Omnia.FM Gets Hot, Hot, Hot - Cranks up the Volume April 19, 1999


Successful Urban, Dance, Rap, CHR and Rock formats demand extra loudness. The new HOT plug-in for the Omnia.fm processor from Cutting Edge lets these stations toast their competition by getting the on-air sound incredibly loud, yet clean. The processing topology employed in the HOT plug-in was conceived by Paul Sanchez of the legendary HOT97 in New York and Michael Guidotti of Star104 in Philadelphia. This topology has contributed to HOT 97’s station’s enviable ratings.

Omnia.fm, already a fixture in the major markets, raises the bar with the HOT plug-in. “HOT is the stealth fighter in the battle for dial dominance!” says Frank Foti, Omnia President. “And of course,” he continues, “there's no digital grunge. From clean and loud to in-your-face, this plug-in will crank your station up to ‘11.’”

The magic of the HOT plug-in lies in its unique multiband architecture, which creates the illusion of 5-band processing in a 4-band system. It combines complex limiter algorithms and specialized FM pre-emphasis control. The result is a rich, full sonic texture that will satisfy even the most energetic “loudness freak.”

You say you don't want to cool down? You want to get hotter? Omnia.fm Cutting Edge can help you push it to the edge set the airwaves on fire with its new HOT plug-in for Omnia.fm.

Omnia.fm is the only audio processor in the world designed to accept processing “plug-ins.” thatThese plug-ins help you achieve the exact sound you want for your signal. Omnia.fm plug-ins harness the digital signal processing power of the Omnia.fm, using state-of-the-art sonic algorithms written specifically to satisfy specialized programming goals. In addition to the HOT plug-in, Omnia also offers the VERIS plug-in for Classical, Fine Arts and Jazz formats, and Space-EFX spatial enhancement plug-in.

Designed to enhance the already amazing capabilities of the all-digital Omnia.fm processor, the HOT plug-in helps your station burn up the competition by accomplishing the impossible: getting your sound LOUD — while keeping it clean. Conceived by Paul Sanchez of legendary HOT97 in New York and Michael Guidotti of Star104 in Philadelphia, the new HOT plug-in for Omnia.fm uses topology which models the processing system of HOT97, letting your station effortlessly reproduce the HOT97 signature sound.

Designed to carry that "big city sound" beyond what the stand-alone Omnia.fm can do for you, this plug-in is for those who love it clean and loud. Conceived by Paul Sanchez of HOT97 in New York and Michael Guidotti of Star104 in Philadelphia, this processing system takes Omnia.fm's digital processing technology a step further, using topology that models the legendary processing system that gives HOT97 its signature sound.

"Make no mistake, the Omnia.fm is no slouch" says Frank Foti, Omnia President. "But the HOT plug-in is rocket fuel for a jet airplane! It's Dial Dominance that's second to none," he says. "And of course," he continues, "there's no digital grunge! From clean and loud to "in your face," this plug-in will separate your sound from the rest of the pack."

“The HOT plug-in is hyperdrive for a jet airplane!” says Frank Foti, “It's dial dominance that's second to none. And of course,” he continues, “there's no digital grunge. From clean and loud to ‘in your face,’ this plug-in will separate your sound from the rest of the pack.”

The loudness potential of the HOT plug-in is especially suited to Urban, Dance, Rap, CHR and Rock formats. The offers magic of the HOT plug-in lies in its a unique, multiband architecture, which that creates the illusion of 5-band processing in a 4-band system by . It combininges complex limiter algorithms and optimized FM pre-emphasis control to generate a rich, full sonic texture that will satisfy even the most energetic “loud freak” — without the annoying distortions and squashed sound characteristic of aggressive processing. Its loudness potential is especially suited to Urban, Dance, Rap, CHR and Rock formats.

"It's decidedly 'phat,'" notes Foti. "Yet, Omnia.fm.hot retains detail and clarity without the annoying artifacts and distortions normally encountered by aggressive processing."

Unique among audio processors, the Omnia.fm accepts processing plug-ins such as the Hot to expand its capabilities. Each plug-in consists of specialized algorithms that satisfy specific processing goals. In addition to the HOT plug-in, Cutting Edge also offers the Veris VERIS plug-in for Classical, Fine Arts and Jazz formats, and Space-EFX spatial enhancement plug-ins.

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Telos Systems is a leading manufacturer of ISDN, digital network and telephone interface products for talk-show programming, call-in radio segments, teleconferencing, audio production, remote broadcasts, and internet applications. Telos is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, with satellite operations throughout the US as well as Canada and Europe. To find out more about Telos Systems, call +1 (216) 241-7225.

Cutting Edge, a Telos company, is world-renowned for its innovative digital audio signal processing expertise. Its Omnia family of digital audio processors for FM, AM, TV, DAB, Internet, and broadcast audio production are setting new standards for audio quality in the broadcast and Internet industries worldwide. To find out more about Cutting Edge, call +1 (216) 241-3343, or browse www.nogrunge.com.

Trademark Acknowledgements: Telos Systems, Zephyr, and Omnia are registered trademarks of TLS Corporation, dba Telos Systems and Cutting Edge. ToolVox is a trademark of TLS Corporation. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

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