L-Acoustics Announces New Sales Organization

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L-Acoustics announces the creation of a new sales organization that allows the company to drive its vision to deliver exceptional audio experiences for audiences worldwide through constant technology innovation, product development, and educational outreach. The new L-Acoustics sales organization is focused on sales strategy, business development, and building territorial sales channels. Under the general management of […]

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LD Systems Utilizes Loudspeaker Design from L-Acoustics at Houston Cougars Stadium

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From 2014 to 2017, the University of Houston Cougars football team won 16 straight games on its home gridiron — the John O’Quinn Field at TDECU Stadium — marking the longest active home winning streak in the nation at the time. However, the PA system for the facility, which opened in August of 2014, didn’t share […]

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L-Acoustics Ai Series Helps Walter Pyramid Get Its Point Across Loud And Clear

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LONG BEACH, California – June 2022 – Egypt doesn’t have all of the cool pyramids. One of the four architecturally true pyramids in the US is in Long Beach; specifically, the Long Beach State Walter Pyramid, the sports and event space for the university’s Athletics Department. The $22 million venue, built in 1994, has hosted several NCAA events, […]

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L-Acoustics K2 Brings Sizzling Sound to New Yaamava’ Theater

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HIGHLAND, California – May 2022 – In April, Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, owned by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, opened its new 2,600-seat entertainment venue, the Yaamava’ Theater, topping off the property’s four-year, $760 million expansion. Meaning “spring” in Serrano, the Band’s native language, Yaamava’ is located in the L.A. exurb of Highland, […]

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L-Acoustics Intros Soka Speaker, SB6i Subwoofer, LA7.16i Controller and More

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L-Acoustics announced several new products today that will be shown at ISE and InfoComm: the LA7.16i amplified controller, the Soka loudspeaker, the SB6i subwoofer and the L-ISA Ambiance virtual acoustics enhancement system. They will be on display at ISE stand #7Q400, Hall 7, and InfoComm booth W3011, along with other L-Acoustics products. The new LA7.16i […]

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C SEED and L-Acoustics Creations Combine New Products Into Immersive Home Entertainment Solution, Maunakea

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C SEED and L-Acoustics Creations have partnered to combine new entertainment products into one solution. C SEED revealed the M1, a microLED that is designed to emerge from the floor before unfolding into a 165-inch 4K TV display. L-Acoustics revealed the Island Prestige, an immersive sound lounge delivering spatial audio. The two companies have partnered to introduce Maunakea, an […]

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L-Acoustics L-ISA Technology Immerses Art Fans at Beyond The Road Seoul 2021

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The Hyundai Seoul department store’s ALT.1 Gallery hosted the first exhibition of Beyond The Road in Asia through November. The Seoul outing encompasses 33 different rooms in the department store, culminating with an immersive screening room. The project is a collaboration between creative producer Colin Nightingale, creative director Stephen Dobbie and electronic music artist James Lavelle of the famed […]

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FLUX::Immersive, L-Acoustics and Radio France Join ADM-OSC Initiative for Open Sound Control

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FLUX::Immersive, L-Acoustics and Radio France have joined in an initiative to standardize Open Sound Control as a streaming protocol for interoperability among immersive audio systems. The ITU BS.2076-2 Audio Definition Model (ADM) is a solution for the archiving and interoperability of immersive audio productions. ADM-OSC provides an implementation that follows the ITU standard, allowing to stream positioning information of audio objects […]

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L-Acoustics Releases Next-Generation 3D Audio Processing Engine, L-ISA Processor II

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L-Acoustics released the next generation of its 3D audio processing engine, L-ISA Processor II, a hardware solution that provides object-based mixing for immersive audio productions. It is available in four different output configurations through a one-time, tiered license fee. Both the new processor and its predecessor offer control of spatial audio processing and virtual acoustics […]

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5 Things to Know About Pro Audio Ahead of InfoComm 2021

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The pro audio market is expected to grow from slightly over $4B In 2020 to over $5.5B by 2026, according to an August 2021 report. From hybrid conferencing solutions to explosive sound in arenas to immersive audio applications, there’s no limit to what this market can do. Ahead of the show, we spoke with InfoComm […]

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A Sample of CEDIA Expo 2021 Exhibitors

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CEDIA Expo will take place later this week on Sept. 1-3, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can find THE rAVe Agency’s coverage of the Expo on our microsite here. “There’s no other show this year that will offer an opportunity to see and hear what’s new in the residential technology […]

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L-Acoustics Expands SB Lineup with Ultra-Compact SB10i Subwoofer

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L-Acoustics announced the launch of its newest addition to the SB lineup, the SB10i. Equipped with a single 10-inch driver, 27-Hz bandwidth limit and 124-dB maximum SPL output, the SB10i measures 21.3 inches long by 21.3 inches wide by 6.7 inches tall (540 by 540 by 170 millimeters) and weighs 33 pounds (15 kilograms). The […]

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LD Systems Installs L-Acoustics Sound System at SeaWorld San Antonio

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With summer in full swing and theme parks finally welcoming visitors in large numbers again, SeaWorld San Antonio is celebrating by offering guests its two-month Electric Ocean Concert Series as an extra “free” perk to the park’s standard admission price on show days. Boasting a diverse roster of popular acts, shows are staged at the […]

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L-Acoustics’ Kiva II Sound System Enhances Performance Audio at Japanese Cultural Center

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Twenty years ago, the city of Kumagaya in Saitama Prefecture, Japan, opened its Cultural & Creative Center to offer cultural entertainment to locals and tourists. The Center is endearingly named Sakura MATE – Sakura for the cherry blossoms, which are the symbol of Kumagaya, and MATE for Music, Art, Theatre and Expression. For two decades, […]

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Barco and L-Acoustics Combine for Amazing Exhibit in NYC

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ARTECHOUSE NYC, located in a never previously occupied boiler room beneath the iconic Chelsea Market, is one of the most unique art destinations and experiences in New York City. Despite its century-old confines, ARTECHOUSE is an innovative space for immersive and interactive art exhibitions dedicated to providing the most advanced platforms for genre-pushing artists experimenting […]

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L-Acoustics Releases L-ISA Studio Software Suite, Upgrades L-ISA Engine

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L-Acoustics has a revamped approach to the workflow of spatial audio content creation with the new L-ISA Studio software suite and upgraded L-ISA engine. Immediately available for download, L-Acoustics says it takes the power and versatility of the concert-proven L-ISA technology and puts it into the hands of sound creators, allowing them to formulate multidimensional […]

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Here’s the World’s First Non-Socially Distanced Concert, Thanks to L-Acoustics

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“Haere Mai Wellington, welcome to the biggest show on earth!” exclaimed Six60’s lead singer Matiu Walters to an exhilarated 32,000-strong audience at Wellington’s Sky Stadium. In fact, crowds at open-air venues welcomed the homegrown band on each of their six shows for their Six60 Saturday’s tour in early 2021. Throughout the tour, fans enjoyed the band’s electrifying […]

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L-Acoustics Adds to K Series With Small Full-Range Enclosure

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L-Acoustics added to its K Series with the introduction of K3, the manufacturer’s smallest full-range enclosure, designed to deliver big sound for midsize events with audiences ranging from 1,000 to 10,000. K3 provides full-range bandwidth, without the need for a flown companion subwoofer. Its highly efficient design reduces amplification needs. Providing the full-range L-Acoustics contour […]

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New L-Acoustics M1 Suite Pairs System Measurement and Control Software for One Solution

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L-Acoustics just introduced the M1 suite of measurement and monitoring tools for data acquisition and live monitoring. The M1 suite pairs system measurement and control software to work natively as one solution for calibration. Tuning of a venue requires both data capture and analysis and calibration processes typically involve estimating optimum EQ and alignment settings, […]

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L-Acoustics Creations Is Here to Bring Commercial AV Products to Residential Environments

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L-Acoustics Creations is a new division of the company — aimed at bringing commercial AV products to the residential, cultural and marine AV environments. Five L-Acoustics Creations packages are available for preorder on the division’s newly launched site: Fiji 2.1 — X4i-based package for home office or salon Hawaii 2.1 — X8-based package for super-prime […]

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L-Acoustics Picks Head of Americas Division, and Other New Positions

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L-Acoustics just picked Alan Macpherson to head its newly formed Americas division, including sales, application, support, fulfillment and finance activities for all countries in North, Central and South America. Alan will report to Laurent Vaissié, CEO L-Acoustics, and Hervé Guillaume, CEO L-Acoustics Group. L-Acoustics also moved B.J. Shaver to business development director for the installation […]

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L-Acoustics’ L-ISA Technology Will Be Natively Controllable Via Yamaha’s RIVAGE PM Digital Mixing Systems

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L-Acoustics has announced that its L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology will be natively controllable via Yamaha Professional Audio’s entire lineup of RIVAGE PM digital mixing systems. (This includes the newly launched PM5 and PM3, thanks to a DeskLink co-developed by the two manufacturers.) According to L-Acoustics, the RIVAGE PM firmware version 4.0 will be released […]

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Post Malone’s Recent Tour Was A Runaway Success With L-Acoustics

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DETROIT, Michigan – May 2020 – Shortly following his Beerbongs & Bentleys Tour, which wrapped up in August of last year after more than 100 shows around the globe, Post Malone took only a brief, three-week hiatus from the road before heading back out on the 38-date fall Runaway Tour in support of Hollywood’s Bleeding, his third […]

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L-Acoustics Creations Appoints Business Manager

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London, UK – April 2020 – For 35 years, L-Acoustics has provided the pro audio industry with premium solutions for live events worldwide. L-Acoustics Creations, a new division of the company, brings this concert-grade technology to extraordinary sound spaces in private residential, cultural, and marine AV environments. The appointment of Nick Fichte to the role of Business […]

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L-Acoustics reaches for the stars at Melkweg with K2

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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – April 2020 – Located in the prime nightlife area of Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam, Melkweg (Dutch for ‘Milky Way’) is the second largest venue in Holland and one of the capital’s most unique music and culture hubs, attracting more than half a million visitors each year. The large building is housed in a former milk […]

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L-Acoustics Gets Recognized With Coolest Award Ever!

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I have been reading Fast Company magazine for nearly 20 years. I regard it as one of the few innovative, forward-looking business pubs in the world — behind WIRED. So, when I saw this from L-Acoustics, I wanted to give the company kudos and recognition! L-Acoustics has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list […]

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L-Acoustics Launches First Install-Specific Amplified Controller at ISE 2020

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L-Acoustics launches its first install-specific amplifier controller at ISE. Primarily designed to power compact L-Acoustics loudspeakers, the bridgeable 4×4-channel LA2Xi offers anywhere from one to four outputs, allowing it to also drive medium and large format loudspeakers, in full or reduced SPL, for various types of applications. LA2Xi can power background music in leisure installations, […]

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L-Acoustics Opens L-ISA Auditoria Demos

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L-Acoustics is rolling out L-ISA Auditoria in strategic locations around the globe. Now, demonstrations, training or mixing sessions of L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology can be accessed in dozens of locations in L-ISA Auditoria designed to stringent L-Acoustics specifications. Two versions of the packages are available: a frontal system that delivers the resolution required for optimized source […]

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L-Acoustics Creations at ISE

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L-Acoustics Creations, a division of L-Acoustics, will debut a sound space solution for luxury residential and architectural installations at ISE2020, dubbed Island Prestige. L-Acoustics, known as a live music company, is bringing this expertise to the home. Island Prestige features thirteen front speakers, five rear speakers and two sub-woofers, precision manufactured and aligned to deliver […]

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L-Acoustics Launches Kara II Modular Line Source, Adds Panflex

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L-Acoustics launched a new Kara II modular line source, adding Panflex and giving Kara four-in-one directivity: one box covers any audience geometry. Kara II morphs to fit any design, offering coverage and SPL distribution with a focus in four different directivity patterns: 70° or 110° symmetrical and 90° asymmetrical, steering to either the left or […]

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