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  • The 2020 TV Season
    November 16, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    The 2020 TV Season

    Every year, as the leaves turn brown and the air begins to get a little chillier, there are a few constants that as Americans, we have come to expect. Football seizes the attention of most every Saturday and Sunday, while preparations for the upcoming holidays begin to take focus. Another right of passage of every fall is the upcoming schedule of new and returning TV shows to our favorite networks.


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  • What is Digital Signal Processing?
    November 10, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    What is Digital Signal Processing?

    In the past, we have discussed different types of sound technologies such as: Digital vs Analog and PCM vs Dolby Digital. Today we will discuss what Digital Signal Processing is and how it can lead to a better TV viewing experience.

    Digital signal processing (DSP) is the use of computer algorithms on digital signals to perform a wide variety of modifications to the signal.

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  • When is it time to see an audiologist?
    November 3, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    When is it time to see an audiologist?

    When someone needs medical attention they will go see their doctor. The doctor will diagnosis the issue and then prescribe the proper treatment or therapy to combat this issue. If there is an issue that would need special attention your doctor would then tell you that you will need to see a specialist. When it comes to your hearing, that specialist is called an audiologist.


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  • How Hearing Changes with Age
    October 26, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    How Hearing Changes with Age

    Last night I went to a restaurant with my dad for dinner. My dad is 84 years old and needless to say, he's not as sharp as he once was when he was a younger man. He still drives and is able to take care of himself for now, but the one thing that keeps getting my attention is his hearing, or lack of hearing I should say.



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  • Defining High Quality Sound
    October 20, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    Defining High Quality Sound

    Every year around this time retailers start gearing up for the upcoming holiday season. They are all getting their sales lined up for Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Hanukkah, Christmas and any other excuse in between to have a sale.

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  • Different Methods of Voice Enhancement
    October 12, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    Different Methods of Voice Enhancement

    While last week's article focused on specific voice enhancement techniques of the ChairSpeaker, this week we will discuss some other methods that work to improve the quality of the sound that you hear.

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  • Voice Enhancement Techniques of the ChairSpeaker
    October 5, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    Voice Enhancement Techniques of the ChairSpeaker

    As some of you know by now, starting this month KARE, LLC will now be producing the ChairSpeaker locally, here in the US. So we wanted to take a moment to go behind-the-scenes a little bit and explain how some of our features work.

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  • Digital vs. Analog
    September 28, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    Digital vs. Analog

    Last week we discussed the the differences between PCM and Dolby Digital sound. This week we are going to discuss whether or no digital sound is better than analog.

    In order to make a better educated decision, let's find out what these two sound qualities are about.


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  • PCM vs Dolby Digital. Which is best for you?
    September 21, 2020 Vincent DeVivo

    PCM vs Dolby Digital. Which is best for you?

    A common question people ask when trying to find the best sound quality for their TV or entertainment system, is "What's a better format, PCM or Dolby Digital?"

    Before we decide which one is better, let us first get a better understanding of the two, so this way you can make a better educated decision.



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