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Focusrite plc purchase Innovate Audio to support immersive sound strategy

Focusrite plc has announced the acquisition of UK-based Innovate Audio, the company behind the popular panLab spatial audio solutions. This follows the earlier acquisition of TiMax and builds upon Focusrite Group’s commitment to immersive sound. With the acquisition it has been agreed that panLab solutions will join the TiMax brand, …
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Martin Audio WPM specified for Belgium’s new Silt architectural project

The newly-completed, multifunctional Silt complex—an architecturally sophisticated ‘landscaper’ completed earlier this year—forms a dominant, wood-latticed landmark on the Belgian coast, overlooking the North Sea at Middelkerke. Essentially a multipurpose event venue, built and operated by Middelkerke’s municipality as part of its restoration programme for the area, it also hosts a …
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Martin Audio helps create immersion at Twist Museum

Based in London’s West End, The Twist Museum is an immersive, interactive, multi-sensory attraction, set on a 15,000 sq. ft site. Challenging the visitor to explore the world of illusion, Twist—which stands for The Way I See Things—is a collaborative work of leading artists, psychologists, and neuroscientists. The audio-visual integration was …
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WPS/WPC combo ensures successful debut for Vortex dance fest

Vortex, the new electronic music festival, made its debut at Göppingen’s EWS Arena—pumping techno, trance and hardcore through the bodies of devotes, continuously over 12 hours, through Martin Audio’s flagship Wavefront Precision line array series. To quote the words of the organizers, “Vortex is not just a festival, it’s a …
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Martin Audio’s line-up gets even stronger, with third iKON announced

Martin Audio has announced the introduction of iK41, an advanced 4-channel power amplifier, to further strengthen the existing iKON series and portfolio offering. The iK41 combines high power density with rich and accurate audio performance, state-of-the-art DSP and network control, and is designed as a dedicated controller amplifier for Martin …
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Brad Berridge bolsters Focusrite Group US

The Audio Reproduction division of Focusrite Group US, which comprises amongst others Martin Audio and TiMax, has significantly strengthened its senior team with the recruitment of multi-accoladed theater sound designer, Brad Berridge—previously Director of Sound Operations for Feld Entertainment. As the newly-appointed Market Development Manager – Theater, Immersive and Education …