Linear Acoustics Merges with Telos
Linear Acoustics announced that it is the newest member of the Telos Systems group.
Linear Acoustics announced that it is the newest member of the Telos Systems group, which is also home to fellow audio systems providers Omnia and Axia.
"This merger is a great marriage of the integrity of the Linear Acoustic line with the cutting-edge innovation of Omnia," said Denny Sanders, Telos-Omnia-Axia managing director. "We always wanted to take a serious stab at TV audio processing, but not in a half-hearted way, so it was only natural for us to join forces with Tim Carroll and Linear Acoustic to pool our knowledge to create the hands-down best solution for our customers."
With the financial and business support of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania, Linear Acoustic designed and developed digital audio processing equipment for television broadcasting. The merger with Telos Systems group is expected to expand the group's offering of advanced audio processing solutions to include technologies for multichannel DTV audio processing.
According to Pam Martin, regional director for the Ben Franklin Harrisburg office, "This merger proves what we at the Center suspected right from the beginning: When Tim Carroll and his team developed their product line, they also developed an advanced alternative to current technologies for a worldwide market."
"In just nine short months, the broadcast industry will discover just how well it has prepared for the DTV transition," said Tim Carroll, president and founder of Linear Acoustic. "Many broadcasters are still unaware of the processing needed to provide high-quality multichannel audio within their digital services. As part of the Telos Systems group, Linear Acoustic will be able to expand its reach, helping TV stations across the world to sound better than ever, while continuing the development of sophisticated audio processing solutions for the competitive DTV marketplace."