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2013-12-11 23:28:12

Audio Spotlight one of several forward-thinking technologies highlighted on recent Gadget Man episode, selected for its unparalleled ability to produce a narrow beam of sound for private listening. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 On Gadget Man, host Richard Ayoade, best known for his comedic role as resident computer geek Maurice Moss in Channel 4's popular sitcom, 'The IT Crowd,' brings viewers through a themed adventure of inspiring technologies the average viewer...

2013-12-04 10:49:30

Listeners can distinguish the voices of tall versus short people, according to a study presented at a meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Francisco Our voice can reveal a lot about us: our age, our gender, and now – it seems – our height as well. A new study by researchers at Washington University, UCLA, and Indiana University found that listeners can accurately determine the relative heights of speakers just by listening to them talk. The key clue may be contained in a...

2013-11-24 23:02:25

Delaware Bypass Tunnel Uses Sound Curtains to Reduce Noise Levels in Surrounding Areas (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Sound Curtain Panels Model BBC-13X-2” have been specified by NYC DEP to help mitigate the noise that will occur during the repair of the Delaware Aqueduct Rondout. Sound Curtain Panels consist of both a sound absorbing layer of quilted fiberglass and a noise blocking layer of a reinforced mass loaded vinyl noise barrier. Each panel is fabricated with grommets at the top and...

2013-11-19 23:30:48

Westfield London shoppers treated to interactive advertising that beams satiric songs from Fiat's 'Motherhood' and 'Fatherhood' campaigns to discreet courtyard zones using Audio Spotlight directional speakers by Holosonics. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 In only a few short months, Fiat Group UK's wildly popular "The Motherhood" and "The Fatherhood" viral videos registered over 6 million views online combined, and Fiat recently took...

2013-11-11 23:02:40

Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of products used to mitigate noise for industrial, commercial and residential generators this week at the 2013 POWER-GEN International Show in Orlando, Fla. on November 12-13, 2013. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Acoustiblok Inc. is exhibiting the company’s line of products used to mitigate noise for industrial, commercial and residential generators this week at the 2013 POWER-GEN International Show being held in Orlando, Fla. on...

Wireless Device Turns 'Lost' Energy Into Electric Power
2013-11-07 14:28:49

Duke University Metamaterial cells designed by Duke engineers provide electric power as efficiently as solar panels Using inexpensive materials configured and tuned to capture microwave signals, researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to that of modern solar panels. The device wirelessly converts the microwave signal to direct current voltage capable of recharging a cell phone battery or other...

2013-11-06 23:04:49

Announcement Comes Shortly After Launch of SonoSim® International Division Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 SonoSim, Inc., developer of the groundbreaking SonoSim® Ultrasound Training Solution, announced today that it will be unveiling international expansion plans at Medica 2013. Medica is the world‘s largest medical tradeshow, and takes place November 20th to 22nd, 2013, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Distributors interested in working with SonoSim are encouraged to...

2013-10-30 23:23:00

Derek McLeish appointed President of SonoSim International. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 SonoSim, Inc., developers of the groundbreaking SonoSim® Ultrasound Training Solution, announced today the formation of SonoSim International to commercialize their products worldwide. SonoSim International will initially operate out of SonoSim headquarters in Santa Monica, California, and will expand into global markets via distribution partners. “We have been inundated by...

2013-10-12 23:05:08

KeeboMed Inc. is offering $1000 discount on used Sonoscape A6 Hand Carried Ultrasound. The offer is valid for the month of October. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 KeeboMed Inc. is offering $1000 discount on used Sonoscape A6 Hand Carried Ultrasound. The regular price for this machine is $5,999 and after discount it comes for $4,999. The offer is valid for the month of October. One of the company executives said, “We are offering $1000 discount on used Sonoscape A6 Hand Carried...

2013-10-10 23:26:19

Veterinary Ultrasounds KeeboMed, the online vet equipment store introduces Chison ECO-3 in its product range. ECO-3 Vet is newest veterinary ultrasound machine from Chison with advanced technology. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Veterinary Ultrasounds KeeboMed, the online vet equipment store introduces Chison ECO-3 in its product range. ECO-3 Vet is newest veterinary ultrasound machine from Chison with advanced technology. One of the company executives said, “We have added...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.