Sound Level Monitoring News

  • Counting Down to Sicur 2016

    Sicur 2016 promises to be an unmissable event for any Health & Safety Professional. Organised by the IFEMA, the exhibition takes place from 22nd to 24th February. See what Cirrus Research is bringing to the show with this exclusive event preview. Noise at Work? We’ve Got You Covered We’ve got plenty to shout about this year, as we continue our ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Professional Verification of Voice Evacuation Systems

    Voice evacuation systems can save lives in an emergency. The correct installation and periodic functional testing of such systems are therefore essential. The NTi Audio TalkBox and XL2 Sound Level Meter with the new extended background noise correction are instruments designed for this purpose. The XL2 Sound Level Meter also considers, in real-time, the effect of background noise on ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • A Guide to Occupational Noise Measurement Terminology [Free eBook]

    The most advanced sound level meters can measure more than 100 different noise parameters at the same time. Each parameter can tell you something different the occupational noise you’re measuring. How do you remember what all this noise terminology means and what it does? In our new eBook, A Guide ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Brüel & Kjær acquires long-term, strategic partner Sound Answers

    Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S has announced its acquisition of engineering services company, Sound Answers, Inc on 18th November, consolidating itself as solution and engineering services provider. The two companies have been strategic partners for nine years and have a well-established relationship as well as a long track record of ...

  • Columbia Weather adds Snow Level just in time for winter weather monitoring

    Just in time for winter preparations, Columbia Weather Systems has added a Snow Level Sensor to the sensor options for the proprietary Weather MicroServer. This feature has been added by customer request and can be used with any CWS model weather station. The sensor is installed with an Orion Weather ...

  • NTi Audio experts at Swiss Acoustical Conference

    This year’s spring meeting of Swiss acousticians provided NTi Audio with an extraordinary forum for presentation of their wide range of professional expert measurement solutions. The day consisted of a series of practical demonstrations, led by engineers from all major manufacturers. Visitors learned how to determine speech intelligibility as well as measure reverberation time, sound ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Advanced RT60 Reverb Measurement with the XL2

    The XL2 is a precise and reliable RT60 measurement instrument. In addition to the T20 calculation, the XL2 Sound Level Meter now measures reverberation time using the T30 method. This enhancement is in line with the current ISO3382 standard and is free for all XL2 customers. A reverberation time RT60 measurement represents the time taken for the sound level in a room to drop by 60 dB, ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Audio & Acoustic Seminar in Japan

    NTi Japan was privileged to present the XL2 Acoustic Analyzer to more than 70 sound engineers at Sound Festa in Osaka on 24th June 2015. The engineers learned how a high-quality sound reproduction can be achieved. In this seminar on “Audio & Acoustic measurement with Handheld Analyzer“, NTi Japan CEO, Tatsuya Okayasu covered practical applications on sound reproduction. Okayasu ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • XL2 Sound Level Meter – just turn it on!

    The XL2 Sound Level Meter is renowned for providing precise measurements through a simple user interface. Now it just got better. The newly-available "Locked Run" mode of operation means that the XL2 only has to be switched on for measurements to happen automatically. To further ensure continuation of sound level logging, all keys on the device are locked. Sound level measurements ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Low Frequency Noise – the XL2 now offers a valuable toolbox for effective assessment

    The Data Explorer PC software for the XL2 Sound Level Meter now includes a series of professional tools for detailed analysis of low-frequency noise (LFN). The graphical representation of time varying frequency components offers an efficient process for identifying the presence and level of LFN. Also the associated high quality audio recording supports further correlation with the objective ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Urban Noise Monitoring with the Invictus Noise Monitors

    The monitoring of boundary noise levels in urban locations is a high priority as the background noise levels in these environments are potentially already high. When working on new developments in urban locations situated near residents you are responsible for maintaining your noise levels within acceptable limits Monitoring and maintaining acceptable noise levels in urban environments can be a ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • 7th award for DUO Smart Noise Monitor

    After France, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, China and Austria, it’s time for Spain to acknowledge the metrological qualities of 01dB ...


    By ACOEM

  • Cost-Efficient Electro-acoustic Quality Control

    It is common to find electro-acoustic components, such as speakers, buzzers and microphones, in a variety of products like washing machines, freezers, vacuum cleaners and cars. On the production line, these components should be tested as part of the Quality Control process. NTi Audio provides the XL2 Audio and Acoustic Analyzer as a top-class entry-level QC test solution that produces reliable ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Counting Down to the Health & Safety Event 2015

    Can you believe we’re just over a week away from the start of the Health & Safety Event 2015? Held at the NEC in Birmingham from March 24th – 26th, this promises to be an unmissable event for any Health & Safety Professional. Here’s a look at what Cirrus Research is bringing with our exclusive event preview. Noise at Work? We’ve Got You Covered: ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Larson Davis Launches New Software Development Kit (SDK) with Support for Microsoft® and Linux®

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce an upgrade to the Larson Davis SLM Software Development Kit (SDK). With this new SDK, Larson Davis improves its open interface and expands support of acoustic engineers and consultants who need to develop custom applications or interface with other systems. The new SDK is available to support application development on ...

  • Larson Davis Launches Next Generation SLM Utility Software - G4

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, announces that a new Sound Level Meter Software, SLM Utility G4, is now available as a free download on their website. Designed to be used with the Model 831 and LxT sound level meters, this utility provides a modern interface that will enhance the user experience when setting up the sound level meters or when analyzing data. Also shipped with new ...

  • Innovyze Releases SWMMLive Generation V5.5, Powering Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of the V5.5 Generation of its SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting, modeling and management of urban drainage systems. The latest release features significant ...


    By Innovyze

  • Sound and vibration pioneer Per V. Brüel turns 100

    For this milestone moment, Mr. Brüel will look back on a century in which he played multiple larger-than-life roles, including engineer and visionary inventor, founder of a major global corporation, pilot and explorer who personally pioneered new markets. “He literally created the field, as industries didn’t measure sound and vibration at all in the days when he ...

  • Green walls show promise as sound barriers for buildings

    Green walls, designed so they are covered in vegetation, could help cut the amount of noise that enters buildings, a new study has found. In lab. tests, researchers found that a modular green wall system reduced sound levels by 15 decibels (dB). This leads them to believe that it is a promising sound reduction device that could improve quality-of-life for city residents. Green walls and green ...

  • Sound noise testing solutions for ensuring Noise at Work compliance

    When it comes to ensuring compliance with the Noise at Work Regulations (2005) in an industrial setting such as a factory, workshop, warehouse or a construction site, one thing is for sure: you need outstanding noise testing and noise monitoring technology to obtain the best results. The Noise at Work ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

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