14 November 2006, Cleveland, OH USA
Axia welcomes AudioScience, Inc. to the family of professional broadcast equipment companies who are embracing the Livewire IP-Audio standard to deliver studio-quality audio over Ethernet.
AudioScience (www.audioscience.com), well-known for their high-quality standards-based broadcast audio cards, will now offer broadcasters products that provide direct audio and data transfer between Livewire networks and third-party PC-based digital audio delivery systems and workstations.
“AudioScience, Inc. is pleased to announce our working relationship with Axia Audio and the Livewire technology,” says Richard Gross, president of AudioScience, Inc. “The combination of leading edge Livewire technology and pervasive AudioScience audio functionality will provide the radio automation market with previously unseen depth and flexibility.”
“More and more professional broadcasters are benefiting from the advantages that a studio infrastructure based on standard Ethernet can provide,” notes Axia president Michael “Catfish” Dosch. “Not just the obvious advantages, like scalability and ease of connection, but also the cost savings realized from data consolidation and tighter equipment interoperability. Our partnership with AudioScience will open the doors for even more broadcasters to enjoy these advantages.”
AudioScience joins the growing list of Axia partners offering products that use the Axia Livewire standard. Axia equipment lets broadcasters build audio networks to connect a few rooms, or an entire facility, using standard switched Ethernet. The Axia system includes a family of microphone, analog line and AES/EBU “audio nodes” and DSP mix engines, as well as the popular Element Modular Control Surface and SmartSurface Studio Control Surface.
Axia, a Telos company, builds Ethernet-based professional IP-Audio products for broadcast, production, sound-reinforcement and commercial audio applications. Products include digital audio routers, on-air control surfaces, DSP mixers and processors and software for configuring, managing, and interfacing networked audio systems.