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2014-09-19 08:28:17

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced that the Z60 PC gaming headset is now available in stores and through online retailers. The Z60, which was unveiled at the CES trade show in January 2014, is the first PC gaming headset to feature new DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR). DTS Headphone:X is an innovative new sound...

2014-09-18 12:31:55

Firm consults to architects and developers to address noise and acoustics in buildings and tenant spaces CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acentech Inc., a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary acoustics, audiovisual systems design, and vibration consulting firm, developed noise control guidelines and provided architectural acoustics consulting for Assembly Row, a new mixed use development on 45 waterfront acres in Somerville, Mass. Located on a previously...

2014-09-17 23:11:09

Innovative Program's Expansion Aims to Help More Youngsters Learn Piano (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America has expanded its widely successful Keyboard Encounters Kids piano program to independent music teachers for the first time starting this month. “Offering Keyboard Encounters Kids to independent piano teachers is both exciting and a natural progression for this dynamic, interactive group piano instruction program, following our expansion of it to include...

2014-09-17 16:25:30

BELL IS SOLOIST AND MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN IN THE FIELDS NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences. Over the past three decades he has recorded more than 40 albums including most of the great violin repertoire. Now, Sony Classical is excited to...

2014-09-12 23:09:49

Sound-Eklin®, The Global Veterinary Imaging Leader is pleased to announce that they have executed an extension of their exclusive veterinary ultrasound contract with GE Healthcare for an unprecedented 5 years. This will lengthen the current, 13-year relationship through the 2nd quarter of 2019. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 As industry-leading partners, Sound-Eklin® represents GE’s most widely accepted ultrasound systems such as the LOGIQ e, LOGIQ S7, LOGIQ S8 and...

2014-09-12 12:23:05

The Crystal Method as Brand Ambassadors Will Support Casio's Mission to Make Music Accessible for All DOVER, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, today announced the renewal of its partnership with The Crystal Method as official brand ambassadors through 2015. The Crystal Method, consisting of Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland, is one of America's best known electronic artists with a career spanning...

2014-09-11 23:01:32

Four models reflect the company’s expertise in all aspects of music—from musical instruments to live production gear—and reproduce performances as the artists intended them to be heard. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Yamaha today introduced four integrated amplifiers that will acquaint newcomers to the legendary “Natural Sound” of its Hi-Fi components as well as thrill enthusiasts who want modern connectivity, such as digital audio connections for a HDTV or Blu-ray...

2014-09-10 23:05:06

New Speakers Set Bar for Great Portable Sound in an Affordable Package BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Yamaha today announced the introduction of two new additions to its portable loudspeaker lineup—the powered DBR Series and the passive CBR Series. The DBR Series, the follow-up to the acclaimed DSR and DXR series, represents the most portable powered loudspeakers that Yamaha offers. Three new models, DBR10, DBR12 and DBR15, feature state-of-the-art DSP (Digital Signal...

2014-09-09 23:13:13

Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins will visit Vic’s Drum Shop, one of America’s premier drum and percussion stores, to lead an interactive clinic for drummers of all skill levels on Thursday, September 11 at 7:00pm. Along with welcoming Perkins, Vic’s will also offer a special discount on all brands of in-stock gear that Perkins uses. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins will visit Vic’s Drum Shop, one of America’s premier...

2014-09-09 23:10:21

Model Features Company’s Critically Acclaimed Digital Sound Projector Technology and Reproduces Lifelike Audio Via 16 Individual Amplifiers and 16 Speaker Drivers BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the YSP-2500 sound bar with wireless subwoofer that offers the company’s exclusive and critically acclaimed Digital Sound Projector technology to deliver true surround sound. Unlike other sound bars that only simulate surround sound, the YSP-2500 creates...


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2010-10-04 16:28:51

The telephone is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound generally the human voice. The phone's basic function is to allow people who are separated by large distances to talk with each other. The telephone is used across the world and is one of the most common appliances in the developed world. The phone is designed to have a microphone, an ear piece which reproduces the voice, a ringer, and a keypad to enter the numbers. The microphone, earphone, and the keypad are...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'