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2014-03-28 23:26:31

Sound Seal announces their noise barrier ceiling tile covers are designed so your voice (or other sounds) do not echo or reflect back to you. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Sound Seal noise barrier ceiling tile covers is the solution for office privacy. Even with standard drywall construction, voices can still be heard between the adjacent offices. Why is that? Voices heard between offices most often are not going through the wall but over the top of the wall through the acoustic...

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge joint noise reduction product called Acoustiblok Bridge Joint Isolation Material® in North America. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge...

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...

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2014-02-28 04:54:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz has provided additional details on the hearing capabilities of spotted seals, which are being exposed more and more to shipping noise as global warming has opened up lanes through the Arctic. "These spotted seals actually hear much better in both air and water than was previously thought based on earlier data for harp seals and ringed seals," said study author...

2014-02-18 23:25:58

Cornell University student entrepreneurs launch online store and blog as they capitalize on the growing event concept called silent disco. Party Headphones, of Ithaca NY, has done over 100 events in their first 12 months of business and worked with clients in 34 states. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Party Headphones, a 2013 graduate of Cornell University’s eLab Incubator, is generating overwhelming business off a unique event concept called silent disco. The student led...

2013-12-28 23:01:45

Party Headphones, a supplier of premium silent disco equipment, releases a new blog “Go Silent Disco” about silent disco becoming a global phenomenon. Silent Disco is an event concept where music is transmitted directly to wireless headphones instead of traditional speaker systems. Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 Go Silent Disco, a blog that publishes information, news and media about silent disco events, compiled a list of 10 countries in Asia where a silent party has recently...

F1 Races Can Damage Your Eardrums
2013-12-05 10:27:52

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Auto racing fans, listen up! New research has revealed that being track-side during a grand prix could drastically exceed your daily recommended noise exposure, potentially damaging your eardrums. The idea for the research came to acoustical engineer and University of Texas, Austin Craig Dolder, who attended a Formula 1 race in Montreal, Quebec that coincided with an Acoustical Society of America (ASA) conference held earlier this...

New Method Measuring Marine Noise
2013-12-03 12:02:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has found that underwater noise can be stressful or even harmful to sea creatures, and a team of UK scientists has devised a novel method for monitoring artificial noise in Scotland’s Moray Firth inlet, according to a newly published study in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin. Study author Nathan Merchant, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Syracuse, said human activities related to Scotland’s...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.