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Holophone Appoints APT as Representative in JapanTo sell and support the Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone (February 03, 2005)
Holophone, a division of Rising Sun Productions, Ltd., today announced the appointment Audio Processing Technology KK (APT) of Tokyo as the exclusive representative for the new Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone for Japan. APT will handle sales, marketing and technical support for the H2-PRO for all clients in Japan. The H2-PRO was beta tested extensively in Japan during the past two-and-a-half years by companies such as NHK and FM Tokyo. The H2-PRO is now in stock and shipping as of October 2004.
“Holophone is proud to have become partners with Audio Processing Technology in Japan for the H2-PRO, “stated Jonathan Godfrey, Holophone CEO. “They are extremely well positioned in the Japanese Pro Audio Community. APT’s strong management team, reputation, credibility, and commitment to Holophone helped us make an exception to our business model in this one circumstance and grant them exclusivity. We’re excited about the market in Japan and feel very good about our choice of partners here.”
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.
Mr. Takashi Suzuki, principal at Audio Processing KK commented, “We feel that H2-PRO will be appreciated by broadcasters who need to create surround sound for coming Digital TV in Japan for all programming.”
About Audio Processing KK (APT KK)
APT KK is located in Tokyo, Japan, and has been in pro-audio industry here for over 10 years. Primary contacts are Mr. Takashi Suzuki and Hiroto Aoki for sales.
The Holophone™ 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.
For more information visit www.holophone.com.
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