Sounding Off: Our Blog
Thoughts, insights, and perspectives on the latest news, trends, and issues regarding architectural acoustics, environmental and industrial noise and vibration, and audiovisual systems design.
Infrastructure planning now and then: everything old is new again as we learn planning lessons from 50 years ago, for the next 30 years.
ABD Engineering & Design has been awarded the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in West Michigan for the fifteenth year in a row.
Classroom display technology is constantly evolving; bending to how students learn. How do today’s teachers use displays in the classroom to improve education?
Fiber optic cabling has been part of the audiovisual infrastructure for years. No longer cost-prohibitive, fiber is now a key part of AV-over-IP solutions.
Resilient channel (RC) is a popular option in acoustic design and construction. While RC promises a huge positive effect on the acoustical performance of a wall, facade, or floor/ceiling, the reality can be disappointing, even failing to meet code.
Resilient channel (RC) is a popular option in acoustic design and construction. While RC promises a huge positive effect on the acoustical performance of a wall, facade, or floor/ceiling, the reality after installation can be disappointing, even failing to meet code minimum for multi-family housing projects.
Realistic medical simulation environments for healthcare education are important in teaching hospitals and professional training programs.
Distance learning for K-12 and University education in a formal or at home setting is more of a need today than ever before.
When Active Learning comes up, the focus is usually on implementing technology in the classroom, but there’s more to it.
Assisted Listening Systems are an ADA requirement, but new technology developments go beyond compliance to improved user-experience.