SoundEar devices reduce noise levels in Critical Care

At a hospital in Preston, UK researchers have found that SoundEar devices can be used to reduce noise levels in critical care units, without introducing any other means of noise reduction. The results speak volumes ”The device [SoundEar 3] acted as an isolated intervention to significantly reduce night-time ambient and peak sound levels, a change […]

New office habits: We now approach the persons we need to talk to

New office habits creates less noise

At an administrative office at Silkeborg Forsyning in Denmark, the staff has had challenges with the noise level. They had a tendency of speaking with each other across the table which disturbed the others. Now they have introduced new office habits. Clear noise signal They decided to take up the challenge and acquired a Noise […]

We managed to solve the office noise problem

At the Danish company Sanistaal, the working environment report showed that the office noise exceeded the limits. It was difficult to hear the customers over the phone. One of the problems was that the office is a long, narrow room with 20 persons in groups of 4. They are divided according to customer segments and […]

How does a SoundEar noise meter work?

SoundEar FAQ How does a SoundEar work and how should it be set? Get the answers to this and other frequently asked question about SoundEar here. 1. Where should SoundEar be mounted? The unit should be mounted on a wall in face height, approx. at a height of 1.8 metres and most importantly, it has […]

You maintain your hearing throughout life, right?

Hearing impairment

Most people perceive the hearing as something permanent, a never-changing constant – so why should you have it tested? You may have experienced a short ringing after a concert, but it disappeared just a few days later, right? With this statement, Nikolai Bisgaard, Vice President of GN Hearing encapsulates one of the big challenges, resulting […]

Aircraft noise is harmful to you

Airplanes are heavy and noisy machinery. If you live in the vicinity of an airport or are otherwise bothered by aircraft noise, it may impact your health. Researchers from the University of Bern discovered that the risk of dying from a heart attack is larger if you are exposed to aircraft noise. The results have […]

Noise in Cities

panama city

Noise in cities is an issue. In Panama City they have chosen to legislate against noise. In the city, noise levels cannot exceed 60d(B)A from 6 pm to 10 pm and after 10 pm the threshold is 50 d(B)A. In order to learn more about this legislation, among other things, we have talked to our distributor in […]

Noise in open office spaces can lead to stress

Noise in open office spaces can be a problem. A study from Sydney University shows that employees are drained of energy when noise levels at work are too high. It is a proven fact, that it is harmful to be exposed to high noise levels for a longer period of time. Work environment in open […]

Noise prevention at work is successful

A study shows that noise issues at workplaces can be helped by taking the necessary precautions. The study from Aarhus University Hospital, shows that rules and legislation on noise control in Denmark has been successful. Among other results, the study shows that the use of hearing protection at noisy workplaces has worked. The employees that […]

Road traffic noise issues in residential areas

Road traffic noise poses a huge threat, and is the second most harmful environmental stressor in Europe, only surpassed by air pollution. There are several issues with living in an area with a lot of traffic noise, some of them concern your health. In this blog post we dive into some of the effects of […]