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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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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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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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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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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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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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CELESTION CF1540HD LOW-MID CONE DRIVER

The 15-inch Celestion CF1540HD bass speaker is the smaller sibling of the well-established and best-selling CF1840JD. Featuring a cast aluminum chassis, it reproduces frequencies from 35Hz to 2,000Hz. With a power handling rated at 1,200W (AES standard) and 2,400W continuous, the speaker is well-suited to the high output of the Class-D amplifier sections that see …

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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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Eminence New N314X-8 Compression Driver Leads the Way with Textreme Diaphragm

Reprinted courtesy AudioXpress  February 6 2020, 00:35 Recently, Eminence announced that it had already successfully implemented and tested a new compression driver using the new thin ply carbon diaphragm from Textreme. The announcement of the new Eminence N314X-8 Compression Driver confirms that the Kentucky company is now ready to offer the world’s first driver using the …

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

December 19, 2019 Courtesy AudioXpress 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 reconfigured speaker with a planar voice coil mounted perpendicularly to its flat “race track” diaphragm, to which Resonado calls Flat Core Speaker (FCS) technology. The …

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Audio Ferrofluids – A Good Idea That Just Keeps Getting Better!

By Vanessa Rene In the early Nineteen Sixties, a NASA engineer named Stephen Papell first developed Ferrofluid.  His mission was to create a means of transporting rocket fuel in zero gravity.  The concept of adding surfactant-coated magnetic particles to the fuel which could then be manipulated by peristaltic magnetic fields was a novel idea, but …

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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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New artificial head for low noise measurements of ANC headphones and more

HMS II.3-LN for close to the ear sound sources – Low inherent noise of 16 dBSPL(A) Measuring very low signal levels like idle noise of Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) headphones requires highly accurate measurement equipment. With HMS II.3-LN (Low Noise), HEAD acoustics is launching a new artificial head that is suitable for low noise measurements …

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NTi Audio cordially invites you to a free live webinar on Thursday 5th Dec 2019

Webinar: Sound System Troubleshooting When setting up a sound system, you frequently encounter problems such as no signal, hum or bad sound quality. The XL2 Audio Analyzer, together with the MR-PRO Signal Generator represent the perfect combination of handy tools that assist you to cope with these challenges. The webinar covers the most common issues …

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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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Flexibility Redefined: the APx500 Flex Audio Analyzer Bringing the power and versatility of APx500 measurement software to 3rd party audio interfaces—at an unbelievable price BEAVERTON, OREGON, October 1, 2019: Audio Precision announced today the APx500 Flex audio analyzer, enabling the use of APx audio measurement software with ASIO-capable third-party audio interfaces or sound cards. With the introduction …

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