Month: December 2009

Call for Singers at Upcoming AAA Convention in San Diego

At the annual AAA event, Robert DiSogra, Mead Killion of Etymotic Research, Dave Speidel of Interacoustics, and others have treated attendees to barbershop-style songs at the exhibit hall. They are seeking singers to perform at the American Academy of Audiology Convention in San Diego in April.

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A New Compression Strategy Based on a Guided Level Estimator

A new compression strategy combines linear and non-linear amplification in new ways. In steady acoustic environments, the compressor operates in a nearly linear manner; however, if the level of the acoustic environment changes more than a given amount, the gain swiftly follows. The system is designed to allow for a high global compression ratio, while maintaining near-linear performance for locally stable environments.

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