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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L-Acoustics Reveals New Flyable Touring Rack

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L-Acoustics announced the new LA-RAK II AVB flyable touring rack Friday, offering twelve channels of amplification in a 9U frame. Contained within are three Milan-certified LA12X amplified controllers, two LS10 AVB switches and power and signal distribution panels that are internally prewired to offer plug-and-play, reliable and redundant networked audio. The presence of two LS10 […]

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New Calibration Partner initiative delivers L-Acoustics expertise at local level

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MARCOUSSIS, FRANCE – December 2019 — L-Acoustics is pleased to announce the creation of Authorised Calibration Centres, designed to both strengthen the technical partnership between L-Acoustics and its Certified Providers (CPs), and to deliver a greater level of system configuration and calibration expertise at a local level for small to medium installations. Companies that become […]

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L-Acoustics Creates Authorised Calibration Centres for Small, Medium Installations

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L-Acoustics announced Friday the creation of Authorised Calibration Centres. They are designed to both strengthen the technical partnership between L-Acoustics and its Certified Providers (CPs), and to deliver a higher level of system configuration and calibration expertise at a local level for small to medium installations. Companies that become Authorised Calibration Centres can offer their […]

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L-Acoustics Certifies Encompass Event Group as a Rental Network Partner

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Denver-based Encompass Event Group, a full-line production rental provider based in Colorado, has now been certified as an L-Acoustics Rental Network Partner. Shortly after receiving that certification, the sound reinforcement company deployed a large L-Acoustics K2 system at the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, which saw President Donald Trump […]

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L-Acoustics ARCS Family Grows at InfoComm 2019

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L-Acoustics announced at InfoComm 2019 the upcoming debut of install-specific versions of the full A Series. The new install range delivers the same renowned L-Acoustics concert performance as their touring versions, in a discrete, economical design and accompanied by install-specific rigging accessories for ultimate flexibility. A Series offers adjustable coverage options, with the A15i Focus […]

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L-Acoustics Shows Avnu-certified LS10 AVB Switch at InfoComm 2019

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L-Acoustics announced the launch of the LS10 Avnu certified AVB switch. LS10 offers an out-of-the-box AVB solution for connectivity, providing a simple, reliable networking solution. A founding member of the user-driven Milan workgroup, L-Acoustics is committed to AVB, an Ethernet standard built to deal with moving time-sensitive audio and video data across a network. Two […]

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Could the Acquisition of DeltaLive UK by L-Acoustics Have a Trickle-Down Effect?

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L-Acoustics announced its intent to take a majority stake in DeltaLive UK (Delta Sound Incorporated (UK) Ltd.), an audiovisual services and rental company. This operation follows the November 2018 acquisition by L-Acoustics Group of HGP, a manufacturer of precision sheet metal, and its sibling entity, API, specialized in powder coating. For the founders of DeltaLive […]

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L-Acoustics ARCS Speaker Family for Rental Debuts

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The new L-Acoustics ARCS A15 and A10 systems and companion sub KS21 are for audiences from 50 to 5,000 in a compact format. With the launch of the new ARCS product range, L-Acoustics introduces a new charter agreement offering rental partners meeting the ARCS standard system requirements the opportunity to join the official L-Acoustics rental […]

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L-Acoustics P1 Processor and Measurement Platform Integrates New Milan Protocol from Avnu

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The new multifunctional P1 AVB processor and measurement platform from L-Acoustics shipping now, is one of the first products developed to be fully compliant with Avnu’s Milan protocol requirements, which were announced June 5 at InfoComm 2018. Milan compliancy has also been added into L-Acoustics Avnu-certified LA4X and LA12X amplified controllers. The P1 processor is […]

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L-Acoustics Partners with Avid on L-ISA

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L-Acoustics announces the development of an AAX DSP version of its L-ISA Source Control plug-in for the Avid VENUE | S6L console’s control surface, allowing sound engineers an expanded range of consoles in which they will be able to use a familiar workflow to manage immersive environments. L-Acoustics’ L-ISA ecosystem consists of a comprehensive tool […]

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L-Acoustics Enhances Interoperability Between Q-SYS Platform from QSC and LA Amplified Controllers

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L-Acoustics announced integration between its LA4X and LA12X amplified controllers and the Q-SYS Platform from QSC, allowing users to control and monitor the LA4X and LA12X through Q-SYS. Whether addressing the demands of conference facilities, houses of worship, theaters, or educational institutions, installation markets demand versatility, ease of use, reliability, and interoperability. Over the years, […]

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