Linear Acoustic(R) to Receive NATAS Technology & Engineering Emmy(R) Award

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Nov. 4, 2010 -- Linear Acoustic(R), the world leader in television audio control from production to transmission, was selected by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to receive a prestigious Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering/Technical Development. The company is being recognized for pioneering development of a real-time audio/metadata processor for conforming audio to the ATSC standard.

"We are incredibly honored to see our work recognized by the NATAS,”" said Linear Acoustic president Tim Carroll. "Truly this award represents not only the trailblazing spirit we've built into Linear Acoustic, but countless late nights at the work bench, hours of listening intently to our customers, and turning 'aha' moments into real products and features. I'm proud of how far we've come in this short time. And to receive an Emmy in the coming year? Just amazing."

The 62nd Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, presented by the NATAS, will take place on Thursday, Jan. 6, as part of the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The gala ceremony will be hosted at The Venetian(R) hotel in the Marcello Ballroom at 6:30 p.m.

"We are pleased to share this Emmy Award with Dolby(R) Laboratories. I have many friends there from my pre-Linear Acoustic years, and I would like to offer a big congratulations to Jeffrey Riedmiller and his team," added Carroll.

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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. 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(TM) units and technical services for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games. More information about Linear Acoustic is available at

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