MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS

January 2021 Newsletter: New Year Same Ears?

Our December 2020 Newsletter included a variety of headphone recommendations for work, pleasure, and working out.  However, even acousticians can get carried away with volume levels in an attempt to get “more bass to the face”.  Metropolitan Acoustics challenges you to add

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October 2020 Newsletter: Play Misty For Me

A recent trip to Maine brought an unexpected encounter with thick fog near the tip of a 4,000+ foot breakwater. This rendezvous brought to mind Stephen King’s novel “The Mist”. The physics behind harbor sheltering structures such as breakwaters share some

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July 2020 Newsletter: Of Mice and Men

In the world of medical testing, the rodent testing stage is critical in the development of new drugs. With the need for speedy drug development at an all-time high, the demand for improving efficiency at this stage has also increased.

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June 2020 Newsletter: I Feel The Earth Move

Before COVID-19, the activities of people’s daily lives generated a steady hum of sound and vibration.  Travel in cars, trucks, planes, and trains created much of this activity. Industrial operations also generate significant sound and vibration. In city centers, people

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May 2020 Newsletter: Voice Lessons

Listening to a recording of yourself can be disconcerting, often followed by the thought “is that what I sound like?” With more time being spent at home on remote conference calls, wondering why our voices sound different to us than

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April 2020 Newsletter: Phony Baloney

As we all learn to cope with the stay-at-home orders, many of us have been working from home daily; video telephony (i.e. video teleconferencing or video chat) is one technology we all have learned to use more often. Whether sharing

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