Thursday, 16 February 2017

Students measure Henry Wood Hall

On the 16th February 2017 the Acoustics Group and the IOA/MSc students visited Henry Wood Hall. The students took room acoustics measurements in the hall for an assignment using WinMLS software. Let's hope they got a get set of data!

Friday, 3 February 2017

Sky TV at the Acoustics Lab

On the 3rd February 2017 Tom Cheshire of Sky TV News crew came to film at the Acoustics laboratory of London South Bank University. They were shooting a news item on how social media groups tend to echo views already held. There were a lot of puns in the piece!

Monday, 23 January 2017

Heliport Project is Go!

On the 23rd January 2017 the London Borough of Wandsworth and the Acoustics Group of London South Bank University agreed to collaborate on noise monitoring around the Battersea Heliport. The project will run for 6 months to establish the sound levels around the three boroughs which surround the heliport.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

IMAX Cinema show New York Met Opera

On the 21st January 2017 the IMAX cinema at Waterloo, London presented the New York Metropolitan Opera - Romeo and Juliet. The cinema sound system was acoustical setup by Eric Ballestero of the Acoustics Group. The cinema sound engineer reported that the opera had never sound better!

Friday, 20 January 2017

Listening to London Collaboration

Listening to London is a collaboration with Fosters+Partners and the Noise Abatement Society to address the need of Future Cities has been formed through the Catapult of Things Connected. The research will create a new low cost extendable real-time networked noise monitoring system for London. Using the LoRaWAN technology the team will create an Internet of Things using the Raspberry Pi to create a noise map of London.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Material Testing of Hung Fabric

On the 17th January 2017, the team undertook material testing in the Acoustics Laboratory of London South Bank University. The materials were all hung fabric some of which did have acoustic qualities! As ever, advertised as an acoustic material but with no dataset! ISO 354:2003 seperated the wheat from the chaff! 

Monday, 16 January 2017

Royal College of Art Student Visit

The Royal College of Art students on the new Information Experience Design course visit the Acoustics Laboratory here at London South Bank University on the 13th January 2017. The students enjoyed their stay in the anechoic chamber and had some weird and interesting ideas for projects. The group were led by Mike Wyeld who was later joined by visitors from the National Maritime Museum and the Greenwich Observatory!