Audio-Technica Launches New Redesigned Website

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Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website at www.audio-technica.com. The site creates a completely new user experience for the Audio-Technica brand and was developed with a mobile-first philosophy. As with any contemporary web platform, the site features a responsive design architecture that translates to whatever device the visitor is using, thereby optimizing their experience. Featuring an intuitive and interactive resource that is content-focused with the latest information on Audio-Technica’s comprehensive range of microphones, headphones, turntables, cartridges and commercial audio products, the new website also offers enhanced e-commerce functionality that facilitates smooth, quick online transactions 24/7 with free shipping on purchases within the U.S. The new site serves customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America and EMEA and includes a streamlined navigation, leading visitors to their destination with fewer clicks.

“The new A-T site was designed with a mobile-first philosophy, meaning that all visitors to the site can expect the same high level of brand experience no matter their device – mobile, tablet or desktop,” stated Peter Baker, Audio-Technica U.S. Creative Director. “The mobile-first approach is essential for any forward-looking brand that is moving with the speed of their customers’ online expectations. The basic aesthetic of the Audio-Technica brand is simplicity, and all of our communications reflect a clean and simplistic approach, which allows our products and photography to do the talking. There are no unnecessary distractions, and we communicate our diverse product mix without being overwhelming to our users.”

How to Improve Audio in AV Installations: Waves Commercial Audio Webinar

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Join us to learn how you can improve audio quality dramatically in AV installations, with Waves’ new Commercial Audio products, CA1000 and CA2000.
Greg Kopchinski, WavesLive & Waves Commercial Audio Product Manager, will provide an overview of the features and capabilities of these new DSP engines. Waves CA products dramatically improve speech intelligibility and audio playback quality using professionally curated processing presets that are inserted on Dante-based installations.

Sound Insight with Sara Glaser, CAS

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Though the numbers are certainly on the upward trend, it’s still rare to find “women in audio,” especially one as prominent as Sara Glaser, CAS. Having gotten her start in the industry in college as a recording engineer nearly 20 years ago, Glaser’s major successes can be found in her work as a production sound mixer for feature films and episodic television. Some of her most recent credits include Westworld, Grey’s Anatomy, Feud: Bette and Joan and the Netflix feature film, Rim of the World.

She shares more about her audio career, and what it’s like to be a female in the industry, in the latest DPA “Sound Insight” Q&A, below.

Engineering a Drive-In Concert

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from Shure

A number of acts have adopted the drive-in concert format during this unique time. But what does this mean for planning and staging the production from a sound engineer’s standpoint? How do heightened safety precautions affect their work processes before, during, and after the show? Join the Shure Market Development team with a guest panel including Kevin Freeman (Production Manager/FOH for Brad Paisley), Jeff Greeninger (Production Manager for Jon Pardi) and Heath Mahon (Monitor engineer for TobyMac) as they tell their stories working in this new frontier of live sound.

July 31, 2020 12pm CDT – Register here

Comms for Socially Distanced Media Production

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Join Clear-Com and a panel of production audio specialists to learn how Film, TV and Commercial production have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. What new guidelines are now in place to protect cast and crew on the set? How can full-duplex IP-based intercom solutions keep local and remote crew members connected, while maintaining a safe distance? Peter Schneider from Gotham Sound and Brent Marchesnki of MasterChef Canada will lead the discussion along with Clear-Com’s Regional Manager James Schaller and Market Outreach Manager Vinnie Macri.

Thursday, July 30th 10:00 A.M. PDT – Register here

Genelec G LearningLab to Host New GLM 4 Tutorials

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Genelec’s new G LearningLab educational program is to kick off this August with a series of tutorials focusing exclusively on the company’s GLM loudspeaker manager software. Titled “6 steps to creating your Sonic Reference,” the training sessions will also be used to unveil GLM 4 – the newest version of the software – which is currently in a public beta test phase prior to its official global launch.

G LearningLab itself is an educational tool designed to help the audio community better understand how to create high quality audio, and provide a more enjoyable listener experience. Easily accessible via the Genelec website, G LearningLab offers a wide range of videos, tutorials, user guides, helpdesks and academic papers, and builds on Genelec’s long heritage of content-rich training programs. Artists, music creators, sound engineers and system integrators alike will all find G LearningLab a valuable resource, delivering high quality on-demand learning – from the most basic rudiments through to the deepest technical and academic principles.

‘From Idea to Output: The Development Process of a Moving Light’ and ‘System Engineer Skills for the Mix Engineer’ Among New HARMAN Live Workshops Scheduled Through August

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Continuing to offer impactful online training materials and provide industry professionals a platform to share their expertise, HARMAN Professional Solutions today announced the addition of 12 free Live Workshops available for registration.

The new workshops, scheduled through August, feature lighting or audio experts who have extensive industry knowledge and experience working with various artists such as 3 Doors Down, Bob Seger, Guns N’ Roses, Gwen Stefani,Iron Maiden,Jay-Z, Josh Groban, Journey, Justin Bieber, Linkin Park, Matchbox Twenty, Mötley Crüe, Ricky Martin, Shania Twain, Stormzy, Styx,Travis Scott, Van Halen, will.i.am and many more.

Atlona Appoints Christina Cruzeiro to Canadian Regional Sales Manager Role

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With a focus on strategic planning and continued growth, AV collaboration and control leader Atlona has hired Christina Cruzeiro as Regional Sales Manager for Canada. Based in Toronto and reporting to Jamey Swigert, Director of AV Sales and Business Development, Cruzeiro is responsible for working with Atlona’s Canadian distributors and integrators, and expanding Atlona’s business across the country.

Cruzeiro’s AV industry experience took shape 10 years ago as a Sales Manager for New Toronto Group, where she led the company’s Adobe Connect Software product division for five years. She later introduced Microsoft Surface Hub version one to resellers throughout Canada as Senior Channel Account Specialist for Ingram Micro.

Ashly Audio University Adds Private Courses for Those Seeking Custom Training

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In response to high demand for additional training offerings, Ashly Audio is introducing next-level coursework through its Ashly University portal – including a new, private course option where students can request their own, custom topics.

“We said from the start of Ashly University that if we got a strong response to our webinars we would add more,” said Noel Larson, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Ashly Audio. “With our courses consistently hitting capacity, we’ve made the decision to open up summer school! We want to make sure we’re providing the right content for the customer’s needs, so we’re focusing on personalized business-to-business training sessions in addition to topics that have previously had waitlists. This free service is just another way Ashly Audio is showing our continuing commitment to training our dealers, representatives and distributors.”

Shure Partners With Adobe To Provide An Adobe Premiere Rush Subscription With MOTIV Purchases

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Shure has partnered with Adobe to offer a two-month subscription of Adobe Premiere Rush for customers who purchase a Shure MOTIV Microphone starting July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Specifically designed for mobile creators, Adobe Premiere Rush is a premium video editing software that gives users the flexibility to record and edit pro-quality video content on their mobile devices wherever they are. When used together with MOTIV microphones, content creators can record professional quality audio right out of the box.

“By partnering with Adobe, MOTIV customers now have full video editing capabilities at their fingertips,” said Paul Crognale, Senior Marketing Manager of Musician and Consumer Audio, at Shure. “They can easily create a professional production on the go while also saving valuable time with the intuitive Adobe Premiere Rush software.”