Make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stage

We've devised a way to factor in noise annoyance levels in drone design.

Antonio J Torija Martinez, Lecturer in Acoustic Engineering, University of Salford • conversation
Dec. 21, 2020 ~5 min

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Noisy humans make birds sleep with one eye open – but lockdown offered a reprieve

Noise pollution can cause long-term stress and harm to wildlife.

Graeme Shannon, Lecturer in Zoology, Bangor University • conversation
June 25, 2020 ~6 min

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