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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...

2014-09-12 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 23:05:36

Innovative caster wheel technology reduces factory noise generated in material handling by up to 15 dbA. Caster Concepts’ CasterShoX is a radical new line of shock absorbing casters that reduces factory noise levels from carts by as much as 90 percent. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Manufacturers and industrial workers the world over are realizing big benefits from a small, yet powerful, ally in the fight against factory noise and hearing loss, workplace injuries and the...

2014-09-09 12:33:41

Lowest residual THD+N in the world provides audio professionals unparalleled insight into their designs BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Audio Precision, the recognized standard in audio test, announces the availability of the finest audio analyzer to date, the APx555. A culmination of 30 years of experience, the APx555 is the most powerful and capable audio test instrument ever developed. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144249 The APx555...

2014-09-04 12:26:12

Wireless Home Audio Redefined: With Both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® Capabilities, Monster® SoundStage(TM) Streams Music Throughout the Home -- All from Your Smartphone or Tablet BERLIN, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monster, creator of the Beats(®) sound that redefined headphone audio, is now changing the game in the wireless home speaker market. With the launch of the breakthrough Monster(® )SoundStage(TM) wireless music system, consumers now have a solution for bringing Pure Monster...

2014-08-30 23:00:43

Discover the new solutions that WSDG is presenting on invisible acoustics. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 WSDG has designed over 3500 media facilities worldwide. Credits include Jimi Hendrix's 1969’s Electric Lady Studios; NYC’s Jazz At Lincoln Center and Le Poisson Rouge. WSDG principals John Storyk (an adjunct professor at Berklee College,) Beth Walters, Sergio Molho and Dirk Noy. WSDG has collaborated with such noted architects as Frank Gehry, Rafael Vinoly, Norman...


Latest Waves Reference Libraries

Seismology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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Word of the Day
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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.