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2012-08-30 23:02:43

Archoustics Mountain shares important office design legacy for $72M Federal Center South Seattle, Washington —new modern, consolidated home for the Seattle Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Archoustics Mountain shares important office design legacy for $72M Federal Center South Seattle, Washington —new modern, consolidated home for the Seattle Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Archoustics Mountain, the...

2012-08-17 23:04:26

Compact RF test chambers ideal for automotive, military and commercial applications. Edison, N.J. (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Teseq Inc., a leading developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, now offers two new reverberation chambers (RVC) that further expand its already extensive test chamber portfolio. The RVC 2XS and RVC XS feature high performance and portability in a compact RF test chamber. Both models are ideal for automotive, military...

Underwater Noise Pollution Impedes Whale Communications
2012-08-16 06:01:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Noise pollution is a problem that plagues us all. Loud cars and trucks, music, airplanes and more create a constant cacophony we have to learn to block out of our conscious mind in order to deal with our lives. However, we aren't the only ones suffering from too much noise. According to a paper published in Conservation Biology, high levels of background noise, mainly due to ships, have reduced the ability of critically endangered...

UC Research Promises Reduced Noise In Automobiles
2012-08-14 12:52:33

UC research featuring a mathematical model for quick-response, noise-cancellation designed to minimize sudden and unexpected noise caused by road hazards — bumps or potholes for example — will be presented in New York City Aug. 19-22. All noise is not necessarily equal — especially when it comes to sound minimization in automobiles. For instance, automakers have long used sound-absorbing materials (passive control) in the design of cars in order to minimize engine...

2012-08-09 23:02:04

Mobile ZONE Sonography Technology garners high satisfaction marks from customers. Mountain View, Calif (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 ZONARE, the pioneer and developer of next generation ultrasound technology, announced the company has been named as one of the top providers of general imaging ultrasound in a recent survey by KLAS, a leading healthcare customer satisfaction research firm. In the survey, ZONARE customers indicated the z.one ultra system is a cost-effective solution for on-the-go,...

2012-07-30 02:22:55

CONCORD, Mass., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildlife Acoustics, the leading supplier of bioacoustics monitoring systems around the world, introduces a new system to allow remote access to Song Meter recorders via cellular or satellite networks. "Song Stream is an end-to-end solution for remote access to our SM2+ and SM2BAT+ acoustic and ultrasonic recorders," said Ian Agranat, President and CEO of Wildlife Acoustics. "Now our customers can access status information over satellite networks...

2012-07-25 06:25:05

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance LLC ("Oxford"), a specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies, today announced it closed a $25 million debt facility with ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc. Proceeds of the loan will be used for growth capital and to further the development of its ultrasound technology. "Oxford is proud to have a long-term business relationship with ZONARE," said Christopher A. Herr, managing...

2012-07-25 02:38:14

PORTLAND, Ore., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative new iPhone case has been introduced on the Kickstarter.com crowdfunding website. The AudioGlove iPhone case uses patented Natural Sound Amplification(TM) technology to dramatically increase the iPhone's volume - by 10-12 decibels - and improves the performance of its microphone. The funding goal is $30,000; if successful, the proceeds will be used to defray the cost of the die-cast mold and final production of the matching...

2012-07-22 23:01:35

Manlove brings 30 years of industry experience as new Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing MORGAN HILL, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 Velodyne Acoustics Inc., legendary developer of subwoofer and audio technology, has expanded its executive team with the hire of George Manlove as Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing for its Audio division. Manlove brings 30 years of retail and high technology experience and is recognized for his forward-thinking vision in his previous roles as...

2012-07-18 23:00:58

Austin-based ultrasound imaging center, Miracle in Sight, announces new service that allows mothers and their families to view an ultrasound session on any cell phone with video capability. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Miracle in Sight, a premier ultrasound imaging center in Austin, TX, now provides cell phone optimized videos of ultrasound sessions as part of their services for expecting mothers. Videos previously only offered on DVD can now be carried in a pocket or purse to be shared...


Latest Acoustics Reference Libraries

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2010-09-24 18:11:38

A tuning fork, formed of a two-pronged fork, is an acoustic resonator with prongs formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal. When struck against a surface it resonates at a specific constant pitch emitting a pure musical tone after waiting a moment for some high overtones to die out. The length of the prongs determines the particular pitch of the fork. Most of the time it is used as a standard of pitch to tune other musical instruments. In 1711, John Shore invented the tuning fork. The...

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