Restaurants Take the Din Out of Dining

Ever had a hard time hearing in a loud restaurant?

             Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

             Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

In this article in The New York Times, Jeff Gordinier focuses on the acoustics of restaurants, "hearing loss often hinges on an inability to pick conversation amid a deluge of background noise, but new specialized technologies (some even involving rooms full of sensitive microphones) are giving restauraunts a chance to turn your table into a bubble of audible dialogue".