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2014-06-25 23:05:51

In celebration of the freedoms afforded in America, an industry leader in developing products that provide ultimate protection from mobile device radiation, has created a super sale that everyone is free to take advantage of. Bradenton Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Starting today people across the globe will be able to get 15 percent off DefenderPad, one of the world’s hottest radiation protection products available on the market today, and also receive free shipping as part of the...

2014-06-20 23:06:23

Practical Practice Tool Lauded for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and represents an...

2014-06-19 12:30:06

Singing your songs with Singing Speech Synthesis - A new experience to be invented. MONS, Belgium, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In early 2014 experts from Acapela Group, innovator in speech solutions, started work on a 3-year program on French singing text to speech. An ambitious project funded by the ANR (The French National Research Agency) and involving high profile partners: LIMSI (coordinator), IRCAM and DUALO. "We aim to innovate and push the boundaries of speech...

New Method Could Make Sub-wavelength Images At Radio Frequencies
2014-06-18 03:12:08

By Laura Ost, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Imaging and mapping of electric fields at radio frequencies (RF) currently requires the use of metallic structures such as dipoles, probes and reference antennas. To make such measurements efficiently, the size of these structures needs to be on the order of the wavelength of the RF fields to be mapped. This poses practical limitations on the smallest features that can be measured. New theoretical and experimental work...

2014-06-12 23:09:34

Updated App Can Now Also Stream the Piano Part from Digital Sheet Music to a Compatible Yamaha Keyboard Using a Wireless MIDI Connection BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Yamaha Music Interactive today announced another upgrade to its free NoteStar iPad app, which includes access to Lesson Collections, a new bundle of popular practice songs and exercises from the classical repertoire, and a pedal page-turn feature that enables digital sheet music to be advanced via foot pedal for...

2014-06-11 23:01:18

Thanks to an innovative sound engineering solution, a Waterloo restaurant is reaping the rewards. The construction has just finished, and the results are newsworthy. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Noise Pollution is a growing global urban problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) says “it seriously harms human health”. An interesting statistic from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association estimates that 30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels on...

2014-06-10 08:37:09

Flagship Offering To Be Accompanied by 38'' 5.1 Sound Bar System Ideal for Mid-Size TVs IRVINE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 Sound Bar company(1), today announced the availability of its flagship 54'' 5.1 Sound Bar System. Serving as the ideal complement to large-size TVs in great rooms or expansive living rooms, the 54" 5.1 solution offers a wider sound stage projecting true, cinematic home theater audio to every seat. The 54" option will soon be...

2014-06-03 23:06:56

Elegantly styled components offer truest audio reproduction and superior music experiences. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America, AV Division, today introduced the A-S2100 integrated amplifier and CD-S2100 CD/SACD player. These elegantly styled components utilize the company’s signature natural sound profile to deliver the truest audio reproduction and superior music experiences. Both models feature advanced original circuitry that eliminates signal loss...

2014-05-28 23:02:56

ENJOY Professional Hair Care expands line of salon products with new ENJOY Curl Enhancing Spray. Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 USP, Inc., the parent company of ENJOY Professional Hair Care is pleased to introduce ENJOY Curl Enhancing Spray to the line of professional hair care products. ENJOY Curl Enhancing Spray is perfect for creating lift, flexible volume and soft shine when used as a blow-drying aid. This versatile hair styling product works to define and enhance natural curl...

2014-05-27 23:03:33

New Website Contains Educational Resources and Artist Content Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Yamaha today announced the launch of http://www.yamahadtx.com, a new website devoted to the company’s DTX electronic drum lineup. Featuring bold graphics and refreshed, updated content, the new site addresses the growing market for electronic drums and highlights the latest DTX product information, including detailed information and deep resources for end users and anyone interested in...


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
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.'