ChatterBlocker 1.1.2 Masks Unwanted Conversations

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Seaside, CA - March 27, 2007 - The Sound Guy, Inc. has released ChatterBlocker 1.1.2. ChatterBlocker masks the sound of unwanted speech so users can focus on their work, not their co-workers.

ChatterBlocker 1.1.2 Masks Unwanted Conversations So You Can Concentrate at Work

Using a soothing blend of nature sounds, music and background chatter, ChatterBlocker reduces the intelligibility of external conversations.

"Cubicle dwellers can have trouble hearing themselves think when surrounded by irrelevant conversations," said Earl Vickers, CEO of The Sound Guy, Inc. "The intelligibility is often the main source of distraction. ChatterBlocker minimizes the intelligibility in a way that is more effective and less distracting than listening to music, especially music with lyrics."

ChatterBlocker also offers mindfulness meditation tracks intended to increase concentration, reduce distractibility and minimize the stress response to noise.

Version 1.1.2 adds support for aliases to sound files and fixes a bug in the 1.1.1 installer.

Key Product Features:
- Uses auditory masking to minimize intelligibility of unwanted speech
- Lets users create their own mix of nature sounds, music and background chatter
- Plays any number of tracks simultaneously
- Includes meditation tracks to improve the ability to focus and relax in the presence of noise
- Users can add new sound files and create playlists
- Works with speakers or headphones

System Requirements:
500 MHz processor
128 MB RAM recommended
75 MB hard disk space
Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, NT or XP; or Macintosh OS X 10.3.9 or later.

Price and availability:
The MSRP is $19.95. ChatterBlocker is available now.

FOR EVALUATION COPY:
A demo is available from http://chatterblocker.com/downloads.html .
Contact chatter@chatterblocker.com for an NFR copy of the full version, including meditation tracks and additional sound files.

The Sound Guy, Inc., based in Seaside, California, is a leading manufacturer of audio software, including Backwards Machine and the award-winning SFX Machine family of audio effects plug-ins.

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