Accession Number : AD0648934

Title :   SPEECH INTELLIGIBILITY OF THE BENDIX WATERCOM SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. no. 1,

Corporate Author : FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE COMMUNICATION SCIENCES LAB

Personal Author(s) : Hollien,Harry

Report Date : 22 DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The pilot study was focused on the evaluation of a commercial diver communication system and on the development of standardized and precise methods for such system evaluation. Seven divers, at 30 feet, read PB word lists over the Bendix Watercom system. Sixty-one listeners (12 divers and 49 college students) were used to evaluate system intelligibility. Results are discussed; also included is a description of information which will be needed before highly efficient underwater communicators can be developed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VOICE COMMUNICATIONS, UNDERWATER), (*UNDERWATER SOUND EQUIPMENT, *SPEECH TRANSMISSION), SPEECH, HYDROPHONES, STANDARDIZATION, EFFICIENCY, SCUBA DIVERS, SOUND TRANSMISSION, UNDERWATER SOUND, INTELLIGIBILITY, SPEECH RECOGNITION

Subject Categories : Acoustics
      Voice Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE