Press releases

20. December 17 – Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik welcomes the next generation of Chief Financial Officer

After 31 years with d&b, Kay Lange, Chief Financial Officer of d&b audiotechnik, is handing over his role to the next generation. Lange had already made this decision in 2016, in agreement with investors and the management team, to spend more time with family and pursue life-long dreams, but planned to only do so once a successor was found.


29. September 17 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik to present the d&b Soundscape at AES New York 2017

Following crowded demo sessions at InfoComm Orlando the d&b team is heading to New York City for the 143rd Audio Engineering Society’s international convention. Between October 18-20 demo room 3D04 in the Javits Center will welcome visitors to the first ever d&b demonstration program held at AES.


31. August 17 – Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik reaffirms future technology focus and strengthens its management team

d&b audiotechnik is expanding its Research and Development department and has appointed a new member to its management team. With effect from August 1st, Jan Biermann takes over from Frank Bothe as Head of Research and Development. Bothe will now focus on the company’s medium to long term technology roadmap in his role as Chief Technology Officer. As leader of the Research and Development team Biermann will be responsible for implementing product development projects, reporting to d&b Managing Director Markus Strohmeier.


19. July 17 – Press, Corporate

Management changes at d&b audiotechnik in the Americas ensure strategic development.

Colin Beveridge, CEO of d&b Corporation since its inception in the mid 1990s has transferred his responsibilities for d&b audiotechnik in the Americas to the next generation as part of a planned retirement. Following the transition Beveridge will remain on board as Senior Strategic Advisor for the management team in the Americas and company headquarters in Backnang, Germany - a welcome sign of his continued commitment to d&b.


19. July 17 – Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik expands facilities with new location in Ilsfeld, Germany.

d&b audiotechnik GmbH, one of the world's leading companies for professional sound reinforcement systems, is creating more space for production at headquarters in Backnang, Germany. The development sees the international Logistics and Shipping Department relocate from Backnang to Ilsfeld in the nearby District of Heilbronn.


22. June 17 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik highlights harmonious solutions at InfoComm 2017

At InfoComm Orlando the d&b booth offered a quick and easy insight into the company’s systematic way of thinking. Two distinct sections – one for mobile solutions, one for installation – focused on flexible, compatible components for a world of dynamic audio demands, with application-tailored functionality and design to match.


01. June 17 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik: audio solutions and future evolutions at InfoComm 2017

InfoComm is back in Orlando for 2017 and at the d&b audiotechnik stand #6569 visitors will find dedicated sections for mobile and installation solutions. Joining the product ranges together is a toolkit fit for all, including the d&b Workflow and an ever growing choice of integration and interoperability solutions.


12. April 17 – Press, New product

d&b audiotechnik launches two new software features at Prolight + Sound 2017

Array verification has been created to help avoid cabling mistakes in both mobile and permanent applications in the latest version of the d&b R1 Remote control software.


07. April 17 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik stands for integration and forward thinking at Prolight + Sound 2017

With more audio technology solutions than ever before, the d&b stand at Prolight + Sound 2017 proved integration and interoperability remain at the heart of the company's ongoing commitment to customers. Visitors to the d&b stand caught an insight into the future, learning more about the d&b Soundscape – creating landscapes in sound.


30. March 17 – Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik announces David Claringbold as new Chief Marketing Officer

d&b audiotechnik has appointed David Claringbold as Chief Marketing Officer. The former Director of Sydney Opera House, and member of the d&b audiotechnik Advisory Board, joins the management team effective March 29, reporting directly to CEO Amnon Harman. Mr Claringbold, who has relocated from Australia to Germany, succeeds Sabina Berloffa.


24. March 17 – Press, Exhibition

Looking beyond: d&b audiotechnik at Prolight + Sound 2017

Looking beyond the typical, to envisage all business, artistic and social needs, is what inspires the team at d&b. To discover more about the company’s Sound Futures program, and what it means in practice, visit the d&b stand C15 in hall 3.1 at this year’s Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt, April 4–7.


01. March 17 – Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik announces Stephan Greiner as new Chief Sales Officer

d&b audiotechnik is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephan Greiner as Chief Sales Officer. From 1st March Mr Greiner will serve as a member of the Managing Board, reporting directly to Amnon Harman CEO.


07. February 17 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik highlights interoperability at ISE 2017

Integrated Systems Europe is over for another year, and 2017’s record number of visitors return home with the best of the industry in mind.


31. January 17 – Press, Corporate

Uwe Horn new PR Manager at d&b audiotechnik

With immediate effect, Uwe Horn takes over responsibility for worldwide public relations at Germany's high-quality loudspeaker systems manufacturer d&b audiotechnik. Horn is appointed head of the PR team which is located at company headquarters in Backnang and in Nailsworth in the UK.


30. January 17 – Press, New product

d&b audiotechnik introduces amplifier plug-in for Peavey MediaMatrix

Compatibility and interoperability is key for d&b, who will launch an amplifier plug-in for the Peavey MediaMatrix NION DSP and nControl PC at the ISE Amsterdam exhibition in February 2017.


13. January 17 – Press, Exhibition

Integrated d&b system solutions: easy planning, exceptional performance.

With ISE 2017 just around the corner the team at German loudspeaker systems manufacturer, d&b audiotechnik, is looking forward to welcoming visitors to stand 7-C173 and demo room E103 once again.


28. September 16 – Press, New product

d&b audiotechnik introduces new loudspeaker solutions for permanent installation

The new 24S and 24S-D point source loudspeakers from d&b audiotechnik are set to conquer permanent applications including night clubs, live performance venues, houses of worship, multipurpose centres and sports venues. These latest additions to the established xS-Series re-set the performance level for installation specific point sources, and along with the arrayable xA-Series, all feature redesigned front grills making them more unobtrusive than ever before.


25. August 16 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik sponsors Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific 2016

Loudspeaker systems manufacturer, d&b audiotechnik, will join exhibitors at the 2016 Stadia & Arena Asia Pacific (SAAP) event, where all the latest sports venue developments and ideas will be discussed among industry professionals from around the world.


11. August 16 – Press, Corporate

d&b announces new advisory board to develop strategic growth

Leading loudspeaker manufacturer, d&b audiotechnik, has announced the creation of a new advisory board which has been appointed to support the strategy implementation process at d&b.


19. July 16 – Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik joins AVnu Alliance

Leading loudspeaker systems manufacturer, d&b audiotechnik, has announced it has joined the AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that fosters the adoption of AVB/TSN (Audio Video Bridging/Time Sensitive Networking) protocols and an open ecosystem of certified products.


31. May 16 – Press, Exhibition, New product

d&b audiotechnik launches software plug-in for QSC Q-SYS at InfoComm 2016

At InfoComm 2016 d&b audiotechnik will introduce its software plug-in for the Q-SYS™ platform from QSC®, LLC enabling the comprehensive control and monitoring of d&b amplifiers and loudspeakers from any Q-SYS Core.


30. May 16 – Press, Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik highlights networking and installations at InfoComm 2016

At this year´s InfoComm booth (C11516) d&b will be focusing on system integration and network technology. After the successful launch of the 10D and 30D installation amplifiers last year, d&b will now - for the first time – introduce its own network products, and reveal the extensive integration options with other manufacturer´s control systems.


13. April 16 – Press, Exhibition

d&b NoizCalc successfully predicted a peaceful Prolight + Sound 2016

The introduction of d&b NoizCalc at Frankfurt’s 2016 Prolight + Sound has brought some much needed promise to the serious subject of far field noise immission at open air events.


05. April 16 – Press, New product

d&b launches NoizCalc: the far field immission modelling software tool.

In recent years the prediction and control of far field noise immission from live open air events has become a serious topic. Gaining permission and licensing to stage such productions often requires an official statement, predicting how the noise will impact on surrounding areas. The introduction of the far field noise immission modelling software, d&b NoizCalc, addresses this issue, taking the d&b promise of predictable, precise performance another step further.


30. March 16 – News, Corporate, Press, Corporate

d&b audiotechnik strengthens Asia Pacific business with new office in Singapore

Loudspeaker system manufacturer d&b audiotechnik is pleased to announce the latest addition to its global network of wholly owned subsidiaries. d&b audiotechnik Asia Pacific Pte Ltd is to open in Singapore and will play a key role in the company’s regional expansion.


01. March 16 – Corporate, Press, News, Corporate

Ardian acquires d&b audiotechnik from Odewald and Cobepa

Global leader in the field of professional audio equipment will be supported by Ardian in its international growth strategy.


16. February 16 – Exhibition, Press

d&b audiotechnik is the integrator's choice at ISE

With numerous key additions to the d&b portfolio, integrators at ISE 2016 found the right solutions, and more, for permanently installing sonic excellence with d&b.


01. September 15 – New product

A new breed of point source loudspeakers from d&b audiotechnik

The demands for a high performance point source have always been the same: reliable, lightweight and compact, and with a wide range of rigging options for maximum flexibility.


15. June 15 – New product

InfoComm marks the launch of the eagerly anticipated installation specific d&b amplifiers

At InfoComm 2015 d&b audiotechnik introduces its newest four channel, 2 RU amplifiers. The 10D and 30D are the first d&b amplifiers tailored for permanent integration.


20. May 15 – Exhibition

d&b audiotechnik expands installation systems at InfoComm 2015

d&b audiotechnik will introduce two new and much anticipated installation amplifiers at InfoComm 2015, Orlando, one of the largest pro audio exhibitions in the international calendar. These amplifiers join the d&b family of dedicated installation products and reaffirm the company’s focus and commitment to the market.


27. April 15 – Corporate

d&b audiotechnik introduces three new products at Prolight + Sound 2015

d&b audiotechnik previewed two new products and a significant software update at Prolight + Sound, Frankfurt, one of the largest pro audio exhibitions in the international calendar.


16. April 15 – New product

ArrayCalc V8 simulation software, featuring ArrayProcessing: further elevates the performance of d&b line arrays

German loudspeaker system manufacturer, d&b audiotechnik, has today released ArrayCalc V8, featuring ArrayProcessing. This software update further elevates the already excellent sound of the large format d&b J-Series as well as the V-Series and Y-Series line array systems.


16. April 15 – New product

Prolight + Sound 2015: the new d&b audiotechnik MAX2 stage monitor offers clarity and consistency

Stepping up to the stage at Prolight + Sound 2015 in Frankfurt, the new MAX2 stage monitor from d&b audiotechnik provides clarity to performing artists in every genre.


16. April 15 – New product

Prolight + Sound 2015: the new d&b audiotechnik D20 amplifier offers performance and ease of use

At Prolight + Sound 2015 in Frankfurt, d&b audiotechnik introduces the newest four channel, two rack unit (2RU) amplifier: the D20. The new amplifier features proven, intuitive user interfaces and offers fast, responsive remote control and monitoring via Ethernet through the Open Control Architecture (OCA) protocol.


10. February 15 – Corporate

d&b installation solutions take centre stage in Amsterdam

Identifying the right sound reinforcement system to permanently install in a club, church or multipurpose space, requires a solution that will produce the highest quality audio reproduction today, tomorrow and for the years to come. A loudspeaker system from d&b audiotechnik will do just that and more, as ISE visitors discovered at the d&b stand and demo room.


07. January 15 – Corporate

ISE: quality is a permanent fixture at d&b audiotechnik

February might be a little early for tulips in Amsterdam but it is the perfect time to become acquainted with the quality installation solutions offered by d&b audiotechnik at Stand 7-C175 at ISE in the Amsterdam RAI between 10th and 12th February 2015.


08. December 14 – Corporate

d&b audiotechnik supplies new Y-Series to Neumann&Müller. Five-year cooperation agreed

d&b audiotechnik is boosting its cooperation with Neumann&Müller (N&M) Event Technology with a five-year agreement. N&M bring to life the high-quality events with state-of-the-art equipment. The agreement between the companies involves the supply of loudspeakers from d&b’s newest range the Y-Series.


01. September 14 – New product

Not just any old workhorse: the absolute Y-Series from d&b

The new Y-Series from d&b audiotechnik provides flexible and configurable solutions for any small to medium sized sound reinforcement requirement, whatever the application style. While the Y7P and Y10P loudspeakers cover point source duties, with the B6-SUB providing extended frequency response, two line source loudspeakers and a matched cardioid subwoofer, the Y8, Y12 and Y-SUB tackle line array tasks. Echoing the d&b V-Series and utilizing patented three point rigging, the Y-Series is all new, yet strangely familiar.


26. August 14 – Press

d&b audiotechnik puts Open Control Architecture (OCA) in the field

The first product to prove the Open Control Architecture (OCA) in the field, the D80 amplifier from d&b audiotechnik, was already an innovative product with many features and benefits making it immediately attractive to the d&b user community. Why the addition of OCA? "You might call this parallel evolution," explained Marc Weber, the driving force in Product Management behind the development of the D80 at d&b. "The new amplifier was designed to include sophisticated functionality and control, the future possibility of interoperability with other manufacturers was also a consideration, this is where OCA fits in."


28. July 14 – Award

Red Dot bestow design excellence award on the d&b D80 amplifier

Function, environmental impact and the degree of innovation are just some of the evaluation criteria for The Red Dot Award judges. In 2014 no less than four hundred international experts discussed and evaluated 4815 submissions from 53 countries. This year it was the design of the D80 amplifier that won over the forty strong jury of experts to achieve winner status.


09. July 14 – Corporate

d&b audiotechnik appoints Amnon Harman as CEO

Prominent loudspeaker system manufacturer d&b audiotechnik has appointed Amnon Harman as CEO effective July 7th, 2014. In this newly created position, Harman will drive the continued success of the German premium provider, taking responsibility for the further development and implementation of the company strategy.


04. February 14 – New product

The d&b audiotechnik D80 amplifier

More refined than anything before, the powerful four channel D80 amplifier sits right at the very heart of any d&b audiotechnik system. With sophisticated control capabilities and the power to efficiently drive d&b loudspeakers, the comprehensive management and protection functionalities are dedicated to mobile or installation applications.


04. February 14 – New product

d&b unveils column expansion

The d&b audiotechnik White range of integration solutions has expanded to include the xC-Series column loudspeakers. This latest addition contributes the same exacting qualities to the installation specific White range as the xS-Series and xA-Series, offering visual, physical, acoustical and electrical integration in a manner that meets the most demanding specifications.


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