header image header image

Archive for the ‘Industry Updates’ Category

Yamaha Announces New Unified Communications Department

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Revolabs_CS-700-ApplicationYamaha has  announced its commitment to the unified communications (UC) market with the development of a dedicated UC department. Leveraging the expertise of Revolabs, a subsidiary of Yamaha that will be part of the new department, Yamaha will focus on solutions that enhance communication and continue to develop products that help organizations reach their business goals, the company says.

(more…)

The Recording Academy P&E Wing Releases “Recommendations for Hi-Res Music Production”

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
L-R: Darren Stupak, Sony Music Entertainment; Ty Roberts, Universal Music Group; Richard Burgess, A2IM; Maureen Droney, The Recording Academy P&E Wing; Howie Singer, Warner Music Group; & Marc Finer, Sr. Director, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy. ©2017

L-R: Darren Stupak, Sony Music Entertainment; Ty Roberts, Universal Music Group; Richard Burgess, A2IM; Maureen Droney, The Recording Academy P&E Wing; Howie Singer, Warner Music Group; & Marc Finer, Sr. Director, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group. Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy. ©2017

The Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing has released its “Recommendations for Hi-Resolution Music Production.” The result of three years of extensive research, this new set of technical guidelines joins other influential papers previously published by the P&E Wing promoting best practices in audio recording.

(more…)

HHB Canada Turns 20

Friday, May 26th, 2017
(L-R) HHB Canada's Norman Verrall, Tracy Carbert, Warren Beck, Dave Dysart, Dianne Dunford, Mark Holman & Dave Misener

(L-R) HHB Canada’s Norman Verrall, Tracy Carbert, Warren Beck, Dave Dysart, Dianne Dunford, Mark Holman & Dave Misener

On April 1 2017, HHB Canada had its 20th birthday.

Based in Toronto, HHB Canada had its first day of trading on April 1, 1997. A subsidiary of HHB Communications of London UK, HHB Canada began with a small staff of two people in the office and three independent sales reps. It’s now grown to be one of the most prominent audio distributors in Canada.

(more…)

PreSonus Announces New Commercial Division

Friday, May 12th, 2017
PreSonus Commercial Division team: (from left to right) Hugh Sarvis, Tony Flammia, Stephen Fraser, Jim Odom & Rick Naqvi

PreSonus Commercial Division team: (L-R) Hugh Sarvis, Tony Flammia, Stephen Fraser, Jim Odom & Rick Naqvi

PreSonus Audio Electronics, a manufacturer of audio-recording and live-sound software, hardware, and related accessories, has announced the launch of the company’s new PreSonus Commercial Division. In addition to products previously sold and marketed under the WorxAudio and PreSonus brands, PreSonus has, for years, offered a comprehensive range of mixing consoles, processors, and other products that complement WorxAudio offerings. By combining all these products under the PreSonus brand and into the new PreSonus Commercial Division, the company effectively unifies all commercial audio related products under the PreSonus brand umbrella.

(more…)

InfoComm Releases Updated Standard for Audio Coverage Uniformity

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

InfoComm-InternationalInfoComm International announced today the release of the updated standard Audio Coverage Uniformity (ACU) in Listener Areas (ANSI/INFOCOMM A102.01:2017).

With advancements in technology and continual audio coverage problems, InfoComm says it was important to produce an updated version of the ACU standard, which was first released in 2009. Although the original ACU standard was designed for audio coverage in enclosed environments, the 2017 version expands to cover most listener areas.

(more…)

Saved By Technology Purchased by Long & McQuade

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Saved by TechnologyPopular downtown Toronto specialty MIDI and audio equipment retailer Saved By Technology has been acquired by Long & McQuade but will retain its name and staff. The announcement was made today by store co-owner Jim Burgess.

(more…)

FMAV Wins ‘AV Production Company of the Year’ at the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

frame-001026Audiovisual and event technology company FMAV was awarded the AV Production Company of the Year honour at the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards, presented by El Mocambo. Held during Canadian Music Week, the awards celebrate the best of Canada’s live music business sector.

“It’s truly an honour to share the stage with some of the best and brightest in the Canadian music scene,” says Dave Corkum, General Manger, Halifax, FMAV who received the award from host, Paul Shaffer. “We were up against some very stiff competition and feel very proud that we were called to the stage.”

(more…)

Adamson Systems Engineering Completes Expansion & Update of its Canadian HQ

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Adamson's revamped HQ in Port Perry, ON

Adamson’s revamped HQ in Port Perry, ON

Adamson Systems Engineering is now officially operating out of its recently expanded, 40,000 sq. ft. Canadian headquarters in Port Perry, ON.

Driven by three years of rapid growth, the company says its new expansion will allow it to meet the increased demand of its growing sales network. While the new addition has been dedicated entirely to production and R&D, the original facility has also been revamped to shape its future of research, product development, and education.

(more…)

KV2 Audio Celebrates its 15th Anniversary in 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
George Krampera

KV2 Founder & Chief Engineer George Krampera Sr.

KV2 Audio is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. In 2002, KV2 began its journey in a small cottage tucked away in the forests of Southern Bohemia near the Czech town of Milevsko. In January of 2003, the ES System was released at the NAMM Show “and the rest as they say is history,” as the company says.

(more…)

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Visits RØDE

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull at RodeOn Feb. 24th, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited his country’s most successful audio company, RØDE Microphones, at the manufacturer’s Silverwater facility, in part to celebrate the Freedman Electronics 50th anniversary.

Prime Minister Turnbull and MP Craig Laundy, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, were greeted by RØDE Founder and Chairman Peter Freedman, Freedman Electronics CEO Mr. Damien Wilson, and Tony Furney of Furney’s Engineering, then toured the RØDE campus’s state-of-the-art anechoic chamber and various manufacturing departments. These include RØDE’s precision CNC metal work, surface-mount-technology electronics production and RØDE’s one-of-a-kind manufacture installation – the Capsule Cell (it makes the “heart” of the microphone – the capsule).

(more…)

Contact

4056 Dorchester Rd., #202,Niagara Falls, ON
Canada L2E 6M9 Phone: 905-374-8878
FAX: 888-665-1307 mail@nor.com
Web Site Produced by NWC