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Linear Acoustic President Participates On AES Panel

Panel to cover various surround-sound technologies being proposed and implemented for HDTV (October 04, 2005)

During the 117th Audio Engineering Society Convention, which opens today and runs thru October 10, Linear Acoustic president Tim Carroll will be speaking at one of the landmark Broadcast Events that have been organized as part of a Special Events program.

On Saturday, October 8, from 9:00 AM thru 11 AM, Carroll will form part of B2 - Audio for HDTV, a discussion forum chaired by Andy Butler of PBS. Other panelists include Rocky Graham from Dolby Laboratories, Alan Kraemer from SRS Labs, Geir Skaaden from Neural Audio and Dave Wilson from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).

"This important event will discuss several surround-sound technologies and how they are actually being implemented for HDTV," Carroll states. Topics include production, transmission, reception and consumer response.

Panelist Profile: TIM J. CARROLL - Linear Acoustic Founder and President
After spending over seven years at Dolby Laboratories, Tim Carroll founded Linear Acoustic, Inc. While at Dolby's San Francisco headquarters as Product Manager, Professional Audio Division, Tim helped define and develop Dolby Digital, Dolby E, and Dolby Surround products for HDTV, DVD, and Digital Cinema. Known and respected by many top film and DVD sound mixers, his name can be found in the credits of multiple motion picture and DVD titles. He is also co-inventor of a patent-applied-for audio dynamic range processing system for professional and consumer applications. Tim remains actively involved in the creation of Digital Television standards and practices and is currently the chairman of the Standards Evaluation Working Group (SEWG) and of the Audio Issues Ad-hoc Group of the ATSC. He also authored "Audio Notes," a monthly column for TV Technology.

About Linear Acoustic
The company's range of broadcast signal distribution and processing products include: OCTiMAX 5.1 Digital Television Audio Processor UpMAX(tm) 2251 5.1 Channel Surround-Field Synthesizer AEROMAX-HDFM(tm) Multichannel Digital Processor Model LA-5100(tm) Multichannel Distribution System Model LA-5124 with AutoNorm(tm) Automatic Dialog Normalization System StreamStacker(tm) Multichannel Audio Distribution System, comprising the Model LA-5421 StreamStacker Audio Bitstream Multiplexer and Model LA-5124 StreamStacker De-Multiplexer/AC-3 Splicer.

Linear Acoustic, Inc., 354 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603, USA |


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