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New world record for a reverberant space!

Photo: Allan Kilpatrick (RCAHMS) Trevor Cox, Professor of Acoustic Engineering at Salford University in the UK, recently visited and enormous former oil storage tank in Ross Shire in the Highlands of Scotland, where he recorded an incredible broadband reverberation time of 75 seconds across all the frequencies. It was 30 seconds at mid frequencies and […]

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Brand New TEDx-Video about acoustics

On Saturday October 5th, a TEDx-event was held in La Rochelle, France. As previously announced, this event featured a presentation on the importance of good acoustics for people by Yoan Le-Muet. The presentation is now available on YouTube! Click the above image to watch it.

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Lecture room acoustic transformation in Poland

Mikolaj Jarosz, Concept Developer for educational premises in Poland speaks and demonstrates the dramatic acoustic difference in two similar lecture rooms. After the acoustic refurbishment of one of the lecture rooms at Krakow Technical University (PK) in Poland it is now possible to hear the difference as experienced by EDUnet and captured on a phone […]

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Fun Balloon Pops can make robust acoustic data easy to understand!

As recently demonstrated at some of the Sound Education events – what better way to demonstrate different acoustic treatments and the associated room responses perceived! Following some recent EDUnet field work, here are some short comparison examples from Essex Study classrooms. A quick and simple way to explain the impact of increasing the amount of […]

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Groundbreaking series of four Sound Education international seminars now completed in 2012

The Sound Education*(1) seminars have created a legacy of online resources including filmed presentations on four YouTube playlists per event in local languages, research, study downloads and an App*(5) launched for the events. Moreover, the latest TED talk* by*(4) Julian Treasure has taken the acoustic message to a higher level and highlighted the importance of […]

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Study App with soothing soundscape to assist students’ concentration

  UPDATE 7/2020:  The app has now been updated and works on latest iOS and Android. Noise can make it hard to concentrate, and for many students, there is no quiet place to work in their home. This simple free app developed by the Sound Agency and supported by Ecophon, delivers 45 minutes of scientifically designed […]

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“Why architects need to use their ears” – TED talk

Julian Treasure’s latest TED talk “Why architects need to use their ears” published last night, challenges architects and all of us to design spaces for our ears. He focuses on acoustic issues in Schools and Hospitals, whilst challenging the world to think and introduce sound designers (acousticians as you are known) earlier in planning stages. […]

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Essex Study co author presents at “Sound Education” seminar

Adrian James – AJA Acoustics Two days after the launch of the Essex Study, Adrian was asked to be an additional speaker at the “Sound Education” seminar in London last month. Adrian is co author of the Essex study along with David Canning. Click here for Essex study full report and/or summary report.

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See the new video about Room Acoustic Comfort

The following video has been embedded from the new and improved acoustic section in the Ecophon Homepage http://www.ecophon.com/Flowplayer/flowplayer-3.2.5.swf Problems seeing the video? try this link instead.

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