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How Do Medical Masks Degrade Speech Reception?

This study shows that each type of medical mask essentially functions as a low-pass acoustic filter for speech, attenuating the high frequencies (2000-7000 Hz) spoken by the wearer by 3 to 4 dB for a simple medical mask and close to 12 dB for the N95 masks. In the era of Covid-19, Alexander Goldin, Barbara Weinstein, and Nimrod Shiman also explain how some of these problems might be overcome.

Listen Technologies Launches 'Listen Everywhere' WiFi Product

Listen EVERYWHERE can be utilized in houses of worship and classroom settings where ambient noise and distance can make it difficult for congregants and students to hear audio clearly. The product also can be used in indoor arenas and airports and in combination with other ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) systems such as ListenRF, ListenIR, or ListenLOOP for assistive listening.

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Listen Technologies Launches ‘Listen Everywhere’ WiFi Product

Listen EVERYWHERE can be utilized in houses of worship and classroom settings where ambient noise and distance can make it difficult for congregants and students to hear audio clearly. The product also can be used in indoor arenas and airports and in combination with other ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) systems such as ListenRF, ListenIR, or ListenLOOP for assistive listening.

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