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Part 1 – Optimizing for Speech Intelligibility
One of the biggest acoustical challenges associated with office spaces is to make it easy for people to be heard and understood. In conference rooms and other meeting spaces, if one person’s speech can’t be heard by the rest of the group, that can have a detrimental effect on productivity. It’s critical that these spaces be designed with acoustics that optimize speech intelligibility. In this podcast, we speak with Gary Madaras, a PhD acoustician with Rockfon, a leading manufacturer of acoustic building materials. Gary shared his thoughts on how the design of a room can affect speech intelligibility.
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