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Go placidly amid the noise ... - The Age

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Go placidly amid the noise ... The Age And the din has plenty of people ''annoyed, stressed, oppressed,'' as Mike Goldsmith, the former head of the acoustics group at the National Physical Laboratory in Britain and author of Discord: The...
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How to help your parent with hearing loss

Some aging parents avoid hearing aids because of the stigma. ABC Action News looks at ways to help ease them toward that step.
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John Malkovich Had A Go At The Sydney Opera House - Crave Online

John Malkovich Had A Go At The Sydney Opera House - Crave Online | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Crave Online John Malkovich Had A Go At The Sydney Opera House Crave Online Actor John Malkovich has attacked the iconic Sydney Opera House, commenting that a 2011 opera he staged at the venue was flop because of the concert hall's “hideous”...
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Road Test: 10EaZy From SG Audio - Pro Sound Web

Road Test: 10EaZy From SG Audio - Pro Sound Web | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Evaluating an innovative new SPL measurement platform, distributed in the U.S. by the "Smaart" folks at Rational Acoustics...
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The Wind Tunnel Project - Creative Review (blog)

The Wind Tunnel Project - Creative Review (blog) | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Creative Review (blog)
The Wind Tunnel Project
Creative Review (blog)
The room is filled with a 1942 BBC recording of nightingale song captured at a garden in Surrey, which plays from a wooden gramophone suspended from the ceiling.
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Hearing loss is no laughing matter - Kelowna Capital News

Hearing loss is no laughing matter - Kelowna Capital News | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Hearing loss is no laughing matter Kelowna Capital News For those with a hearing loss, social interactions can be stressful: Poor lighting, background noise, surrounding voices, flooring, room acoustics, and the position of friends are all factors...
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Festival review: Live At Leeds 2014 - Yorkshire Evening Post

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Festival review: Live At Leeds 2014
Yorkshire Evening Post
Having dispensed with the microphone and amplifier, Siskin decided to make full use of the church's natural acoustics.
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A New Smartphone App Could Detect Mental Illness Just From Hearing Your Voice - Huffington Post

A New Smartphone App Could Detect Mental Illness Just From Hearing Your Voice - Huffington Post | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
A New Smartphone App Could Detect Mental Illness Just From Hearing Your Voice
Huffington Post
McInnis and his team presented their new app and research at the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing in Italy.
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How to Sell (and Adequately Charge for) Acoustics - CEPro

How to Sell (and Adequately Charge for) Acoustics - CEPro | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
How to Sell (and Adequately Charge for) Acoustics CEPro Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA) founder Gerry Lemay recommends that dealers handle acoustics in the same manner they would handle video, audio and other solutions that must be experienced to be...
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IN Researcher Seeks to Capture "Acoustics of the Earth" - Public News Service

IN Researcher Seeks to Capture "Acoustics of the Earth" - Public News Service | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
IN Researcher Seeks to Capture "Acoustics of the Earth"
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INDIANAPOLIS - A global project based in Indiana is capturing the earth's acoustics, one upload at a time.
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Sound, Meditation and Bionics - The Costa Rican Times

Sound, Meditation and Bionics - The Costa Rican Times | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Sound, Meditation and Bionics The Costa Rican Times Blocking the background noise and increasing the sounds of speech of the person in front of him through control of frequency, volume and direction, the man was able to carry on normal...
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An aesthetic-acoustic duo at Building F, NMIT by Tectura Architects - Architecture and Design

An aesthetic-acoustic duo at Building F, NMIT by Tectura Architects - Architecture and Design | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
An aesthetic-acoustic duo at Building F, NMIT by Tectura Architects
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Designed by Tectura Architects, the Centre also features another highly important by less immediately visible element – the acoustics.
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'The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World' by Trevor Cox ... - Washington Post

'The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World' by Trevor Cox ... - Washington Post | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
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'The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World' by Trevor Cox ...
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Why voice is the next big internet wave - GigaOM

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Why voice is the next big internet wave
GigaOM
Think wearables, encryption, Facebook-like streams and customized acoustic profiles. voice technology. photo: Fuse/Thinkstock ...
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Local architect dishes on downtown restaurant design - Soapbox Cincinnati

Local architect dishes on downtown restaurant design - Soapbox Cincinnati | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
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Local architect dishes on downtown restaurant design
Soapbox Cincinnati
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Tenants Want Manhattan West Developer to Soundproof Their Apartments - Hell's Kitchen & Clinton - DNAinfo.com New York

Tenants Want Manhattan West Developer to Soundproof Their Apartments - Hell's Kitchen & Clinton - DNAinfo.com New York | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Noisy construction has turned the neighborhood into a "war zone," residents said.
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University of Kansas invents gene therapy to restore natural hearing

The University of Kansas will start clinical trial of a gene therapy technique that can hopefully restore hearing in people with hearing impairment, according to an article published in New...
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Q&A: Acoustician Paul Scarbrough discusses the science of sound - Charleston Post Courier

Q&A: Acoustician Paul Scarbrough discusses the science of sound - Charleston Post Courier | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Q&A: Acoustician Paul Scarbrough discusses the science of sound
Charleston Post Courier
You have to design the acoustics to adapt for different performance types.
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Munich High End 2014: Day 1 Continued - Stereophile Magazine

Munich High End 2014: Day 1 Continued - Stereophile Magazine | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Stereophile Magazine Munich High End 2014: Day 1 Continued Stereophile Magazine Yet within 10 seconds of entering the Silbatone Audio room—seconds occasioned by a multisensory experience as shocking as it was pleasant—the first words that escaped...
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Making Speech Visible

For the 10 percent of preschool and elementary school-aged children affected by speech-sound disorders, the request to "repeat after me" can present a real challenge. A child who struggles...
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Fluency outweighs pronunciation for understanding non-native English speakers - Phys.Org

Fluency outweighs pronunciation for understanding non-native English speakers - Phys.Org | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Fluency outweighs pronunciation for understanding non-native English speakers Phys.Org Pronunciation accuracy may not be the most important thing for making non-native English speakers easier to understand, but rather it is their fluency, including...
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Noise is No. 1 quality-of-life complaint in NYC

Noise is No. 1 quality-of-life complaint in NYC | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — No wonder they call New York the city that never sleeps. Who can get any shuteye with all the noise?!
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Cochlear Implant Plus Gene Therapy Could Restore Hearing to the Deaf - Discover Magazine (blog)

Cochlear Implant Plus Gene Therapy Could Restore Hearing to the Deaf - Discover Magazine (blog) | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Discover Magazine (blog) Cochlear Implant Plus Gene Therapy Could Restore Hearing to the Deaf Discover Magazine (blog) CIs have somewhere between 22-28 electrodes, but the 8 electrodes representing the auditory filters with the greatest acoustic...
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Invisible Cochlear Implants - MIT Technology Review

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Invisible Cochlear Implants
MIT Technology Review
Cochlear implants that electrically stimulate the auditory nerve have granted at least limited hearing to hundreds of thousands of people worldwide who otherwise would be totally deaf.
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10 best opera houses around the world - USA TODAY

10 best opera houses around the world - USA TODAY | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
10 best opera houses around the world
USA TODAY
The acoustics are outstanding, and Pecqueu also admires the sculptures and Marc Chagall murals. "In an opera house, it's very important you have a link between the arts," he says.
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Refurbished Northrop Auditorium reopens, wows audiences - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Refurbished Northrop Auditorium reopens, wows audiences - Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
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Refurbished Northrop Auditorium reopens, wows audiences
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... was shrunk to a capacity of 2,700.
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