The smartphone software is called the Noise App and will help people to chart incidents of loud disturbances from neighbours.
A new noise cancellation system has been developed by Jaguar Land Rover to help make cabins quieter and more relaxing.
Residents have been warned about noisy 24-hour works taking place as part of a £350 million project at the Aberdeen's harbour.
Five sites have been identified as points where people are most likely to be annoyed by road and rail noise.
Airport chiefs are to host a consultation to gather views on noise caused by aircraft.
Plans to build flats and a shop near Aberdeen airport have been withdrawn after concerns were expressed about the noise residents would have to put up with.
Noise complaints in Aberdeen have dropped 40% year-on-year while in Aberdeenshire they have increased by nearly 170%.
A petition has been launched to hit back at noise complaints that venue bosses say are silencing Aberdeen's grassroots music scene.
LIVE music at the Christmas Village has been cancelled - after two complaints.