Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker™ Array Microphone Approved for Use with Axis Communications Network Video Products

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Microphone provides High Quality, Long Range Audio for IP-Surveillance Systems

Sudbury, MA, November 9, 2006 – Acoustic Magic, Inc., the leader in array microphone technology, announced today that its Voice Tracker™ microphone has been approved for use with network cameras and video servers from Axis Communications, the global leader in the network video market. The Voice Tracker™ provides long-range audio pickup, which is particularly important in remote monitoring, security, surveillance and broadcasting applications.

“Network video systems can easily incorporate audio, a major benefit that IP-Surveillance provides over analog DVR systems,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager for Axis Communications. “Quality microphones – like those from Acoustic Magic – are critical in order to effectively use audio detection technology and audio recoding features available through the latest generation of network cameras and video servers.”

The Voice Tracker’s unique technology locates the region where the conversation is coming from and electronically and automatically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering, and “noise” from other parts of the room is not picked up.

According to Bob Feingold, CEO of Acoustic Magic, “the Voice Tracker™ microphone is effective in somewhat noisy environments like convenience stores because it reduces background noise by utilizing both spatial filtering and digital noise reduction. It also has improved sensitivity by constructively adding the outputs of the 8 individual microphone elements in the array.”

The Voice Tracker™ connects directly to Axis network cameras through a 3.5mm plug.

About Acoustic Magic

Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice TrackerTM desktop array microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. Dragon, ViaVoice and iListen speech recognition software; HomeSeer and HAL Home Automation software; as well as WinScribe and SoniClear meeting recording software, have certified the Voice TrackerTM Array Microphone. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

Ohio University College of Business uses Acoustic Magic’s Array Microphones for Distance Learning and Large Group Teleconferencing

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Sudbury, MA June 12, 2006 – Finding a microphone that can pick up all the talkers in a large group meeting or distance learning class, while suppressing background room noise so the conversation can be heard at the far end, is a challenge. Often, individual headset microphones are used, but they are not practical when large numbers are required. Conventional conferencing microphones are also expensive, and have limited range for large audiences.

Ohio University has found a solution in the Voice Tracker™ array desktop microphone, and has used it successfully with Adobe Macromedia Breeze™, Skype™, WebEx™ and Windows Media Encoder™ for web casts and conferences.

David Underwood of the College of Business at Ohio University (Athens, Ohio), reports: “The Voice Tracker™ is great for 15-20 person seminars and meetings, at ranges up to 20 feet. Although I could put lavaliere mics on the professors, the Voice Tracker™ gives him or her freedom to not worry about microphone placement and drop out; and the Voice Tracker™ does a great job picking up the questions from the back of the room. We have been configuring it with an audio mixer in our international and regional graduate programs for Adobe Macromedia Breeze and SKYPE conferences since December. With some bottom EQ added to the output, it makes the Internet sound really good.”

According to Bob Feingold, founder of Acoustic Magic, Inc., the Voice Tracker™ is the first desktop microphone that is effective in large group conferencing applications because it combines two levels of noise reduction with a wide field of view.

It locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, the Voice Tracker™ removes “stationary” background noise with digital noise reduction algorithms. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with increased sensitivity since the Voice Tracker’s eight microphone elements are used continuously and constructively, give the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

The Voice Tracker™ can be connected to a PC through the sound card, or through a USB port using the optional USB adapter.

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice Tracker™ desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, distance learning, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. Dragon, iListen, and ViaVoice (speech recognition), HomeSeer, One Voice and HAL (Home Automation), Adobe Macromedia Breeze (web conferencing) as well as WinScribe and SoniClear (meeting recording) have certified the Voice Tracker™ array microphone. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

About Ohio University College of Business. The College of Business at Ohio University prepares graduates for business success in Ohio and globally. Ohio University has offered business courses since 1893. Today the College of Business offers 10 undergraduate majors and a master of business administration (MBA), and enrolls about 1,800 undergraduate and 60 full-time resident graduate students annually. It was originally accredited by the Assembly to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in 1950. MBA programs currently exist in India and Brazil and customized Corporate MBAs are offered world-wide.

International programs for undergraduates, such as the Global Competitiveness Program (GCP), develop consulting skills as the students work in teams with business students from a foreign university on projects for real client companies in another country.

Interact Devices Selects Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker Array Microphone for their Video Conferencing System

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Sudbury, MA May, 2006 – Finding a microphone that can pick up all the talkers in a large group meeting or distance learning class, while suppressing background room noise so the conversation can be heard at the far end, is a challenge. Often, conferencing systems employ extension or satellite microphones, which are expensive and take up table space.

Interact Devices, Inc. has found the solution in the Voice Tracker™ desktop array microphone, and selected it to be an integral part of their new, unique video conferencing system.

John Wilkerson, Vice President of Technology for Interact Devices, Inc states “we wanted a microphone that would match our high quality video (up to 30 frames per sec). We choose the Voice Tracker™ array desktop microphone because its signal to noise ratio is so good it can cover the entire room. Its exceptional signal to noise ratio also makes our acoustic echo canceller work better.”

According to Bob Feingold, founder of Acoustic Magic, Inc., “users like the Voice Tracker™ for large group conferencing applications because, as a single microphone, it is cost effective and can free up table space.” Users sometimes mount the Voice Tracker™ on the ceiling, further reducing table clutter and installation cost.”

The Voice Tracker™ array microphone locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, the Voice Tracker™ removes “stationary” background noise with digital noise reduction algorithms. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with increased sensitivity since the Voice Tracker’s eight microphone elements are used continuously and constructively, give the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

About Interact Devices, Inc. Interact Devices, Inc., located in Folsom, CA, is a subsidiary of Broadcast International. Their video conferencing system employs the CodecSys System, a patent-pending technology that creates excellent quality video and audio transmission at a fraction of the bandwidth than has been traditionally required. CodecSys employs real-time artificial intelligence systems to dynamically change codecs or codec settings – on the fly – on a scene-by-scene or even frame-by-frame basis. CodecSys provides the highest quality in full-screen, full-motion video at the lowest possible bandwidths. For additional information, visit www.InteractDevices.com.

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located in the Boston suburbs, manufactures a desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Trackertm Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe and TranscriptionGear dictation recording software. For additional information visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

The Combination of Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker Array Microphone and One Voice’s Media Center Communicator Software enables large room coverage for Home Automation

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Sudbury, MA, February 2, 2006 – Acoustic Magic announced a new addition to the list of suppliers of home automation software that have endorsed its Voice Tracker™ array microphone for voice control in large room environments.

One Voice Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ONEV) has begun marketing the Voice Tracker™ Array Microphone, which enables voice interaction with One Voice’s Media Center Communicator™ from ranges of 20 feet or more.

According to Dean Weber, president and CEO of One Voice, Inc., “the Voice Tracker’s sensitivity and noise reduction capabilities significantly extend the effective range of voice control. During tests in a 17 ft X 22 ft family room, we were able to control the television, stereo, etc. from any seating position.”

Media Center Communicator™ users are equally enthusiastic. According to Christopher Addicott, of Chris Addicott Associates Ltd in the UK, “Quite simply this combination is capable of taking the user experience to the next level.”

Enclosed in a sleek charcoal gray casing, the Voice Tracker™ fits unobtrusively on a shelf or table and employs a “listening beam” that electronically focuses on talkers located in different positions around the room. The beam acts as an acoustic searchlight, picking up voices but spatially filtering out background noise.

The Voice Tracker™ is the only array microphone on the market that can scan a full 180 degrees; it can steer from one talker to the next in a few milliseconds. Its eight microphone elements and digital noise reduction algorithms greatly enhance sound quality. It can be connected to a PC through the sound card, or through the USB port (with an optional USB adapter).

One Voice’s Media Center Communicator is a complete in-home multimedia communications package for Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 – enabling users to speak, using voice recognition, to play and view all their digital content from MP3 music, digital photos, slideshows, videos, live TV and much more. Media Center Communicator also comes with a suite of communications features to send and read E-mail, SMS text messaging to mobile phones, Instant Messaging (IM), full motion PC-to-PC audio and video chat and PC-to-Phone calling to any phone within the U.S. and Canada.

About One Voice, Inc. One Voice Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: ONEV) is the world’s first developer of 4th Generation voice solutions for the Telecom and Interactive Multimedia markets. Our Intelligent Voice™ solutions employ revolutionary, patented technology that allows people to send messages (E-mail, SMS, Instant Messaging and paging), purchase products, get information and control devices – all by using their voice. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.onev.com.

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice Tracker™ desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. Dragon, iListen, and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer and HAL Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe and SoniClear recording software have certified the Voice Tracker™ Array microphone. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

Media Center Communicator is a trademark of One Voice Technologies, Inc.

Westec InterActive selects the Voice Tracker™ Array Microphone for Enhanced Audio in Retail and Restaurant Audio/Video Surveillance and Operations Audit

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IRVINE, Calif., March 17, 2005 – Westec InterActive, the leader in interactive remote security monitoring for convenience store, retail, restaurant and other business applications, today announced that it has selected Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker™ array microphone to be used for enhanced audio in retail and restaurant audio/video surveillance applications. The decision was made after it was tested in several Circle K, 7-Eleven and McDonalds sites that have Westec interactive security systems.

“Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker™ array microphones proved to be very effective in recording conversations in settings where there is a lot of background noise, such as convenience stores,” said Michael J. Upp, Vice President, Business Development for Westec InterActive. “The Voice Tracker™ reduced the background noise from air conditioners, fans, and other equipment, improving the sound quality of recordings at the stores.”

The Voice Tracker’s unique technology locates the region where the conversation is coming from and electronically steers a “listening beam”, like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering, and “noise” from other parts of the room is not picked up.

“The ‘listening beam’ allows our Operational Audit Specialists to clearly hear conversations between employees and customers. This helps monitor customer service levels and accurately report findings back to our customers,” says Upp.

According to Acoustic Magic, its Voice Tracker™ microphones are effective in reducing background noise by utilizing both spatial filtering and digital noise reduction. They also have improved sensitivity by constructively adding the outputs of the 8 individual microphone elements in the array.

“Westec InterActive was the first company to recognize the potential of the Voice Tracker™ as a surveillance microphone in convenience stores,” said Bob Feingold, CEO of Acoustic Magic. “We’re pleased to have our technology used by Westec, the leader in remote access security.”

About Westec InterActive. Westec InterActive, the pioneer of interactive security and remote monitoring, delivers an integrated solution that answers the concern of employee safety, as well as key business operational issues such as shrink, employee turnover and inventory control. Our innovative nature allows us to take a comprehensive approach to security and remote site management. We provide our customers with a full range of business improvement solutions, from basic burglar alarms and quality security equipment to fully integrated interactive remote monitoring systems. For additional information see www.Westecnow.com or contact Teri Bruno (teribruno@aol.com or 714 536 8407 or Andrea Herbert (aherbert@westecnow.com or 949 797 4723)

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice Tracker™ desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Tracker™ Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer and HAL Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe and SoniClear recording software. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

Ergonomics by Design Ltd. combines Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker™ Array Microphone with Sony handheld recorders as a portable meeting recording tool

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Pearce, Canberra, Australia – March 15, 2005 – Ergonomics by Design, Ltd. often uses Sony digital recorders to record meetings and interviews in varying conference rooms without very much notice as to when the discussions would start. Handheld recorders were initially chosen since they are extremely portable. The only difficulty was the handheld recorder’s limited pickup range; the rooms were large and the number of attendees would vary in every meeting. The Voice Tracker™, used as an auxiliary microphone through the 3.5 mm jack on the handheld digital recorder, provided an ideal solution for this application due to its light weight, its portability and its immense recording range.

According to Wendy Elford, Director of Ergonomics by Design, Ltd. “The Voice Tracker™ array microphone performed brilliantly. We used it with a Sony ICD-BM1 and also on the laptop using the Microsoft sound recorder. With the Voice Tracker™ we were able to catch speakers up to 6 m away. Our tests gave excellent quality around a large conference table in a room approximately 5 m x 8 m.”

Karl Francois, National Solutions Manager with Voice Perfect Systems, who worked with Ergonomics by Design, Ltd. on this application, observed: “The Voice Tracker™ array microphone performed equally well with laptop based meeting recording software, offered by Lexacom and others”.

Bob Feingold, CEO of Acoustic Magic notes that “The Voice Tracker™ is a simple and cost effective alternative to installing an expensive sound system with a separate microphone for each person”.

The Voice Tracker™ locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds and reverberation from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, digital noise reduction processing removes background noise. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with the sensitivity of eight microphone elements, gives the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

About Voice Perfect Systems. Voice Perfect Systems is a 100% Australian owned company, formed in early 1994 to address the growing interest for large vocabulary speech dictation for computer users. Recognizing the potential for speech recognition systems, Voice Perfect became one of the pioneering distributors of speech activated dictation software. For additional information, visit www.voiceperfect.com or contact Karl Francois (karl.francois@voiceperfect.com).

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice Tracker™ desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Tracker™ Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer and HAL Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe dictation recording software. For additional information, www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

About Ergonomics by Design, Ltd. Ergonomics by Design Pty Ltd is an ergonomics consultancy formed in 2002 to assist organisations and individuals to profit through the use of education and best practice standards in human factors and ergonomics. For additional Information, see www.ergodesign.com.au

Woman’s and Children’s Hospital Installs Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker™ Array Microphones for handsfree recording in pathology cut-up room

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North Adelaide, Australia – March 10, 2005 – Women’s and Children’s Hospital needed a recording solution for its pathology cutup room that was hands-free and could pickup the doctors from several feet away. They chose the Acoustic Magic Voice Tracker™ array microphone and Lexacom Talk & Type digital dictation management software. The Voice Tracker’s long-range allowed the doctor to be recorded as he moved around the table. Lexacom’s foot pedal control completed the hands-free operation. The recording computers were no longer required to be near the pathologists.

Dr. Tony Bourne of Woman’s and Children’s Hospital noted “this solution was so effective that we implemented it in the mortuary as well, with equally good results. In the Mortuary, the microphone is attached to the ceiling, several feet above the bench. Both microphones are separated by some metres from the computers, which are linked through the hospital network to the secretarial workstations. The system has worked very well for us and our secretarial staff indicate that the quality of the dictation is much improved over our old tape based system.”

Karl Francois, National Solutions Manager for Voice Perfect Systems, who worked with Women’s and Children’s Hospital on this application, noted “when Voice Perfect first looked at the Voice Tracker™, it was originally intended to be used with Dragon NaturallySpeaking™ speech recognition software as a desktop microphone option. Since then we’ve been able to apply it to video conferencing, as well as meetings, interviews and clean room recording. It certainly has proved how incredibly versatile this product can be in any application requiring a powerful, long-range microphone.”

Bob Feingold, CEO of Acoustic Magic, notes that “The Voice Tracker™ is unique in its capability of scanning a full 180 degrees and of picking up talkers at ranges of 25 feet or more.”

The Voice Tracker™ locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds and reverberation from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, digital noise reduction processing removes background noise. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with the sensitivity of eight microphone elements, gives the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

About Voice Perfect Systems. Voice Perfect Systems is a 100% Australian owned company, formed in early 1994 to address the growing interest for large vocabulary speech dictation for computer users. Recognizing the potential for speech recognition systems, Voice Perfect became one of the pioneering distributors of speech activated dictation software. For additional information, visit www.voiceperfect.com or contact Karl Francois (karl.francois@voiceperfect.com).

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice Trackertm desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Tracker™ Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer and HAL Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe and SoniClear dictation recording software. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

About Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) provides state of the art health care for women and children in Adelaide and South Australia. Each year, more than 30,000 people are admitted and around 4000 babies are born at the Hospital. In addition around 250,000 people come to the Hospital as outpatients.

Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker Array Microphone enables Clallam County to record public Commissioner Meetings and work sessions

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Clallam Country, WA September 15, 2004 – Public meetings are often recorded to assure accurate and complete minutes. This presents a challenge to microphone technology, since many of the meetings are held in large, reverberant rooms, where it is difficult to pick up discussion around a table and questions from the audience.

Callam County has met this challenge through the use of the Voice Tracker™ Array Microphone combined with SoniClear digital recording software from Trio Systems.

According to Dan Engelbertson, County Administrator, “Our meetings are held in a 40′ by 40′ room in an old Courthouse, with hard walls. There was so much reverberation, it was hard to understand what was recorded. The Voice Tracker™ is a thousand times better than the conventional microphone we were using. We can understand all the speakers around the table during work sessions, and we can understand comments from the audience 30 feet away.”

Bob Feingold, CEO of Acoustic Magic notes that “The Voice Tracker™ is a simple and cost effective alternative to installing an expensive sound system with a separate microphone for each person.”

The Voice Tracker™ locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds and reverberation from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, digital noise reduction processing removes background noise. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with the sensitivity of eight microphone elements, gives the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

Clallam County uses the Voice Tracker™ microphone with the SoniClear MeetingPro Gov software running on a Windows computer. MeetingPro automatically records from the Voice Tracker™ microphone and makes it easy for clerks to record meetings, produce minutes, and research action items. The digital recordings can also be archived on CDROM, posted to a network server, and webcast on the Internet, making meeting information accessible to staff, elected officials, and the public.

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures the Voice Trackertm desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Tracker™ Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer and HAL Home Automation software, as well as SoniClear recording software. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

About Trio Systems LLC. Founded in 1978, Trio Systems LLC is a leading provider of recording software and software development components. The company’s product offerings include audio recording and streaming software, and embedded database software components for use in small businesses, local governments, education and retail channels. For additional information about the SoniClear product line, see www.soniclear.com or contact Alan Bartholomew (alan@triosystems.com, or 626-584-9706).

Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker Array Microphone Certified by Trio Systems for use with its SoniClear recording software

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Pasadena, CA June 15, 2004 – Trio Systems LLC, a leading developer of Windows recording software has Certified the Voice Tracker™ Array Microphone for use with their SoniClear MeetingPro product line.

SoniClear MeetingPro software digitally records board meetings, government meetings, lectures, and other meetings on any Windows computer. When recording in noisy environments, background noise from video projectors, air conditioning, and traffic can obscure softer voices and people speaking far from the microphone. This can make it difficult to hear exactly what was said. Using the Voice Tracker™ with SoniClear MeetingPro solves this problem, resulting in improved recordings and easy transcription of detailed minutes.

The Voice Tracker™ locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, digital noise reduction processing removes background noise. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with the sensitivity of eight microphone elements, gives the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

According to Alan Bartholomew, President of Trio Systems, the Voice Tracker™ Array’s automatic directional pickup and noise reduction make it ideally suited to recording meetings. “In our testing, we found the Voice Tracker™ made it possible to accurately capture speaking in noisy meeting rooms, even with people speaking ten or twenty feet away”, commented Bartholomew. “Rather than installing an expensive sound system with a microphone for each person, Voice Tracker™ is a simple and cost effective solution.”

“We believe that our Voice Tracker™ intelligent array microphone is useful for meeting and deposition recording because it scans a full 180 degree field of view and can even pick up speech from behind,” said Bob Feingold, CEO of Acoustic Magic.

SoniClear MeetingPro is available in three versions. MeetingPro Assistant makes it easy to research meetings and to quickly transcribe accurate meeting minutes. MeetingPro Gov and MeetingPro Enterprise have additional features for sharing recordings on CD, over a local area network, and through the Internet. All three versions of MeetingPro have been updated to work specifically with the Voice Tracker™ microphone. In keeping with the ease-of-use of the software, MeetingPro automatically detects that the Voice Tracker™ has been plugged in and records from it. The user does not need to make any configuration changes for this to work correctly.

About Trio Systems LLC. Founded in 1978, Trio Systems LLC is a leading provider of recording software and software development components. The company’s product offerings include audio recording and streaming software, and embedded database software components for use in small businesses, local governments, education and retail channels. Trio Systems is a privately held company. For additional information about the SoniClear product line, see www.soniclear.com or contact Alan Bartholomew (alan@triosystems.com, or 626-584-9706).

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located in the Boston suburbs, manufactures a desktop microphone that has found application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Tracker™ Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe dictation recording software. For additional information, visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.

Broadcast International selects Acoustic Magic’s Voice Tracker Array Microphone for their Interact Video Conferencing System

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Sudbury, MA May 4, 2004 – Finding a microphone that can pick up all the talkers in a large meeting room, or classroom, while suppressing background noise so the conversation can be heard at the far end, is a challenge. Often, conferencing systems employ extension or satellite microphones, which are expensive and take up table space.

Broadcast International has found the solution in the Voice Tracker™ desktop array microphone, and selected it to be an integral part of their new, unique high performance video conferencing systems.

John Wilkinson, Vice President of Technology for Broadcast International states “we wanted a microphone that would match our full screen high quality video (up to 30 frames per sec). We choose the Voice Tracker™ array desktop microphone because its signal to noise ratio is so good it can cover the entire room. Its exceptional intelligent array technology and excellent signal to noise ratio provides us superior audio results.”

According to Bob Feingold, founder of Acoustic Magic, Inc., “users like the Voice Tracker™ for conferencing applications because, as a single microphone, it is cost effective and can free up table space.” Users sometimes mount the Voice Tracker™ on the ceiling, further reducing table clutter and installation cost.

The Voice Tracker™ array microphone locates a talker and electronically steers a “listening beam,” like an acoustic searchlight, in that direction. This creates spatial filtering; sounds from other parts of the room are not picked up. In addition, the Voice Tracker™ removes “stationary” background noise with digital noise reduction algorithms. This two-stage noise reduction, coupled with increased sensitivity since the Voice Tracker’s eight microphone elements are used continuously and constructively, give the Voice Tracker™ outstanding range and sound quality.

About Broadcast International. Broadcast International is a leading provider of video-powered business solutions, including IP and digital satellite, Internet streaming, and other types of wired/wireless network distribution. The INTERACT™ video conferencing system employs the CodecSys™ System, a patent-pending technology that creates excellent quality video and audio transmission at a fraction of the bandwidth than has been traditionally required. CodecSys™ employs real-time intelligence systems to dynamically change codec settings and/or codecs – on the fly – on a scene-by-scene basis. CodecSys™ provides the highest quality in full-screen, full-motion video at the lowest possible bandwidths. Broadcast International was founded in 1984 and is a public company (OTC Bulletin Board: BCST) headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT. For more information, visit www.brin.com or call 801-562-2252.

About Acoustic Magic, Inc. Acoustic Magic, Inc., located near Boston, manufactures a desktop microphone for application in speech recognition, meeting and transcription recording, VoIP and conventional teleconferencing, voice control for home automation, and security surveillance. The Voice Tracker™ Array microphone has been Certified by Dragon and ViaVoice speech recognition software, HomeSeer Home Automation software, as well as WinScribe and TranscriptionGear dictation recording software. For additional information visit www.Acoustic Magic.com or Contact Us Here.