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HEAD acoustics is proud to open enrollment for our new series of complimentary educational voice quality web based seminars. These one hour sessions are designed to provide short but focused information on voice quality topics that are normally not taught in college level classes. Anyone interested in learning more about the fundamentals of voice quality testing is invited to attend. Our 11-part seminar series begins mid-March 2017 and ends at the end of May. The seminar sessions are in English and cover various topics such as voice quality metrics, double talk testing and noise suppression measurement techniques. The HEAD acoustics website provides detailed descriptions of each topic in the series, as well as links to register for the sessions. Everyone interested in audio and speech quality is welcome to join the webinars and to take advantage of this unique offering.
Depew, New York - A new miniature teardrop ICP® accelerometer is released by PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Model 352A74 has a sensitivity of 100 mV/g and a measurement range of ±50 g peak. The sensor is hermetically sealed in a low profile titanium housing and is adhesively mounted.
If you are interested in acoustic simulation, then tune into this webinar with guest speaker François Malbos from the Harman Virtual Product Development team.
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"Sound Quality of Audio Systems" 13.-15.03.2017
Learn about the latest in headphone test systems and methods, from industry experts Steve Temme (Listen, Inc.) and Peter Wulf-Andersen (G.R.A.S.). This one-day seminar will discuss test equipment (ear couplers, test fixtures, test software and hardware) and demonstrate practical test setups for both R&D and QC headphone testing. It will cover in-ear monitors, Bluetooth, lightning/USB, noise-cancelling and high resolution headphones, in addition to conventional analog headphones. You can even measure your own headphone using our equipment in the hands-on session.
January 20, 2017 Minneapolis, MN – MISCO is pleased to announce that, as of January 1, Tom James has joined their engineering group to serve in the newly created role of Senior Engineer of Applications and Design. Mr. James is well known and highly respected among speaker designers. Earning his BSEET with Audio Elective degree from Western Kentucky University in 1985, Tom’s practical experience includes over 30 years in positions conducting loudspeaker development.
December 6, 2016
A little earlier than expected, on December 7, 2016, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) officially adopted Bluetooth 5 as the latest version of the Bluetooth core specification. Key updates to Bluetooth 5 include longer range, faster speed, and larger broadcast message capacity, as well as improved interoperability and coexistence with other wireless technologies. This sets the stage for transformative wireless connectivity.
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ALMA member Christopher Struck publishes a newsletter which generally includes some excellent technical content. It is free and the link is below.
·PCB Piezotronics offers useful and instructive information about microphones and audio technology. All FREE on the link below
AES Standards Liaison Bulletin Available HERE