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  • Tylene Robinson Promoted to Symetrix International Sales & Operations Manager
    Symetrix, a manufacturer of high-performance hardware and software for the installed audio/visual market, is proud to announce the promotion of Tylene “Ty” Robinson to International Sales & Operations Manager. Ty is a sales operations powerhouse whose natural ability to build and nurture relationships makes her a great asset to the ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-12-05
  • Symetrix Prism Helps Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch Make a Difference
    Tumalo, OR – December 2019… Founded as a refuge for abused horses by Troy and Kim Meeder, Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, part of the Ranch Fellowship in Central Oregon, developed from a nine-acre cinder pit into a refuge where broken children, horses, and families find wholeness, belonging, and trust. That ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-12-03
  • Dubai’s Wavehouse Atlantis Enjoys Versatile Symetrix Audio Network
    The Palm, Dubai-November 2019… Located on Palm Island, between the Dubai skyline and the Arabian Gulf, Atlantis Dubai includes a world-famous resort, the world’s most Instagrammed hotel, award-winning restaurants, a waterpark, and much more. Wavehouse, Atlantis Dubai’s an all-encompassing entertainment venue, features zones for kids, families, and adults, including a bowling ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-11-19
  • Symetrix xIO Stage 4×4 Dante Stage Box the Antidote to Network Endpoint Weak Links
    Seattle, WA-November 2019… Say goodbye to traditional analog microphone lines that are prone to noise induction and general signal degradation; the new Symetrix xIO Stage 4×4 Dante stage box offers a far superior digital solution for professionals installing audio systems in difficult and demanding stage environments. The Symetrix xIO Stage 4×4 is ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-11-12
  • 75+ Linea Research Amplifiers – the Power behind KAOS Vegas
    Read about KAOS Las Vegas in the Sept/Oct edition of Mondo dr: Download PDF Read Online ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-11-08
  • Symetrix Radius Manages Audio Network at Luxurious Kudadoo Island
    Kudadoo, Maldives-November 2019… When Luxury Travel Intelligence named Kudadoo the world’s best new luxury hotel for 2019, it greatly understated the case. Kudadoo isn’t just a luxury hotel; it’s a stunningly gorgeous, private, adults-only, tropical island resort. Part of the Republic of Maldives in the southeastern Indian Ocean, Kudadoo ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-11-05
  • Bank Iowa Puts Symetrix on Full Display in New Corporate Headquarters
    West Des Moines, IA-October 2019… Boasting nearly two dozen locations, plus ATMs in even more spots, in May 2019 Bank Iowa opened a new corporate headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa. The new facility accommodates training, meetings, and administrative offices for departments such as accounting and Internet banking, and offers such ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-10-22
  • Linea Research 48M20 Touring Amplifier Nominated for NAMM TEC Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement
    Linea Research, UK – October 2019… Linea Research 48M20 Touring Amplifier has been announced as a nominee for the 35th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in the category of Outstanding Technical Achievement. Presented by The NAMM Foundation, The NAMM TEC Awards are bestowed annually in celebration ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-10-21
  • Symetrix DSPs Meet Disparate Demands at High-Tech New Jersey Public School
    Secaucus, NJ — October 2019… While private schools and charter schools get a lot of media buzz, public schools aren’t standing still. One shining example is the Hudson County Schools of Technology (HCST), a New Jersey public school district. Having outgrown its main campus in North Bergen, HCST recently completed ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-10-08
  • Symetrix delivers training throughout Asia Pacific
    Stops in Australia, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Macau and Tokyo wrapped up a couple of big weeks of touring and training for Symetrix’s Training and Special Projects Manager Chuck Larson. A part of Symetrix’s award-winning tech support team, Larson delivered hands-on instruction of Symetrix products to groups throughout the APAC region. ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-10-03
  • Re-Production Relies on Linea Research Touring Amplifiers
    Suffolk, UK—September 2019…From its bases in Suffolk and Bristol, Re-Production Productions Ltd delivers complete event production equipment and services, including sound, lighting, DJ and band equipment rentals, and more. Re-Production handles events of all sizes, including large indoor and outdoor shows, which requires efficient, high-quality, versatile equipment. These ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-09-25
  • Symetrix Composer 7.2 Adds Email Notification, Amp Monitoring, and More
    Seattle, WA — September 2019… Symetrix, manufacturer of high performance audio hardware and software for the installed sound market, has released Composer 7.2 for Windows, the latest version of its powerful, yet intuitive programming software for Edge, Radius NX, Prism, and Solus NX DSPs. Composer enables integrators to program a ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-09-23
  • Symetrix Partners with Allied ProTech West
    Seattle, WA — September 2019… Symetrix is pleased to announce the appointment of Allied ProTech West as its manufacturer’s representative for the territories of Southern California, Southern Nevada and Arizona. Based in Orange County, California, Allied ProTech West’s team includes co-founder and President Rik Kirby, co-founder and VP Margie Kirby, ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-09-16
  • Oxford Suites Relies on Symetrix To Deliver the California Dream
    Paso Robles, CA-September 2019… Located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California’s Central Coast, Paso Robles is filled with wine, olives, hot springs, beautiful rolling hills, and sunny weather – exactly the picture many have of what the state is all about. Unsurprisingly, the city is not only ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-09-10
  • Symetrix Radius the Right Choice for Thailand’s Royal Procession on Land
    Bangkok, Thailand—August 2019… His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (Rama X) of Thailand commenced his reign on October 13, 2016. Following ancient tradition, the formal Royal Coronation Ceremony was conducted over three days, May 4 to 6, 2019, including the Royal Procession on Land on May 5. In this formal ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-08-27
  • Union College Hockey Runs Power Play with Linea Research
    Schenectady, NY – August 2019… Although Union College has only 2,600 undergraduate students, the private liberal arts college’s men’s ice hockey team competes quite successfully with much larger schools in NCAA Division 1. The Union Dutchmen even won the 2014 national championship over such sports powers as Minnesota, ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-08-22
  • Symetrix Takes Home Best Bar & Restaurant Installation at the 2019 Americas mondo*dr Awards
    At this year’s InfoComm Show held in Orlando, Florida — Symetrix and Gibsons Italia was awarded Best Bar & Restaurant installation at the mondo*dr Awards, recognizing the professional AV industry’s finest entertainment installations. The new Gibsons Italia, which opened in September 2017, is a four-story beauty on North Canal Street ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-08-16
  • Symetrix Takes Home Best Bar & Restaurant Installation at the 2019 Americas mondo*dr Awards
    At this year’s InfoComm Show held in Orlando, Florida — Symetrix and Gibsons Italia was awarded Best Bar & Restaurant installation at the mondo*dr Awards, recognizing the professional AV industry’s finest entertainment installations. The new Gibsons Italia, which opened in September 2017, is a four-story beauty on North Canal Street ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-08-16
  • Symetrix Prism Provides Ease of Use and Expandability at St. Thomas High School
    Houston, TX-August 2019… More than a century old, St. Thomas High School enjoys a gorgeous campus on prime Houston real estate. The Catholic institution’s current building dates to 2002 and includes a gymnasium with a surprising history: The gym originally was an aircraft hanger for B29 bombers, located 110 miles ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-08-15
  • Symetrix Stars at Walters Sports Bar
    Washington, D.C.- August 2019… Patrons at Walters Sports Bar, located directly across street from Nationals Stadium, know better than to ask for Walter. The popular new restaurant and bar is named for legendary Washington Senators baseball star Walter Johnson, who hasn’t quaffed a beer since 1946. But they do enjoy the ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-07-30
  • Boston’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross Relies on Symetrix
    Boston, MA-July 2019…The Cathedral of the Holy Cross has dominated Boston’s South End neighborhood since its construction just after the Civil War. With a seating capacity of 1,700 and a ceiling reaching to 80 feet, the cathedral is the largest Roman Catholic church in New England and the mother church ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-07-16
  • Symetrix Shines at World-Class Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre
    Fuzhou, China-July 2019… One of the world’s fastest-growing cities, Fuzhou is the capital of China’s Fujian province. The design of the city’s spectacular new Fuzhou Strait Culture and Art Centre, by Finnish architecture master Pekka Salminen of PES-Architects, was inspired by the five petals of a jasmine blossom, the city flower ... read more
    Source: SymetrixPublished on 2019-07-08
  • Linea Research Makes a Perfect Match at Calvary Chapel Tustin
    Santa Ana, CA USA —June 2019… After outgrowing their long-time location in Tustin, California, Calvary Chapel Tustin (CCT) moved to nearby Santa Ana in 2015 leasing the main sanctuary from the First Church of the Nazarene. The two churches coexist on the property with CCT occupying the 700-seat main sanctuary ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-06-02
  • ADI Finds Style and Substance in Linea Research Products
    Brooklyn NY USA —May 2019… Since opening its doors in 1987, Audible Difference, Inc., has provided premium sound reinforcement services for high-profile fashion and luxury brand events, theatrical productions ranging from Broadway to regional companies, and concerts and tours. ADI also installs sound systems in residences and commercial venues and ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-05-08
  • Luminex GigaCore the System Backbone for Goodman Audio
    Santa Fe Springs, CA USA—April 2019… Located in Santa Fe Springs, barely 15 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, Goodman Audio has spent nearly three decades delivering audio for special events staged by prestigious clients ranging from WME-IMG and Guess, Inc. to Disney, Sony Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, and the Academy of ... read more
    Source: Allied ProTechPublished on 2019-04-16
  • Linea Research Launch Class Leading 20kW Eight Channel Amplifiers
    Linea Research, UK—February 2019… Linea Research, the UK’s leading amplifier manufacturer, has announced the addition of 8 channel 20kW models to their successful M and C series of networked DSP amplifiers. Optimised to deliver 2500W per channel into 4 ohms with all 8 channels driven simultaneously the new touring focused ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-04-02
  • XSAV Brews System Driven by Linea Research Amps for Bacchus Bar
    Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, UK—February 2019… Bishop’s Stortford lies a quick 30-mile drive up the M11 from London. Among other things, Hertfordshire has a long history of brewing; in fact, some sources say Hertfordshire malt was used to brew the first porter. This history bestows a certain pride of place ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-02-25
  • Rock gegen Rechts Performances Powered by Linea Research Amps
    Frankfurt am Main, Germany—February 2019… The roots of Rock gegen Rechts (Rock Against the Right) go back to the rise of Britain’s Rock Against Racism movement in in the mid-1970s. The April 30, 1978, Rock Against Racism concert in Victoria Park in East London was a seminal event that, by ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-02-04
  • Linea Research at ISE 2019
    Amsterdam, Netherlands  Linea Research will be exhibiting at the 2019 Integrated Systems Expo.  In attendance will be Davey Smalley director, Peter Collins senior sales manager and Margie Kirby marketing  as well as many of our international distributors in Hall 6 on stand #F135.  On display will be Linea Research’s range of ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-01-27
  • Allied ProTech appoints Jeff Miranda
    Orange County, California USA – January 2019 California based pro-AV technology distributor Allied ProTech is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Miranda to the role of Sales Manager. “Jeff’s broad experience, not just in professional AV sales, but also as an integrator, design engineer and mixing engineer, makes him ... read more
    Source: Allied ProTechPublished on 2019-01-14
  • Linea Research Amps Deliver for Klondike Sound
    Greenfield, MA — January 2019 –  Founded in 1968, Klondike Sound quickly became known as a preferred sound system provider for folk and jazz festivals in the northeastern U.S., including the renowned Newport Folk Festival. The company also provided tour support for Ani DiFranco for 20 years and supplied sound ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-01-07
  • Linea Research at Winter NAMM 2019
    Anaheim, CA USA  Linea Research will be exhibiting at the 2019 Winter NAMM.  In attendance will be Rik Kirby vice president Linea Research USA and a host of national representatives upstairs in the ACC North 2 Hall on booth #18003. On display will be Linea Research’s range of four and eight ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2019-01-03
  • 1,000 Seats at Suh Lim Church in South Korea
    Daejeon, South Korea  Linea Research South Korean Distributor Sound Race are proud to announce another success in house of worship installations, Suh Lim Church main chapel audio system. We designed the system around twelve (six left and six right) Logic System Pro audio’s ETHOS VA with dual 8-inch neodymium cone ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-11-29
  • Linea Research Power EM Acoustics at University of Toronto’s Principal Hall
    Toronto, Canada — October 2018 –  Located in the very centre of One Spadina complex, University of Toronto’s newly constructed Principal Hall is designed to serve as a multi-dimensional public platform for the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design (DFALD). To ensure the highest quality of audio, the ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-10-26
  • Luminex Switches Drive Alford Media’s High-End AV Networks
    Coppell, TX USA —October 2018… With extensive experience, a huge inventory, and a highly skilled team, Alford Media is a world-class event technology company. They work with production companies and direct clients to provide high-end audio, lighting, and video systems for corporate conferences, trade shows, and special events. For many ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-10-20
  • Luminex debuts AVB at Roskilde Festival
    More than 130 000 people and 184 artists were able to witness the AVB debut of Luminex Network Intelligence in a strong cooperation with Bright Group and Meyer Sound systems at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark. On both the Orange stage and the Arena stage audio was running on AVB ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-10-10
  • Exclusive Last Page Interview with Davey, Ben & Paul in Mondo dr
    Read the exclusive interview with Linea Research founders Davey, Ben & Paul in the Sept/Oct edition of Mondo dr: Download PDF Read Online ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-09-23
  • Linea Research Amplifiers Impressive at Elon University Schar Center
    Elon, NC — September 2018 –  According to U.S. News & World Report, you can find the 2018 top-ranked regional university in the South in the Piedmont area of Central North Carolina, between Greensboro and the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill triangle. There, Elon University sits on 636 acres that Best College Review ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-09-10
  • Linea Research Amplifiers a Staple for Success for Coral Canopy
    San Diego, CA — August 2018 –  Opera NEO is a venture for the new generation of young opera singers created to prepare and inspire them to grow and perform at the highest level.  They are dedicated to educating the artists of the future and giving them opportunities to perform ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-08-30
  • Linea Research Distribution Expanding Throughout Europe
    Europe   – August 2018  Linea Research announce the expansion of their worldwide distribution network with an appointment in Russia –  “It’s been a busy season at Linea Research”, comments Davey Smalley, director of Linea Research, “and as part of our growth strategy we’ve been adding to our already extensive distribution ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-08-30
  • 44Ms for Prairie Sun Live subs at California Roots Festival ’18 – Front Of House
    Read about Prairie Sun Live’s use of 44M20 amplifiers driving subwoofers at the California Roots Festival in Monterey in this article in Front Of House August edition: Download PDF Read Online   ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-08-27
  • New Rep Firm for Indiana & Western Kentucky
    California, USA – It’s been a busy summer for Linea Research as we continue our rapid growth. In the USA this means expanding our team –  “with our continued success and growing brand recognition in the states we’re happy to announce the appointment of our newest sales rep firm Tech ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-08-08
  • Church Production Magazine Reviews Luminex GigaCore 26i
    Luminex GigaCore 26i Ethernet Switch Born from Luminex’s live production heritage, the GigaCore 26i brings a “show critical” approach to pretty much any networked AV application, from transporting Dante Audio and AES67 Intercom in a church to powering and connecting PoE ceiling mics and cameras in a boardroom. The same ... read more
    Source: Allied ProTechPublished on 2018-08-07
  • Sardis Events Relies on Luminex GigaCore Network Systems
    GURNEE, IL – Sardis Events design and technical services firm relies on Luminex’s GigaCore-series AV Ethernet switches and single-mode fiber transceivers for a variety of clients’ events. Headquartered halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, Sardis Events specializes in corporate conferences, shareholder meetings, sales meetings, customer events, and so on. The firm ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-07-12
  • 2,000 Seats in South Korea
    Daejeon, South Korea  Linea Research South Korean Distributor Sound Race are proud to share one of their recent successes in house of worship installations, Hanbat First Church main chapel audio system. With seating for approximately 2,000, the system was designed around eighteen (nine left and nine right) Logic System Pro audio’s ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-07-11
  • A.C. Lighting Inc. Partners with Allied Protech
    Toronto, ON, June 5th, 2018 – A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting, rigging and video technologies AC Lighting Inc., exclusive North American distributor for Luminex advanced audio, video and lighting network switches and distribution hardware, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with California based distributor Allied ProTech. As ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-06-14
  • LR’s 15 Year History – Live Sound International
    Read about Linea Research’s 15 year history in this article in Live Sound International’s June edition: Download PDF Read Online ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-06-06
  • Luminex joins the launch of Milan based on AVB
    Industry Leaders Join to Launch Milan Network Protocol Based on AVB for Pro AV Interoperability Manufacturers unite to drive an interoperable Pro AV ecosystem of networked devices Las Vegas – InfoComm – June 5, 2018 – Today, major manufacturers and leaders in professional audio video (Pro AV), working together under ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-06-05
  • Luminex names A.C. Lighting Inc. Exclusive North American Distributor
    Toronto, ON, May 31, 2018 – A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting, rigging and video technologies, is pleased to announce an exclusive distribution agreement with Luminex Network Intelligence, Leading manufacturer of data distribution equipment for professional lighting, audio and video applications. As per this distribution agreement, AC Lighting will ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-06-01
  • Celebrate with Linea Research at InfoComm
    Las Vegas, USA – June 2018 – Summertime is upon us once again, so it must be time for InfoComm.  This year in Las Vegas not only will you see the Linea Research line of networked DSP amplifiers and controllers, but they’re also celebrating their 15 year anniversary.  On hand ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-05-18
  • 48M06 Tested and Reviewed SONOMag
    Read the latest review on Linea Research’s 48M06 Amplifier from our friends at SONOMag in France. Download the PDF here: SONOMagReview ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-05-12
  • Linea Research appoint SM ProLine for Romania Distribution
    Linea Research announce the expansion their worldwide distribution network with the appointment of SM ProLine in Romania . Since 1992, SM ProLine proudly state, “we come with innovative solutions to meet the needs of our customers with serious professionalism”. We’re happy to be working with these industry veterans and look ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-04-24
  • Join Linea Research at ProLight+Sound
    Frankfurt Germany – April 2018 – It’s Springtime in Frankfurt and that means it’s time for ProLight+Sound, join Linea Research in Hall 3.1 on stand B99 . On display will be our full range of four and eight channel networked DSP amplifiers – the portable and touring focused M Series ... read more
    Source: Linea ResearchPublished on 2018-04-08
  • 22-23 March: Free product training
    Do you want to learn more about our products and AV networking in general? Or do you have a specific interest in lighting or audio protocols for example? Then this is your chance! Luminex is organising a free product training, an open 2-day training program about our products and AV ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-03-02
  • Luminex goes Pentagon
    MONTREAL – KLC Network Services, Inc., in metro Washington, D.C., has deployed LUMINEX GigaCore 12 and 26i switches as trusted backbones for a number of US government installations.  KLC provides AV, IT and media exploitation solutions to an exclusive roster of governmental agencies. More details from Luminex (www.luminexamerica.com): The LUMINEX ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-03-02
  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura chooses GigaCore 26i
    The Lugano Arte e Cultura (LAC) is a cultural centre right at the border of the beautiful Lake Lugano in Lugano (Switzerland). It is dedicated to visual and performing arts and has become one of Switzerland`s most important cultural centre.Besides the impressive 1`000 seat concert and theatre venue with a ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2018-03-02
  • PSNE interview with Margie Kirby
    Read ProSound News Europe’s interview with Margie Kirby in their Feb 2018 issue. Read it in the magazine On the web   ... read more
    Source: Allied ProTechPublished on 2018-02-08
  • Margie Kirby joins Allied ProTech
    California USA – January 2018 Margie Kirby joins husband Rik Kirby at the helm of Allied Professional Technologies where she’ll be extending the companies services further into the marketing realm. With over 28 years of experience in the professional audio industry Kirby most recently held the post of Director of ... read more
    Source: Allied ProTechPublished on 2018-01-01
  • New GigaCore 10 shipping beginning of October
    The GigaCore 10 is by far the most versatile Luminex Gigabit switch ever built. The half 19” unit with front and rear connectivity is designed to be mounted in a truss, in a rack or even on a wall. The robust metal enclosure and rugged Ethercon and (optional) Fiber connectors ... read more
    Source: LuminexPublished on 2017-09-11