Beaverton, OR (May 21, 2014)—Biamp Systems has acquired Dev-Audio, a developer of advanced microphone processing technologies, including its Microcone Recorder for conferencing.
Using a beamformed microphone array designed specifically for group settings, Microcone actively locates voices and simultaneously reduces background noise.
"Innovating communications is part of Biamp's stated vision, and the products and technologies of Dev-Audio align perfectly with it,” said Biamp Systems' president and CEO, Steve Metzger.
Iain McCowan, founder and Managing Director of Dev-Audio, has extensive experience in microphone array technology and will join Biamp as a DSP engineer.
"We are all excited to welcome Iain to the Biamp team. His experience in new product development, speech recognition and enhancement, and microphone arrays will enable us to develop more innovative products for the conferencing market," said Matt Czyzewski, Executive Vice President of Operations, Biamp Systems.