This year, a record number of four audio stages await the public on the outdoor area
Germany - This year, Prolight + Sound Frankfurt will feature a "comprehensively expanded pro audio offering", according to its organisers. Among other things, visitors can look forward to a 3000sq.m Performance + Production Hub, new attractions, an extended programme of specialist lectures and "the return of well-known exhibitors".
The focus will be on live and concert sound reinforcement as well as innovative studio and broadcast solutions. Renowned companies will be demonstrating sound reinforcement systems under realistic conditions on the outdoor exhibition area. There will also be an extensive supporting programme covering a wide range of current and future-oriented topics.
The newly created Immersive Audio Dome in Hall 11 is being realised in cooperation with Quickspace and United Brands. The latter will present product innovations from Adamson in the impressive installation - combined in an immersive system consisting of a large number of loudspeakers and the Fletcher Machine, a multichannel audio rendering processor. The interior of the 100m² igloo-shaped dome offers space for around 75 people and is equipped with a full-surface projection screen. This complements the sound experience with futuristic visuals to create an immersive overall experience for visitors.
Also new is the Audio Bar (Hall 11). Here, high-quality headphones from well-known brands - including AIAIAI, Beyerdynamic, Audio-Technica, Ollo Audio, Tascam, HEDD, Rode and Pioneer - can be tested in a relaxed atmosphere. A range of models from the studio, DJ and wireless sectors will be presented to interested visitors at installed sound stations. The relaxed bar atmosphere also invites you to talk shop with other trade fair visitors.
This year, a record number of four audio stages await the public on the outdoor area in front of Hall 11: In the Live Sound Arena, sound reinforcement systems will be demonstrated under realistic conditions. Manufacturers such as Harmonic Design, CELTO, HK Audio, KV2 Audio, Voice-Acoustic, Aura Audio and audio zenit will be demonstrating their systems here.
RCF and dbTechnologies are returning as exhibitors at the upcoming event and will each be presenting their products on their own outdoor demo stage, among other things. The area will be completed by the DAS Audio demo stage.
Those looking for quieter sounds will find what they are looking for at the Silent Stage (Hall 11). The company InEar will be presenting its innovative, integrated sound technology solutions there.
The focus of the lecture programme will be on current trends in the sound reinforcement scene, innovations in home studio productions and exclusive training modules from the SQQ7 educational standard curriculum.
First-hand expertise will also be provided by a series of keynotes on the subject of sound. For example, Michael Kastner, head of product at Holoplot, will provide insights into their X1 Matrix Array audio solution, which is part of the mega-project Sphere in Las Vegas.

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