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Holophone's® H4 SuperMINI receives certified Hit Award from MIX

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HOLOPHONE'S® H4 SUPERMINI RECEIVES
CERTIFIED HIT AWARD FROM MIX
Camera-mountable Surround Microphone Recognized as Industry Innovation

TORONTO, ONTARIO, JULY 5, 2006 — Holophone® — is pleased to announce that its groundbreaking H4 SuperMINI, the world's first camera-mountable 5.1 channel surround microphone, was recently selected for a Certified Hit Award by MIX Magazine for its innovation to the audio and recording industry. The H4 SuperMINI made its debut at NAB 2006.

Holophone's H4 SuperMini was selected by MIX editors as one of this year's top 10 new and innovative audio technology products at NAB for its ability to easily capture surround sound for on-location recordings.

"We are honored to have our product recognized by peers in the industry and are confident that the H4 SuperMINI will revolutionize field reporting,"states Jonathan Godfrey, CEO of Holophone. "The beauty of the H4 SuperMINI is that it provides audio engineers limitless freedom to cover and capture active news stories in state-of-the-art surround sound and it's so simple to for videographers and camera operators to use in the field."

With six microphone elements, a matrix encoded stereo analog output, and six line-level analog outputs, the SuperMINI eliminates the need for costly and complex surround mixing and editing. In addition, the SuperMINI includes an audio zoom button, which augments the forward bias of the pick-up pattern. Other features consist of a virtual surround headphone for live on the spot monitoring of the surround field, an auxiliary center channel microphone input (XLR) for attaching an external shotgun microphone, and an intuitive tri-colored LED Holophone monitor that specifies sound level and direction.

 

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