Development of a Voice Projection System for Masked Firefighters
Fire fighters often wear protective breathing devices utilizing face masks. Voice communication through these masks is very difficult, especially in noisy locations. A comprehensive study of the electroacoustic and mechanical requirements for a high-quality fire fighter's speech projection system has been made. A system tailored to a new U.S. Navy breathing apparatus has been developed, giving highly intelligible voice communications to the user.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.