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2013-06-27 23:37:46

Velodyne Debuts new vQuiet Headphones at CE Line Shows in NYC Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 In the city that never sleeps in the industry that never ceases to innovate, Velodyne Acoustics proud to announce the launch their newest headphone, the vQuiet® to debut at CE Line Shows and Exhibits. This active noise-canceling headphone removes all unwanted sound with over 90% reduction. In all the hubbub of the CE exhibits within the technology industry, Velodyne is happy to offer...

Echoes And Algorithm 3D Map Of Room
2013-06-19 08:35:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have developed a new algorithm that makes it possible to map the shape and dimensions of a room using just a few microphones and a snap of the fingers. Developed at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, the algorithm models a room using echoes produced from sound, similar to the way in which bats and dolphins emit sounds in order to navigate. This...

2013-06-12 23:01:21

EZUltrasound offers ultrasound therapy device for drastically less than MSRP to individuals with a range of medical conditions. Mobridge, SD (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 EZUltrasound, a leading provider of ultrasound therapy devices, recently announced it will offer the UltraCure PRO, a personal ultrasound machine available for use at home or on-the-go, to customers for 36% off its suggested manufacturer´s suggested retail price (MSRP). The machine will temporarily retail for $139.99 versus...

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...


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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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