Sound Enhancement

The following article provides a short dictionary of common terms used in noise control:


The following articles regarding noise and its effects were created by the EPA:


Information on acoustics can be found at: (leaves this site)

Information on active noise control can be found at: (leaves this site)



The following companies provide sound enhancement technology: (leaves this site)

  • Dolby Laboratories, "owns" the AC-3 audio compression algorithm used on most DVDs and home theaters
  • Spatializer Audio Laboratories, psychoacoustic algorithms for consumer audio
  • SRS Labs, licenses a variety of audio algorithms for 3D sound imaging and other applications
  • Syfx, a company that provides algorithms and technology for improving consumer audio