ambient noise


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ambient noise

n
the level of the total noise in an area
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System designers can take advantage of our patent-pending reverberation and ambient noise suppression solution that utilizes multi-microphone configurations and integrates principles of DSP, room acoustics and psychoacoustics," stated Elias Kokkinis, CTO, Accusonus .
In residential areas, where ambient noise level is lower later at night, noise disturbance from activities becomes more probable.
The device also includes many other performance-enhancing improvements, including low power consumption, rechargeable batteries, mechanical exclusion of ambient noise and a suction cup, so that it sticks firmly onto the patient's chest, Cheng 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.
According to the company, Ultimate Ears by Logitech earphones deliver customised comfort by creating a seal between the ear and the outside world, limiting ambient noise.
The rack features an adjustable temperature set point, a polycarbonate front door to reduce ambient noise and an automatic door release mechanism.
THESE Japanese musicians make heavy psychedelic rock with some ambient noise thrown in for good measure.
Keltica are to record "in-frasounds" within both the Hill of Tara tombs and Ireland's ancient Newgrange site and mix the resulting ambient noise with lead singer Keslyn's vocal tracks.
Tinnitus is commonly described as ringing, whistling, buzzing or humming in the ear or the head, which can occur at a range of volumes from low, ambient noise to a level that can seem overwhelming.
3M has launched the Littmann electronic stethoscope model 3000 featuring groundbreaking amplification and proprietary ambient noise reduction (ANR) technology.
According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the ambient noise (for example, cheering after goals are scored) experienced at hockey games can induce hearing loss.
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