IMPORTANT ** Nuisance Noise Recorder will only record short sound clips over a pre-determined decibel level. it will NOT continually record audio!**
IMPORTANT ** Nuisance Noise Recorder was not designed to Surreptitiously record peoples conversations**
IMPORTANT ** As modern mobile phones now include complex noise cancelling algorithms, it's becoming more difficult for Nuisance Noise Recorder to operate well in all conditions, to this end we will be releasing a remote battery powered Microphone linked by Bluetooth and or WiFi to monitor ambient levels and record these level to a database, some time in the near future **
Nuisance Noise Recorder is a simple app designed to automatically record noise over a set limit.
Nuisance Noise Recorder is a great app for both proving or even disproving nuisance noise.
Nuisance Noise Recorder is not designed to be voice dictation app or covert security app that records conversations in the background while displaying something else on the screen.
Nuisance Noise Recorder will run for as long as you leave the app on the screen and leave it listening to record whatever events occur above the set Decibel Level.
This application requires that is is left on and visible on the screen when running.
Nuisance Noise Recorder will pause listening when a call comes in and resume once the call has finished.
How to use Nuisance Noise Recorder...
Run the app and watch the Decibel Values, when the target noise occurs see what Decibel Value it occurs at and set the software a few points below.
You can set what obstructions there are to the target noise like Brick/Concrete Walls, Wooden Flooring, Open Window & Fence-Line etc.
You can set the approx distance to the target noise.
When you start the app listening, it uses your GPS to get a Latitude & Longitude position fix, this is recorded to the database along with any sound files.
The app will record 30 second segments when the decibel level exceeds the value you set the limit to.
The events that occur can be reviewed over a daily basis, set the date and all events will be sown in two 12 hour clocks (AM & PM) each sound file can be played back (even removed if required)
The app can compress all the sound files for a specified date along with a CSV of all the events into a zip folder that can be transferred to a PC or uploaded to your Dropbox or G-Drive as required.
The Export feature requires an in-app purchase to create the zip file.
The sound files are standard WAV files and will play in Windows desktop and android devices, the CSV will open in any text editor or MS Excel.
Credit where credit is due:
Store Graphics : Selected by freepik http://www.freepik.com
Some B4X Library's and Classes: Johan Schoeman
Development Language: http://www.b4x.com/ B4A(Basic 4 Android)
Nuisance Noise Recorder has been developed and tested on the following devices:
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy Tab3 8"
Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10"
Kurio 10" Tablet
Alcatel One Touch
ARCHOS 80 Platinum
Nuisance Noise Recorder Copyright Steve McAnena 2016