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2014-05-09 23:06:23

Practice System Gains International Recognition for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) May 09, 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...

2014-05-08 08:42:02

Certified Decoder Supports Multiple DTS Audio Formats with High-Quality Audio Streaming for Internet-Connected Products MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- New DTS-HD audio decoder optimized to minimize processor bandwidth and memory size requirements on ARC single- and dual-core audio processors -- DTS-HD decoder provides a single package for decoding all DTS 5.1 channel audio formats -- DTS certification ensures compliance to all...

2014-05-08 04:22:55

TOKYO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - SoulNote celebrates 40 years of history in audio equipment design and manufacturing SoulNote is pleased to announce the launch of its Wireless Home Audio Amplifier with USB 384 kHz files, DSD, and a high resolution wireless option. The SA300 amplifier is equipped with RIAA for vinyl lovers; Bluetooth 4.0 for mobile audio fans; and 384kHz DAC for serious high-fidelity music listeners with DSD or USB. The SA300...

2014-05-07 23:09:58

Yamaha Portable Grand Function and Built-In Yamaha Education Suite Enables Students to Teach Themselves Piano on a Portable Instrument That Sounds like a Full-Size Grand Piano Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Yamaha announces today that the PSR-E443 portable keyboard, which offers comprehensive tools for beginners as well as those ready to take to the stage, is now shipping. The model’s learning features include the Yamaha Portable Grand function and the built-in Yamaha Education...

2014-04-30 23:15:22

Independent third party testing shows Finnleo’s Low EMR/Low EF infrared saunas surpass the most stringent Swedish standards for acceptable levels of Electromagnetic Radiation and Electric Field radiation. Cokato, MN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Finnleo, the leader in the sauna and steam industry, has once again set a standard by which others should be measured. Independent third party testing shows Finnleo’s Low EMR/Low EF infrared saunas surpass the most stringent Swedish standards for...

2014-04-30 23:09:56

Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa near MacDill Air Force Base. Tampa, FLA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A Quiet Revolution has been Growing for Years Fifteen years since the inception of Acoustiblok Soundproofing material, the company that bears the brand’s namesake, Tampa-based Acoustiblok, Inc., is expanding its facility in South Tampa...

2014-04-25 23:08:27

Code 3®, Inc. introduces a revolutionary new amplifier system that significantly changes how warning sounds are utilized in emergency response. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Banshee™ amplifier system offers a selection of tones, features, and options that have never been available in one siren amp system before: (3) low frequency tones, multiple dual tones and the truest sounding electronic air horn on the market. All of this plus additional built in tones created for...

2014-04-24 12:33:52

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Unified Communications bringing about a convergence of big data in a variety of formats, FiberPlex Technologies introduces a new tool for the AV production toolbox capable of adapting between media and transport formats, including optical fiber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/77899 FiberPlex's new TD-6010 adapter, to debut at InfoComm 2014, takes a variety of SFP/SFP+ modules for any format...

2014-04-22 14:02:45

Many research projects study the effects of temperature and precipitation on the global distribution of plant and animal species. However, an important component of climate research, the UV-B radiation, is often neglected. The landscape ecologists from UFZ in collaboration with their colleagues from the Universities in Olomouc (Czechia), Halle and Lüneburg have processed UV-B data from the U.S. NASA space agency in such a way that they can be used to study the influence of UV-B radiation on...

2014-04-10 12:30:03

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82pdt4/signals_ahead) has announced the addition of the "Signals Ahead: Chips and Salsa XVII - When Iconic meets Anechoic" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82pdt4/signals_ahead ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Leading Smartphone OTA Performance Benchmark Study This 17th Chips and Salsa...


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
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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