Journal Forum

Reflecting on Reflections - June 2014
4 comments

Audibility of a CD-Standard A/DA/A Loop Inserted into High-Resolution Audio Playback - September 2007
10 comments

Quiet Thoughts on a Deafening Problem - May 2014
1 comment

Access Journal Forum

AES Journal Forum

Intelligibility of Speech in the Spanish Congress of Deputies

Because it was not possible to experiment with changes to the acoustic environment of the Hemicycle of the Spanish Congress while it was in session, a simulation model was created. Different methods were tested to improve the intelligibility after the simulated model was validated with measurements of the unoccupied space. From this work it was concluded that an overall redesign of the sound reinforcement system was required. Even though there were some 350 small loudspeakers for the deputies, they were often not at their seats. As a result, loudspeakers contributed to the background noise without enhancing intelligibility.

Authors:
Affiliation:
JAES Volume 58 Issue 1/2 pp. 46-55; January 2010
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper or you can login as an AES member to see more options.

No AES members have commented on this report yet.

Subscribe to this discussion

RSS Feed To be notified of new comments on this report you can subscribe to this RSS feed. Forum users should login to see additional options.

Start a discussion!

If you would like to start a discussion about this report and are an AES member then you can login here:
Username:
Password:

If you are not yet an AES member and have something important to say about this report then we urge you to join the AES today and make your voice heard. You can join online today by clicking here.

 
Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society