An Interview with Steve Temme

Author: Shannon Becker.  Reprinted from the March 2018 issue of Audio Xpress.

Shannon Becker interviews Steve Temme about how he founded Listen, Inc. and grew it from a start-up into an audio measurement leader.
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Practical Measurement of Bluetooth and Lightning Headphones

Author: Daniel Knighten.  Reprinted from the July 2017 issue of Voice Coil.

In this article, Dan Knighten discusses how to overcome the challenges of measuring headphones with wireless and digital interfaces such as Bluetooth, Lightning and USB-C to make the same measurements as on conventional wired headphones.

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Smarter Measurements for Smart Speakers

Author: Daniel Knighten (Listen, Inc) and Glenn Hess (Indy Acoustic Research).  Reprinted from the March 2018 issue of Audio Xpress.

In this article, we describe techniques to characterize the frequency response, output level, and distortion of the device under test to enable direct comparisons between Internet of Things (IoT) smart speakers and conventional speakers.

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In-Vehicle Distortion Measurement

Authors: Zarina Bhimani, Steve F. Temme (Listen, Inc.), Patrick Dennis (Nissan Motor Co.).  Reprinted from the 2017 Loudspeaker Industry Sourcebook.

Steve Temme and Patrick Dennis discuss their research exploring test methods that will help determine audible distortion and enable manufacturers to test sound equipment after it is installed

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Headphone Testing at Reviewed.com

Author: Zarina Bhimani. Reprinted from the June 2016 issue of Voice Coil.

In this article we discuss how review website Reviewed.com uses SoundCheck to evaluate headphones.

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Headphone Testing (part 2)

Author: Brian Fallon.  Reprinted from the April 2012 issue of Voice Coil.

In part 2 of this comprehensive feature on headphone testing, Brian Fallon explains how to test more complicated types of headphones including bluetooth headphones, usb headphones and noise cancelling headphones.
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Headphone Testing (part 1)

Author: Steve Temme.  Reprinted from the December 2011 issue of Voice Coil.

In part 1 of this 2-part series, Steve Temme discusses the basics of headphone testing.
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Automated Perceptual Rub & Buzz Distortion Measurement

Author: Steve Temme.  Reprinted from the September 2011 issue of Voice Coil.

In this article, Steve Temme discusses Listen’s latest work on perceptual Rub & Buzz measurement.
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SoundCheck ONE

Author: Vance Dickason. Reprinted from the October 2010 issue of Voice Coil.
VoiceCoil Editor Vance Dickason offers this user report of SoundCheck® ONE – the low cost production line test system from Listen.
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Soundcard-Based Production Line Loudspeaker Test

Author: Steve Temme
Reprinted from the July 2004 issue of Voice Coil
Peerless chooses SoundCheck® as their standard for testing their loudspeakers.
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