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2013-06-25 08:22:02

Federal Signal rolls out statewide update to emergency warning system UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Signal Alerting & Notification Systems, the leader in mass notification solutions for communities and facilities around the world, today announced that it has successfully completed the first phase of a statewide emergency warning system upgrade in Hawaii. The project replaces existing VHF and trunked radio networks with redundant satellite and...

2013-06-19 23:19:44

Gainesville, FL hearing center offers new technology for Tinnitus sufferers. The Multiflex Tinnitus Technology features a small, wearable device that customizes a sound stimulus designed to counterbalance precise sounds. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Audibel Hearing Center is pleased to introduce a new treatment solution for tinnitus patients, the A2 with Multiflex Tinnitus Technology. Tinnitus is the medical term for noise or ringing in the ears. Although bothersome, tinnitus...

2013-06-14 12:28:06

CEDARBURG, Wis., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important - and overlooked - components of any RF device is the Antenna. An improperly designed antenna can greatly impact radio performance and be very costly to a device manufacturer as Apple discovered shortly after releasing the iPhone 4. Its improperly designed antenna ultimately cost the company $53 million. To help manufacturers avoid design and implementation errors, LS Research (LSR), one of the nation's leading...

2013-06-14 08:25:01

WALTHAM, Mass., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: LVB) today announced that it will redeem for cash all outstanding 7.0% Senior Notes due 2014 (the "Notes"). The redemption date will be July 15, 2013. There is currently outstanding $67.5 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes. The Company will pay a redemption price of 100% of the principal amount of the Notes, plus any accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption date. A notice of redemption...

2013-06-04 23:27:37

The boardroom meets the digital age with interactive touch screen tables from Digital Touch Systems bringing businesses, presentations and sales teams to a next level of interaction. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Digital Touch Systems (DTS) today introduces corporate boardrooms, trade shows, and meeting areas to the future of digital engagement with fully customizable and mobile T4 interactive touch screen tables tailored to specific shapes, sizes, colors, materials and corporate...

New Hearing Aid Design Inspired By Parasitic Fly Ear
2013-05-31 15:37:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A parasitic fly has inspired scientists to create a new type of microphone that achieves better acoustical performance than what is currently available in hearing aids. Scientists will be presenting results at the 21st annual International Congress on Acoustics in Montreal next week about how an unpresuming little fly called Ormia ochracea inspired their research. The house-fly-sized insect has eardrums that sense sound pressure and...

2013-05-30 20:20:37

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using the sensitive ears of a parasitic fly for inspiration, a group of researchers has created a new type of microphone that achieves better acoustical performance than what is currently available in hearing aids. The scientists will present their results at the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, held June 2-7 in Montreal. Ronald Miles, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Binghamton University, studies the hearing...

2013-05-30 16:25:43

Two-Week Outdoor Art Installation of 88 Pianos Throughout Five Boroughs Kicks Off June 1 NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sing for Hope Pianos will return to the vibrant New York City streets this weekend. Beginning June 1, for two weeks, 88 pianos will be available for everyone to enjoy in public spaces throughout New York City's five boroughs in support of the NYC-based non-profit Sing for Hope and its mission to provide "access to the arts for all." Sing for Hope Pianos is...

2013-05-28 23:22:14

Acoustical Solutions, the industry leader in architectural acoustics, will attend InfoComm 2013 with new products for AV installations that are designed for the eyes as well as the ears. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 For the past twenty years, Acoustical Solutions has been a staple exhibitor at InfoComm, the largest pro-AV show in the world, recognized as a Tradeshow News Network Top 250 Trade Show. With over 925 exhibitors and 35,000 attendees from over 90 countries, InfoComm is an...

2013-05-28 23:16:06

TheBeautyPlace.com shows how to obtain the beach wave hair look with Bio Ionic Styling tools... Bio ionic has made it simple to obtain the beach waves look. From their Flat Irons to their curling irons, hair will form the perfect wave for summer. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Warm weather comes with blue skies and swelling waves. What better way to become one with nature than creating gorgeous curly locks. The summer heat brings lots of humidity which tends to frizz up that slick straight hair or...


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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