UK - Flare Audio is showcasing its new Flare Zero loudspeaker aimed at discerning studios, musicians and audiophiles and allowing them to hear exactly the sounds that the artist intended them to hear. Nominated for a prestigious PLASA Award for Innovation, this unique system features the company's patent-pending 3D printed spiralled Vortex exhausts and Space technologies, utilised to the max for minimal distortion, high-power, highest definition sound.

Says Flare: "Zero stands at 1.8m high and looks to float in mid-air. The 3.5kw of sound it delivers is the equivalent of a club installation, in a studio or private space. There is no excess in the design - it is minimal and is informed fully by the technology."

Flare's Davis Roberts comments: "We're really pleased

UK - Martin Audio partner and sub-distributor Old Barn Audio (OBA) has been a regular visitor to the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Waltham Cross recently.

Originally constructed in 2010 at a cost of £31m as one of the 2012 London Olympics host venues, it has now undergone an upgrade to its installed sound system in preparation for hosting the recent ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships.

First, OBA fitted Martin Audio's new CDD installation series on the terrace, meeting rooms and meeting room balconies, before providing their own MLA Compact rental system for the six-day Ch

UAE - NEXT-proaudio's distributor in UAE - Echo Beats Professional Systems- equipped the Vegas Club & Lounge in Dubai. This club is inside the Hotel Holiday Inn Bur Dubai located in the heart of Dubai, a hub in between embassies and businesses.

"The idea was to renovate the sound system in the club", explained Echo Beats key account manager, Rami Najjar. "They tested a lot of equipment from different brands but after the demo that was made in our showroom, they were completely amazed with the sound quality and clarity controlled and adjusted by the DSP's built in, and a

UK - The PLASA Awards for Innovation & Sustainability 2015 and the Gottelier Award, sponsored by Lighting&Sound International, were presented at the PLASA Show at London's ExCeL yesterday evening.

This year, 31 products were nominated for the Awards for Innovation & Sustainability, with eight awards presented, including a final Gold Award for Innovation.

The winners had to satisfy the judges that they demonstrate a new style of thinking, that they improve technical practice, have introduced new technologies, materials or techniques, that they feature patents or unique intellectual p

UK - Today at PLASA Show 2015 renowned pro audio journalist Phil Ward returns to host a further two Audio panels as part of PLASA's renowned seminar stream, entitled 'NOISES OFF! Controlling event sound' and 'DON'T WORRY, BE IP - Networking for live sound and installation.'

The first session focuses on the messy issues of noise control at outdoor events. Featuring the confirmed panel members Bryan Grant, Jason Baird, Jim Griffiths, Peter van der Geer, plus d&b audiotechnik's Steve Jones, the session will feature hi-tech noise containment solutions from beyond pro audio.

Afterwards,

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