Acoustic Monitoring News

  • Sercel Launches Sentinel HR High-Resolution Seismic Streamer

    CGG announced today that Sercel has launched Sentinel® HR, a high-resolution solid streamer designed to meet the specific imaging needs of shallow-target applications, such as oceanology, civil engineering and reservoir characterization, as well as high-resolution 3D (HR3D) seismic surveys for detailed mapping of geological features. The latest member of the ...


    By CGG

  • Cirrus is a Founding Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics

    Did you know that Cirrus has been a Key Sponsor of the Institute of Acoustics since 1989? This is something of which we are very proud and Cirrus, alongside Brüel and Kjaer, is one of the remaining Founding Key Sponsors. Cirrus has had a long standing relationship with the Institute and the UK acoustics industry stretching back over many years, going back to when Cirrus was ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Keep building acoustic insulation up to standard

    Ensuring room acoustics meet the latest ISO 16283-1:2014 standard is much easier for architects, developers and acousticians with Brüel & Kjær's Qualifier™ Type 7830 software. To ensure the interior sound quality of buildings is fit for purpose, such as ensuring low background noise in recording studios, concert halls or schools, developers must test the insulation ...

  • SonTek Releases New “FlowTracker2” Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter

    The Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) is considered a flagship advancement in the evolution of water flow and discharge data collection instrumentation. Over the years, the ADV has become an integral tool for government water agencies and environmental monitoring organizations around the world that need to measure the amount and speed of water in flowing in rivers, streams and canals. ...


    By SonTek - A Xylem Brand

  • Launch of SL-RAT™ Acoustic Sewer Inspection Tool in UK & Ireland

    MeasurIT Technologies is pleased to announce our partnership with InfoSense, Inc. to bring their groundbreaking acoustic sewer inspection tool - the SL-RAT™ - to the UK & Irish markets.  We are now the exclusive SL-RAT manufacturer’s representative for the United Kingdom including ...


    By MeasurIT Technologies Ltd.

  • Environment Agency Awards NIVUS GmbH

    The Environment Agency in partnership with the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales have recently awarded NIVUS GmbH the Echo Correlation lots for ‘Bed Mounted’ and ‘Fully Integrated’ portable flow measurement instruments as part of their new Hydro Acoustic Framework. The NivuFlow range of flow meters utilize cross correlation technology to ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Silixa to present at the Sixth EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic in Muscat, Oman on 31 January – 3 February, 2016

    Mahmoud Farhadiroushan, Silixa’s CEO, will be presenting on Detection of Seismic and Microseismic Events Using Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) in the "New Technologies, New Approaches" session on Wednesday, 3 February 2016, at 08:40 hrs. The presentation will detail examples of seismic and microseismic event detection using ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • The City of Montreal is to install over 700 ZONESCAN loggers to fight leakage

    GUTERMANN wins the tender after live tests show the system's superiority compared with other acoustic sensor systems GUTERMANN has received an order to supply 650 to 750 measurement points ZONESCAN ALPHA to the City of Montreal. Montreal is already the second city in Canada after North Vancouver to install ZONESCAN ALHPA to fight leakage. This well prepared public tender saw the rigorous testing ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • LumaSense Celebrates 10th Anniversary and 57+ Years in the Sensing Industry

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. officially celebrated its 10th anniversary in August, but its legacy in the sensing industry dates back to 1958 with the founding of Impac™ Infrared, which LumaSense acquired in 2007. “We’re a young company with extensive experience in the sensing industry,” said LumaSense CEO, Steve Abely. Through a series of strategic acquisitions ...


    By LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

  • Teledyne RD Instruments Launches Major Updates to Sentinel V and Workhorse ADCPs

    Teledyne RD Instruments, a global leader in acoustic Doppler current profiling and navigation innovations, has announced two major updates to its Sentinel V ADCP.   These enhancements include a complete update to the firmware and the user software interface program, ReadyV, and an update to the post-processing Velocity software package. ...


    By Teledyne RD Instruments

  • LimnoTech Co-Authors Fish Behavioral Study

    LimnoTech staff are co-authors of a recently published study titled “Behavioral and physiological responses of Largemouth Bass Micropterus salmoides to rain-induced reductions in dissolved oxygen in an urban system.” The project sought to understand the response of fishes in urban water systems to hypoxia caused by wet weather discharges. Study elements included tracking the movement ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • 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

  • DOE Selects Six University Coal Research Projects for Funding

    The U.S Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected six projects to receive funding through NETL’s University Coal Research Program, administered by the Crosscutting Research Technology Program. The University Coal Research Program funds research and development at U.S. colleges and universities for coal conversion and utilization. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • Pioneering Scottish-based acoustic technology company expands its reach

    St Andrews Instrumentation, one of the UK’s leading designers and manufacturers of innovative acoustic technologies, has invested in a new headquarters and test centre as it advances its global production ambitions. The company – a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of St Andrews - has taken a lease on two units at Mill Court Industrial Estate in Tayport, Dundee, effectively ...

  • Make sure your products sound right!

    Products that sound wrong can annoy your customers or could indicate a product defect.  Detecting such irregularities before shipping is important, because customers judge the product quality based on these sounds. NTi Audio provides solutions to check the sound quality of your products fast and reliably in an end-of-line test. The best solution uses the FX100 Audio Analyzer ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • The new DAQ Device from SAIL is set to Revolutionise Acoustic Monitoring

    St Andrews Instrumentation (SAIL), pioneers in passive acoustic monitoring instrumentation, is pleased to announce the launch of its new data acquisition device (DAQ) at Ocean Business 2015, stand V38. Encased in compact and robust IP51 housing, the new SAIL DAQ device is a compact and easy to use solution for real time data retrieval. Simply connect a Hydrophone or Microphone or other inputs and ...

  • 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 Receives A2LA Accreditation for ISO 17025 Calibration

    Larson Davis, a division of PCB Piezotronics, is pleased to announce that they are now A2LA accredited to calibrate microphones, sound level meters, acoustic calibrators, and noise dosimeters as described in ISO 17025. Larson Davis has also updated their sound level meter calibration for Models 831 and LxT to now provide a calibration that is fully compliant with the requirements of IEC 61672-3 ...

  • Big robot fleet takes to UK Waters

    A fleet of marine robots is being launched in the largest deployment of its kind in British waters. Unmanned boats and submarines will travel 500km (300 miles) across an area off the southwestern tip of the UK. The aim is to test new technologies and to map marine life in a key fishing ground. In total, seven autonomous machines are being released in a trial heralded as a new era of ...

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