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2013-12-17 23:24:56

As the decibel levels at N.F.L. football stadiums reach all-time highs, 2Way Supply, a Texas-based Motorola dealer, comments on the need for quality two-way radio communication for sporting staff and arena security. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 With football season in full-swing, fans are getting ecstatic about their favorite teams: so excited that they are screaming as loud as 120 decibels – equal to an ambulance siren. leading Motorola retailer, 2Way Supply, comments on the...

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...

2013-10-30 23:01:27

Head Yo, a noise cancelling headphone website delivers customer-focused information regarding which headphones provide ability to block out unwanted sound. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Head Yo, one of the Internet's newest and brightest websites for headphone information, is pleased to announce that it is offering a comparison guide around the best noise-cancelling headphones in the sound industry. Selecting proper noise-cancelling headphones allows individuals a chance to...

2013-10-30 14:05:01

Penn Medicine-led panel reports that noise exposure is a serious public health threat The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers writing today in The Lancet. The review team, including a Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania expert, examined the latest research on noise's impact on an array of health indicators...

2013-10-16 09:12:45

Shoppers are more likely to buy a product from a different location when a pleasant sound coming from a particular direction draws attention to the item, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Suppose that you are standing in a supermarket aisle, choosing between two packets of cookies, one placed nearer your right side and the other nearer your left. While you are deciding, you hear an in-store announcement from your left, about store closing hours," write authors...

Airplane Noise Cardiovascular Disease Risk
2013-10-09 10:12:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of new studies in the British Medical Journal indicate that individuals who live near a major airport run a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. In one study, scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health discovered that American zip codes with 10-decibel higher aircraft noise averaged a 3.5-percent higher cardiovascular hospital admission rate for adults aged 65 and older. In the other study, a team of...

2013-10-08 23:19:20

Acoustical Solutions, industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, introduces PolyPhon™ - an environmentally friendly and low cost alternative to fiberglass acoustical panels. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 When it comes to architectural acoustic treatment, paneling has almost always been exclusively been made from fiberglass board. Fiberglass has high NRC ratings, is affordable to produce, and can be easily covered by a variety of acoustically transparent fabrics. This...


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