Toronto (October 15, 2004)–Holophone, a division of Rising Sun Productions, Ltd., has announced that it will present a specialized surround sound recording seminar at the 117th AES Convention in San Francisco. The seminar will be held on Friday, October 29, at 12:30 – 1:30pm in Room 101, Hall A at the Moscone Center. Michael Godfrey, the inventor of the new Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone is the featured presenter. Holophone will also exhibit at AES, booth #915.
The presentation will provide an in-dept look at the new Holophone H2-PRO, background behind its development, how it was developed, its applications, etc. In addition, the audience will be treated to live demonstrations of rare 5.1 Surround Sound recordings made from around the world using the Holophone, including pieces from the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra recorded at the recently opened Moscow International House of Music. All attendees will receive literature and a complimentary interactive DVD with Dolby Digital 5.1 encoded audio tracks of the Holophone recordings demonstrated at the seminar. Michael Godfrey will also be available for Q&A during the session.
The Holophone H2-PRO Surround Sound Microphone is a new and patented audio capture device capable of recording up to 7.1 channels of high-quality and discrete surround sound. The H2-PRO features eight DPA Model 4060 mics, which terminate in eight XLR cables. It is compatible with all recording consoles, multichannel preamps and portable hard disk location recorders that provide phantom power. The H2-PRO is the only surround sound recorder specifically designed to capture realistic, discrete surround sound in real time with no processing. It is ideal for all surround sound recording and broadcast applications — concert halls, music, sports, field recording, Standard TV, DTV, HDTV, radio, webcasting, etc. It is also lightweight, portable, and can be used in all outdoor environments. The H2-PRO is compatible with all consumer multi-channel audio formats – Dolby, DTS, and Circle Surround. Suggested retail price: $6,000.