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White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

2014-02-27 23:04:55

In-demand research report “MediPoint: Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging - APAC Analysis and Market Forecasts” elaborated by GlobalData is available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Early diagnosis of any disease is key to survival rate improvements. Diagnostic ultrasound imaging is regarded as the most broadly used technique for the early detection and clinical assessment of patients, making it essential for effective disease control. Japan, China and India...

World's First Acoustic Field Rotator May Help Improve Imaging Capabilities Of Medical Ultrasound Devices
2014-02-26 15:35:43

American Institute of Physics A Chinese-U.S. research team is exploring the use of metamaterials -- artificial materials engineered to have exotic properties not found in nature -- to create devices that manipulate sound in versatile and unprecedented ways. In the journal Applied Physics Letters, the team reports a simple design for a device, called an acoustic field rotator, which can twist wavefronts inside it so that they appear to be propagating from another direction. "Numerous...

2014-02-25 12:25:36

The World's First Acoustic Field Rotator, Described in Applied Physics Letters, May Help to Improve the Imaging Capabilities of Medical Ultrasound Devices WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Chinese-U.S. research team is exploring the use of metamaterials -- artificial materials engineered to have exotic properties not found in nature -- to create devices that manipulate sound in versatile and unprecedented ways....

2014-02-21 23:24:09

KeeboMed Inc. is offering a $400 discount on the purchase of portable ultrasound scanner KX5000V. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 KeeboMed Inc., the on-line store for buying the best quality used ultrasound equipment, is offering $400 discount on portable ultrasound scanner KX5000V. One of the company executives said, “We are offering $400 discount on portable ultrasound scanner KX5000V. It is a full digital beam ultrasound machine which comes in a laptop design. It weighs not more than 5lbs...

2014-02-20 08:29:52

DALLAS, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers diagnostic ultrasound imaging market analysis and forecasts reports on EU, South America and global regions (US, 5EU, Brazil, APAC) for the current and prospective players in the industry. GE Healthcare, Siemens and Philips are the leading companies within the diagnostic ultrasound market space in the EU says the report titled MediPoint: Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging - EU Analysis and Market...

2014-02-16 23:03:43

KeeboMed Inc. has introduced Chison Q9, a multi-purpose portable ultrasound incorporating a work-flow oriented user interface that facilitates user-friendly operation with minimum soft key entry. Double probe connectors support fast and easy scanning. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Chison Q9, a best-in-class, multi-purpose portable ultrasound, is now available with KeeboMed Inc. at very affordable price. A fine quality color doppler ultrasound machine, it is designed to work...

2014-02-07 23:01:50

In-demand research report “MediPoint: Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts” elaborated by GlobalData has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, Chinese and Indian diagnostic ultrasound markets are poised to see the most impressive growth through 2019. London, UK (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The global diagnostic ultrasound imaging market is set to keep on expanding in tandem with ongoing technological advances and a...

2014-01-24 08:22:50

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAMM) -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, will launch their TRU(TM) Custom and Universal hearing protection earpieces at the 2014 NAMM Show. TRU Universals and Customs are the newest product offering from Westone in the music and hearing health categories, utilizing advanced acoustic filter technology. These compact, low profile and interchangeable filters offer advanced...

Are We Living In The Final Days Of The Stethoscope?
2014-01-24 08:33:56

World Heart Federation An editorial in this month's edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) suggests the world of medicine could be experiencing its final days of the stethoscope, due to the rapid advent of point-of-care ultrasound devices that are becoming increasingly accurate, smaller to the point of being hand-held and less expensive as the years roll by. The editorial is by Professor Jagat Narula, Editor-in-Chief of Global Heart (Mount Sinai School of...


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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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