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2019
01 JAN

DTU sharpens its electrotechnology profile

The University now strengthens its research in the field of electrotechnology. Special focus will be on electronic design, energy, electromagnetism, automation, and acoustics...

Electrotechnology Energy Sound Electromagnetism Robot technology and automation
2018
07 SEP

Can we have some peace and quiet please?

DTU Elektro will reduce the bass frequencies in neighbourhood zones without ruining the music experience at outdoor concerts.

Electrotechnology Sound
03 SEP

Hearing aids fit for the future

New DTU research is paving the way for matching hearing aids more closely to user needs. The aim is for more people to be happy with their hearing aids—and actually use...

Electrotechnology Sound Medicine and medico technology Hearing aids
18 JUN

DR2 Dagen - Interview

DR2 Dagen Interviews Finn Agerkvist regarding the Monica Project and the recent tests   on Refshaleøen.

Electrotechnology Sound Electronics
30 MAY

Noise from open-air concerts can be reduced

DTU researchers have just proved that lab tests to dampen sound from a music venue to prevent nuisance for the neighbours also work in the open air.

Electrotechnology Sound
23 MAR

Visiting Professor from Aalto University

Currently, Ville Pulkki, Associate Professor from the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics at Aalto University, Helsinki, is a Visiting Professor at Hearing...

Electrotechnology Sound
13 MAR

“We get new and better ideas”

Eriksholm Research Centre depends on the universities’ research, where talented researchers and their research activities are not hitched to a product development carriage...

Sound
16 JAN

New knowledge to help people with hidden hearing loss

Exposure to loud noise in the environment is causing nerve damage in the ears of ever more people. New research will enable diagnosing and treating such hearing loss in...

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Health and diseases
2017
21 NOV

New tool improves acoustics and the working environment

An acoustic simulation tool is making it easier to calculate and work with acoustics in small rooms such as classrooms and offices.

Sound Work environment Innovation and product development
09 NOV

New cooperation on acoustics between DTU and KAIST

DTU and KAIST have joined forces to study the practical application of metamaterials, for example for soundproofing and noise control.

Materials Sound
19 SEP

New knowledge paves way for better hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify sounds in our surroundings. New research makes it possible to distinguish between wanted sounds, e.g. a voice, and unwanted noise.

Sound Hearing aids
19 SEP

Improved compensation strategy for hearing aids

Hearing aids amplify all the sounds around us – even the ones we don’t want to listen to. New research makes it possible for hearing aids to distinguish between direct...

Sound Hearing aids
29 MAY

Brain knowledge may solve cocktail party syndrome

Insight into the brain’s audio perception will revolutionize hearing aids of the future, enabling them to focus on the sounds the hearing-impaired want to hear.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids
16 MAY

Hear the sound in your new building

In future, scientific acoustics calculations will be included in the first rough sketches from the architects at Henning Larsen Architects . Young DTU researcher delivers...

Sound Electrotechnology Building design
06 JAN

DTU ELEKTRO is part of large European Sound City project

DTU’s Department of Electrical Engineering is one of 28 international partners, extending over several major European cities. The successful grant...

Electrotechnology Sound
2016
01 DEC

Taming the sound of open-air concerts

Highly advanced audio technology and research are needed to enhance the sound at big open-air music events. DTU will contribute to creating a better experience for audiences...

Electrotechnology Sound
Foto: Flex Acoustics
24 OCT

Great audio demands advanced research

Cutting-edge research in optimal sound at pop and rock concerts is Danish, and has resulted in an invention that is now being installed in exclusive concert venues around...

Electrotechnology Sound
07 JUL

Researchers collaborate in Korea

A group of five scientific staff members from DTUs Department of Electrical Engineering's Acoustic Technology Group ( ACT ) and Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro...

Electrotechnology Sound
17 MAY

'Unheard of' DTU research attracting a great deal of interest

In partnership with a number of universities around the world, DTU is leading the way in an area of research, which—for once—should ideally not make (sound) waves.

Materials Sound
08 APR

Batman and Robin visit the Acoustic Laboratories

DR3 "Mord på film" hosts, Sigurd Kongshøj and Stefan "Snake" Knudsen take a closer look at Batman and Robins glass shattering stunt to test whether it really is possible...

Electrotechnology Sound
15 JAN

A technological playground of 64 loudspeakers

For Marton Marschall, a postdoctoral researcher at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Copenhagen, the department of Electrical Engineering’s new audio-visual...

Electrotechnology Sound Software and programming Hearing aids
2015
23 OCT

Sophisticated sound laboratory provides new knowledge about hearing

Today Friday October 23th, the News Magazine ‘Ingeniøren’ brings an article about the new Audio-Visual-Immersion-Lab at Hearing Systems.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases
20 AUG

Audio-Visual Immersion Lab (time lapse)

Electrotechnology Sound
10 JUL

Hearing aids have become intelligent

The world's first wireless hearing aid which can stream sound directly from phones and adapt to the user's surroundings. This is what GN ReSound , as the only company...

Electronics Sound Software and programming IT systems Antennas
2014
05 DEC

Elisabet Tiana Roig successfully defends her PhD project

On Thursday 27th November Elisabet Tiana Roig successfully defended her PhD project entitled:  Eigenbeamforming array systems for sound source localization.    ...

Electrotechnology Sound
04 DEC

Inter Noise 2014, 43rd International Congress on Noise Control Engineering, Melbourne...

INTER-NOISE is the largest international gathering of experts in noise control engineering and has been held each year since 1972 at different venues around the world...

Electrotechnology Sound
27 NOV

Upcoming event - Speech in Noise Workshop

The submission for the 7th workshop in Speech in Noise is now open.

Medical equipment and systems Electrotechnology Sound
05 NOV

Spatial impression for individual listeners

The Hearing Systems researchers are all involved in several networks, such as EU- networks, collaboration with industrial partners, audiological clinics and also the Danish...

Sound Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
18 SEP

Forum Acusticum 2014

The Polish Acoustical Society invited acousticians from all over the world to participate in the 7th Forum Acusticum in Krakow, Poland. The close collaboration between...

Electrotechnology Sound
15 SEP

Hearing Systems represented at Danish Technical Audiological Society

The Hearing Systems group was well represented at DTAS, Danish Technical Audiological Society, when they held their annual meeting Friday 12th - Saturday 13th September...

Sound Electrotechnology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
25 JUN

Topping out ceremony for new laboratories

The architects, the contractors, the Director of DTU and the Head of Campus Service, the CEO, the construction workers as well as the researchers from the Hearing Systems...

Construction and mechanics Electrotechnology Sound Medical equipment and systems
13 JUN

Ville Pulkki visits Hearing Systems

During the next month Professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University, Finland, is visiting the Hearing Systems group. During his stay Ville Pulkki will give talks about spatial...

Sound Medical equipment and systems
05 MAY

Excursion to Malmö KKH

On Friday 25th April, students on the Architectural Acoustics course went on an excursion to Malmös new Congress, Concert and Hotel Building (KKH) on Universitetsholmen...

Electrotechnology Sound
10 FEB

INSPIRE Copenhagen Winter School

On January 29, our Hearing Systems group organized a Winter School on the topic of “Concepts and computational models of robust bottom-up encoding”, in connection with...

Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids Sound
03 JAN

DTU and three hearing aids businesses set up new research centre

DTU, Oticon, Widex and GN Resound open a new research centre on 1 January 2014. The centre is named CAMM—Centre for Acoustic-Mechanical Micro Systems—and will focus on...

Sound Mapping and surveying Construction and mechanics Hearing aids
2013
12 OCT

EuroTech Universities Alliance: University-Industry Partnerships

This film is produced for a High-Level Event on Strategic University-Industry Partnerships arranged by EuroTech Universities Alliance held in Brussels on 3 December 2013...

Sound
09 OCT

10 years with CAHR - A real fairy tale

” CAHR is a story or maybe more correctly a fairy tale so wonderful that not even Hans Christian Andersen could have made it,” Head of Elektro Department Kristian Stubkjær...

Hearing aids Sound Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology
04 SEP

Ville Pulkki visits CAHR

At the moment professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University,Finland, is visiting CAHR

Sound Hearing aids
21 JUN

Acoustics meeting in Montréal

The Hearing Systems and Acoustic Technology groups were well represented at the 21 st International Congress on Acoustics (ICA), that took place from June 2-7 in Montréal...

Sound
2012
29 OCT

The Oticon Foundation supports hearing research with tens of millions

With a grant of DKK 36.5 million from the Oticon Foundation, DTU Hearing Systems Group can now found a new research centre with special focus on cross-disciplinary basic...

Sound