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First Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award for Linear Acoustic

Christina Carroll, Tim Carroll and Eric Booth of Linear Acoustic

The innovators of Linear Acoustic®, a world leader in television audio control from production to transmission, received their first Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering/Technical Development from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Recognized for pioneering development of a real-time audio/metadata processor for conforming audio to the ATSC standard, the Linear Acoustic team received its award Jan. 6 at a gala ceremony in Las Vegas.

"It's great to be here among television's technical luminaries," said Linear Acoustic President Tim Carroll in accepting the award. "Not too many years ago we were deciding on a company name. Tonight Linear Acoustic received the most prestigious award in our industry."

Carroll was joined on stage by Linear Acoustic senior vice president of global sales, Christina Carroll; chief engineer, Erik Booth; and audio algorithm engineer and inventor, Leif Claesson.

Linear Acoustic continues to develop new products to improve and perfect audio for DTV, mobile TV, and IPTV.

About Linear Acoustic®

Linear Acoustic is the leading authority in television audio control from production to transmission. The company designs and manufactures the AERO™ range of audio processing and loudness control solutions, UPMAX® upmixing and downmixing solutions, the LQ-1000™ Loudness Quality Monitor and MetaMAX™ metadata processing products. The company licenses and OEMs key technologies to other companies in the broadcast industry. The company is actively involved in standards and practices creation as a member of the ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) and as a sustaining member of SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers). Linear Acoustic is proud to be a premier member of the Sports Video Group and is one of the founding members of its DTV Audio Group. Linear Acoustic provided its upmixing products and technical services for NBC's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games and provided 24 AERO.qc™ units and technical services for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.


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