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Linear Acoustic Introduces Improved Quality and Workflow to India's Shalom TV

LANCASTER, Pa. -- March 10, 2011 -- Linear Acoustic, the leader in television audio control from production to transmission, has supplied an TV stereo audio processor to Shalom Television, a Christian channel located in Calicut, India. The new Linear Acoustic hardware, which replaced the broadcaster's previous software-based solution, has improved Shalom TV's audio quality while also introducing cost savings through its real-time processing.

According to Technical Director/Chief Audio Engineer Mukesh Chandra, Shalom TV investigated several alternative processing solutions before discovering the TV system. "Sound plays a major role in broadcast, and we were in search of a good product that could give us a better sound with respect to other broadcast stations," he said. "When we tried the, we found that it gave us a better signature sound than any other product."

Shalom TV previously needed to employ a mastering engineer to master programs prior to broadcast. "As we are using the in our MCR there is no need to wait for a product to come from mastering," Chandra said. "Now everything is done by in real time without wasting time and quality. is doing the job in real time with better efficiency and with better results. It is helping to improve the audio quality of our channel a lot, as well as giving us a good signature sound."

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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. Linear Acoustic is the recipient of a 62nd Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy(R) Award.

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