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A 3D Acoustic Cloak That Hides Objects From Sound
2014-03-12 12:14:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device. The scientists reported in the journal Nature Materials that they have created a new device that reroutes sound waves to create the impression that the cloak and whatever it covers is not there. This technology could one day be used by the US Navy as a way to avoid sonar detection. According to the researchers, the acoustic...

2014-03-05 08:27:26

Musicmetric Adds Unique Social, Peer-to-Peer and Trend Analytics to Gracenote Rhythm Platform EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote®, the leader in music and video recognition and discovery technology, announced today that it will begin integrating unique social analytics data from Musicmetric, a suite of products and technology services from entertainment analytics firm Semetric, to its Gracenote Rhythm(TM) music Discovery and Internet Radio platform. The...

2014-03-04 23:32:37

Tony Grey Bass Academy is a new guitar bass learning system created by Tony who promises to help students play bass guitar quickly and easily. A full overview of Tony Grey Bass Academy on the site abb2u.com shows if the system is useful for guitar bass learners. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Tony Grey Bass Academy gives users a new style of learning how to play bass guitar easily. This online bass guitar course provides users with easy-to-follow video tutorials, which means users can learn to...

White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

2014-02-26 23:25:35

Clinic Tour Extends Through 2014-2015 School Year Indianapolis (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Yamaha Electric Violin Artist Christian Howes is one of the most acclaimed jazz violinists in the United States. Christian remains dedicated to educating the up-and-coming generations of string players and teachers. Through a partnership with Yamaha, Christian will be embarking on an educational clinic tour through the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Christian will present workshops and a concert at...

2014-02-12 23:24:17

Top classical artist Simone Dinnerstein conducts a remote lesson from Ballou High School to students at the Ellington School. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Yamaha Corporation of America welcomed District of Columbia public schools as the first public school district in the nation to offer its students Yamaha’s interactive piano distance learning technology, allowing them to remotely interface with master teachers and performers from anywhere throughout the country or around...

2014-01-29 16:26:32

CULVER CITY, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that it is teaming with both Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Barco to mix The Amazing Spider-Man 2(TM), the highly anticipated next chapter in the story of Peter Parker, in both the Auro 11.1 system and the Dolby® Atmos(TM) cinema sound system, to deliver a more natural and realistic soundtrack that moves sound around and above audiences. These innovative technologies open new possibilities to...

2014-01-29 00:20:46

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a double pass for optical fiber at Sunday's NFL Pro Bowl game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, where copper cabling took a beating due to excessive moisture buildup from the rain. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/LA54485) "The issue with copper wasn't noise for a change, it was water," said Jeff Kang with Custom Audio, Kaneohe, Hawaii, which has been providing sound reinforcement for Pro Bowl for over...

2014-01-24 23:21:06

Ten Models Update Vaunted MG Mixer Line Anaheim (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Yamaha introduced the new generation of MG Mixer Series at the 2014 NAMM Show. The redesigned MG Series provides compact, cost-effective and great sounding solutions for install, recording or live settings. Ten models, which continue the tradition of design and performance excellence that made the MG mixer line so popular, incorporate technologies originally developed for high-end professional mixers, including...

2014-01-24 08:22:50

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NAMM) -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, will launch their TRU(TM) Custom and Universal hearing protection earpieces at the 2014 NAMM Show. TRU Universals and Customs are the newest product offering from Westone in the music and hearing health categories, utilizing advanced acoustic filter technology. These compact, low profile and interchangeable filters offer advanced...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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