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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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Correlated Cross-Domain Measurement & Reduced Test Time

Version 6.0 of APx500 audio measurement software offers multiple simultaneous input types BEAVERTON, OREGON, June 10, 2020: Audio Precision today released the latest update to APx500 audio measurement software, version 6.0. With this release, APx software supports multiple simultaneous input types, enabling the concurrent measurement of up to 16 channels of digital and 8 channels of …

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Developing Consumer and Pro Audio Products with Virtual Methods to Improve Quality

Methods of acoustical virtual product development have been used for many years, especially in the automotive industry. They are continuous developing rapidly. For companies in consumer and professional audio, the question arises as to whether and how they can integrate virtual technologies into their product development and production processes. Discover advantages and different approaches for …

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MS Teams: ACQUA test suite for certifying conferencing devices according to Microsoft Teams

Acoustic measurements for compliance with the official Microsoft audio test specification Press Release June 5, 2020 Especially in these days, when many people working remotely from home offices, platforms for workplace collaboration and communication via VoIP like Microsoft Teams (formerly Microsoft Skype for Business) are increasingly important. To ensure optimal communication quality in conversations held …

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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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Press Release from Listen, Inc.: Working from Home with SoundCheck Videos

Recognizing that working from home away from the audio lab is restrictive for many audio engineers, the support team at Listen, Inc. has produced a series of videos outlining some of the things that you can do using SoundCheck without all your test hardware, enabling you to be productive when working from home. These focus …

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Listen Releases SoundCheck 18 – New Features for Large-scale Integration and Multi-channel / Voice-activated Device Testing

SoundCheck 18, the latest release of Listen, Inc.’s flagship audio test and measurement system, contains many new features focused on automation and simplicity. Some of these are specifically designed for large-scale integration in factory environments, while others are designed to accelerate R&D testing, particularly where multiple channels are required and/or voice-activated devices are being tested. …

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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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What’s New from KLIPPEL

March 19th, 2020 For Rocking Mode Analysis (RMA), KLIPPEL improved the robustness of the identification process and simplified the operation. RMA can now read 3D vibration data from KLIPPEL Scanning Vibrometer System (SCN) data-containers, simplifying the way data is stored and imported. KLIPPEL has condensed the result presentation in the main output window “RMA Result” …

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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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Digital Twin: Use Case Automotive Audio

Digital twins can change and accelerate the entire engineering process. In product development, production and service, the use of the technology promises enormous benefits through the possibility of monitoring the behavior of products and production processes, developing new customer-oriented services or drawing conclusions for product improvements from the product data. Discover more about application possibilities …

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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

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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PCB Awarded Patent For Universal Phantom Powered Preamplifier

PCB’s patented phantom powered preamplifier (426A14) has a unique modular design that mates with any pre-polarized ½” or ¼” IEC 61094-4 compliant microphone cartridge. This flexibility allows users to select the cartridge with performance required for a specific test while leveraging the investment in a single universal 48V preamplifier. Highlights include: o          Quickly and easily …

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Quantifying the Noise Reduction of ANC Headphones

3 December, 2019 Get the latest technote from AP: ANC Headphones:Measuring Insertion Loss Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) is a popular feature in consumer headphones and is considered an essential feature for headsets used in aviation and military communications. In this Technote, we describe how to use an APx500 Series audio analyzer to quantify the effectiveness …

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Unattended Environmental Noise and Weather Measurement

3 December, 2019 The NoiseScout noise monitoring system is designed for unattended monitoring of noise levels in environments such as construction sites and airports. It is a professional system that provides a wide range of configuration options. These now include Plug & Play interfaces to a weather station and a GPS receiver. NoiseScout update: What`s …

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