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Holophone Appoints Dealers Worldwide and Ships H2-PRO Surround Microphone


For Immediate Release

Ross Hering

Holophone Appoints Dealers Worldwide and Ships H2-PRO Surround Microphone

Holophone announces partnerships with dealers in twelve territories to fulfill worldwide demand for the H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone, which is now in stock and shipping

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, November, 9, 2004 - Holophone, a division of Rising Sun Productions, Ltd., today announced the appointment of dealers for the new Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone in thirteen territories around the world. In addition, Holophone announced that the H2-PRO is now in stock and shipping. Holophone is currently fulfilling pre-orders that have been taken since the launch of the Holophone H2-PRO just six months ago at NAB in April of this year. Holophone showcased the Holophone H2-PRO at the 117th AES in San Francisco recently and also presented a Specialized Surround Sound Recording Seminar on Friday, October 29th at AES,

The dealers are as follows, AmberTechnology for Australia and New Zealand, Sonotechnique for Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver Canada, HHB in Canada, Soundware Digital Sound & Picture in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, Mega Audio in Germany, Audio Processing kk (APTX) in Japan, HanSeo in Korea, HHB in the UK, and Wind Over the Earth in Colorado for the United States.

"We're excited to set the foundation of our international dealer network by partnering with some of the leading Pro Audio dealers around the world as we ship the new H2-PRO, " stated Jonathan Godfrey, Holophone CEO. "The H2-PRO is a specialized product for the recording of Surround Sound, " continued Mr. Godfrey. "These dealers are visionaries in their respective territories who see opportunity to assist all audio professionals with the transition to digital broadcast with Surround Sound by providing the H2-PRO. It is the perfect solution for anyone wishing to record and broadcast high-quality, discrete Surround Sound in an easy and cost-effective manner," he said.

The Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone is a new and patented audio capture device capable of recording up to 7.1 channels of high-quality and discrete Surround Sound. The H2-PRO features eight DPA Model 4060 mics, which terminate in eight XLR cables. It is compatible with all recording consoles, multichannel preamps and portable hard disk location recorders that provide phantom power. The H2-PRO is the only surround sound recorder specifically designed to capture realistic, discrete Surround Sound in real time with no processing. It is ideal for all surround sound recording and broadcast applications -- concert halls, music, sports, field recording, Standard TV, DTV, HDTV, radio, webcasting, etc. It is also lightweight, portable, and can be used in all outdoor environments. The H2-PRO is compatible with all consumer multi-channel audio formats - Dolby, DTS, and Circle Surround. Suggested retail price: $6,000 USD.

About Holophone

The Holophoneâ„¢ surround sound microphone system is a patented audio recording system designed specifically to address the challenges audio professionals face today with recording and broadcasting multichannel surround sound. Developed by Rising Sun Productions in Toronto, Canada, the Holophone system effortlessly captures discrete, surround sound 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. It is the perfect front-end for all professional audio applications - HDTV broadcasting, standard broadcasting of live sporting and music events, feature film location recording, and studio recording for music and films. As a scalable system, the Holophone technology is also available for license to the consumer electronics industry.

Rising Sun Productions, Ltd., is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with a US satellite office located in Southern California. www.holophone.com.