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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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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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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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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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Press Release from Listen, Inc.: Working from Home with SoundCheck Videos

Recognizing that working from home away from the audio lab is restrictive for many audio engineers, the support team at Listen, Inc. has produced a series of videos outlining some of the things that you can do using SoundCheck without all your test hardware, enabling you to be productive when working from home. These focus …

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Listen Releases SoundCheck 18 – New Features for Large-scale Integration and Multi-channel / Voice-activated Device Testing

SoundCheck 18, the latest release of Listen, Inc.’s flagship audio test and measurement system, contains many new features focused on automation and simplicity. Some of these are specifically designed for large-scale integration in factory environments, while others are designed to accelerate R&D testing, particularly where multiple channels are required and/or voice-activated devices are being tested. …

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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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What’s New from KLIPPEL

March 19th, 2020 For Rocking Mode Analysis (RMA), KLIPPEL improved the robustness of the identification process and simplified the operation. RMA can now read 3D vibration data from KLIPPEL Scanning Vibrometer System (SCN) data-containers, simplifying the way data is stored and imported. KLIPPEL has condensed the result presentation in the main output window “RMA Result” …

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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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