ambient noise


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ambient noise

n
the level of the total noise in an area
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Dubai: Sony is taking noise-cancelling technology to a new level with its new 1000X series headphones with improved ambient noise modes and new levels of sound adaptation techniques.
On the left ear cup, you have the physical buttons like to power on/off, the Noise Cancellation on/off and the ambient noise on/off.
The award-winning design of the Diva Pro headphones includes a noise-cancellation system based on the ams AS3435, an analog Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) IC for stereo headsets which offers more than 28dB of ambient noise attenuation and generates total harmonic distortion of less than 0.
Conexant's AudioSmart Far-Field Voice Input Processor offers advanced voice processing techniques that filter out ambient noise, which provides KT's artificial intelligence service with more intelligible speech requests.
This new capability enables contact centers to plug PBXMate in their network and immediately attenuate the level of ambient noise that exists in their phone calls.
When compared to noise sources such as ship, rain, biological and human activities underwater ambient noise level is dominated by wind for a significant range of frequency [2].
In residential areas, where ambient noise level is lower later at night, noise disturbance from activities becomes more probable.
Now Jabra Supreme does it all - by reducing ambient noise around the user.
Wolfson Microelectronics has announced the WM5100, said to be the world's first Audio System-on-a-Chip (SoC), integrating a low power, multichannel audio hub, with full transmit path (Tx) noise cancellation, receive path (Rx) noise cancellation and the companys' my Zone adaptive ambient noise cancellation (ANC) technology in one device.
It would also have a good microphone and speaker, which blocks out ambient noise enabling the person to hear the voice clearly in high- ambient noise areas," Nagar said.
The researchers suggest that mass transit riders reduce noise exposure using earplugs or earmuffs--but not headphones or earbuds, since wearers often turn up the music to drown out ambient noise.
This is said to result in the optimum combination of warning capability and annoyance reduction, unlike the wider range of frequencies used by broadband alarms which may result in a sound that easily blends with ambient noise and is too different to be recognized as a warning signal.

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