The innovative Digital Hybrid Wireless technology developed by Lectrosonics was recognized by the Cinema Audio Society for its positive impact on the film production community.
Los Angeles, CA – Lectrosonics, Inc. received the first annual Technical Achievement award from the Cinema Audio Society (C.A.S.) at their awards banquet on Saturday, February 19 th. The annual event, held this year in the Crystal Ballroom at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, featured awards in several sound mixing categories, along with the new Technical Achievement category.
A committee was formed of C.A.S. board members John Coffey, Robert Gravenor, and James Coburn IV to establish criteria and guidelines and finally to research and submit the entries for the Technical Achievement Award. Coffey announced “ This award is long overdue because the manufacturers work together with us to make our professional efforts better all the time.”
Manufacturers were encouraged to nominate products that have been released within the previous two years and have had a positive impact on the film production community. Lectrosonics submitted their Digital Hybrid Wireless™ 400 series, including the well-known UM400 belt pack transmitter, UCR411a camera mount receiver and MM400a water-resistant miniature transmitter.
According to Gordon Moore, vice president of sales at Lectrosonics – “This award honors not only the products but the film community as a whole. As they have striven for higher production quality, CAS members have pushed us to increase the performance of our wireless systems through their ideas, input and support.”
Well respected within the film, broadcast, and theater technical communities since 1971, Lectrosonics wireless microphone systems and audio processing products are used daily in mission-critical applications by audio engineers familiar with the company's dedication to quality, customer service, and innovation. Lectrosonics is a US manufacturer based in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.