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2013-06-10 23:04:29

Velodyne will participate in FashionWare events at the CE Week Line Shows and Exhibit, showcasing new products and sharing other news regarding the synergies of technology and fashion. Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Velodyne Acoustics, a leading manufacturer of high-performance, low distortion subwoofers and headphones, announces its participation in Living in Digital Times´ FashionWare events at the 2013 CE Week in New York City, June 26th — 27th. Velodyne´s...

New Hearing Aid Design Inspired By Parasitic Fly Ear
2013-05-31 15:37:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A parasitic fly has inspired scientists to create a new type of microphone that achieves better acoustical performance than what is currently available in hearing aids. Scientists will be presenting results at the 21st annual International Congress on Acoustics in Montreal next week about how an unpresuming little fly called Ormia ochracea inspired their research. The house-fly-sized insect has eardrums that sense sound pressure and...

2013-05-28 23:22:14

Acoustical Solutions, the industry leader in architectural acoustics, will attend InfoComm 2013 with new products for AV installations that are designed for the eyes as well as the ears. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 For the past twenty years, Acoustical Solutions has been a staple exhibitor at InfoComm, the largest pro-AV show in the world, recognized as a Tradeshow News Network Top 250 Trade Show. With over 925 exhibitors and 35,000 attendees from over 90 countries, InfoComm is an...

Improving Wireless Devices By Utilizing Spectrum Efficiently
2013-05-15 15:08:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new method developed by a team at MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratory (MTL) may lead to hardware utilizing radio spectrum much more efficiently in the future. Researchers developed a new method for manufacturing filters that could improve wireless device performance while enabling 14 times as much radio bandwidth on a single chip. The radio spectrum is divided up into certain areas in order to allow industries like...

Operating Room Noise Could Hamper Surgical Team Communications
2013-05-11 08:50:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Having noisy surgical equipment, background music or even chatty co-workers in the operating room could impair a surgical team´s ability to communicate, which in turn could have a disruptive effect on a doctor´s ability to receive and/or process instructions, according to a new study. Research led by University of Kentucky Medical Center assistant professor Matthew Bush and published in the May edition of the...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.