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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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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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15 Statistics You Should Know About A Career In UX Design

The rise of the Internet and social media has shifted the balance of power away from producers and towards consumers. Companies are responding to this change by creating positive experiences to keep their customers happy and shopping. At the center of this effort to keep users happy is the user experience (UX) designer. A UX …

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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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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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Black Shark Selects Knowles Balanced Armature Drivers for New, High Performance Wireless Gaming Headphones

Black Shark Ophidian combines a Knowles balanced armature driver for exceptionally clear vocals and treble with a dynamic speaker for powerful bass ITASCA, Ill. – May 18, 2020 – Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions, today announced that Black Shark, a premium …

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CELESTION CDX14-2410 FERRITE MAGNET COMPRESSION DRIVER

The Celestion CDX14-2410 is the latest of the company’s ultra-low-noise compression drivers.The unique “deep-drawn” titanium diaphragm and patented annular phase plug design combineto produce much more accurate-sounding high frequencies, exhibiting much lower distortionthan many comparable devices on the market.The driver’s diaphragm is deep-drawn which makes it much stiffer. This, in turn, increases thefrequency of the …

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Improving communication quality in conferencing scenarios

New webinar and white paper provide profound knowledge for stakeholders Especially at present, when many people are working from home offices, everyone experiences the benefits of using virtual conferences to communicate with each other. Unfortunately, it comes along with significant variation in communication quality in most of these virtual meetings. Therefore, HEAD acoustics has focused …

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Neodymium – The Perfect Storm… Part 2 – Recycling Loudspeaker Neodymium Magnets

By Mike Klasco-Menlo Scientific Geographically, for the US, the only significant alternative source of neodymium would seem to be the ore deposits, the mine, and the state-of-the-art refining complex at Mountain Pass, CA, as detailed in the first part of this article. Yet there is another almost unlimited source of neodymium – “mined” from recycling …

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Headphone, Earphone Sales Spiking, Report Claims

Published by The Dealerscope Staff Parks Associates research from their Smart Product Market Assessment – Audio Devices report finds that 44% of US broadband households own speakers, 37% own headphones bought separately from a phone or music player, and 33% own a separate set of earbuds. Purchase intentions were flat prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, due in large …

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CELESTION CDV1-1757 COMPRESSION DRIVER

The Celestion, CDV1-1757 is a mass-notification compression driver specifically designedfor optimum performance across the critical vocal band. This makes the productideal for voice applications where maximum clarity and intelligibility is demanded,with the capability to reach audiences over the greatest possible distance.The CDV1-1757 features Celestion technology built-in, including a 1.75” (44mm)edgewound copper clad aluminium voice coil; …

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Coronavirus Part 3 – For Global Supply Chains the Worst Is Yet to Come

America is starting to awaken to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic in humans. For global supply chains, the worst is yet to come. We are already experiencing shortages of consumer goods as Americans stock up on supplies. This is just the beginning.  Inventory Is Running Out Most industrial companies have 30-60 days of parts and …

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Kugou Selects Knowles Balanced Armature Drivers for New Hi-Res X1 Earphone

Two Knowles balanced armature drivers combined with a dynamic driver deliver the highest possible performance for listening to Hi-Res Audio ITASCA, Ill. – March 12, 2020 – Kugou, a digital music interactive service provider and unit of Tencent Music, and Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions, today …

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CELESTION CF1540HD LOW-MID CONE DRIVER

The 15-inch Celestion CF1540HD bass speaker is the smaller sibling of the well-established and best-selling CF1840JD. Featuring a cast aluminum chassis, it reproduces frequencies from 35Hz to 2,000Hz. With a power handling rated at 1,200W (AES standard) and 2,400W continuous, the speaker is well-suited to the high output of the Class-D amplifier sections that see …

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GRAS Sound & Vibration Joins Battery Ventures’ Acoustic Test and Measurement Group

Denmark-Based Company Will Continue to Focus on Growth and Global Market Leadership in Measurement Microphones Denmark-Based Company Will Continue to Focus on Growth and Global Market Leadership in Measurement Microphones Holte, DK – February 2020 – GRAS Sound & Vibration (“GRAS”), a global manufacturer of acoustic-measurement microphones, has reached an agreement with Battery Ventures, a global, …

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Eminence New N314X-8 Compression Driver Leads the Way with Textreme Diaphragm

Reprinted courtesy AudioXpress  February 6 2020, 00:35 Recently, Eminence announced that it had already successfully implemented and tested a new compression driver using the new thin ply carbon diaphragm from Textreme. The announcement of the new Eminence N314X-8 Compression Driver confirms that the Kentucky company is now ready to offer the world’s first driver using the …

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