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New Measurement Techniques for Portable Listening Devices: Technical Report - October 2013
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AES Member Profile
Richard Warren Little
- Product Design & Manufacturing - Research & Development
- Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Measurement and Instrumentation
- Consumer - Home
- Consumer - Car
- Consumer - Portable
- Product Design & Manufacturing - Transducers
- Acoustic Consultant
- Software Designer
Richard Little is the Founder and Owner of Far North Electroacoustics. Richard founded the firm at the beginning of 2012 in metropolitan Vancouver, Canada, with the vision and mission of helping the firm's customers design better products through the use of advanced analysis, design, and measurement tools.
Previously, Richard worked at Tymphany HK Ltd., based in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China, where he worked on advanced R&D and future designs for Peerless branded audio products. He has been working in the loudspeaker engineering field since 1995, working at Boston Acoustics for 2 years, and in Bose Corporation's Automotive Systems Division for 8 years, prior to joining Tymphany in 2005, and moving to Tymphany's China facilities in 2006, where he managed an engineering group for many years.
Richard's expertise includes loudspeaker systems design, audio transducer engineering, magnetics engineering, acoustic circuit modeling, multiphysics finite element analysis (electromagnetics, structural, and acoustic), statistical analysis, and reliability engineering. Richard's audio industry experience includes products for automotive OEM, home theatre, multimedia, automotive aftermarket, consumer electronics, and professional sound products. Outside of audio, Richard has conducted research on magnetic sensor designs for the oil and gas industry, analyzed network flow in water distribution networks, and contributed some concept component designs for a proposed nuclear accelerator expansion.
Richard has published peer-reviewed papers published in the fields of acoustic engineering and non-destructive evaluation/testing. He is listed as an inventor on several patents in audio transducer design. Richard holds a B.Sc. in Honours Physics from the University of British Columbia (1992), and an M.Sc. in Physics from Queen's University at Kingston (1995), where he specialized in the field of Applied Magnetics.
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