Sound

Recording Academy® Announces Official GRAMMY® Week Events

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:58pm

The Recording Academy highlights its GRAMMY Week events lineup ahead of the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcasting Sunday, March 14, 2021 on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m.

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  • The Recording Academy highlights its GRAMMY Week events lineup ahead of the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcasting Sunday, March 14, 2021 on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m.
  • All events will be virtual this year to ensure the safety of our staff and guests and to make the events as accessible as possible to attendees.
  • The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals.
  • For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter , "like" Recording Academy on Facebook , and join the Recording Academy's social communities on Instagram , YouTube , and LinkedIn .

Fräsch Announces the Release of Linyfelt, a New Ceiling and Wall Acoustical Application

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

Linyfelt heights are also variable, providing the opportunity to mix and match heights as well as colors for a unique look.

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  • Linyfelt heights are also variable, providing the opportunity to mix and match heights as well as colors for a unique look.
  • Frsch's proprietary spike bracket makes installation a breeze; simply install the brackets into any existing Unistrut and slide the pieces in.
  • "We further added functionality by incorporating the ability to carry the design from the ceiling down the wall, adding even more square footage of acoustical materials for exceptional sound-absorption."
  • Frsch is an innovative acoustical design company that designs and manufactures sustainable acoustical solutions that enhance the visual style of any space.

Voice Lift Added to the ClearOne BMA 360 Will Set Another Industry Standard for Exceptional Mic Pickup Distance and System Gain

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 2:10pm

ClearOnes powerful breakthrough technologies, FiBeam and DsBeam, found on the BMA 360, make possible exceptional new levels of Voice Lift performance.

Key Points: 
  • ClearOnes powerful breakthrough technologies, FiBeam and DsBeam, found on the BMA 360, make possible exceptional new levels of Voice Lift performance.
  • FiBeam technology makes the BMA 360 the worlds first truly wideband, frequency-invariant beamforming mic array; providing the ultimate in natural and full-fidelity sound.
  • DsBeam, provides unparalleled sidelobe depth, below -40 dB, resulting in superior rejection of reverb and noise and providing superb clarity and intelligibility.
  • The BMA 360, now with Voice Lift sets another industry standard for exceptional mic pickup distance and system gain.

Team Building Asia Launches Growth Academy Asia, a New Tech-Led Learning Venture

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:11am

Growth Academy Asia (GAA) will be disrupting the industry of classroom-style corporate training by bringing a cutting-edge technology-driven approach to L&D.

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  • Growth Academy Asia (GAA) will be disrupting the industry of classroom-style corporate training by bringing a cutting-edge technology-driven approach to L&D.
  • Jena Davidson, founder and CEO of Jenson8, is thrilled to be partnering up with the new HR learning venture.
  • Stuart Harris is co-founding GAA based on his 20+ year experience in training and team building.
  • The founders also founders of the successful Team Building Asia, an 18-year-old Hong Kong-based events company are launching the venture end of this month with an immersive virtual reality experience on the 4th of March.

Avid VENUE 7 Enhancements Provide the Power and Flexibility Needed for Sound Engineers to Deliver High-Quality Performances

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 3:34pm

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid ( Nasdaq: AVID ) today announced the immediate availability of the next generation of its VENUE live sound software Avid VENUE 7.

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  • BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid ( Nasdaq: AVID ) today announced the immediate availability of the next generation of its VENUE live sound software Avid VENUE 7.
  • Introducing a host of new features and enhancements that empower engineers and sound designers to deliver large-scale concert performances, broadcast events and house of worship and theater productions with unparalleled quality and efficiency, the Avid VENUE 7 update represents the Avid VENUE | S6L systems most significant software release to date.
  • Avid VENUE software now supports I/O sharing across three Avid VENUE | S6L systems, providing more workflow flexibility while reducing costs and complexity without any negative impact on sound quality.
  • Although live performances have been hit hard by the ongoing pandemic, Avid remains fully committed to innovating for the live sound industry.

Army SBIR test results indicate the FPS is the most silent propulsion method in the skies

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 8:25pm

The tests were conducted as part of Paragrines development of advanced parafoil platforms with highly efficient, low-noise propulsion as an important objective.

Key Points: 
  • The tests were conducted as part of Paragrines development of advanced parafoil platforms with highly efficient, low-noise propulsion as an important objective.
  • Jetoptera has been selected for the program because of FPSs maturity and unique potential for integration into innovative propulsion system configurations.
  • The test results show up to 15 dBA lower noise performance of the FPS versus the propeller, before any FPS noise abatement, based on equivalent power level.
  • We have just demonstrated how our propulsion method will be quieter by a significant margin, even before we incorporate abatement methods.

INVISIO Year-end Bulletin 2020: Acquisition strengthens INVISIO's growth potential

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 1:15pm

"INVISIO is closing 2020 with an intensive fourth quarter, where the acquisition of Racal Acoustics represents an important milestone.

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  • "INVISIO is closing 2020 with an intensive fourth quarter, where the acquisition of Racal Acoustics represents an important milestone.
  • All in all, INVISIO is well prepared for meeting 2021, but the challenges should not be underestimated.
  • INVISIO announced the acquisition of Racal Acoustics, a world-leading supplier of systems for communication and hearing protection for environments with constant high noise.
  • INVISIO launched an in-house developed over-the-ear headset - INVISIO T7.

Eargo to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results on February 25, 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 9:30pm

On the same day, Eargo will host a conference call and webcast at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss its financial results and recent highlights.

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  • On the same day, Eargo will host a conference call and webcast at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to discuss its financial results and recent highlights.
  • The live webinar of the call may also be accessed by visiting the Events and Presentations section of Eargos website at ir.eargo.com.
  • Eargo is a medical device company dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with hearing loss.
  • The companys 4th generation product, the Eargo Neo HiFi, was launched in January and features improved capabilities across audio fidelity and bandwidth.

Videotel Digital's HyperSound Directional Speakers Now Offer Improved Sound Quality and a Touch-less Audio Solution

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Videotel Digital, the only manufacturer serving the digital signage industry with a wide variety of innovative touch-less peripherals that work with non-proprietary players, in addition to reliable and affordable industry-grade digital signage interactive media players, looping DVD players, and directional sound speakers, today announced that their line of HyperSound Directional Speakers now has improved sound quality.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Videotel Digital, the only manufacturer serving the digital signage industry with a wide variety of innovative touch-less peripherals that work with non-proprietary players, in addition to reliable and affordable industry-grade digital signage interactive media players, looping DVD players, and directional sound speakers, today announced that their line of HyperSound Directional Speakers now has improved sound quality.
  • HyperSound's sound quality has always been crystal clear, but the new enhancements allow the sound to be played at lower levels with exceptional clarity, which means users can create even tighter sound zones without concern about ambient noise or adjacent distraction.
  • Lisa Schneider, Videotel Digital's EVP of Marketing and Sales said, "The modifications to HyperSound's directional speakers now make it possible to consider audio for digital signage installations that may have previously been unable to use sound due to ambient noise."
  • She added, "This solution works best when paired with Videotel Digital's touch-less sensors, which automatically trigger content when a viewer approaches the screen."

"Double Masking" and Hearing Loss: New Pandemic Realities Pose Additional Challenges for People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 5:15pm

Since the beginning of the pandemic, necessary public health measures such as wearing masks and social distancing have presented significant daily challenges for people with hearing loss.

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  • Since the beginning of the pandemic, necessary public health measures such as wearing masks and social distancing have presented significant daily challenges for people with hearing loss.
  • Masks also take away a person's ability to read lips and see facial expressions, both of which help people better understand what is being communicated.
  • ASHA recommends the following actions to help improve communication for those with hearing loss:
    Move to a quiet place if you can.
  • Audiologists specialize in preventing and assessing hearing and balance disorders as well as providing audiologic treatment, including hearing aids.