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  • July 11, 2018

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    QSC Breaks Ground on New EMEA Headquarters & Experience Center

    Sinsheim, Germany - (11 July 2018) – QSC is excited to announce plans for a new EMEA headquarters in Sinsheim, Germany. Located near its current location, this new office is in close proximity to hundreds of enterprise customers in metropolitan areas in Germany, as well as neighboring European countries. “Over the last six months, we have made major investments in expanding our reach throughout EMEA including a new showroom and training center in London,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, QSC Systems. “Part of our Systems growth strategy is expanding our reach in Europe and focusing on the end user experience along with providing our channel partners additional support and best-in-class training. This kicks off the next phase of this growth in an effort to strengthen customer relationships and provide even deeper levels of support.” The new office will be…

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  • June 18, 2018

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    QSC Adds Automatic Microphone Mixing to TouchMix-30 Pro

    Costa Mesa, CA (June 18, 2018) — QSC, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Automatic Microphone Mixing (Auto Mix) to the company’s popular TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer. Providing two independent processors available to all of the mixer’s 24 Mic/Line inputs, the easy-to-configure and use Auto Mix function delivers advanced gain sharing capabilities to audio professionals for applications such as conferences, presentations, panel discussions and theatrical sound reinforcement. “The TouchMix-30 Pro is fast-becoming the go-to portable digital mixer for audio professionals in a diverse set of applications from stage to studio to conference and ballroom,” states Gerry Tschetter, QSC Vice President of Product Development. “Since its introduction, QSC has continued to further enhance the mixer’s capabilities well beyond customers’ original expectations and we have done…

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  • June 13, 2018

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    QSC TouchMix and K.2 Series Perform Eight Days a Week with Paul McCartney’s Musical Director Wix Wickens

    Los Angeles, CA (June 13, 2018) — Performing in the band of original Beatle and cultural icon Sir Paul McCartney is the quintessential dream gig — one that requires serious perfectionism. Keyboardist and musical director Wix Wickens and ace keyboard tech Howard “DJ” Howes recently shared why they rely on the QSC TouchMix-30 Pro professional digital mixer and K.2 Series loudspeakers to ensure that the myriad of musical parts that need to be covered on Sir Paul’s many tours are heard loud and clear. “I’ve worked for Paul McCartney for more than 16 years,” Howes begins. “When Paul started touring again, we designed, built, and programmed the current keyboard rig before the start of the first tour.” The first of many reasons Howes chose QSC was consistency: “Wix requires his own set of speakers onstage just like a guitarist requires an amp,” explains Howes. “He wants to…

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  • June 7, 2018

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    QSC Introduces Analog Telephony I/O Card for use with Q-SYS Core Processors and I/O Frame

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (June 7, 2018) – At InfoComm 2018 (June 6-7, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV), QSC introduces a new Analog Telephony Card (CTEL4) for use with Q-SYS Core processors or Q-SYS I/O Frames. It includes four RJ-11 interfaces (POTS) for integrators to easily connect Q-SYS to analog telephony environments. “As Q-SYS continues to proliferate into a wide range of meeting rooms, this new I/O card provides integrators additional options for connecting audio in teleconferencing environments,” says Mike Brandes, Product Management, Installed Systems, QSC. “Whether your installation needs audio via USB, VoIP or analog telephony integration, the Q-SYS Platform has a viable solution for nearly every remote communication requirement.” Visitors can learn more about the telephony solution in the QSC Conference Room at its booth N634. To sign up for a demo or to view the…

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  • June 6, 2018

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    QSC Expands Reach of Q-SYS Platform with Global Caché Partnership

    Costa Mesa, CA and Jacksonville, OR - (June 6, 2018) – QSC and Global Caché are excited to announce a partnership that enables the Q-SYS Platform from QSC to easily control Global Caché iTach devices and GC-100 Network Adapters, as well as a connection to its Control Tower IR cloud database. Through these co-developed plugins, integrators can finally bridge the networking gap to IR devices by bringing software-based network control to over 200,000 non-networked IR devices via the Q-SYS Platform, and placing any of these controls onto native Q-SYS touch screen controllers. “The Q-SYS Platform is built around an open standard infrastructure, which has allowed us to advance our integrated control engine to connect to virtually any third-party end point with an available API,” says Greg Mattson, Product Manager for Installed Systems, QSC. “The new full-featured Scripting…

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  • June 1, 2018

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    QSC Begins New Distribution for Systems Business with Industry Market Partners

    Sinsheim, Germany (1 June 2018) – [De, Es] – QSC today announced it has begun its partnership with new Industry Market Partners (IMPs) for its systems business, COMM-TEC in Germany and Audiologic in the UK and Ireland. As end users expect direct contact with manufacturers, QSC developed new business processes to better support and meet the needs of both end users and channel partners. The development of IMPs supports this initiative with two specific roles: act as full-service traditional distributors when dealing with national customers, and function as flexible service providers when dealing with the end user’s integrator in country. COMM-TEC serving Germany and AustriaCOMM-TEC, headquartered near Stuttgart, is a leading pan-European distribution partner and manufacturer of innovative communication technologies. As of January 2018, COMM-TEC also began distributing…

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  • May 31, 2018

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    QSC Introduces Premium Business Music Solutions

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (May 31, 2018) – [Fr] – QSC introduces a portfolio of Premium Business Music Solutions, including multi-zone mixers, attractive wall controllers, configurable multi-channel amplifiers, SUB/SAT loudspeakers, as well as accompanying installation and management apps for easy configuration and system management. These new products will be showcased at the QSC Demo Room N115 at InfoComm 2018 (June 6-8, 2018) in Las Vegas, NV. “For over 50 years, QSC has been the trusted professional brand for corporate meeting rooms, cinema, sports stadiums, theme parks and everything in between,” says David Fuller, Senior Director Product Development, QSC. “When developing this portfolio, we worked closely with key influencers to really understand the needs of background and foreground music installations.” A recent report from LP Information has shown that business…

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  • May 23, 2018

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    Aravind Yarlagadda Named QSC Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Product Development

    QSC, Costa Mesa CA (May 23, 2018) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Aravind Yarlagadda as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Product Development. In this newly created role, Aravind will oversee all aspects of product development for QSC. Aravind Yarlagadda brings a rich career of multi-functional leadership in the high tech industry, with over 25 years of product development experience. Aravind joins QSC from Schneider Electric, where he held senior executive roles in product management, research and development, marketing, strategic partnerships and new business initiatives. Prior to his role at Schneider Electric, he held senior leadership roles at Invensys, Tyco and Quest Software. Aravind holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Instrumentation from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (India), a…

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  • May 21, 2018

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    QSC TouchMix-30 Pro Brings Major League Audio Mixing to Minor League Baseball at Sacramento’s Raley Field

    Sacramento, CA (May 21, 2018) — Raley Field is home to the Sacramento River Cats, the Triple-A league sibling team of the San Francisco Giants. It’s the job of entertainment coordinator Trevor Levine to make sure fans “remember that they had the best time in the world on game day, even if they somehow manage to leave without knowing the score!” Trevor, who is responsible for everything attendees see and hear other than the gameplay itself, knows that the sound is a crucial part of the fan experience. Just before the start of this baseball season, he installed a TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer as the ballpark’s audio nerve center. “I’m in charge of all park entertainment on a game day and I also DJ at games,” Trevor explains. “All the graphics and stats you see on the video boards including the on-field promotional crew, the P.A. announcer, the ballpark organist…

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  • May 16, 2018

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    QSC Founders Receive 2018 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (May 16, 2018) – QSC is proud to announce its founders, Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews and John Andrews were named this year’s recipients of the prestigious Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA, the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. Each year AVIXA recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. The Adele de Berri award champions AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who have made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technology that impacts our industry. “In QSC’s first 50 years in business - Pat, Barry and John built a legacy in our industry with powerful, bulletproof and intuitive technologies,” said Joe Pham, President and CEO, QSC and Vice Chairman of the AVIXA Board of Directors. “In addition to our ground-breaking innovation in live…

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  • May 11, 2018

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    QSC Opens New Offices and Training Centre in London

    Sinsheim, Germany (11 May, 2018) – QSC today announced two new facilities in the UK - the QSC Showroom in London and a QSC Office and Training Centre in Weybridge. As the company continues to focus on building direct relationships with end customers and channel partners, these facilities allow QSC to expand its footprint in the UK and bolster in-region training, demonstration and support services for system customers. Located in the heart of the financial district in London, the QSC Showroom allows customers to experience a holistic QSC approach to the modern meeting room. The demonstration showcases the Q-SYS Platform, a software-based audio, video and control (AV&C) eco-system that enables centralized processing and integration of popular native and third-party end points on a managed, IT-centric platform. It features native PTZ conference cameras, touch screen…

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  • May 3, 2018

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    Diablo Sound Depends on QSC for the Demanding World of Theme Park Sound

    Pasadena, CA (May 3, 2018) — If you’ve recently enjoyed a ride or other immersive attraction at a major theme park near you, your ears likely owe a lot to Diablo Sound and its founder Drew Dalzell. The LA area sound company counts on QSC products including K Series powered loudspeakers, KLA Series powered line array loudspeakers, TouchMix Series compact digital mixers along with the Q-SYS™ Platform and CXD-Q Series power amplifiers to create realistic and impactful sound experiences for audiences. Dalzell was the first to graduate with a MFA in theatrical sound design from a program at University of Cincinnati in the mid-’90s.  Immediately thereafter, he was hired by Walt Disney Imagineering, the division of Disney that crafts all the technology for their park attractions, eventually going on to create his own firm, Diablo Sound, which now “gets pulled back in as a…

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  • April 30, 2018

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    QSC to Showcase IT Centric Conference Room Solutions at UC EXPO 2018

    Sinsheim, Germany (April 30, 2018) – QSC will make its debut at the UC EXPO in London 16-17 May 2018. Show attendees will experience the QSC Conference Room solution as part of the Q-SYS Platform, a scalable, software-based audio, video, and control (AV&C) platform designed on mainstream, standards-based IT technology. Leveraging the power of Intel™ processing, the robustness and mission-critical reliability of a Linux™ real-time operating system, and the interoperability of IEEE networking standards, the Q-SYS Platform goes beyond the status quo of proprietary AV hardware-based solutions, to deliver a truly integrated AV&C software / hardware ecosystem that the IT end user can deploy within their environment. The Q-SYS Platform, provides world-class audio processing and native video conference cameras for integration with popular soft codec applications like Zoom,…

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  • April 20, 2018

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    QSC Announces New Products at CinemaCon 2018

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (April 20, 2018) – QSC, a leading global manufacturer of cinema solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of seven new products to the most comprehensive line of cinema products in the industry. New products include additions to the Media Server, Test and Measurement, Loudspeaker, and Digital Cinema Monitor categories. CMS-5000 Cinema Media Server The CMS-5000 is a next-generation media server that combines all of the functions of an integrated media block with onboard solid state storage. It offers several ways to quickly ingest content and integrates seamlessly with Q-SYS™, a sound, picture, and control platform. The CMS-5000 features include two terabytes of reliable onboard solid-state storage, dual HDMI 2.0 ports for alternate content, and a 10Gb Ethernet port for exceptionally fast DCP ingest of content and live streaming ¬– up to 10…

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  • April 20, 2018

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    QSC Announces Q-SYS™ Ready CMS-5000 Cinema Media Server

    QSC, Costa Mesa, CA (April  20, 2018) — QSC,  a leading global manufacturer, expands its comprehensive catalog of cinema solutions by introducing the next-generation cinema media server, the innovative CMS-5000. The CMS-5000 combines the functions of a full-featured media server while bringing new capabilities to the category including exceptionally fast DCP ingest and seamless integration with Q-SYS™, an integrated sound, picture, and control platform for the networked digital cinema complex. The CMS-5000 features include two terabytes of reliable onboard solid-state storage, dual HDMI 2.0 ports for alternate content, and a 10Gb Ethernet port for exceptionally fast DCP ingest of content and live streaming — up to 10 times faster than other servers. Operating at typical ingest speeds of 800 MB per second, the 10Gb Ethernet port allows full-length motion picture DCP…

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