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HEAD acoustics and Rohde & Schwarz demonstrate test solution for communication quality of 5G (VoNR)-capable telecommunications devices

5/10/2021 Together with Rohde & Schwarz, HEAD acoustics has successfully verified communication quality of 5G (VoNR)-capable devices. For the test solution, the interoperability between the hardware platform labCORE, the measurement and analysis software ACQUA and the latest generation of the R&S CMX500 wideband radio communication tester was verified. The setup allows simulation of a voice …

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Time Frequency Analysis

The Time-Frequency Analysis (TFA) visualizes the characteristics of an audio signal over time and frequency. Using recorded signals of the audio system, the TFA helps investigate the impulse response as well as different kind of distortions (harmonics, intermodulation, impulsive …). Both temporal and spectral information are used to identify defects with random properties (e.g. loose particles), which generate distortion …

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LOUDSOFT Appoints New North American Agent

Horsholm, Denmark— May 1, 2021 —  LOUDSOFT, one of the leading global providers of loudspeaker and headphone design software and test equipment, announces the appointment of Andy Lewis of SOUND Product Strategy as the new North American agent. See the full press release here

HEAD acoustics releases intuitive structural analysis software package

ArtemiS SUITE 12.5 includes modal analysis tool Powerful analyses in an interactive software environment With release 12.5 of the ArtemiS SUITE software for sound and vibration analysis, HEAD acoustics launches an integrated modal analysis tool, thus completing its structural analysis package. With this tool, troubleshooters, simulation and project engineers can use all relevant analyses related …

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HEAD acoustics launches new generation of artificial heads with advanced types of artificial ears

Anatomically correct artificial ears / Fullband-capable two-way artificial mouth / Modular concept The new generation of artificial head measurement systems by HEAD acoustics offers a variety of new and unique features for telecommunication and audio testing. The basis is a modular concept allowing to exchange different types of artificial ears by the user himself. The …

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SoundCheck® 19 Released: New Features for Multichannel Measurements

SoundCheck 19,  the new release of Listen, Inc.’s flagship audio test and measurement system, offers additional functionality for multichannel measurements, including a new Multi-channel RTA, WASAPI-exclusive mode, and AmpConnect 621 control. Additionally, the inclusion of room acoustics measurements offers increased capability for those looking to evaluate devices in real-world situations. Many of these features also …

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Celestion Introduces the 32 ohm AN2075 Compact Array Driver

New Addition to the AN Series is Capable of a Full-range Frequency Response, While Being Incredibly Compact and Lightweight Ipswich, UK (March 24, 2021) —Celestion, one of the world’s leading suppliers of professional loudspeakers and compression drivers for sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the new 32 ohm version of the AN2075, a low …

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KLIPPEL Expands Capabilities of Scanning Vibrometer Hardware

Press Release March 2021 IN FEBRUARY 2021 KLIPPEL RELEASED THEIR NEW SCN NEAR FIELD ADD-ON (SCN-NF) KLIPPEL introduces the new SCN Near-Field Add On (SCN-NF), which accurately performs all the most relevant transducer measurements using a single hardware setup in a non-anechoic room. Add 2pi acoustical measurement capabilities to the same SCN platform you already …

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Announcing COMSOL Days 2021: 40+ Online Events on Multiphysics Simulation

COMSOL announces COMSOL Days 2021 with more than 40 online events planned on a range of engineering and science topics. BURLINGTON, MA (March 4, 2021) — COMSOL is excited to announce COMSOL Days 2021. These 1-day virtual events feature live technical presentations, keynote talks from invited speakers, and panel discussions focused on using multiphysics modeling …

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Online Seminar: Full Range Free Field Speaker Measurement Without an Anechoic Chamber

Pandemic working means many of us are without access to our anechoic chambers. This test method enables accurate measurement of the free field response of a loudspeaker across the full range (20Hz-20kHz) in a regular room. If your home lab is missing an anechoic chamber, attend this event to learn more! What? No Anechoic Chamber? …

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HEAD acoustics provides interoperability with first test solution for 5G VoNR

24-February 2021 HEAD acoustics hardware and software solutions have now proven feasibility with the first solution on the market for testing communication quality of 5G (VoNR)-capable devices: The hardware platform labCORE and the measurement and analysis software ACQUA are interoperable with the latest radio communication tester by the US-American company Keysight Technologies, Inc. Combining labCORE, …

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HEAD acoustics hosts free online seminar on ANC headset testing

In their upcoming free online seminar “ANC Headset Testing – Making Sense of the Noise”, HEAD acoustics will provide insights into properly evaluating and optimizing ANC headsets and headphones. Therefore, the experts pick up results from own test sessions of the very best devices on the market. The focus was on ANC performance, talk-through mode …

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New Power Modules from GRAS

12BA and 12BB Microphone Power Modules GRAS Sound and Vibration is introducing two new products: GRAS 12BA and 12BB Microphone Power Modules aimed at engineers who need to power CCP measurement microphones and would like seamless integration of microphone sensitivity data via TEDS. These single-channel (12BA) and four-channel (12BB) USB-powered modules provide integrated TEDS support …

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Dinaburg Technology Receives U.S. Patent for Revolutionary New Loudspeaker Technology

January 19, 2021 Dallas, TX   For close to 100 years, the world of sound reproduction has been based on Rice and Kellogg’s work. Recently Dinaburg Technology, based in Dallas, TX, was issued their first U.S. patent for an enhanced electro-dynamic loudspeaker design. Mikhail Dinaburg, noted physicist and the patent inventor, uncovered some missing elements …

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Challenges of Moving Manufacturing Out of China

When moving manufacturing out of China, there’s a lot to consider, e.g., employment contracts, retrieval of tooling and molds, IP protection, and taxes and fees. Rosemary Coates, Executive Director, Reshoring Institute; President, Blue Silk Consulting, (Q1 2021) There is plenty of manufacturing capability around the world for consumer goods, PPE, testing equipment, medical devices, consumer …

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HEAD acoustics hosts free online seminar on Automotive Audio Bus (A²B®) testing in vehicles

In their upcoming free online seminar, the HEAD acoustics experts will present their measurement interface for A²B applications named coreA2B and compare it to other solutions on the market. A notable feature of coreA2B is the proxy mode, the capability to send and receive user-defined signals to and from the otherwise unaffected bus. All parameters …

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Resonado Labs debuts FCS Bidirectional at CES 2021

CHICAGO, IL January 14, 2020 – Resonado Labs, audio technology startup, is taking on a century-old technology – the speaker. The speaker driver everyone is familiar with today is the conventional electrodynamic speaker driver, recognized globally as the volume icon. The conventional speaker structure is found in virtually all devices that play music – including …

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Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

Program details The Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant program was established by The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Non-Profits, and Venues Act, signed into law on December 27, 2020. The program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Eligible applicants may qualify …

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Measurement technology from HEAD acoustics receives official type approval from the Russian Federal Agency

Press Release Herzogenrath, December 14, 2020 HEAD acoustics has received the official “Certificate of Type Approval of Measuring Instruments” from the Russian Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology. Using approved software and hardware solutions is crucial for test laboratories to be certified for measurement tasks in the Russian customs union as well as manufacturers …

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TesiraCONNECT TC-5D Wins Innovative Product Award from SVC

We are thrilled to announce that TesiraCONNECT TC-5D is among the winners of the Sound & Video Contractor 2020 Innovative Product Award. The TC-5D was selected by SVC readers from a wide selection of submissions. Per SVC, the award “acknowledges both electronic and mechanical innovations, and most of celebrates the designers and engineers behind each …

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Acoustic Production Test Redefined

New APx517B Acoustic Analyzer brings drastically reduced setup time, renowned AP reliability & quality to manufacturing—at a production test price BEAVERTON, OREGON, November 19, 2020: Audio Precision announced today the APx517B acoustic analyzer, specifically designed, configured and built for the production-line testing of speakers, microphones, headphones, headsets and the wide range of consumer electronics incorporating …

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BOLD NORTH AUDIO RELEASES HIGH EXCURSION 6.5” WOOFERS EMPLOYING XBL2 TECHNOLOGY

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 – ST. PAUL, MN – Today American audio solutions manufacturer, MISCO, announced the introduction of the BWX-6501 & BWX-6502, two high performance 6.5” high excursion woofers with an XBL2 motor design and 10 mm linear Xmax. These new models add to a growing line of premium and performance-based drivers, all designed and …

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COMSOL Releases Version 5.6 and Introduces Four New Products

COMSOL Multiphysics® version 5.6 brings faster and more memory lean solvers, efficient CAD assembly handling, clip planes, layout templates for building apps, and four new products: Fuel Cell & Electrolyzer Module, LiveLink for Simulink, Polymer Flow Module, and Liquid & Gas Properties Module. Burlington, MA (November 11, 2020) — COMSOL, provider of software solutions for …

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