Barry Vogel

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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BOLD NORTH AUDIO RELEASES ONLY SOFT DOME TWEETER DESIGNED & ASSEMBLED IN AMERICA

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 – ST. PAUL, MN – Today American audio solutions manufacturer, MISCO, announced the introduction of the BDT-2901, a high performance 29mm soft dome tweeter to add to its growing line of premium and high-performance drivers, all designed and manufactured under the Bold North Audio™ brand in its St. Paul, Minnesota facility. The …

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Are You Leaving China Now? It’s Not As Easy As You Think

October 29, 2020  Rosemary Coates- Management Consultant, Executive Director of Reshoring Institute Our work helping companies reshore manufacturing has increased significantly since the beginning of the trade wars, and now the pandemic. Reshoring is a hot topic in business, discussed in C-level staff meetings and Board meetings throughout America. Reshoring often involves leaving China on …

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AUDIO TECHNOLOGY COMPANY RESONADO ANNOUNCES NEW LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL AUDIO MANUFACTURER SOUNDLAB

Automotive and Home Audio Products to be Built with Flat Core Speaker Technology CHICAGO, IL — New disruptive player in the audio industry, Resonado, has recently signed their latest licensing agreement with Soundlab Technology Co., Ltd, an innovative global audio electronics manufacturer with award-winning design engineers, a state-of-the-art research and development center, and a modern …

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In-Car Communication: Measuring communication quality in vehicles with HEAD acoustics automated test suite

Acoustic measurements according to international recommendation ITU-T P.1150 In-car communication (ICC) systems help to improve communication in the vehicle between the occupants. To ensure a base level of functionality and quality of ICC systems, the international standardization body ITU-T has defined appropriate tests in Recommendation P.1150. HEAD acoustics has now implemented this recommendation as automated …

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Klippel LIVE on demand

The last part of our first web-seminar series Acoustical Measurement of Sound System Equipment according to IEC 60268-21 was presented in August. You have accompanied us for over four months and we have produced over 20 hours of valuable knowledge about acoustical measurement. We are overwhelmed by the positive response we have received. We have updated our KLIPPEL LIVE site. …

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Free online seminar on “Optimizing listening effort of communication devices” hosted by HEAD acoustics

Using  a  communication  device  in  noisy  environments  increases  the  effort  needed  to  listen  and understand the received speech signal. Since this (near-end) noise  cannot be  reduced, various techniques are applied in different devices: Active noise cancellation (ANC) in headsets, various types of near-end listening enhancement (NELE) in handsets and hands-free and in-car communication (ICC) systems in …

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A Study of Off Axis Amplitude Response Due to Physical Transducer Separation

Aaron Lutzo, Student at the University of Toledo Philadelphia, Pennsylvania alutzo@rockets.utoledo.edu Abstract As an acoustic transducer reproduces a sound, the pressure wave it creates propagates into free space. If there are two transducers located near each other playing a similar frequency, the wave fronts will experience a constructive and destructive interference pattern. More often than …

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PRESS RELEASE: Breakthrough Audio Technology Company, Resonado, Announces Licensing Partnership with Leading Audio Manufacturer, Zylux

Initial Integration of Proprietary Flat Core Speaker Technology Throughout Soundbar Vertical SOUTH BEND, IN — Audio technology company, Resonado, and leading original equipment and design manufacturing audio company, Zylux, are proud to announce a technology licensing partnership. Resonado’s innovative and proprietary Flat Core Speaker™ (FCS™) technology will be manufactured and initially incorporated into a range …

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Correlated Cross-Domain Measurement & Reduced Test Time

Version 6.0 of APx500 audio measurement software offers multiple simultaneous input types BEAVERTON, OREGON, June 10, 2020: Audio Precision today released the latest update to APx500 audio measurement software, version 6.0. With this release, APx software supports multiple simultaneous input types, enabling the concurrent measurement of up to 16 channels of digital and 8 channels of …

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Developing Consumer and Pro Audio Products with Virtual Methods to Improve Quality

Methods of acoustical virtual product development have been used for many years, especially in the automotive industry. They are continuous developing rapidly. For companies in consumer and professional audio, the question arises as to whether and how they can integrate virtual technologies into their product development and production processes. Discover advantages and different approaches for …

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MS Teams: ACQUA test suite for certifying conferencing devices according to Microsoft Teams

Acoustic measurements for compliance with the official Microsoft audio test specification Press Release June 5, 2020 Especially in these days, when many people working remotely from home offices, platforms for workplace collaboration and communication via VoIP like Microsoft Teams (formerly Microsoft Skype for Business) are increasingly important. To ensure optimal communication quality in conversations held …

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Online COMSOL Conference 2020 North America Announced for October 7-8

COMSOL is announcing the COMSOL Conference 2020 North America, to be held online for the first time, on October 7–8, and is inviting abstract submissions for posters and papers, with the final deadline of August 21st. Burlington, MA (May 21, 2020) — COMSOL is pleased to announce the COMSOL Conference 2020 North America, to be …

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