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Holophone's® H3-D Wins Multiple Awards at NAB For Revolutionary Technology

For Immediate Release

Mic Brings Surround Technology to Broadcast and Emerging Markets

TORONTO, ONTARIO, MAY 19, 2006 — At its debut at NAB 2006, Holophone's ® groundbreaking H3-D microphone caught the eyes of many as a portable and economical solution for capturing 5.1 multi-channel surround sound and was honored with TV Technology's STAR Award (for Superior Technology Award Recipient) and Radio World's Cool Stuff Award.

To be considered for a STAR Award, a product must revolutionize the means in which audio and video are collected and dispersed in the professional video industry. Winners are selected by a panel of TV Technology's editors. Radio World's Cool Stuff Awards are given to products which are cost-effective and provide superior performance to the radio industry.

"The main goal when developing the H3-D was to create an economical, state-of-the-art surround recording solution that would be adaptable to a variety of markets including broadcast, recording, and studio applications as well as for growing technology markets such as project studios, education, and houses of worship," comments Michael Godfrey, president and founder of Holophone. "To see that the H3-D is being honored by two different markets at once shows that the H3-D is meeting our expectations."

Holophone's H3-D instantly eliminates the need for difficult, expensive, and time consuming multiple-microphone surround set-ups. The H3-D is equipped with features, such as a six-channel discrete microphone manufactured to automatically deliver 5.1 channels with no external mixing or signal manipulation needed. It has a multi-directional pickup pattern with 20Hz-20KHz frequency response on five perimeter channels and a discrete LFE microphone located inside. The microphone is phantom powered with an LED indicator. Attached to the H3-D is a 15 ft. (5m) Monster® cable that terminates in a 6-pin Neutrik® XLR connector.

About Holophone

Holophone is committed to developing and commercializing products that use patented 3-D audio technology to bring the physical experience of "really being there"to a new level for all audio and visual productions by professionals and hobbyists. Holophone provides customers and business partners with industry-leading product and service quality. Holophone is firmly dedicated to providing outstanding value, excellence in service, and product performance.

Holophone™ surround-sound microphones are patented audio recording devices designed specifically to address the challenges audio professionals face in capturing, recording and broadcasting multi-channel surround sound. Developed by Rising Sun Productions in Toronto, Canada, Holophone systems effortlessly capture discrete signals that are ultra-realistic and provide the most accurate spatiality, audio imaging and directionality of any recording device. Entirely compatible with all audio mixing, encoding, and playback systems, Holophone also enhances mono and stereo mixes. Holophone systems provide the perfect front end for all professional and consumer audio applications including HDTV broadcasting, standard broadcasting of live sporting and music events, feature film location recording, and studio recording for music, films and worship applications. Holophone surround sound technology has been used for numerous national and international broadcasts, including the Grammy Awards and NFL Super Bowl. As a scalable system, Holophone technology is also available for license to the consumer electronics industry.

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