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Sound Masking in Legal Environments
Sound Masking in Legal Environments

In legal environments, speech privacy is critical in maintaining confidentiality. All lobbies and corridors need sound masking to prevent reception of unintended speech. Sound masking can reduce the risk and possible danger of overheard words.

How Much Does Sound Masking Cost?
How Much Does Sound Masking Cost?

Masking sound can be accomplished by three basic methods: Absorbing, Blocking, and Covering. Which method should be used is determined by the unique requirements and design considerations of the environment. But which method is most effective and affordable?

Fallacy of Adaptive Sound Masking Explained
Fallacy of Adaptive Sound Masking Explained

While adaptive paging, emergency notifications, and even background music is good, adaptive sound masking may create more problems than it solves.  We've compiled 6 reasons why adaptive sound masking is NOT effective in protecting speech privacy and reducing distractions. 

How Technology Can Support Return to the Office
How Technology Can Support Return to the Office
As businesses strategize how to safely get employees back in the office, staggered work schedules, reduced onsite staff, and revised office layouts are common strategies being discussed. And while these changes will help with social distancing, there are still some glaring problems that need to be considered.
Sounds Like Success - The Art and Science of Sound Masking
Sounds Like Success - The Art and Science of Sound Masking

Speech Privacy experts, Charlie Roy and Steve Brooks, discuss workplace acoustics, the impact of distractions in the office, and the science behind sound masking.

ABC's of Office Acoustics
ABC's of Office Acoustics

Understanding the basics of acoustics in an office environtment can help tremendously in creating an environment that stimulates collaboration among co-workers while still providing enough privacy for confidential conversations.

What's the Difference Between Indirect and Direct Field Sound Masking?
What's the Difference Between Indirect and Direct Field Sound Masking?

Speech privacy and sound masking are a rapidly growing category in the commercial AV market. If you are researching sound masking you may have seen the terms direct field and indirect field masking systems. How do you know which is right for your facilty? The good news is AtlasIED can not only explain the difference but also has solutions for both applications. 

Speech Privacy is Important to all Businesses
Speech Privacy is Important to all Businesses

The best solution for today's collaborative office environments to reduce distractions is a quality Speech Privacy Solution, often also referred to as a sound masking system or a white noise system. AtlasIED speech privacy technologies pleasantly raise the ambient sound level in the environment by emitting acoustically optimized white or pink masking noise.

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