Monthly Archives: September 2013

Chirp Lets Machines Sing to Communicate

The wonderful world of sound is really buzzing these days and the possibilities in terms of applying sound in smart, relevant and fun ways...

Giving Computers a Natural Voice – The Quest for Making Computer-Human Interaction Seamless

For decades, the tech industry has been trying to give computers a 'natural' voice. As software has become increasingly advanced, companies are now getting...

The Top 30 Noisiest Cars – A Cabin Noise Test by AUTO BILD

In the summer of 2011, German automotive magazine AUTO BILD conducted a thorough noise study. Out of the vehicles tested, they concluded which were the top...

The Top 30 Quietest Cars – A Cabin Noise Test by AUTO BILD

In the summer of 2011, German automotive magazine AUTO BILD conducted a thorough noise study. Out of the vehicles tested, they concluded which were the...

Volkswagen Phaeton – An Understated and Compellingly Quiet Luxury Car Experience

Looking at the premiumness of the brand image, most people would choose a Mercedes, Audi or BMW over a Volkswagen anytime. VW just doesn't...

How to Significantly Reduce Road Noise with Dynamat Noise Dampening Solutions – Case Study:...

If you aren't driving a Lexus LS 600h - the world's quietest passenger car - you will be happy to know that there is...

Why Super Fast Hand Dryers Exclude People From Public Spaces

With my hands still wet, I have many times had to literally flee out of public bathrooms in order to escape the ear-achingly loud...

How the Noise-Reduction Wheels of Lexus Make the LS Range Even Quieter

We just explored the numerous measures Lexus has taken in order to make Lexus LS 600h - the world's quietest vehicle - a reality. In...

How Lexus LS 600h Became the World’s Quietest Passenger Car

Automotive tests of the cabin/interior noise level when driving at different speeds seem to all conclude a clear winner. A winner that distances itself...