Biamp Systems Selected for University of Oregon's Hatfield-Dowlin Football Complex

AudiaFLEX and Nexia(R) CS provide digital signal processing for technologically advanced collegiate sports facility

BEAVERTON, Oregon -- Aug. 14, 2014 -- Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, announced that the company's AudiaFLEX digital audio platform and Nexia(R) CS digital audio processors are providing robust digital signal processing (DSP) throughout the University of Oregon's (UO) new Hatfield-Dowlin Football Complex. Flexible and easy to use, the solution combines multiple output capabilities and DSP power to bring high-quality distributed audio throughout the facility's 25,000 square foot fitness center, signage panels, game-simulating outdoor practice field, and more -- creating one of the world's most advanced collegiate sports facilities.


The $68-million college sports facility boasts 145,000 square-feet of training space for the UO Ducks football team, including a variety of high-performance amenities normally reserved for professional athletes. To provide the state-of-the-art environment with a system capable of delivering clear, flexible, campus-wide audio, integrator CompView turned to Biamp's award-winning portfolio of commercial audio solutions. Integrating the company's AudiaFLEX platform within the facility's training center heightens players' motivation during weight sessions and on-field practices by sending music and crowd sounds throughout the entire facility. Linked by CobraNet(R) throughout the complex, staff can easily adjust content and audio levels from a range of different access points.

"The Hatfield-Dowlin Football Complex is one of the most advanced college sports facilities ever created," said Eric Boyd, Systems Integration Manager at CompView. "With its impressive architecture, interior design elements, and dynamic use of AV capabilities, the audio solution for this state-of-the-art complex needed to provide enormous flexibility in order to adapt to such diverse spaces. By implementing Biamp's AudiaFLEX and Nexia CS systems, we were able to overcome acoustic challenges without compromising sound quality."

Featuring crystal-clear audio, Biamp(R) ensures robust sound delivery for every videowall, signage panel, and projector within the center's theaters, meeting rooms, locker rooms, and cafeteria. To further enhance athlete training, AudiaFLEX turns the facility's practice field into a stadium-like experience by blasting an incredibly loud 115 decibels of crowd noise -- recreating the raucous environment of game-time situations despite ambient structures that could potentially impact sound quality. Using Nexia CS, coaching staff can easily participate in videoconferencing sessions while Biamp's overall solution enables audio within community-building areas such as the player lounge where athletes rest, recuperate, and interact via gaming equipment and table sports.

"Flexibility, ease-of-use, and dependability are crucial to flawless audio delivery within large-scale installations," said Bruce Stimpson, Western North America Regional Director at Biamp Systems. "Biamp's audio distribution products enable world-class facilities such as the Hatfield-Dowlin complex to easily customize audio experiences to fit their specific requirements. We are extremely pleased to be part of such a remarkable project and will continue to offer solutions that redefine the quality of sound."

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About Biamp Systems
Biamp Systems is a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems that power the world's most sophisticated audio/video installations. The company is recognized worldwide for delivering high-quality products and backing each product with a commitment to exceptional customer service.

The award-winning Biamp(R) product suite includes the Tesira(R) media system for digital audio networking, Audia(R) Digital Audio Platform, Nexia(R) digital signal processors, Sona(TM) AEC technology, and Vocia(R) Networked Public Address and Voice Evacuation System. Each has its own specific feature set that can be customized and integrated in a wide range of applications, including corporate boardrooms, conference centers, performing arts venues, courtrooms, hospitals, transportation hubs, campuses, and multi-building facilities.

Founded in 1976, Biamp is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, USA, with additional engineering operations in Rochester, New York, USA, and Brisbane, Australia. For more information on Biamp, please visit www.biamp.com.

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