When you’re pregnant, you take extra precautionary measures to ensure your health is in top shape to best protect your unborn child. You may be familiar with the everyday products you should avoid while pregnant, including hair dyes and various chemicals. But did you know that sound can significantly impact your health while pregnant, too? If you like to blast your music from your car or prefer to listen to . . .
You may have heard about 3D art, but what about 3D audio? In a continually advancing technological age, it makes sense that age-old electronics are now a thing of the past. Engineers strive to make technology increasingly more realistic and alluring in an attempt to provide consumers with a deeply engaging experience. That’s where 3D audio comes into play. 3D sound provides an innovative experience to listeners, causing them to . . .
If you’ve ever used a dog whistle before, you may have blown into the device with no sound produced at all. Except you did make a noise — it was just at a frequency level indistinguishable to the human ear. Your four-legged friend, however, likely perked up his ears the moment you blew into this seemingly unintelligible whistle. While dogs and our other furry companions can hear frequencies reaching up . . .
When you begin to look for soundproofing materials, it’s essential to understand what type of product you need. You might know that you want to reduce the level of noise and reverberation produced in your room, office or business, but to what degree does this sound need reduction? Sound ratings help you better understand the acoustical properties and soundproofing level of your room. No two noises are the same, and . . .
When you find yourself standing in a long hallway and decide to shout out your name, you might just hear your name repeated back in waves. This return of noise is an example of echo. The sound reflects back to the listener as the frequencies bounce off hard objects such as ceilings and walls. The sound of a humming guitar string that continues after plucking is referred to as “reverberation.” . . .