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Prism Sound Announces A Prestigious Order For Its New SADiE 6 Software

Following a comprehensive review of a range of potential solutions for craft editing, the BBC has renewed its commitment to SADiE by placing an order for 50 licenses for the recently released SADiE 6 editing software. These will be installed at BBC North and will be in use by August, 2011.
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The broadcaster is streamlining the range of tools that it will support internally for its radio programme makers and has selected SADiE as the standard “Craft Editor” for audio to complement its radio production and playout automation systems.

SADiE is already well established at the Corporation, which has many hundreds of SADiE installations. Key to this success is the unique approach that SADiE has to audio editing and productivity, tailored to high-end radio production workflow. The new SADiE 6 software will primarily be used as a software-only application on the broadcaster’s desktop, but it can also be installed on existing SADiE 5 hardware as an upgrade. more

Transaudio Group Moves to Accommodate Growth

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(From left) Shown in their new warehouse digs are Richard Bowman-Sales Manager, Todd Peterson-Operations Manager, Janis Lunde-CFO, and Brad Lunde-President of TransAudio Group.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 2011: High-end pro audio distributor TransAudio Group recently moved to a new, more expansive office space, virtually a stone’s throw from its old facilities. The new TransAudio Group headquarters is located at 7340 Smoke Ranch Road, Suite A in fabulous Las Vegas. The move more than doubles TransAudio Group’s floor space, adding nearly 3,000 square feet devoted mostly to warehousing with the addition of several new offices and demo rooms. more

All-Pro Detroit Lion Lomas Brown Invites Sennheiser to Participate in Kids Football Camp on July 22nd and 23rd

DETROIT – July 12, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser and seven time All Pro lineman Lomas Brown announced they will be co-sponsoring a free football camp for 150 Detroit children on July 22nd and 23rd. The camp will give 9th through 12th-grade offensive and defensive linemen firsthand interaction with several NFL players, including camp founder and leader Lomas Brown, who has played an active role in supporting charitable causes in the metropolitan Detroit area throughout his professional career.

One of the core elements of the camp will be an on-site broadcast booth, hosted by Sennheiser and Dr. Darrius, a radio personality from Detroit hit radio station WJLB. Each camper will be given the opportunity to participate in the taping of a mock sports broadcast, providing them with real-world experience and a first hand glimpse into the world of professional sports careers off-the-field. Sennheiser will provide each broadcast booth participant with a free pair of headphones and a certificate of completion of this exciting hands-on training. more

Lawo North America Appoints Philippe Guichard U.S. Product Support Manager

guichard_hi.jpgToronto, Ontario, Canada – July 12, 2011… Lawo, recognized globally as a leading manufacturer of digital audio networking and console systems for production, post production, broadcast, and related applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Guichard to the newly created position of U.S. Product Support Manager. Guichard’s appointment coincides with the opening of a new Lawo support / demonstration facility in New York City that Guichard will head. His appointment takes effect July 2011. more

Acoustics First Sonora Panels Capture Sound

Acoustics First Sonora Acoustical PanelsLike the dry sands of the Sonoran desert, the Sonora Series of acoustical panels absorb sound to dry up echo and reverberation. The sound is lost in the landscape of acoustical fibers to improve speech intelligibility and silence room overtones. Removing the excess sound of the room improves the ability of broadcast equipment to efficiently produce crystal clear sound over the airwaves. Sonora panels mount to the walls or can be configured as ceiling tiles, baffles or clouds. Available in many standard sizes and colors, they can also be custom cut to meet specific requirements or shaped to create designs to accentuate room décor.

For more information, visit www.AcousticsFirst.com or call Toll Free 888-765-2900 (U.S. & Canada).

Sonnox Posts Pro-Codec Competition On Facebook

Three Sonnox Fraunhofer Pro-Codec Plug-ins To Be Won

OXFORD, UK: To mark the introduction of its new Fraunhofer Pro-Codec plug-in, Sonnox has announced a fun competition on Facebook, where three Pro-Codec’s will be awarded on September 1st !

Following a lengthy collaboration with mp3 creator Fraunhofer IIS, the resulting Pro-Codec software introduces real-time auditioning, encoding and decoding of audio, using Fraunhofer’s professional codecs, within a DAW environment.

“The Pro-Codec represents a huge advance in enabling engineers to precisely audition codecs in real time,” explains Sonnox Sales & Marketing Manager, Nathan Eames. “It’s now possible to make highly informed mix decisions with the knowledge of exactly how it will sound when encoded to various different formats.” more

Hosa Technology Promotes Lassegard to Marketing Coordinator

lassegard_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – July 2011… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kyle Lassegard to the position of Marketing Coordinator. With a background that encompasses studio recording, information technology, sales, and marketing communications, Lassegard’s experience makes him an ideal choice for his new position with the company. He is stationed at Hosa’s headquarters in Buena Park and commenced work in early 2011. more

DK-Technologies Shows Its New DK Meter at IBC 2011

Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies will be using the IBC platform to show the Award-winning DK Meter to European broadcasters and content producers.

This groundbreaking Compact Audio Loudness Meter (CALM) was the subject of huge interest when it was unveiled in prototype at NAB in April. It will be shipping in August and is already generating orders from broadcasters looking for a reliable, high quality solution to their loudness metering requirements.

The DK Meter is truly revolutionary. No bigger than a smart phone, it is designed to meet increasing demands from the market for cost-effective stereo and 5.1 metering, including loudness. more

Sennheiser’s Mentorship Program Puts Ohio University Student in Spotlight to Experience Live Sports Broadcasting at NASCAR

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Old Lyme, Conn.– July 6, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser continues to bring invaluable broadcast technology experience to audio students through its collaboration with major sports broadcasters and higher education institutions. David Polster, a music production major in the School of Media Arts and Studies at Ohio University in Athens, spent three days last month shadowing Fred Aldous, a veteran audio consultant and senior mixer for FOX Sports during the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, NC.

Polster’s “classroom” was the Coca-Cola 600: the longest race sponsored by NASCAR and one of the largest sporting events in the world with nearly 200,000 spectators and a nationwide television and radio audience. Polster’s onsite education experience began on Friday, May 27, just two days before the main event. more

Sennheiser and Full Compass to Co-Sponsor Audio Recording Clinic Featuring Leslie Ann Jones

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MADISON, WI—July 5, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser and Full Compass Systems, a national leader in Professional Audio, Professional Video, A/V, Lighting and Musical Instrument sales, announced they are co-sponsoring a very special audio recording clinic on July 21st at the Full Compass facility in Madison, WI. The event will feature renowned, Grammy® award-winning sound engineer Leslie Ann Jones, who will demonstrate microphone techniques and cover best practices when recording in live concert and studio situations. more

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