Audio, InstallationsDiving deeper into sound strategy for retail. 308 AudioWhere’s The Point? Part 6 171 AudioPiece of cake? Not quite. 210 AudioAV9000 Checklist Item Under Test: 6.2.7: The electrical noise levels for all audio channels are “xx”dB (“55dB” recommended for most … 295 AudioWhere’s The Point? Part 5
250 Audio<a href="http://www.soundandcommunications.com/accurate-audio-acoustic-measurements/">Part 1</a><br/><a href="http://www.soundandcommunications.com/accuracy-wheres-point-part-2/">Part 2</a><br/><a href="http://www.soundandcommunications.com/sound-decay-wheres-point-part-3/">Part 3</a> 602 AudioFulfilling growing demand for the de facto consumer audio connectivity solution. 891 AudioAny day now (if it hasn’t already happened by the time you read this), InfoComm will be releasing a new … 889 Audio, House Of WorshipWiFi audio, loops, RF and IR are options. 977 AudioCan you hear me now? 676 Audio“Sound decay” sounds like a disease that decrepit concert halls might suffer from, but that’s not what I mean. The … 952 Audio, InstallationsPA system replaced after 35-year run. 2528 AudioTroubleshooting decentralized, open-architecture DSP mixers. 652 AudioYou're not going to get away with brute forcing this technology. 1065 AudioLast month, I discussed the differences between accuracy, precision and resolution when making some voltage/frequency measurements. In audio, however, we … 660 AudioWhere’s The Point? Part 1 894 AudioNeed trumps cost. 814 AudioThe architectural trend toward open offices provides a unique opportunity for integrators. 801 Audio, VideoNearly 40% of integrators are already deploying or working with HDBaseT technology, and that number is expected to grow. 2070 AudioThe ‘Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?!’ test.
664 AudioImportant facts on the FCC Incentive Auction for AV integrators. 2207 AudioWhy TV sound is so poor. 1599 AudioMarsh/PMK International was initially engaged to study the existing acoustical conditions and sound system performance at Chesapeake Energy Arena as … 653 AudioWhich system is best suited to stadiums and arenas? 862 AudioHearing-impaired individuals prefer this assistance system. 1476 AudioImproving methods for reducing distraction and achieving privacy. 950 AudioHotel lobbies have become hipster hangouts and alternative music venues. Properties like the Ace Hotel locations in New York, Pittsburgh, … 639 AudioWhat’s Their Value? 1049 AudioMost clients are not comfortable speaking in terms of “dBs.” 1359 Audio, AV Police SquadPAG-NAGs and why they rule. 1782 AudioPart of my job is to review the work of others or proposals from contractors and installers. This can be … 1106 Audio, AV Police SquadI had the privilege of watching an IT guy setting microphone levels the other day. It was a difficult room … 2002 AudioAll day, every day, and all night, every night, we are surrounded by and exposed to sound. Unlike our sense … 1250 AudioMany of you know that famous George Lucas quote that “Sound is 50% of the movie-going experience.” For those of … 1141 AudioOver the years, I have collected a technical library of around 200 books about audio and acoustics, and it’s my … 1917 AudioUsing prediction software can put subwoofers where they should be. Subwoofers are the red-headed stepchildren of audio integration. They’re always … 2080 AudioA challenging installation took place recently at the 800-seat Dan River Church in Danville VA, where a subwoofer solution resulted … 877 Audio, Industry PioneersThis article was originally published in the October 2000 issue of Sound & Communications. By the end of the 19th Century, … 1028 Audio“You’re selling me a digital mixer for my conference room that is several times more expensive than the one I … 1451 AudioOne of the key features on DSP units is Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC). This feature is not usually found in … 981 AudioWhereas I often wear a set of noise-canceling headphones on a plane, I have always wondered how effective they are. … 898 AudioChecklist Item Under Test: 3.4.17: The port and processor are of an adequate size and buffer given their intended function. … 988 AudioDramatic leaps in acoustic design and technology have enabled acousticians to provide clients with a myriad of options for tuning … 1949 Audio, AV Police SquadI always teach my colleagues, my students…heck, even my 2 and 5 year olds, that you should set the microphone … 1588 AudioI’m going to take a journey off the usual beaten path this time. There won’t be any discussions about wireless, … 1218 AudioIn last month’s column (“Sex & Audio”), I mentioned how there are distinct differences between male and female sound preferences … 1232 AudioChecklist Item Under Test: 6.31: Confirm that the speech reinforcement system is stable (no feedback) for the entire talker and … 1526 AudioVarious studies have been carried out over the years that show clear differences between how males and females listen and … 1893 AudioAfter years of neglect, the federal government recognized the special auditory needs of the hard of hearing in the Americans … 1231 AudioAlthough acoustic absorption is not usually the focal point of an install, it should not be discounted. You may not … 1046 AudioIt would seem that my September and October 2015 discussions have sparked more interest than almost any other I have … 870 Audio“When I look at the proposal for this system, I see there are multiple mic options available. Some of it … 878 AudioChecklist Item Under Test: Report Signature: “I hereby certify that, in accordance with specification in product, practice and performance, this … 931 AudioLast month, I discussed the various sound level meter frequency weightings and integration times, and how these can affect the … 827 AudioRecent design trends make today’s facilities ever more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control. Because a … 1425 Audio, Industry PioneersThis article was originally published in the June 2000 issue of Sound & Communications. It should come as no surprise that … 961 AudioThe other day, I was discussing signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) with a colleague and bemoaning the fact that many research papers/articles … 1047 Audio, House Of Worship, IT/AV, VideoForty large LED screens brought Pope Francis closer to audiences in Philadelphia. Although event producers have successfully used digital media … 1391 Audio, InstallationsIf you like to root for the underdog, then Bojangles’ Coliseum warrants your attention. The 9600-seat venue sits in a … 1086 Audio, House Of WorshipIn mid-August, I received a call from Fr. Gerald Gill, the rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and … 1055 AudioMy manager at a hi-fi store years ago told me the secret to selling anything. First, recognize that the customer … 785 AudioLast month’s piece about hearing aids and assistive listening devices seems to have struck a chord with many readers and, … 823 Audio, Business, VideoRing out the old, ring in the…old? Last June at InfoComm, my industry colleague Malissa Dillman of Kramer Electronics taught … 1636 AudioBecome a Brain Surgeon in just 15 Minutes a Day! Okay, maybe not. Have you ever been asked to describe … 809 AudioAudio frequency induction loop systems. About 10% to 14% of the general population (US and Northern Europe) suffers from a … 796 AudioFCC issues new wireless/white space rules. On August 6, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released new rules concerning wireless … 743 AudioAs is well known, the nominal coverage angle of a loudspeaker is defined by its off axis, 6dB down points. … 899 Audio, Industry PioneersThis article was originally published in the February 2000 issue of Sound & Communications. In this series of articles, we will … 1221 Audio, Installations“The times they are a-changin’.” Bob Dylan’s lyric aptly applies to the Peter Kiewit Concert Hall at the Holland Performing … 911 Audio, NewsThe other day, I was setting up a fairly sophisticated and unusual paging voice alarm system and was checking out … 743 Audio, Digital Signage, News, VideoMovie theaters are not just for movies anymore: They are now upscale venues offering the flair of Hollywood for all … 791 Audio, BusinessLast month, I noted that some of the current STIPA meters do not meet the current (or even recent) standards … 767 AudioChecklist Items Under Test: 6.35: For wireless microphone systems, with all wireless microphones turned on, confirm that, throughout the specified … 880 Audio, IT/AV, VideoI would guess that a few readers of “AVent Horizon” are old enough to remember the Firesign Theater, a comedy … 680 Audio, InstallationsSeating in the Colony High School auditorium varies, and the room is used for theatrical presentations, concerts, school and community … 919 Audio, Installations, IT/AV, VideoIn response to the critical need for nursing and other healthcare professionals in the state of Texas, Tyler Junior College … 793 Audio, IT/AVAdoption of “audio-over-IP” technology is increasingly prevalent, and it’s a market presence worth discussing for systems integration. In basic terms, … 791 Audio, BusinessThe Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) broadcast television spectrum incentive auction has been a source of consternation and hand-wringing from parties … 1273 Audio, NewsLast fall, I was attending a Dante symposium presented by Audinate in New York City. Shortly after lunch, while waiting … 769 Audio, IT/AV, NewsCommercial and installed audio is at a crossroads. The inevitable merging of computer networking technology and audio distribution is here; … 768 Audio, NewsFor years, patch bays have provided critical flexibility and convenience to media facilities of all types, including studios, entertainment venues, … 614 Audio, NewsFor years, patch bays have provided critical flexibility and convenience to media facilities of all types, including studios, entertainment venues, … 625 Audio, NewsMy comments on intelligibility in the February issue sparked a flurry of emails and questions concerning the measurement of STI … 860 Audio, NewsChecklist Items Under Test: Several, really, but for this story, 6.33: For conferencing mode, at the 65dB-SPL listening level, be … 661 AudioA recent discussion with another consultant and client made me realize that many people, who I thought should know better, … 937 AudioThese days, I seem to watch more movies on planes than anywhere else. Although an enjoyable distraction, this is way … 722 AudioChecklist Items Under Test: 6.33: For conferencing mode, at the 65dB SPL listening level, be able to demonstrate full duplex … 716 AudioPicture a typical office environment that you’ve worked on as a systems integrator. What does it look like? Chances are, … 1239 AudioIt has been an interesting yet frustrating year for me. Interesting in that some new and rather different (i.e., challenging) … 734 AudioIt has been an interesting yet frustrating year for me. Interesting in that some new and rather different (i.e., challenging) … 679 AudioHigh-resolution audio differs from high-definition video in some important respects. Frankly, video systems are generally easier to design. Although they … 763 AudioAll photos: Meyer Sound Digital beam steering offers a myriad of options. Column loudspeakers were a trendy choice in the … 1378 AudioComputer programs: boon or bane? About 15 years ago, if I had been asked if I made much use of … 709 Audio, IT/AVSooners AV distribution gets an upgrade. When the University of Oklahoma (OU) in Norman decided to do a major upgrade … 829 AudioFoot in mouth. One of the more interesting features of my job is that I get to travel around the … 679 Audio, InstallationsBridling marble to implement smart AVL. The Venetian (venetiannj.com), a large event and reception facility in Garfield NJ, gets raves … 790 AudioWhy does the laptop sound so funny? In the AV industry, the end users are typically represented by two separate … 735 AudioThere can be little doubt, unless you are a DJ, of course, that good high-frequency performance from a sound system … 797 AudioIn the AV industry, the end users are typically represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the designers who … 704 AudioEditor’s Note: You may have read some general information about the changes in the California Building Code as it relates … 685