Tag: Soundscape

Soundscapes: A perceptual design tool on the rise

How we perceive the sounds around us is dependent upon their inherent acoustic characteristics but also their associated meanings, context and our experience. We individuals shape the frame of reference. Exposure to unwanted, negative sounds (noise!) impacts our quality of life. Until now, our primary goal in acoustics has been to solely reduce the negative […]

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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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