ORLANDO, Fla., June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InfoComm (Booth #1023)
-- Avid(R) (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced that leading sound companies
around the world are embracing the recently announced VENUE | S6L live
sound system, with significant orders already placed ahead of its
formal shipping date. Sound Image (USA), Spectrum Sound (USA), Solotech
(Canada), SSE (UK), Sunphonix (Japan), Johnson Audio Services
(Australia), and others are expecting significant customer demand for
VENUE | S6L, based on the system's unprecedented processing, flexible
modularity to meet the requirements of any live production, and
historic strength of VENUE live systems for tours and festivals.
"We are already seeing high demand for VENUE | S6L, and it hasn't even
been officially released," stated Dave Shadoan, President of Sound
Image. "After seeing the prototypes, Sound Image placed a significant
opening order to make sure that we receive some of the very first
consoles off of the line. We truly believe that this system will be a
game changer. It's an incredibly powerful product with an ergonomic
design that engineers want to see. We are impressed to say the least."
Alex Penn, Sales Director at SSE Audio Group in the UK commented, "We
are really impressed with what we've seen so far from the VENUE | S6L.
In developing the specification and design, Avid combined the best
aspects from their own range with new advancements based on research
into the digital console market, and then brought it together in the
VENUE | S6L is a fully modular, scalable live sound mixing system that
delivers best-in-class functionality for a range of live sound mixing
applications, including front-of-house, monitor, broadcast, theater,
and more. Featuring modern, touchscreen workflows and the industry's
most advanced live sound engine, VENUE | S6L offers unprecedented power
to easily handle large, complex tours and events. Thanks to tight
integration with industry-standard Pro Tools(R), Avid VENUE | S6L
functions as the perfect front-end to the Avid MediaCentral(TM)
Platform, the most fluid end-to-end media management and distribution
platform in the industry.
"The groundbreaking VENUE | S6L has fired up huge demand from customers
who need cutting-edge workflows and unparalleled processing power to
meet the challenges of the most demanding productions," said Jeff
Rosica, senior vice president, worldwide field operations, Avid.
"Setting a new benchmark for live sound innovation, VENUE | S6L will
help our customers support the biggest performances around the world."
Avid VENUE | S6L will be available in the second half of 2015.
Through Avid Everywhere(TM), Avid delivers the industry's most open,
innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation
with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption for
the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the
world--from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music
recordings, and television shows, to live concerts and news broadcasts.
Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools(R), Media Composer(R),
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