Can your Doctor hear you?

Hospital hard surfaces provide clean environments but AWFUL acoustics.

Doctor? Nurse? Listen….!

Using Sound for Space Exploration

Here’s a neat White Paper on using sound and sound receptors to explore other planets.

Sounds in space

Kudos to Holiday Inn: The Acoustic Door

Hope it doesn’t take long for other hotel chains to adopt this.

Hotels are finally attacking room noise.

Down with Noise: The quietest place on Earth

When you are shooting for No Noise At ALL, every decibel counts.

Quietest place on Earth

How old are your ears?

As we age, we lose not only sensitivity but range. Take this simple test.

How old are your ears?


Here’s an evaluation of sound measurement apps

A good look at basic to complex noise measurement apps to be used in conjunction with an external microphone.

Noise measurement app evaluations


Office kitchen appliances too noisy? Someone did something about it…

Says it’s a muffler for the coffee grinder but it has myriad applications.

Coffee grinder muffler

OSHA requires employers pay for personal noise control equipment

Directives and Training material for personal noise control from OSHA

OSHA equipment purchase resonsibilites

Open plan for Universities? Not exactly quiet.

Better think twice before expecting good noise control results from an open office plan.

Noisy Nightmare