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NBC Olympics Bringing Linear Acoustic to Rio Games

Will help deliver 5.1 channel surround sound, according to press release
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CLEVELAND—Linear Acoustic has been tapped by NBC Olympics, a division of NBC Sports Group, to provide audio upmixing and technical support to its coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro from Aug. 5-21. The audio company has been brought on to help NBC Olympics deliver 5.1 channel surround sound for the broadcast.

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More than 40 of Linear Acoustic’s Upmax v4 units, with remote controls, have been acquired by NBC Olympics, according to a press release. Linear is also supposed to provide MT2000 Multichannel Bitstream analyzers and on-site technical support.

Linear Acoustic is part of the Telos Alliance of companies and is based in Cleveland.