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For Immediate Release
January 04, 2019
Media Relations contact:
Muto Communications
Phone: 516.662.5374

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Nantes, France - January 4, 2019 - Picking-up momentum globally with its new management team and award-winning products, StormAudio is ready to show ISE 2019 attendees just how brilliant immersive surround sound performance -- and related system management -- can be.

In a shared booth with M&K Sound (Hall 5, stand 5-U59), the StormAudio team is excited to welcome dealers and distributors and present its entire range of luxury immersive audio preamp/processors and amplifiers and discuss its latest hardware and firmware advancements and alliances. On-hand will be CEO Olivier Thumerel, Product Manager Sebastien Gailleton, Head of Technology Thierry Heeb, US Sales Manager Gary Blouse, and Sales & Marketing administrator Julia Olivier.

Dirac Live Calibration Tool 2.0 Support Takes Automatic Calibration to New Heights
All the StormAudio processors incorporate Dirac Live® Room Calibration. With firmware update 3.4r2, the processors now support the updated Dirac Live Calibration Tool in its 2.x versions (DLCT 2.0). This complete overhaul of the user-interface makes it a significantly easier to calibrate the systems and adds support in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin and Japanese languages. DLCT 2.0 improves the sound staging not only by analyzing speakers phase individually but also on a per pair basis, ensuring proper pair’ss phase response matching.

Domotz Brings On-Demand Full-Access Remote Diagnosis and Correction
The StormMonitoring web-portal software tool -- incorporated in all of the brand’ss products -- enables installers to diagnose all aspects of system health in a quick, efficient manner and reset just as if physically onsite. It is now compatible with leading remote monitoring and management cloud-based service Domotz. Adding Domotz brings even greater functionality and security to remote management of StormAudio products, namely on-demand full-access for diagnosis and immediate correction. Dealers purchase the Domotz appliance and cloud services subscription directly from Domotz or their distribution partners. Dealers presently using Domotz will now see StormAudio visible as a device in their system.

Private 9.1.4 Home Theater Demos in Historic Center of Amsterdam
Throughout the show, StormAudio will be conducting private immersive audio home theater demonstrations nearby the exhibit hall. Featured will be a complete active StormAudio system in a 9.1.4 surround configuration featuring the ISP 20 processor mated to a JVC DLA-Z1 video projector and DNP Denmark Supernova Core 120-inch film screen. Dealers and distributors interested in attending can obtain information at the StormAudio stand (Hall 5, stand 5-U59).

“We encourage everyone to visit our stand and learn more about the technological leadership and support that StormAudio brings to dealers,” says Thumerel. “And don’st miss our home theater show in historic Amsterdam, as we have a reputation for conducting unrivaled demos. Our 2018 CEDIA demo earned a Best of Show by AVS Forum, and we intended to wow the ISE crowds just the same!”

Product Range Overview
The StormAudio range consists of 6 preamp / processors (digital and analog 16-, 20- and 32-channels), 2 power amplifiers (8- to 16-channels) and a 16-channel processor/amp (AVR). The products serve the upper end of the home cinema category. The processors all feature built-in compatibility with Auro-3D®, Dolby Atmos® and DTS:Xâ„¢ and integrate category-leading solutions including Dirac Live® Room Calibration and StormMonitoringâ„¢ remote web-based monitoring tool.

AVS Forum hailed the StormAudio AVR a 2017 Best of CEDIA and 2017 Top Choice. It also earned an ISE 2017 Residential Systems Magazine Best of Show Award. The marquee 32-channel ISP 3D.32 ELITE | Reference Edition preamp/processor earned a Residential Systems Magazine 2016 CEDIA Best of Show Award, a CES 2017 Innovations Award and an ISE 2017 Best of Show Award.

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StormAudio Media Contacts
- N. America: Paul Muto, Muto Communications: +1.631.849.4301 or

Sales and Product Inquiries
- N. America: Gary Blouse, and +1.760.500.6663.
- Outside the Americas and Pacific region, dealers and distributors should contact:
o Tracy Tsang: for ASIA and PACIFIC
o Julia Olivier: for EUROPE, AFRICA, INDIA, MIDDLE EAST and AMERICA outside the US

About StormAudio
StormAudio delivers superior audio electronics that support all existing and future leading sound formats, such as Auro-3D®, Dolby Atmos® and DTS:Xâ„¢. Designed for the most demanding customers, the products offer “best-in-class” performance, versatility, extreme reliability and the most advanced market features. The brand’ss products are available through a specialized distributor network worldwide, with a focus on customer services and technical support. The StormAudio line is designed and manufactured in France, now under the leadership of Olivier Thumerel, CEO.


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