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With the year’s first audio shows behind us, we have seen several technical breakthroughs and innovations that give us reason to be excited. Thus far, we have attended the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the National Association of Music … Continue reading

Industry Watch: March 2014
The Infinity Linkin Park gold-edition reference tower speakers were unveiled at the 2014 CES International.

Harman Prelaunches New Infinity Home Audio Speakers, Teams With Linkin Park At the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), HARMAN International announced that the Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum alternative rock band Linkin Park will be Infinity brand’s new ambassadors. Suggesting a … Continue reading

Doing It Differently

Time moves quickly. We are already feeling the aftermath of 2014’s first two major industry shows. This is also a year when audioXpress is completing its transition to an expanded publication that addresses the needs of the audio engineering community—not … Continue reading

Q&A: Dan Dugan – Audio Engineer, Inventor, and Nature Sounds Recordist
Dan Dugan

SHANNON BECKER: When and how did you first become interested in audio electronics? DAN DUGAN: As a child! I was most interested in theater lighting. I was raised in San Diego, CA, and when my parents took me to the … Continue reading

Industry Watch: February 2014
Fujitsu Ten Eclipse

New President Heads MartinLogan, Paradigm, and Anthem Rocco Melchione recently accepted the position of president/CEO for the Paradigm, MartinLogan, and Anthem brands. He replaces Tim Valters, who held that title for the last four years. Melchione has more than 20 … Continue reading

One More Take

“One more take.” Remember that joke? The producer in the recording studio says to the band: “Not bad, fellas. Let’s do one more take, this time with more emphasis on tone, harmony, melody, rhythm, composition, lyrics, musicianship, tempo, and originality.” … Continue reading

Q&A: OrigAudio Founders Jason Lucash and Mike Szymczak
OrigAudio founders

SHANNON BECKER: Describe your background (e.g., where you grew up and your education). JASON LUCASH: I’ve always been an “entrepreneur at heart.” I’ve always had a knack for being a self-starter. I started my own candy stand when I was … Continue reading

Industry Watch: January 2014

2013 CEA Technology Winners The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) recently announced the winners of the sixth annual Technology & Standards Awards. Nominees were judged on their commitment to excellence as evidenced by the extent and consistency of their overall ongoing … Continue reading

Bridging Audio Worlds

In the last three months, the audioXpress team attended several audio shows, including the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; the Expomusic show in São Paulo, Brazil; the CEDIA EXPO 2013 in Denver, CO; the PLASA London show … Continue reading

Industry Watch: December 2013
Photo 4: The RCC 320 PC uses two pairs of 4” × 6” drivers to fit in a standard wall and to provide a reactance-canceling configuration. (Photo courtesy of Artison)

Primax Acquires 70% Share of Tymphany Primax Electronics, based in Taiwan and founded in 1984, will acquire a 70% share in Tymphany. Hong Kong, China-based Tymphany is an ODM and OEM speaker supplier for home, car, and pro audio brands. … Continue reading