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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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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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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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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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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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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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Redefining the Shape of Sound: Resonado Introduces Flat Core Speaker Technology at CES 2020

28-December 2019, South Bend, Indiana Resonado, a South Bend, Indiana company founded at the University of Notre Dame, has a new take on electrodynamic speaker topology. The company developed a proprietary reconfigured speaker with a planar voice coil mounted perpendicularly to a flat “racetrack” diaphragm that was named Flat Core Speaker (FCS) technology. The innovative …

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Eminence Launches Tour Grade Family of Professional Audio Woofers

Courtesy AudioXpress December 12, 2019 It was hardly a secret that Eminence was planning to shake up the pro audio industry with its new Tour Grade – American Muscle subwoofer series. After months of teasing the market and receiving a lot of market feedback, Eminence introduces the company’s first pro audio high power woofer family …

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Stetron Introduces New Series of Microspeakers

Buffalo, NY, Thursday October 20, 2019: Stetron has introduced several new surface mount microspeakers designed for portable or hand held product applications as well products exposed to harsh temperatures. 13×13, 15×15 and 20x20mm. All the speakers are wideband, low profile, surface mount and rugged construction with high output SPL. The microspeakers feature a high temperature …

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USTR Announces List 3 Exclusion Request Process and Other US-China Trade Developments

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 There have been several significant U.S.-China trade developments in June.  Notably, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued procedures for seeking an exclusion for parties adversely affected by the increased 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion of goods imported from China that came into effect on May 10, 2019 …

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Tariff update

Guest editorial by MISCO President Dan Digre including links to pertinent information The following is a guest editorial by Dan Digre. President of MISCO and a founding Member of ALMA (Now ALTI) There are also links to pertinent information regarding the Tariff issue. Hundreds of American trade associations and companies are in Washington this week to testify about the …

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Realistic and fully automated testing of voice-controlled smart home devices with HQS-SmartHome from HEAD acoustics

Press Release Herzogenrath, December 13, 2018 Database for the analysis system ACQUA optimizes communication and audio quality With HQS-SmartHome the measurement technology specialist HEAD acoustics provides a new tool for testing communication and audio quality of voice-controlled smart home devices. The database for the ACQUA analysis system contains efficient test series for analyzing and optimizing …

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PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Miniature ICP Teardrop Accelerometer

Designed for vibration testing of small structures December 11, 2018 DEPEW, NY – PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), has released its smallest ICP teardrop accelerometer with a Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) – Model 352A59. This single axis accelerometer was developed to minimize the effects of mass …

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Juniper Predicts Hearables To Revolutionize Personal Audio Tech by 2022

December 12 2018 courtesy AudioXpress online Predicting that over 50% of all wireless headphones will incorporate Hearable Voice assistants, touch sensors and other interface technologies, a new report by Juniper Research forecasts that hearables will become the new standard for personal audio in under 5 years. The new report from Juniper has found that there …

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Tariff Troubles

October 9, 2018. ALMA International seeks interested parties to combat damaging tariffs due to take effect January, 2019. The economy is humming and many in the United States are feeling encouraged by lower unemployment rates and wages finally climbing. The overall economy is growing at a stable rate. All is well…. Right? In an effort …

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Loudspeaker Market – Business Landscape 2025

San Francisco, CA — (SBWIRE) — 10/08/2018 — Loudspeaker Market: Snapshot The global loudspeaker market is driven by the changing preferences and improved lifestyle of customers coupled with a growing use of wireless technology. The hi-tech developments in the field of sound quality technology as well as design will continue to fuel the growth of this …

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WiSA – the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association – Unveils New WiSA Ready Certification

September 21 2018, 01:00 WiSA – the Wireless Speaker and Audio Association unveiled the “WiSA Ready” certification, which marks an important milestone in delivering immersive wireless audio. This new certification coincides with the launch of the industry’s first WiSA Ready USB transmitter from founding member Summit Wireless Technologies, which will be compatible with forthcoming WiSA …

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Stetron announces speaker for use in medical applications requiring IEC 60601-1-8 certification Buffalo, NY, Thursday September 20, 2018 : Stetron is pleased to announce the development of a midsize speaker ideal for use in medical applications requiring IEC 60601-1-8 certification. See the full press release here  

Hernon Manufacturing Inc.® Named on Top 100 Companies List

SANFORD, FLA. (PRWEB) AUGUST 21, 2018 Hernon Manufacturing Inc.®, innovator of high performance sealants, adhesives and associated dispensing and curing equipment, was recently granted a coveted spot on the Orlando Sentinel’s list of the Top 100 best workplaces in Central Florida. The Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 program recognizes companies throughout Central Florida that are committed to …

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ACQUA 4: New release of the voice and audio quality analysis software

PRESS RELEASE 22. August, 2018 HEAD acoustics has launched a new version of ACQUA (Advanced Communication Quality Analysis), the powerful software for voice and audio quality testing. With version 4, ACQUA supports the hardware platform labCORE und thus includes a multi-channel signal generator and a multi-channel analyzer for testing all equipment in the field of …

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Loudspeaker Components Announces the Acquisition of C.P. Moyen Company

Loudspeaker Components, LLC  “ Loudspeaker Components” is pleased to announce the purchase of C.P. Moyen Company “C.P. Moyen”  assets prior to the retirement of CP Moyen long-time owners.   C.P. Moyen will cease chemical manufacturing operations in Skokie, Illinois, USA on October 1, 2018.  Manufacturing operations will resume at Loudspeaker Components’ facility in Lancaster, Wisconsin, USA …

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Stetron announces the development of a new 57mm 520hz low frequency driver for UL217 applications

Buffalo, NY, Friday August 3, 2018 : Stetron is pleased to announce the development of a new miniature loudspeaker designed especially for the Fire Alarm and Protection Industry. This driver is suitable for use in products intended to be compliant to UL217. This low profile driver has a small foot print of 57 mm and …

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