Biamp Systems Expands TesiraFORTÉ Platform

Collaborative efforts with Shure result in expanded protocol offering, providing system designers with greater interoperability

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands -- Feb. 6, 2017 -- Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced the TesiraFORTÉ(TM) DAN range of audio processors. The result of a collaboration between Biamp and Shure Incorporated, these new audio processors directly interface with the Shure MXA beamforming line of microphones. Along with the new dedicated Shure MXA input blocks in the latest Tesira(R) 3.0 software, the processors deliver seamless interoperability between the most advanced DSP and microphone technologies. The TesiraFORTÉ DAN will be displayed at the Biamp booth (3-A75) at ISE 2017, Feb. 7-10 at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam.


"Customer feedback is very important to us, and requests for a TesiraFORTÉ-level device that works seamlessly with the Shure MXA series of mics was increasing," said Zach Snook, audio products manager for Biamp Systems. "With the new TesiraFORTÉ DAN and the inclusion of Shure microphone support in the latest version of Tesira software, integrators can now design a system that offers the best-of-class DSP and microphone technologies to fit a variety of customer needs."

The TesiraFORTÉ DAN will be offered in four fixed I/O models  the same models as the original TesiraFORTÉ family (AI, CI, TI, and VI)  with the addition of 32x32 channels of audio via the Dante Brooklyn II module. All models of TesiraFORTÉ DAN are standard with 12 mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, Ethernet control, RS-232, USB audio with up to eight channels of configurable audio, four general purpose I/Os, and an OLED display.

The TesiraFORTÉ DAN VI, TI, and CI models feature Biamp's AEC technology to eliminate acoustic echoes and feedback for a clear, natural-sounding audio experience. Users can centrally or remotely control the devices with Tesira's software program. The easy-to-use system allows direct native connectivity to devices such as the Shure MXA910 ceiling microphone, enabling integrators to better design, install, and commission conferencing systems for their customers.

The TesiraFORTÉ DAN processor can be networked with other TesiraFORTÉ DAN units, or with a Tesira SERVER IO containing a DAN-1 card. With this setup, the servers can pass audio throughout the ecosystem, which is configured through the Dante Controller.

TesiraFORTÉ Dan will be available immediately. More information on Biamp's full product portfolio is available at www.biamp.com.

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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 one with a commitment to exceptional customer service. 

Recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Global Installed Audio Conferencing Enabling Technology Leadership Award, Biamp(R) is dedicated to creating products that drive the evolution of communication through sound. The award-winning Biamp product suite includes: Tesira(R) media system for digital audio and video networking, Audia(R) digital audio platform, Nexia(R) digital signal processors, Oreno(R) mobile control software for Tesira-equipped rooms, Devio(R) collaboration tool for modern workplaces, 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, huddle rooms, 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 Brisbane, Australia, and Rochester, New York. For more information on Biamp, please visit www.biamp.com. 

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