Oticon Opn Sound Navigator

Oticon Opn Sound Navigator

OpenSound Navigator is a noise reduction system in Oticon Opn hearing aids. it works so fast and so precisely that it can attenuate unwanted noise even between words. It continuously re-balances the soundscape and provides constant access to all relevant sounds, and more importantly, to speech. An independent study has investigated the effects of OpenSound […]
Julian Treasure: Shh! Sound health in 8 steps

Julian Treasure: Shh! Sound health in 8 steps

The Hindus say, “Nada brahma,” one translation of which is, “The world is sound.” And in a way, that’s true, because everything is vibrating. In fact, all of you as you sit here right now are vibrating. Every part of your body is vibrating at different frequencies. So you are, in fact, a chord — […]
Why you don’t like the sound of your own voice | Rébecca Kleinberger

Why you don’t like the sound of your own voice | Rébecca Kleinberger

If you ask evolutionary biologists when did humans become humans, some of them will say that, well, at some point we started standing on our feet, became biped and became the masters of our environment. Others will say that because our brain started growing much bigger, that we were able to have much more complex […]
Does My Voice Really Sound Like That?

Does My Voice Really Sound Like That?

[Intro] You’ve all experienced it, but imagine experiencing it every day. And, like, doing it for a living. I’m talking about the embarrassment of hearing what your voice really sounds like, in a video or some other recording. I listen to myself talk on SciShow and Vlogbrothers all the dang time, so it’s something that […]
The Sound Shirt | Junge Symphoniker Hamburg

The Sound Shirt | Junge Symphoniker Hamburg

Music should be for everyone. Introducing: The Sound Shirt. A wearable device that enables the deaf to experience a concert through touch sensations. After 6 months of development, we put it to the test. This is how it works: Microphones all over the stage cover the different types of instruments. A software converts the sound […]
Why Do Things Sound Scary?

Why Do Things Sound Scary?

Congratulations, you’re alive. That’s a big deal. It means that every one of your ancestors successfully avoided death, at least for a while. It also means that you come from a very long line of people who are good at being scared. Lend me your ears, today we offer a tale of sound, science and […]
Pocketalker 2.0 Review | Cheap Alternative To Hearing Aids | Personal Sound Amplifiers

Pocketalker 2.0 Review | Cheap Alternative To Hearing Aids | Personal Sound Amplifiers

Journey of Sound to the Brain

Journey of Sound to the Brain

Have you ever wondered how sounds make their way from the source, [Trumpet playing] all the way to your brain? Take a trumpet, for instance. When it’s played, it makes sound waves in the air. The outer ear catches the waves, which then travel through a narrow passageway called the ear canal. The sound waves […]
A Sound Investment #1

A Sound Investment #1

(muffled speech) Imagine a child falling behind in school because he can’t understand his teacher. Or going to a movie, concert or the theater just to hear white noise and echoes. (muffled speech) Why attend church if you cant hear the message? Airports and public transportation? You run the risk of missing a gate change […]