Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction
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Room Acoustics and affects on Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction
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Are You Too Young for Hearing Help? - WTAQ (blog)

Are You Too Young for Hearing Help? - WTAQ (blog) | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Are You Too Young for Hearing Help?
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Taking care of the hearing loss sooner, helps preserve one's speech intelligibility.
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Sounds Intriguing: The World's Most Interesting Noises - WFSU

Sounds Intriguing: The World's Most Interesting Noises - WFSU | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Sounds Intriguing: The World's Most Interesting Noises
WFSU
When you're doing acoustic engineering, at some point you've got to measure, say, a loudspeaker or a microphone — you don't want the effect of rooms or whatever noise.
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Inside Stalin's Sochi country home - 9NEWS.com

Inside Stalin's Sochi country home - 9NEWS.com | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Inside Stalin's Sochi country home
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The reception hall is considered the most beautiful room in the house. Stalin was a quiet talker-the acoustics there were built to account for that.
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maybe you need to be Stalin to get a house with good acoustics

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Club addresses hearing needs - Suffolk News-Herald

Club addresses hearing needs - Suffolk News-Herald | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Club addresses hearing needs
Suffolk News-Herald
The Bennett's Creek SERTOMA club has donated a variety of technology devices to Suffolk Public Schools that will help educate students with hearing or speech impairments.
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Louder than the Crowd: Quad Amps Up Studio Q1 : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community

Louder than the Crowd: Quad Amps Up Studio Q1 : SonicScoop – Creative, Technical & Business Connections For NYC’s Music & Sound Community | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
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interesting room...

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Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems - TFM

Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems - TFM | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
TFM Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems TFM This design approach applied to all types of acoustic spaces and did not address the complexities of room acoustics, ambient noise control, and transducer (loudspeaker) selection, often...
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Intelligible Tests - Language Magazine

Intelligible Tests - Language Magazine | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
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Intelligible Tests
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Intelligibility is influenced by the social and linguistic context of the speech. If the listener is familiar with the topic under discussion, intelligibility will be higher.
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Getting a nose job can change your voice - Jagran Post

Getting a nose job can change your voice - Jagran Post | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Jagran Post Getting a nose job can change your voice Jagran Post In addition, recordings of the patients' voices made before and after rhinoplasty were compared by trained listeners, who were unaware of whether they were hearing the "before or...
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Sense in sounds - The Economist (blog)

Sense in sounds - The Economist (blog) | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Counsel & Heal Sense in sounds The Economist (blog) “They measured with a temporal and spatial acuity that let them yoke what people are hearing with what they're measuring in a phenomenally close way,” says Sophie Scott, a leading researcher in...
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Sarah Churman: Hearing for the first time

Sarah Churman went 29 years of her life wearing hearing aids. She received an Esteem Hearing implant and was able to hear her children laugh for the first ti...
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Brazil no safer a year after deadly club fire

Brazil no safer a year after deadly club fire | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Never again, officials vowed a year ago, would Brazil see a horror like the nightclub fire that killed 242 young men and women, all suffocated by toxic smoke that filled a windowless bunker of a building with no emergency exits.
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soundproofing foam on the ceiling caught fire in the overcrowded nightclub in the university town of Santa Maria - always check the fire hazard safety properties for yourself

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Religious Conversion in Miami Beach - Wall Street Journal

Religious Conversion in Miami Beach - Wall Street Journal | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Religious Conversion in Miami Beach
Wall Street Journal
Tall vertical windows pour light into the room throughout the day. The floors are polished concrete. ...
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I hope he isn't planning on listening to music much.....

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'Nashville' TV show fans will love the real Music City - San Jose Mercury News

'Nashville' TV show fans will love the real Music City - San Jose Mercury News | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
'Nashville' TV show fans will love the real Music City
San Jose Mercury News
With the acoustics and the crescent arc to the pew seating, it's hard to find a bad seat. Depending on who's playing, tickets are ...
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look at the shape and make up of this room....

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Chaining: A multisensory approach to improve speech and language skills ©1988 Part 2

Chaining is a multisensory approach that can dramatically improve speech intelligibility and language. Published in LSHSS, chaining therapy is fun, promoting...
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How your brain 'hears' speech - MyFox Austin

How your brain 'hears' speech - MyFox Austin | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Science Codex How your brain 'hears' speech MyFox Austin 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research into human understanding of language suggests that the brain comprehends speech by picking up on certain kinds of sounds -- so-called acoustic...
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'Burgh recording studios each carving out a niche - Tribune-Review

'Burgh recording studios each carving out a niche - Tribune-Review | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
'Burgh recording studios each carving out a niche
Tribune-Review
“It was a dream of ours to open a studio that was specifically designed from the ground up to have ideal acoustics and top-notch architecture,” Firek says.
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have a look and you tell me....

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New Hearing Implant Uses Less Power, No External Hardware - RedOrbit

New Hearing Implant Uses Less Power, No External Hardware - RedOrbit | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
ANINEWS New Hearing Implant Uses Less Power, No External Hardware RedOrbit The ossicles – three delicate bones (malleus, incus, and the stapes) located in the middle ear – convey vibrations of the eardrum to the small chamber (cochlea) within the...
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Noise exposure in the workplace is a significant hazard - Wire Service Canada (press release)

Noise exposure in the workplace is a significant hazard Wire Service Canada (press release) One of the easiest ways to help achieve ideal acoustics is by reducing the terrible background noise that makes communication difficult by installing...
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A good case for acoustic design, acoustic products and 10EaZy

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Town hall acoustics 'costing bookings' - Henley Standard

Town hall acoustics 'costing bookings' - Henley Standard | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Town hall acoustics 'costing bookings'
Henley Standard
Town hall acoustics 'costing bookings'. Published 03/02/14. Tweet. FACILITIES at Henley town hall are set to be improved.
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the title says it all....

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NAMM 2014 Gear Highlights: 36 Picks to Improve Your Studio - SonicScoop

NAMM 2014 Gear Highlights: 36 Picks to Improve Your Studio - SonicScoop | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
SonicScoop NAMM 2014 Gear Highlights: 36 Picks to Improve Your Studio SonicScoop Other features include three balanced input sources in the control room selector section, alternate speaker source, built in talk back mic with input for external talk...
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HDD Gear Deal Spotlight: Boston Acoustics Soundbar and Denon Receiver - High-Def Digest

HDD Gear Deal Spotlight: Boston Acoustics Soundbar and Denon Receiver - High-Def Digest | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
HDD Gear Deal Spotlight: Boston Acoustics Soundbar and Denon Receiver
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In preparation for the Super Bowl, Amazon is offering discounts on select home theater items, including a Denon receiver and a Boston Acoustics soundbar!
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Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close: Fans Risk Hearing Loss - WJCT NEWS

Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close: Fans Risk Hearing Loss WJCT NEWS The crowd noise at NFL games currently averages between 80 and 90 decibels, according to Jack Wrightson of the acoustical consulting firm Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams,...
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How “Noise-scapes” Are Affecting Us

How “Noise-scapes” Are Affecting Us | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Study after study has revealed that today’s omnipresent “noise-scapes” are negatively affecting worker satisfaction, classroom learning, and healthcare effectiveness, leading architects, interior designers, and engineers to rethink the sound and acoustics behind our vibrant, even beautifully designed surroundings.
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Noise: NYC's #1 Quality of Life Complaint - EDGEOnTheNet

Noise: NYC's #1 Quality of Life Complaint - EDGEOnTheNet | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Noise: NYC's #1 Quality of Life Complaint EDGEOnTheNet But despite thousands of violation notices filed with the city last year, health officials warn there are still plenty of places where decibels top 85, a level that can cause hearing damage...
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Call Center Makes Due Among Weights, Noise In Spearfish Rec Center - KELOLAND TV

Call Center Makes Due Among Weights, Noise In Spearfish Rec Center - KELOLAND TV | Room Acoustics, Speech Intelligibility and Sound Reproduction | Scoop.it
Call Center Makes Due Among Weights, Noise In Spearfish Rec Center
KELOLAND TV
The acoustics in the rec center aren't ideal for the call center. A tiled-floored multi-purpose game room wasn't designed to house a room full of phone conversations.
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call centre acoustics - always a challenge to balance noise with privacy

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