Tag: Ganymede



How to measure Ganymede MEMS microspeakers

April 30, 2019

USound specifies and measures Ganymede MEMS speakers, Achelous and Adap, in both acoustic domains: in the baffle and the coupler (artificial ear). For both setups, proprietary measurement adapters are used to fit the standardised setup. In Baffle To measure in a baffle, the measurement adapter places the MEMS speaker with appropriate sealing inside the IEC baffle. The…

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USound silicon MEMS speaker Ganymede

USound seals multimillion dollar contract with 3nod Acousticlink

November 19, 2018

Graz, November 19, 2018 – Austrian MEMS audio specialist USound has sealed a contract with leading Chinese integrated solutions provider 3nod Acousticlink. USound will deliver an extensive amount of its piezoelectric loudspeakers Ganymede over the next two years, enabling 3nod Acousticlink to produce and sell smart and high-quality true wireless earbuds and multi-driver 3D headphone.…

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Ganymede, Taygete, and Amalthea — Why USound Chooses such Exotic Names for their Products

August 2, 2018

This article was originally published on LinkedIn by USound’s communication & marketing manager Isabel Rößler. Did you know that Ganymede was a divine hero from Troy, said to be one of the most beautiful of all mortals and so loved by the Greek gods, that he become their cup-bearer on Olympus? If you’re a mythology…

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USound chooses Flex as technology, engineering and manufacturing partner for MEMS speaker production

July 24, 2018

Graz, July 24, 2018 – USound, developer of advanced audio solutions for personal applications based on MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) technology, today announced it will work with Flex, the Sketch-to-Scale® solutions provider that designs and builds Intelligent Products for a Connected World™ to manufacture and provide technology, engineering and design support for various MEMS speaker applications…

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Who is that lady? Introducing the USound Muse

July 4, 2018

In German, there is a saying that’s called “von der Muse geküsst” – kissed by the muse. It refers to a state of inspiration that lets you accomplish creative tasks with ease thanks to the muse, the mythological, goddess-like being, that supports artists. The muses as patrons of artisanry have had a long history, originating…

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What is the difference between Coupler (Artificial Ear) and Baffle/Free field measurement?

June 4, 2018

The baffle measurement represents a special case of free field measurement. However, in this case, the sound is propagating through the air as a wave. In case of miniature speakers, the transition between mechanical movement and air pressure is poor, that’s why very high excursions are needed to produce high SPL (e.g. very rough example:…

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