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130 Year Old Recordings By Alexander Graham Bell Restored
2011-12-27 12:42:09

Scientists, journalists and curators have all had to opportunity to listen to audio-recordings made by Alexander Graham Bell 130 years ago. A man's voice in the recording can be heard reading "to be or not to be“¦" from William Shakespeare's Hamlet on a green wax disc. The early audio recordings had been packed away and considered obsolete at the Smithsonian Institution for over a century.  However, new technology has allowed the recordings to be recovered so they...

2011-09-22 07:00:00

Premier Transcription Services firm Daily Transcription announces new transcription service aimed at Reality and commercial producers with tight budgetary and time constraints. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 The Post Production Transcription Services Industry now has a tool that produces digitally compressed audio files with LTC timecodes, saving hours on post production processes from start to finish.    By working with these files natively, it is possible...

2011-08-22 19:00:00

ProAudioDVDs.com, with nearly 20 years as a leader in training DVDs for recording and performing musicians, has released its new 3 Disc DVD training package helping beginners and intermediates at Home Recording. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 With millions of amateur and semiprofessional musicians focused at home recording, ProAudioDVDs.com has released a comprehensive 3 DVD set aimed at Home Recording enthusiasts. Hosted by engineer/musician David Wills (Michael Jackson, Whitney...

2011-07-27 09:35:51

By Katie Neith, Caltech While many hotel rooms, recording studios, and even some homes are built with materials to help absorb or reflect sound, mechanisms to truly control the direction of sound waves are still in their infancy. However, researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have now created the first tunable acoustic diode-a device that allows acoustic information to travel only in one direction, at controllable frequencies. The mechanism they developed is outlined...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.