acoustics instrument News

  • Room with Acoustics

    Brüel & Kjær now offers the latest version of room acoustics measurement software, DIRAC 5. Created by Acoustics Engineering, DIRAC is PC-based software used for measuring a wide range of room acoustical parameters. Based on the measurement and analysis of impulse responses, DIRAC supports a variety of measurement configurations. For accurate measurements, according to the ISO 3382 ...

  • 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

  • Excellence in Acoustics Awards scheme

    Acoustic trade association, Association of Noise Consultants (ANC), has launched a set of awards to promote and recognise excellence among UK acoustic consultants and raise the profile of the acoustics industry.  The awards, due to be presented on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, divides into four sections: Environmental Acoustics, sponsored by Bruel & ...

  • New annual acoustic award scheme

    The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has launched a new annual awards scheme, offering entrants the chance to win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær. During the conference, taking place on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, this particular prize will be awarded to the winner of the Brüel & ...

  • Pulsar Instruments Models 105/106 Acoustic Calibrators help improve noise measurement

    Those two products from Pulsar Instruments plc. , the Model 105 and Model 106, can lead to a significant improvement in noise measurements.  Acoustic calibrators are an essential piece of equipment in that they set and check the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • New version of room acoustic prediction software launched

    Brüel & Kjær has launched a flexible, faster and more comprehensive version of room acoustic prediction software - ODEON 11. This latest version enables users to perform their calculations twice as fast, as previously, with the addition of a new ray-radiation pattern based on the Fibonacci spiral. This spiral provides the same calculation precision, but with half the number of ...

  • LNE Type Approval for the CR:515 Acoustic Calibrator

    The CR:515 is a Class 1 Acoustic Calibrator that is designed to be used for the field calibration of sound level meters, noise measurement instruments and other noise monitoring equipment. Field calibration of noise measurement equipment is essential to ensure that measurements are accurate and that the equipment is working correctly. Using an acoustic calibrator such as the CR:515 helps users ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • 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

  • Autumnal acoustic advice from Bruel & Kjaer UK

    Sound and vibration expert Bruel & Kjaer UK’s autumn training schedule is now open for registration. For those involved in vibration testing, the company offers a Vibration Testing for Engineers and Technicians course, which provides a practical introduction. Attendees will learn how to interpret vibration test specifications and apply them to a vibration test system. The course is ...

  • Lund University opens Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory

    The Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory will contain new equipment including data acquisition hardware, analysis software, electrodynamic shakers and impact hammers. The laboratory will enable the Future Energy Initiative - a project to create a unique Scandinavian centre for research into clean energy solutions. It will help to enable working in new cross-disciplined areas, with emphasis on ...

  • Arup Acoustics’ sound project scoops ANC Award

    Arup Acoustics’ work on the High Speed 2 - Sound Demonstrations (HS2) project has won the Environmental Acoustics award category, sponsored by Brüel & Kjær, at the Association of Noise Consultants’ (ANC) annual awards scheme. The HS2 London to Birmingham train connection is a nationally-significant project and has a high level of public awareness. As the UK ...

  • Pulsar Instruments Celebrates a First (Anniversary)

    Pulsar Instruments Plc are getting ready to light a candle and celebrate a milestone tomorrow – the first anniversary of the launch of their Nova range of sound level meters.  In May 2013, and following months of hard work, ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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 ...

  • CASELLA Technology Removes Range Adjustment Errors in Acoustic Measurement

    The latest technology developments from Casella CEL are playing a significant role in eliminating the most common cause of acoustic measurement errors - range adjustments. The new 400 series of sound monitors that offer real time frequency analysis and a new software ...


    By Casella

  • Acoustic bubble spectrometer- Gen II from Dynaflow, Inc.

    DYNAFLOW, INC. is pleased to announce the release of Generation II of the ABS Acoustic Bubble Spectrometer©® (ABS) for the measurement of bubble size distributions and void fractions in gas/liquid mixtures. The ABS can be used in a wide variety of applications requiring the monitoring of the bubble population such as high velocity flows, oceanography, chemical engineering, cavitation studies, ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • Australian Hydrographic Service`s successful Acoustic Fiobuoy trials

    After using Time / Date Fiobuoys for almost ten years, the Royal Australian Navy"s Australian Hydrographic Service has successfully trialled Fiomarine"s Acoustic Command model Fiobuoys. After supplying them with six Acoustic models, the Company now hopes the Service will upgrade their entire ...


    By Fiomarine

  • Robot-controlled acoustic holography helps hearing aid development

    Hearing aid manufacturers are constantly striving to improve speech intelligibility and comfortable listening, with researchers investigating computer-aided technology to design better hearing aids by improving sound transmission, reducing noise interference and feedback. According to Poul Kristensen, Senior Acoustic Engineer at GN ReSound: “The big challenge in ...

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