Linear Acoustic Names Cricon Exclusive Dealer for Latin American Market

LANCASTER, Pa. -- July 23, 2007 -- Linear Acoustic, a manufacturer of customer-centric multichannel sound solutions for digital broadcast, today announced that Cricon International Business will serve as a dealer for Linear Acoustic products in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Cricon offers the complete range of Linear Acoustic digital television processors and infrastructure products, providing pre-sale and post-sale support as required by clients.

"Linear Acoustic offers a new approach to solving traditional problems in audio monitoring and processing in a variety of environments, and our sales staff and clients appreciate both the reliability and high quality of the company's products," said Cricon president Lesly Jaramillo. "The leadership of Linear Acoustic's technology and solutions allows us to expand into new market areas and give our clients the tools they need to achieve new heights with respect to quality and control."

Based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Cricon is strategically located near key centers of technological growth, and geographically oriented toward the Caribbean and Latin American markets. The company offers clients in the broadcast industry a range of integrated solutions suited to converged digital workflows. Products from Linear Acoustic will enhance the company's ability to deliver solutions for the growing number of broadcasters shifting to HD and 5.1-channel broadcasting, as well as advanced TCP/IP-based monitoring and control. As a Linear Acoustic dealer, Cricon will offer the company's entire line, including the AEROMAX™, StreamStacker-HD™, and MetaMAX™ products.

"With its commitment to supporting advanced media technologies, Cricon is a wonderful partner for our growing business in the Latin American market," said Tim Carroll, president and founder of Linear Acoustic. "Over the past 15 years, they have gained critical insight into specific individual needs within their market, making them well-equipped to expand awareness of Linear Acoustic products in Latin America and provide solutions that meet and exceed the expectations of their customers."

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About Cricon International Business

Founded in 1992, Cricon is an international, Florida-based business committed to leadership in providing convergence technologies based on excellence in solutions integration and services delivered to clients. The company's main office is located in Fort Lauderdale, covering domestic operations and operations in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. A branch office for the Andean Pact countries is located in Bogotá, Colombia. More information about the company and its products and services is available at

About Linear Acoustic

Linear Acoustic provides innovative, customer-centric solutions for managing multichannel surround sound audio and loudness issues in digital broadcast. The company designs and manufactures the acclaimed AEROMAX™, StreamStacker™, and MetaMAX™ line of products, and licenses key technologies to OEM partners. It has been involved worldwide in projects with all major U.S. terrestrial networks, multiple local stations, and companies including Dolby Laboratories, Sirius Satellite Radio, Microsoft, HBO, Viacom (Showtime, MTV, etc.), Disney (ABC, ESPN), Sony Studios, and others. It is also actively involved in the ATSC, the NRSC and other industry organizations, as well as being members of the AES, IEEE, and a sustaining member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Visit for more information.