What can cities do to reduce traffic noise

Traffic noise is a major source of environmental pollution in Europe, affecting the health and quality of life of millions of people. Noise levels vary across countries, depending on their regulations and standards. There are ways to reduce traffic noise, such as using quieter vehicles, enforcing noise limits with sound sensors and monitoring noise levels with smart devices. People who live in noisy areas can also protect themselves by using a sound camera to find and seal air leaks in their homes.

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How to use a sound camera to detect sound sources?

Millions of Europeans suffer from the effects of traffic noise, which is a serious form of environmental pollution. Different countries have different noise limits and laws, which affect the noise levels in their cities. Traffic noise can be lowered by using vehicles that make less noise, using sound sensors to enforce noise regulations and using smart devices to measure noise levels. People who are exposed to high levels of traffic noise can also use a sound camera to locate and fix air leaks in their homes.

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What is an Acoustic Camera and How does it work?

An acoustic camera is used to visualize sound. Imagine you hear a sound, but you don’t know exactly where it is coming from. If you would point an acoustic camera to it, you see circles on the screen that show you where the sound comes from. There are many different reasons why…

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How Hummingbirds Hum

New measurement technique unravels what gives hummingbird wings their characteristic sound Together with Stanford University and Eindhoven University of Technology, we researched the pleasant humming

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