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2012-12-15 05:01:34

Acoustical Solutions Reflects on This Year´s News of Rising Noise Levels in Public and Private Spaces Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 2012 saw increased media attention on the issue of rising noise levels in public facilities such as hospitals, schools, restaurants, as well as in urban residences. Outlets such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and even The Today Show produced stories on the negative and noisy effects of new design trends and increasing population...

2012-10-26 04:02:06

Acoustical Solutions, Inc. returns to the Audio Engineering Society Convention in San Francisco this week with the tools and expertise to create soundproof recording studios with exceptional acoustics. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 According to the AES website, the Audio Engineering Society has been “the largest gathering of audio professionals and enthusiasts on the globe” for over 60 years, “attracting delegates from over 100 countries worldwide”. Starting...

2012-09-11 22:23:50

The World Health Organization recently recognized environmental noise as harmful pollution, with adverse psychosocial and physiological effects on public health. A new study of noise pollution in Fulton County, Georgia, suggests that many residents are exposed to high noise levels that put them at risk of annoyance or sleep disturbance, which can have serious health consequences. The research is published in the October issue of American Journal of Preventive Medicine. "Our research...

2012-09-02 23:04:59

An Australian company Noise Complaint Pty Ltd has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental anguish and financial damage they cause others. Sydney NSW (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 An Australian company has launched a new website aimed at deterring noisy neighbours who seem to have a complete disregard for the mental trauma and anguish they cause others. The company called Noise Complaint Pty Ltd was started by CEO Larry...

UC Research Promises Reduced Noise In Automobiles
2012-08-14 12:52:33

UC research featuring a mathematical model for quick-response, noise-cancellation designed to minimize sudden and unexpected noise caused by road hazards — bumps or potholes for example — will be presented in New York City Aug. 19-22. All noise is not necessarily equal — especially when it comes to sound minimization in automobiles. For instance, automakers have long used sound-absorbing materials (passive control) in the design of cars in order to minimize engine...

2012-07-19 23:01:39

Sonomax custom fit earphones, eers PCS-150 and PCS-250 , offer maximum comfort and exceptional sound for summer travel Montreal (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Sonomax Technologies, Inc. (TSXV: SHH), is pleased to offer exceptional sound and comfort to travelers through eers custom fitted headphones. The comfortable and secure fit, sound isolation, and in-line microphone provided by the eers PCS-150 and PCS-250 models are ideal for summer travel. For those in search of an earphone solution to offset...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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