M.I. and pro audio manufacturers should know that the TEC Awards is now accepting product nomination suggestions for the TEC Awards (to be held during 2012 NAMM). Products must be released and in commercial use during the eligibility year of July 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011. The deadline for manufacturers to submit product nomination suggestions is July 15.
New technical categories added this year include Amplification Hardware/Studio & Sound Reinforcement and Musical Instrument Amp & Effects Technology. Other technical categories include:
Computer Audio Hardware
Microphone Preamplifier Technology
Microphone Technology/Sound Reinforcement
Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology
Studio Monitor Technology
Musical Instrument Technology (Hardware)
Musical Instrument Technology (Software)
Signal Processing Technology (Hardware)
Signal Processing Technology (Software)
Sound Reinforcement Console Technology
Small Format Console Technology
Large Format Console Technology
As this is the pre-nomination, "Call for Entries" phase, manufacturers only need to send one entry per product they would like to be considered for nomination.
For more information about the TEC Awards and the Foundation for Excellence in Audio, visit www.tecfoundation.com.