Our next Central Indiana Section meeting will be Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7:00 PM, at the offices of Indy Acoustic Research, 6602 E. 75th Street, Indianapolis. Larry Marcus and his associates will host this meeting.
Indy Acoustic Research specializes in acoustic engineering consulting for leading manufacturers of cutting edge communications and consumer electronics products. IAR offers acoustic measurement, design, simulation, prototyping, competitive analysis, benchmarking, debugging, and tuning for “user interfaces” from VoIP telephones to Bluetooth satellite speakers to industrial ASR headsets to gaming headsets. IAR members trace their career beginnings to Bell Telephone Laboratories in Indianapolis (BTL-IN) which was co-located with Western Electric’s Indianapolis Works. R&D Areas in which IAR members specialized include telephone receivers, microphones, operator headsets, telephone headsets, speakerphones, and interoperability compliance. BTL-IN officially closed in 1997, but the location and many employees continued essential R&D operations through AT&T, Lucent Technologies, MWM Acoustics and Harman International. IAR continues the BTL and MWM Acoustics traditions of excellence in acoustics and transducer design and laboratory test.
Details of the Meeting:
Meeting is at 7:00PM on 23 March 2017 at 6602 East 75th Street which is the westernmost of the three buildings at Heritage Park in Northeast Indy. Enter via the south entrance (75thStreet side) and take the first right to the Conference Center where a short introductory presentation will start the meeting. Afterward there will be a lab tour with demonstrations in the anechoic chamber and sound booth. Meeting should last about one hour.