So How Accurate Are These Smartphone Sound Measurement Apps?Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 04/09/2014 12:24 PM EDT
Many smartphone developers have built measurement apps that can potentially turn the device into a dosimeter or sound-level meter. But how well do these work? Chuck Kardous and Peter Shaw examined 192 different apps for iOS and Android platforms, and tested those that met their criteria in a reverberant noise chamber at the NIOSH acoustics testing laboratory. Find out about their research on the NIOSH Science Blog.Chucri A. Kardous, MS, PE, and Peter B. Shaw, Ph.D.