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Three key acoustic issues to consider when designing for primary classrooms

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There are many different factors which affect the acoustic design of a classroom. Current research undertaken by Macquarie University and National Acoustic Laboratories Australia1 indicates that: Students spend approximately 45-60 % of their time listening and comprehending their teachers’ instructions. High levels of noise which mask and distort the teacher’s voice dramatically reduce speech intelligibility. […]

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Neil Armstrong’s famous words misinterpretation highlights importance of speech intelligibility in video conferencing

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How many people are missing out on key bits of information in daily communication? We thought we heard Neil Armstrong’s famous words “one small step for man” where as Neil is adamant he said, “one small step for A man”.  Poor intelligibly is how problems begin in video conferencing situations. Key bits of information just […]

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Tech-y Tunnelling Trip; Destination: New Zealand

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Earlier this month we were excited to head across the ditch to NZ to complete the final stage of the electro-acoustic commissioning in both the Victoria Park Tunnel and Johnstone Hill Tunnels, Auckland. These tunnels are key routes which enable smoother and safer traffic flow for hundreds of thousands of people travelling in to and […]

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Don’t Forget !! City of Sydney – Live music and performance – Funding grants close 11 March 2019

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City of Sydney provides funding is available to expand and support live music Funding is available to existing and new venues for capital investments (such as works or equipment) that will: help venues manage sound transfer to surrounding properties, or improve audience experience allow a business to introduce new live music or performance programming help […]

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Congratulations to all the team at Conduit Sports

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It’s been a fantastic journey working with all the Conduit team. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed developing the electroacoustics behind Conduit’s bone conduction headphones.  A great effort by everyone involved and seeing the product being boxed and sold to market is inspiring.   So glad we were part of the Conduit team which developed these headphones which allow […]