Transaudio Group Adds Pro Audio Guru Mark Hornsby as Marketing and Project Manager

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 2010: TransAudio Group, boutique distributor of the recording industry’s best-of-the-best equipment, announces the addition of Mark Hornsby, a producer and engineer at the top of his field, to the position of marketing and project manager. Hornsby will help users understand what sets TransAudio Group’s manufacturers apart via multifarious routes, including in-the-field seminars, skilled trade show efforts, and product demonstrations, both live and online. Hornsby will remain in the pro audio hotbed of Nashville to continue his diversity of work as a producer, engineer, consultant, lecturer, and writer, based out of Java Jive Studio.

“For years, I have been searching for just the right fit for this position,” said Brad Lunde, principal at TransAudio Group. “It requires someone who will command the respect of the world’s best inventors and customers, someone who has both the on-the-ground skills and a gift for communication. I am happy to say that Mark Hornsby is that person. Few in the music industry can claim so diverse or so deep a background. He has worked in MI and pro audio retail. He co-owned Ridenour Studios in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He has produced and consulted on pro audio software sales and development. He is a regular contributor to Recording Magazine. He is a certified Pro Tools expert. He has lectured at the leading schools in the industry, including Pro Media Training, MTSU, Berklee, NYU, Belmont, SAE, and Full Sail.” more…

Denon Professional Debuts New Line of Solid-state Audio Recorders

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— Company unveils intuitive, state-of-the-art, digitally-based audio recording solutions for contractors, consultants and system integrators —

ITASCA, IL, June 9, 2010 — Denon® Professional, a leader in digital recording and playback solutions for the fixed installation and education market sectors, debuts its DN-F450R and DN-F650R Solid-state Audio Recorders. The new recorders further emphasize the continued growth of Denon Professional, as well as the company’s commitment to providing consultants and contractors with digitally-based, solid media products that feature no moving parts, with high reliability and maintenance-free operation under the most challenging conditions.

The DN-F450R and DN-F650R Solid-state Audio Players take audio recording to new levels by implementing stable and reliable solid-state media technology as the source medium. Both products are able to record and read MP3 files and uncompressed WAV files to and from SD or SDHC cards (The DN-F650R records to USB drives as well), which utilize technology that is far more stable and reliable in demanding applications than the “spinningâ€? CD. All of the advanced features that have made Denon Professional famous for reliable recording have been implemented in the DN-F450R and DN-F650R. Additionally, many of the company’s professional playback features have been added to the DN-F650R as well. Because of their robust and reliable solid-state media format, the DN-F450R and DN-F650R are ideal for audio recording in a myriad of demanding applications, including the Studio, Broadcast, Houses of Worship, Government, Meeting and Conference Recording. more…

RadioTime, Dension Offer the World’s Radio Stations on a USB Thumb Drive

DALLAS – June 9, 2010 – RadioTime, Inc, a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, today announced it provides its Internet radio guide to the Dension Webradio, a small USB dongle that can bring the world’s radio stations and programs to any USB-capable home entertainment system or car radio.

Developed by Dension Audio Systems, based in Budapest, Hunary, the Dension Webradio enables anyone with a free RadioTime.com account to load their RadioTime Presets, pair the device with a 3G-enabled mobile phone and plug it directly into a radio’s USB port. Each station will appear on the car or home system as an MP3 file, enabling the user to browse, select and listen to the stations by name, and view that information on the radio’s display. more…

RadioTime, peiker Partner to Integrate Internet Radio in the Automobile

DALLAS – June 9, 2010 – RadioTime, Inc, a provider of technology for finding and listening to radio online, and peiker acustic GmbH & Co. KG, a developer of voice and data applications for motor vehicles, today announced peiker will leverage the RadioTime Guide into its OEM solutions for integrating smart phones and other Internet-connected audio devices into car audio systems.

RadioTime’s technology will be offered as part of peiker’s connected services platform to leading OEM manufacturers. Incorporating the RadioTime Electronic Program Guide (EPG) will enable users to see what’s airing across AM/FM, HD and Internet-only radio stations on their in-car audio system displays. peiker and RadioTime are already working with major automotive manufacturers to add this joint solution to their audio systems, and plan to offer these capabilities by the end of 2010.

“Partnering with RadioTime will enable us to continue meeting our goal of designing communication in the vehicle so that different portable audio and entertainment devices can be easily connected to a car radio and enable users to use the car’s in-dash or steering wheel controls to access those devices,” said Reinhard Kromer-von Baerle, Senior Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, peiker. “Adding the RadioTime Guide means we can provide the market’s most comprehensive directory of Internet radio stations to our solutions.” more…

Ultrasone’s S-Logic Technology Wins Prestigious Innovation Plus X Award

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Murrieta, Calif. – (June 7, 2010) – Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, is proud to announce that its S-Logicâ„¢ technology has been awarded the Innovation Plus X Award® for its state-of-the-art technology and future-proof design. The internationally renowned Plus X Award® is the largest technology, sports and lifestyle competition in the world. Winning technologies are selected by a panel comprised of 144 distinguished members, handpicked for their expertise in numerous industries, hailing from 32 different countries.

“To have our S-Logicâ„¢ technology recognized as a breakthrough innovation by one of the most renowned international design competitions is a tremendous honor,â€? remarked Michael Zirkel, Ultrasone’s COO. “Ultrasone’s goal has always been to design the world’s best sounding and safest headphones. We believe our patented S-Logicâ„¢ technology results in the purest and most elegant listening experience to be found anywhere, all while helping to protect the listener’s hearing.” more…

iZotope Technology Licensing Offers Audio Solutions for Mobile Devices

Audio Research Firm Offers High Quality Audio Signal Processing for Licensing

Cambridge, MA (June 7, 2010) – iZotope, Inc., a research-driven audio signal processing company born out of MIT, is offering high quality DSP to mobile application developers through their extensive licensing program.

For nearly a decade iZotope has worked with small and large companies in Music, Film, TV and Radio Broadcast, Corporate A/V, Consumer Electronics, Business and Telecommunications. Top audio products such as Adobe Audition, Sony Sound Forge, Minnetonka AudioToolsâ„¢ AWE, Avid (Digidesign) Pro Tools, as well as video products such as Grass Valley / Canopus Edius 5 and Techsmith Camtasia Studio rely on iZotope DSP to provide the highest quality audio and functionality for their end users.

Mobile devices have become a premier platform for entertainment, with thousands of exciting apps available for making music, playing games, and listening to radio streams. These experiences are all improved with creative audio effects, pitch and time processing. For example, live audio streams broadcasted via radio apps can be sonically enhanced using the same mastering technology available in iZotope’s award-winning Ozone plug-in. more…

Chinese National Radio Installs Solid State Logic Duality Console

Duality Used for Recording Live Orchestral Performances

BEIJING, CHINA – Solid State Logic is pleased to announce that Chinese National Radio (CNR) has installed a 24-fader Duality console in its main production facility that features advanced digital multimedia studios, recording studios and a world-class concert hall. CNR operates nine different channels covering everything from national news broadcast in Mandarin and Nationality Radio broadcast to minority and ethnic groups, to the Story Channel and a popular music channel that includes concert performances. Duality covers live to air and capture of concerts servicing performances in the facility’s concert hall. While CNR transmits all programming in digital, both terrestrial and via the Internet, Duality’s flexibility and signature sound provides the necessary high-level quality for orchestral performances.ssl-duality-se.jpg more…

RadioTime Internet Radio Channel Available on the Roku Streaming Media Player

Roku RadioTime Channel - browse local radioRadioTime, Inc, a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, and Roku Inc., a leading supplier of innovative digital media products, today announced the availability of the RadioTime channel for free on the Roku streaming media player. Developed by a Roku and RadioTime customer working with Roku’s publicly available software development kit (SDK) and RadioTime’s Open Application Programming Interface (API), the Roku RadioTime Channel adds access to over 20,000 AM/FM and Internet-only radio stations and more than 100,000 programs to Roku’s ever-growing library of multimedia content.

“There was an obvious demand for Internet Radio on the Roku DVP and RadioTime offered the path of least resistance to satisfying that demand,� said Chris Hagedorn, who posts regular updates on all his projects to his web site www.TheNowhereMan.com. “The RadioTime API is freely available, built on open standards, and is easy to work with.�

The Roku RadioTime Channel, which will be available on June 1, 2010, requires no set up or registration. Users can also link to their RadioTime.com accounts to manage their favorite station and program presets on the Roku player. more…

Morocco’s Luxe Radio Takes to the Air and Internet With NETIA’s Radio-Assist(TM) 8

CLARET, France — May 25, 2010 — NETIA today announced that Morocco’s Luxe Radio, a new radio station dedicated to luxury and the art of living, was launched deploying the latest version of the Radio-Assist(TM) 8 suite of digital audio automation software. The NETIA software not only supports and streamlines the end-to-end production and broadcast workflow at Luxe Radio, but also makes it easy for the station to leverage its official Internet portal, Anaka.ma, the first Moroccan luxury magazine online. more…

SADiE Helps In The Dark Celebrate the Culture of Radio

The SADiE name is one that needs no introduction to radio engineers thanks to the unique relationship the company has with many of the world’s top broadcasters. To reinforce its presence in this field, SADiE recently sponsored In The Dark’s high profile events at the London International Documentary Festival (LIDF), which took place in early May.

Alan Hall and Nina Perry at In The Dark, London

In The Dark is a unique organisation dedicated to celebrating and enriching the culture of radio documentary in the UK. Through workshops and live “listening” events that bring together producers from around the world it aims to encourage a thriving community where radio can be easily accessed, enjoyed and discussed.

This year, In The Dark hosted a number of events in association with LIDF. These allowed audiences to close their eyes and open their ears to a world of aural story telling. Running alongside LIDF’s programme of films and photography, it asked how story-telling through sound continues to enrich documentary culture as a whole. more…

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