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2009-11-03 23:00:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) announced today that it will pay cash rewards to ASTI customers who refer friends that in turn buy an Ecotones or Ecotones Duet directly from ASTI. The new "Tell-a-Friend" program rewards customers for doing what they have been doing since the first Ecotones was introduced late last year: letting friends in on the secret to better sleep. ASTI-registered customers as of October 1, 2009 and new customers who...

2009-11-02 10:45:00

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing the fact that nearly 22 million American workers are exposed to hazardous noise on a daily basis and that occupational hearing loss continues to plague industry, the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) has made a request to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to reduce the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for noise exposures. "Noise-induced hearing loss is an insidious, permanent, and irreversible disease...

2009-10-26 14:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive upgrades once reserved for high-end cars, like air conditioning, leather and hi-tech stereo systems, now come standard in most cars. So what separates a premium car from an everyday car? Noise reduction is one way manufacturers are raising the bar. See video from General Motors at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/?feed=pNdK1bl7cFcB8t2YhA0Cg7gStmQztLr4 Quiet engines, quiet exhaust systems and quiet tires are often equated with high quality...

2009-10-19 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the availability of an intermediate frequency (IF) sampling receiver reference design for multi-carrier, multi-standard wireless basestations addressing GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, LTE and WiMAX standards. The subsystem reference design kit gives radio designers the necessary technical material - reference design board, software, schematic, bill of materials (BOM) and Gerber files - to...

2009-10-12 22:59:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) today announced the Ecotones Duet, the latest in the company's line of sound machines to employ its patented Adaptive Sound Technology for superior sound masking. Chronic insomnia and numerous sleep-related problems are so pervasive that an estimated 500 million people worldwide suffer from them, including 25% of Americans according to the Centers for Disease Control. As noise pollution, urban...

2009-09-08 04:24:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As CBS's long time running daytime drama "Guiding Light" comes to an end on Sept 18 -- one of its former actor's Alex Baldeon, is releasing the first single from his forthcoming album today, Tuesday September 8, 2009 - the single titled "Say You Will" will be available for sale along with a Spanish song "Me Enamoro De Ti" both of which were Executive produced by Baldeon and Produced by Pete Massitti - whom has produced and written songs for Julio Iglesias,...

2009-06-23 22:27:27

A California hospital is trying to cut back on noise, especially at night when patients sometimes complain the decibel level is high enough to keep them awake. At Stanford Hospital, a noise reduction team surveyed the hospital, equipped with meters, the San Jose Mercury News reported Tuesday. They focused on especially noisy parts of the hospital. They discovered the noisiest part of the day is between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. That is when patients are getting breakfast and doctors are doing morning...

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2009-06-19 11:06:28

The U.S. mass transit system, the largest in the world, provides affordable and efficient transportation to more than 33 million riders each weekday. The system is generally considered one of the safest modes of travel. But recent public health studies have identified several sources of environmental hazards associated with mass transit, including excessive noise, a large and growing problem in urban settings. Now, a team of researchers from the University of Washington and Columbia...

2009-04-15 08:00:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Apr. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) and Digi-Key Corp. announce the following TechOnline/EETimes Webinar: What: Understanding and Optimizing Sampled Data Systems (Part I) When: Wednesday, April 22, 2009, @ 9:00 a.m. (Pacific) / 12:00 p.m. (Eastern) Where: http://w.on24.com/r.htm?e=139651&s=1&k=F17B3927B0DE7BDF7C383E84E9AD117D&partnerref=4PRN How: Broadcast over the Internet -- Simply...

2009-04-09 08:00:00

AMSTERDAM, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Although CD sales are down there is still a lot to be gained by connecting musicians directly to company sponsors. Re/Max sponsored artist Dereck Rose was recently picked by an international jury consisting of Arne Frager who hosted the illustrious Metallica in his studio, Gary Platt founder of Full Sail University, Mike Linksvayer VP of Creative Commons Worldwide and Sem Bakker, nineties bass hero who played the major European concert stages....


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