Linear Acoustic(R) Updates for 2011 NAB Show

New Features Make Even More Cost-Effective

LAS VEGAS -- April 11, 2011 -- Linear Acoustic(R), the leader in television audio control from production to transmission, will offer the upgraded audio/loudness manager at the 2011 NAB Show.

"More features are now standard in the," said Tim Carroll, founder of Linear Acoustic. "When broadcasters need a smart, reliable, cost-effective method for maintaining legal compliance, is the one."

The is a simple, cost-effective solution designed to manage loudness, upmixing, metadata, signal routing, and audio coding. It is an ideal choice for affiliate stations that need to match local and network content and provide a seamless surround sound experience for their viewers. Also well suited to serve as a processor for the backup transmission path, allows the broadcaster to match the audio quality of the main path in a cost-effective manner. The is available in three versions: dual stereo (2+2), surround sound (5.1), and both (5.1+2). HD/SD-SDI I/O and dual power supplies are now included as standard features.

More information about Linear Acoustic is available at and at the Linear Acoustic booth (SU3326) at the 2011 NAB Show.

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About Linear Acoustic(R):

Linear Acoustic(R) is the leading authority in television audio control from production to transmission. The company designs and manufactures the AERO(TM) range of audio processing and loudness control solutions, UPMAX(R) upmixing and downmixing solutions, the LQ-1000(TM) Loudness Quality Monitor and MetaMAX(TM) metadata processing products. Linear Acoustic 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 was recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a 2010 Technical Emmy(R) award for the audio/metadata loudness control technology in AERO.calm. More information about Linear Acoustic is available at

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