PARIS, 23 FEBRUARY 2012 ─ Clear-Com, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is pleased to announce that Y & Co has extended its hire inventory of intercom equipment with two new Clear-Com Eclipse Matrix systems, namely the Eclipse-Median and Eclipse-Pico Digital Matrix, along with the V-Series and ICS user control panels. This additional investment signals Y & Co’s confidence in Clear-Com intercoms’ capabilities to serve the growing live events and broadcast production needs.
A loyal Clear-Com user in France since its opening in 1989, Y & Co is a leading rental company providing audio solutions to live event facilities, tour groups and broadcasters. As a member of the Clear-Com Global Rental Group, Y & Co already supplies a portfolio of Clear-Com intercom systems including partyline systems, HME DX200, HME PRO850 and Tempest2400 wireless systems. In addition, Y & Co’s technical staff are well-trained in Clear-Com technology to provide high-quality equipment installation and support.
Since the purchase of Eclipse Digital Matrix Systems, the company has already rented out the intercom systems to several important events and performances throughout the country. These include Excalibur au Stade de France (Excalibur at the French Stadium), the Convention Renault in Seville and La Fête du Feu à Bercy (the Fire Festival in Bercy). With the support of Clear-Com’s French distributor, Audiopole, which will provide additional intercom equipment as needed – even on short notice, Y & Co is well poised to service a greater number of large, high-profile projects.
“We are very happy to further enhance our relationship with Clear-Com and Audiopole,” says Yves Brunet, Commercial Director for Y & Co. “We have been extremely pleased with Clear-Com since the first Matrix Plus 1 product. By partnering with Audiopole to offer Clear-Com’s Eclipse systems, we are presenting our customers with an expansive set of intercom options and creating more opportunities for satisfying customer’s changing needs in the years to come.”
“By paying close attention to the needs of our users, we realised how essential it was for Clear-Com to liaise directly with rental companies,” says Karlie Miles, Director of EMEA Sales, Clear-Com. “This partnership highlights Clear-Com’s continued commitment to evolve with the ever-growing requirements of our customer base. The agreement further solidifies the relationship with Audiopole and signals a direct assurance of Clear-Com’s support for our loyal customer, Y & Co.”
Y & Co is a world-class rental company with broadcast clients such as France Télévisions and corporate users such as Euro Disney, Le Public Système and Euro Media TV. It also assists with concerts featuring famous French artists such as Mylène Farmer and Johnny Hallyday, in addition to servicing most musicals in France, including Le Roi Soleil, Mozart, Dracula and Le Roi Lion.
Clear-Com, an HME company, is the global leader in mission-critical voice communication systems for professional productions. Since 1968, Clear-Com developed and marketed a comprehensive range of analog, digital and IP-based wired and wireless intercom technologies for party-line and point-to-point communications. Recognized for our legacy of intercom innovations, production teams around the world have come to depend on Clear-Com for clear, reliable and scalable communication solutions. More information about Clear-Com can be found at www.clearcom.com.
About HM Electronics, Inc. (HME)
A privately held company founded in 1971, HME has continued to be a leading provider of innovative technology focused on enhancing productivity and customer service for multiple markets including pro audio, sports, and restaurants. HME developed the first wireless intercom system for pro audio and continues to introduce exciting, cutting-edge wireless intercoms that enhance communications, increase productivity and facilitate creativity for virtually any application. HME’s comprehensive line of wireless intercoms – including the award winning PRO850 UHF and DX Series Digital Intercoms – are designed with the user in mind. In addition to pioneering the first wireless intercom for the pro audio industry, HME was the first to develop the wireless headset system for the drive-thru quick service restaurant market. More information can be found at www.hme.com.