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Dec 21, 2016

Golden 1 Center Installs Next-Generation Immersive Sound System to Enhance Fan Experience

Kings Select Comhear’s MyBeam™ Technology for HD Near-Field Sound System


Sacramento, Calif.—Today, the Sacramento Kings announced Golden 1 Center, the world’s most technologically advanced sports and entertainment venue, will feature next-generation technology from Comhear, an industry leading audio technology research and development company that works to bring people closer together through pristine communication, while enhancing the immersive entertainment experience. Golden 1 Center’s audio system will utilize MyBeam speaker arrays, the latest in audio technology from Comhear, to deliver the sounds of the game from court level into the suite level of the arena. The arena’s one-of-a-kind, industry leading Command Center – the hub for all arena data, information, and instantaneous decision making – will feature the technology as well.

MyBeam™ 360°, an award-winning speaker technology, provides an enhanced natural HD 360 degree sound experience for virtual reality, gaming, desktop sound, theatre & theme park, and personal devices. In conjunction with researchers at UC San Diego, Comhear has produced a new way to present immersive audio experiences with a new technology called “audio-beam forming.

“By using this technology, fans will be able to hear the players running up the court, the ball dribbling, and the plays from coaches in a new and exciting way,” said Comhear CEO Perry Teevens.

“Golden 1 Center’s advanced features, impressive food selection, innovative design create an unmatched fan experience,” said Kings President Chris Granger. “Using technology like the Comhear MyBeam™ system immerses fans in the sounds of the game like never before, enhancing the way guests interact and engage with the team. "

Basic MyBeam technology operates in several modes: multi-beam (for multiple languages), virtual surround (trans-aural or binaural rendering on speakers), and speech enhancement. Three years of partnership with UCSD’s Qualcomm Institute (QI), along with the University of Southampton’s Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), has created a rich set of innovative capabilities.

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About Comhear, Inc.
Comhear believes in sound that moves you. Comhear is an audio technology company that brings people closer together through pristine communication, and enhances immersive entertainment with the physical sensation of sound you can practically touch. Consumer electronics speaker and headset OEMs, enterprise TEMs, kiosk systems manufacturers and integrators and Gaming/VR platforms benefit from Comhear’s revolutionary beamforming services, which add vocal clarity and customization to audio and conferencing systems.

Comhear products are powered by our patented KAP™ software, which gives you wider, more natural soundscapes while protecting long term hearing acuity. This passion for healthy audio, combined with a deep understanding of how the brain processes sound, enables Comhear to develop products and solutions that adapt to your environment and transform the listening experience.

Comhear Media Contact
Jerry Hilburn, [email protected]

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