Tag Archives: acoustics

6 Simple Solutions to Improve Meeting Room Acoustics

When you hear the term acoustics, perhaps your favorite music venue or movie theater comes to mind. But acoustics are important in other spaces where you spend a lot of time as well—namely your company’s meeting rooms.

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Weekly Reading: Go to Connections/Collaborate, Plus Nest, More 5G and Byzantine Acoustics

Next week is InfoComm Connections in San Jose, Calif. I’ll be making the trek as an InfoComm employee, but I’d probably go anyway. As I’ve said in the Twitterverse, it’s got one of the strongest conference programs I’ve seen. (Just look at that Day 1 lineup over there on the right.) Three keynotes (where we’ll […]

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Good Sound Sounds Good

Video quality is easy to judge; sound quality, not so much. I’m still struggling to understand the perceptual processing behind this, but most people seem to be able to identify good image quality much more readily than they can identify good sound quality. Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but sound quality […]

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Shhh, My Cough is My Business

You know how you sit in the waiting room at the doctor’s office for, like, 45 minutes? Then they take you through a door and into an exam room — where you wait some more? Have you ever sat there, not knowing what to look at, and overheard your doctor talking to someone else in […]

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The Triangle of Communication in Auditoriums

Auditoriums serve a multitude of communication styles and goals. In our work we see three broad directions of communication that affect auditorium design — hence directing acoustics and technology design. From the platform to the audience. From the audience back to the platform. From the audience to each other. Depending on the use of the […]

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