Summit, NJ (June 14, 2007)–mh acoustics, a new company founded to develop acoustic signal processing technologies, has named Dr. Gary Elko its president.
Dr. Gary ElkoThe mh acoustics team, under Dr. Elko’s leadership, has already developed and entered into joint development agreements with several companies and begun development of its first product, the Eigenmike–a spherical microphone array capable of accurately recording the spatial acoustic field for accurate analysis and surround-sound playback.
Elko began his professional career at Bell Labs and served as a Research Supervisor of the Electroacoustics and Signal Processing Group in the Acoustics Research Department there. He was also a Research Scientist, Distinguished and Consulting Member of the Technical Staff at Lucent, and Agere Systems and Avaya Labs.
Elko is a fellow of both the Acoustical Society of America and the IEEE. He has more than 60 publications in refereed professional journals and more than 15 patents in the area of acoustic signal processing. Elko was also instrumental in the development of numerous products for telephony and recording.
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to continue the legacy of Bell Labs in the pursuit of advancing the field of acoustics signal processing,” said Elko. “It’s especially gratifying to be working in an unfettered company with former colleagues whom I have worked with in the past and hold in the highest regard.”