Street noise is one of the most obvious and most frustrating forms of noise pollution. From honking cars to construction, road noise can be absolutely maddening. If you live in an urban area, street noise can even interfere with your sleep and ability to concentrate. Figuring out how to stop road noise may seem like a hopeless endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Fortunately, there are several ways to . . .
Does sound affect taste? If you work in a restaurant, you know that smell and taste are closely related, but what about the effect of noise on food perception? Is it real? It is, and it’s one of the reasons why it’s so important to soundproof a restaurant to maximize your opportunity for success. How Does Sound Impact Taste/Dining Experience? Sound can impact both taste and dining experience. There is a . . .
Did you know humidity and temperature have an effect on the acoustics in a studio, auditorium or another room? In fact, humidity and room acoustics have a very important relationship, and the subject of humidity impact on temperature-related sound issues deserves a closer look. What Is Humidity? Before we look at the effect of humidity on the speed of sound and sound quality, it’s important to understand what humidity is. . . .
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 . . .
What do the United States, France, Germany and China all have in common? They’re hosts to sound art shows. Sonic art, or the creation of visual art using sound waves and vibrations, is a growing area of interest for artists and viewers. If you’re asking, “What is sound art?” keep reading to learn more about it and some of its notable artists. History of Sound Art Sound wave art has . . .