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Improving the measurement and acoustic performance of transparent face masks and shields

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posted on 15.02.2022, 15:49 by Trevor John CoxTrevor John Cox, George Dodgson, Lara HarrisLara Harris, Emanuele Perugia, Michael Stone, Michael Walsh
This is the raw measured data that is analysed and presented in: T. J. Cox , G. Dodgson, L. Harris, E. Perugia, M. A. Stone, M. Walsh, Improving the measurement and acoustic performance of transparent face masks and shields, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2022.

Included:
* Impulse responses for a head and torso with mouth simulator measured at a microphone 1m away, with and without a variety of face masks and shields.
* Recordings of four talkers reciting prose with and without various face masks to a microphone 1m away.
* Laser Doppler vibrometer measurements of various face masks.

The "descriptions of files.docx" describes the contents of the zip archives.

The file mask_construction_instructions_templates.pdf includes templates and instructions for making the final mask design.

Funding

EPSRC EP/V051571/1 Improved face-worn PPE designs for use by the public and professionals to reduce audio-visual communication difficulties

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