Home > About Us > Press Releases > Holophone®Highlights H3-D Microphone at AES 2006

Holophone®Highlights H3-D Microphone at AES 2006

For Immediate Release

HOLOPHONE® HIGHLIGHTS H3-D MICROPHONE AT AES 2006
Surround Microphone Offers Ease-of-Use at a Competitive Price Point

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, OCTOBER 6, 2006 — Surround sound is emerging as the industry standard for HDTV, HD radio and other audio applications and Holophone®'s H3-D Surround Microphone is looking to bring the technology into markets where it was previously too complicated or expensive. Holophone will feature the H3-D at the AES Convention, October 6-8 (Booth #1602).

Utilizing the same technology as the company's successful and patented H2-PRO, Holophone's H3-D is a portable 5.1 multi-channel surround sound microphone that is manufactured to automatically deliver 5.1 channels with no external mixing or signal manipulation required. An excellent choice for professional applications, the H3-D's aggressive price point and ease-of-use makes it ideal for growing technology markets such as project studios, education, and houses of worship.

"With the demand for surround recordings continuously increasing, industry newcomers and veterans are looking for a technology that provides superior sound reproduction that is easy to use," says Michael Godfrey, president and founder of Holophone. "The H3-D is a great way to be introduced to recording in surround sound in that with minimal monitoring and set-up time you can capture a recording that provides listeners with the feeling of really being there."

Custom-designed to support 5.1 surround-sound recording devices, the H3-D provides leading-edge surround audio, while shattering the price to performance barrier — the H3-D retails for $1,695. The H3-D 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. A Windscreen and Pistol Grip are optional accessories.

 

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 multichannel 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.

For more information, please contact:

Jonathan Godfrey
Holophone
Tel: 416-362-7790
Fax: 416-362-7780
Email: jg@holophone.com