NBC Olympics' Production of 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi to Utilize Linear Acoustic® UPMAX v4™ Surroundfield Controller
Linear Acoustic® has been selected to provide the UPMAX v4™ to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-February 23. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Tim Carroll, Chief Technology Officer, The Telos Alliance, and founder of Linear Acoustic.
Over 40 UPMAX v4 units, along with remote controls, have been delivered for the Sochi Games. Linear Acoustic is also providing multiple instances of the award winning UPMAX® II technology as a special plug-in for use in the NLE systems by NBC Olympics.
Joel Singer Keeps the Grammys Compliant with Linear Acoustic LQ-1 Loudness Meter
Music Mix Mobile, the renowned mobile production company, has chosen the Linear Acoustic® LQ-1™ Loudness Meter for use in their mobile trucks. Joel Singer, the Grammy Award-winning co-founder and technical engineer of M3, became intrigued by the LQ-1 after numerous failed attempts to emulate their favorite but discontinued meter. "We tried all of the plug-ins that were supposed to match the original meter we knew and loved, but they just weren't the same," Singer explained. "The LQ-1 turned out to be the perfect replacement."
Linear Acoustic Introduces UPMAX v4™ Surroundfield Controller
Linear Acoustic announced the new UPMAX v4 Surroundfield Controller at the 2013 IBC Conference in Amsterdam.
Drawing upon the success of its predecessors in the UPMAX line, this compact, lightweight, and rugged unit produces stunning 5.1 channel audio from two-channel sources and is perfectly suited for OB trucks and post-procution facilities.
Telos Alliance Fields Four at 135th AES Convention; Frank Foti, Tim Carroll, Greg Shay, John Bisset to Present Papers in NYC
A full crew of audio experts from The Telos Alliance will be speaking at this year's International AES Convention in New York City.
Omnia Audio founder Frank Foti will participate in two panel discussions on October 17. In "Listener Fatigue And Retention", Mr. Foti will discusses the correlation between audio processing and listener TSL; in "Loudness Control For Radio And Internet Streaming", he will examine methods of optimizing streaming audio for maximum listener enjoyment.
Alliance CTO and Linear Acoustic founder Tim Carroll will address the opportunities and challenges of advanced encoding schemes in "The Sound Of The Cloud: Audio Implications Of Multi-Platform Delivery". Mr. Carroll will also be a featured panelist for the "Television Loudness And Metadata", "Audio For 4K TV" and "Audio For Mobile TV" sessions.
Linear Acoustic® Introduces Newest Products at 2013 IBC
It's almost that time of year, and Linear Acoustic is looking forward to returning to Europe once again to attend this year's IBC and introduce our latest products to the European market. Visit Hall 8, Booth 8.D30 to check out the Linear Acoustic lineup!
Below is a sneak peak of three Linear Acoustic products being showcased at the 2013 IBC: Introducing the AERO.100™, AERO.lite SDI™, and UPMAX™ v4.
AERO.100 DTV Audio Processor
The AERO.100 is a cost-effective 1RU unit that packs a punch. Supported by a 10 channel (5.1+2+2) configuration and loaded with features, AERO.100 will definitely leave you feeling satisfied.
The AERO.100 comes standard with: AEROMAX® loudness control, upmixing/downmixing via UPMAX® II, Dolby® Digital (AC-3) and Dolby E decoding, Dolby Digital (AC-3) encoding, ITU (AI) limiter, video delay, and Linear Acoustic Intelligent Dynamics™ (ID) hybrid metadata processing.
AERO.100 DTV Audio Processor
"We created AERO.100 with affordability in mind," said Christina Carroll, Linear Acoustic Vice President/Executive Director. "We know broadcasters are working with tighter budgets than ever and we recognize there was an opportunity in our lineup to provide a fully-loaded processor at a price advantage. AERO.100 gives up nothing in terms of audio quality, yet represents a tremendous value to our customers."