Noise pollution
Noise pollution or noise disturbance is the disturbing or excessive noise that may harm the activity or balance of human or animal life. The source of most outdoor noise worldwide is mainly caused by...
Feel the Beat: Dancing While Deaf
Antoine Hunter just wants to be heard and understood. Born completely without hearing in his left ear and hard of hearing in his right, Hunter, who's now com...
Resistance To Hearing Loss Treatment Can Lead To Depression
A study has identified that many people are running the risk of depression and anxiety by staying silent about hearing difficulties. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communica...
Gene Therapy Restores Hearing In Deaf Mice
Using gene therapy, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have restored hearing in mice with a genetic form of deafness. Their work, published online July 8 by the journ...
Hearing Hands - Touching Ad By Samsung
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Deaf Man Told To “Look Over There.” When He Does, You’ll Bawl Like A Baby!
To promote their new video call center for people with hearing disabilities, Samsung Turkey put together a wonderfully touching moment for a young man who suffers from hearing loss. They set up hidden...
Noise mitigation
Noise control or noise mitigation is a set of strategies to reduce noise pollution or to reduce the impact of that noise, whether outdoors or indoors.
The main areas of noise mitigation or abateme...
Noise regulation
Noise regulation includes statutes or guidelines relating to sound transmission established by national, state or provincial and municipal levels of government. After the watershed passage of the Unit...
Noise control
Noise control or noise mitigation is a set of strategies to reduce noise pollution or to reduce the impact of that noise, whether outdoors or indoors.
The main areas of noise mitigation or abateme...
Audiometer
An audiometer is a machine used for evaluating hearing loss. Audiometers are standard equipment at ENT (ear, nose, throat) clinics and in audiology centers. They usually consist of an embedded hardwar...
Computer cooling
Computer cooling is required to remove the waste heat produced by computer components, to keep components within permissible operating temperature limits.Components that are susceptible to temporary m...
Disturbing the peace
Disturbing the peace is a crime generally defined as the unsettling of proper order in a public space through one's actions. This can include creating loud noise by fighting or challenging to fight, d...
Engine braking
Engine braking occurs when the retarding forces within an engine are used to slow a vehicle down, as opposed to using additional external braking mechanisms such as friction brakes or magnetic brakes....
Buy Quiet
Buy Quiet is an American health and safety initiative to select and purchase the lowest noise emitting power tools and machinery in order to reduce occupational and community noise exposure. Buy Quiet...
Sound baffle
A sound baffle is a construction or device which reduces the strength (level) of airborne sound. Sound baffles are a fundamental tool of noise mitigation, the practice of minimizing noise pollution o...
Environmental noise
Environmental noise is the summary of noise pollution from outside, caused by transport, industrial and recreational activities.Noise is frequently described as 'unwanted sound', and, within this cont...
The Hum
The Hum is a phenomenon, or collection of phenomena, involving widespread reports of a persistent and invasive low-frequency humming, rumbling, or droning noise not audible to all people. Hums have b...
Motherboard
A motherboard (sometimes alternatively known as the mainboard, system board, planar board or logic board, or colloquially, a mobo) is the main printed circuit board (PCB) found in computers and other ...
Sound annoyance
Sound annoyance is "a feeling of displeasure associated with any agent or condition [related to sound] that is believed to affect adversely an individual or a group".
Annoyance implies a negative ...
Ambient noise level
In atmospheric sounding and noise pollution, ambient noise level (sometimes called background noise level, reference sound level, or room noise level) is the background sound pressure level at a given...
Computer printer
A video showing an inkjet printer while printing a page.In computing, a printer is a peripheral which makes a persistent human readable representation of graphics or text on paper or similar physic...
Muffler
A muffler (silencer in British English, or back box in Irish English) is a device for reducing the amount of noise emitted by the exhaust of an internal combustion engine.
The US Patent for an ‘Ex...
Noise barrier
A noise barrier (also called a soundwall, sound berm, sound barrier, or acoustical barrier) is an exterior structure designed to protect inhabitants of sensitive land use areas from noise pollution. N...
Sound level meter
A sound level meter or sound meter is an instrument that measures sound pressure level, commonly used in noise pollution studies for the quantification of different kinds of noise, especially for indu...
Jet noise
In aeroacoustics, jet noise is the field that focuses on the noise generation caused by high-velocity jets and the turbulent eddies generated by shearing flow. Such noise is known as broadband noise a...
Industrial noise
Industrial noise is often a term used in relation to environmental health and safety, rather than nuisance, as sustained exposure can cause permanent hearing damage. Traditionally, occupational noise ...
A-weighting
Video illustrating A-weighting by analyzing a sine sweep (contains audio)A-weighting is the most commonly used of a family of curves defined in the International standard IEC 61672:2003 and various ...
Aircraft noise
Aircraft noise is noise pollution produced by any aircraft or its components, during various phases of a flight: on the ground while parked such as auxiliary power units, while taxiing, on run-up from...
Association of Noise Consultants
The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) is a UK-based organisation of companies that are engaged in the business of acoustics, noise and vibration consulting. It was established in 1973.
There ...
Health effects from noise
Noise health effects are the health consequences of elevated sound levels. Elevated workplace or other noise can cause hearing impairment, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance, and sleep d...