent server that allows the acquisition client to stream data to it. An analysis client can connect to read the data upon request. Multiple clients can connect simultaneously, each analyzing a specific aspect of the data concurrently. Use as ft_realtime_pooraudioproxy(cfg) The audio-specific configuration structure can contain cfg.channel = number of channels (1 or 2, default=2) cfg.blocksize = size of recorded audio blocks in seconds (default=1) cfg.fsample = audio sampling frequency in Hz (default = 44100) cfg.nbits = recording depth in bits (default = 16) Note that currently, the sound will be buffered in double precision irrespective of the sampling bit depth. The target to write the data to is configured as cfg.target.datafile = string, target destination for the data (default = 'buffer://localhost:1972') cfg.target.dataformat = string, default is determined automatic Finally, there is an option for showing debug output cfg.debug = show sample time and clock time (default = 'yes') To stop this realtime function, you have to press Ctrl-C