Omnia Announces OEM Agreement with Crown Broadcast

Plan Exclusive On-Board Audio Processing Card For Crown Transmitters

8 April 2002, Las Vegas, NV USA

Omnia Audio, a Telos Systems company, announced plans today for an Omnia digital audio processor designed to integrate directly with the popular line of FM transmitters produced by Crown Broadcast.

“This collaboration truly breaks new ground,” said Frank Foti, President of Telos Systems. “Transmitter on-board processing will give many technical advantages to broadcasters, such as improved audio resulting from ultra-close coupling of processor and exciter, and the convenience of integrated remote controls for transmitter and processor.”

Barry Honel, former Vice President of Texar and now with worldwide sales for Crown Broadcast, first approached Omnia to propose development of onboard processing for transmitters. "This product will provide Crown with a major advantage," commented Honel, "a transmitter that sounds louder, cleaner, better – out of the box!"

Under the exclusive OEM agreement, Omnia will develop an audio processor containedon a card designed to plug directly into the chassis of Crown Broadcast FM-Series radio transmitters. Specific audio and technical details of the Omnia plug-in processor will be released shortly, says Foti.

Omnia is world-renowned for its innovative digital audio signal processing expertise. Its 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. Visit Omnia at the 2002 NAB in Las Vegas, Booth L2251 in the LVCC Radio Hall.

Crown Broadcast designs and manufactures FM transmitters and RF amplifiers for theradio broadcast market. In low power applications (to 2 kW), Crown is a leader in numbers of FCC application data. See to learn more, and visit them at NAB, Booth L2223 in the LVCC Radio Hall.


Telos Systems, with headquarters located in Cleveland, Ohio, and offices in Baltimore, Maryland; San Diego, California; and Freising, Germany 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 intercom applications.

To find out more about Telos Systems, call +1 (216) 241-7225.

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