Experience sound in a unique way with AGC’s Acoustics App
AGC Glass Europe is launching a new app to help users choose the most appropriate acoustic glass for their needs based on the level of noise pollution around them. The Acoustics App is available as a free download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
Acoustic glass offers a number of solutions for reducing noise in homes and workplaces and choosing the right one isn’t always easy. AGC’s Acoustics App enables users to select from a range of common noise sources (dog barking, city traffic, etc.) and to listen to them as they would sound through an open window. Users then ‘close’ the window by selecting a particular type of glass: nine specifications are available ranging from single to triple acoustic glazing. Users can thus listen to and compare the level of sound protection offered by the different specifications via their smartphone or tablet. For each specification selected, the app also generates a comprehensive file detailing the relevant levels of acoustic, safety and thermal insulation performance; users can have this file sent to an email address of their choice.
The app also features a soundlevel meter to measure the noise level in decibels in a user’s immediate environment. The Discover section also explains the basics of sound, sound insulation and acoustic glass.
Free to download
The Acoustics App is available as a free download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
It is easy and fun to use. Users should calibrate their smartphone beforehand to ensure that the simulation is as accurate as possible. Just follow the simple steps described when launching the app (Settings).
AGC Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass
Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe produces, processes and markets flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and interior decoration), car manufacture and solar power applications. It is the European branch of AGC, the world’s leading producer of flat glass. It has over 100 sites throughout Europe, from Spain to Russia, and employs around 16,000 employees.