Monthly Archives: September 2012

Acoustic Levitation Inspires Development of Better Drugs

Really exciting stuff is coming out of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. They have discovered a way to leverage sound...

Electrolux UltraSilencer – Probably the Quietest Vacuum Cleaning Experience Ever

Elevating Sound will celebrate and recommend products that improve our everyday lives by delivering superior sonic benefits. One such amazing, ground-breaking product is the...

Architects Need to Start Designing For the Ears

In an excellent TED Talk, sound guru Julian Treasure poses the rhetorical question: "do architects have ears?". http://youtu.be/y5nbWUOc9tY As demonstrated by the many examples he conveys...

Open-plan Offices Are Bad For People’s Health

Photo: victoriapeckham Australian site news.com.au reports on research findings that working in an open-plan office is detrimental to people's health. A group of Australian scientists reviewed...

Acoustics System Helps Restaurateurs Control the Sonic Ambiance

An all-too common problem for patrons of restaurants and bars is being able to hear themselves talk in an often very noisy atmosphere. A...

How Noise Impacts Our Health And Calls For Sound Design

http://youtu.be/ELgvDMTKyBE Julian Treasure, chairman of The Sound Agency, gave an intriguing TED talk on how our increasingly noisy world impacts our health, even costing lives. He...

Why Leaving the Office Could Boost Your Creativity

Photo: Kevin H According to a study in the Journal of Consumer Research, working in environments surrounded by moderate levels of noise boosts creativity. The study...