Woodinville, WA — December 2016… The Mackie AXIS Digital Mixing System has been announced as a nominee for the 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in the category of Outstanding Technical Achievement. Presented by The NAMM Foundation, The NAMM TEC Awards are bestowed annually in celebration of the pro audio community by recognizing the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind today’s sound recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and other media.
“For more than three decades, the TEC Awards have represented a celebration of the best and brightest in our industry,” remarked Ben Olswang, Mackie Senior Product Manager, Digital Mixers. “To have our own engineers and designers included in this esteemed group is truly an honor. A lot of exceptional people gave a lot of themselves to make this vision a reality, and we are grateful for the recognition of so many of our respected industry peers.”
The nomination announcement follows a two-month call for entries of standout technical and creative products and projects that have made a significant impact on modern sound and music. A panel of respected industry voters from pro audio publications as well as members of professional music, technical and creative organizations, along with select NAMM members carefully evaluated each entry before selecting the Mackie AXIS system for the nomination.
The Mackie AXIS Digital Mixing System delivers unmatched speed, visibility and customization for professional production and install. With full Dante interoperability, the modular AXIS system combines the power of the 32-channel DL32R™ Rackmount Digital Mixer and innovative DC16™ Control Surface to deliver a live sound solution with stunning workflow efficiency. AXIS offers an intuitive layout and workflow, but delivers the precision controls professionals demand. A multitude of large high-resolution channel ID screens provide class-leading readability and the unique SmartBridge™ handles up to three iPad® devices for even more visual feedback, automatically sensing when an iPad is in place for intelligent surface-to-wireless mixing. Complete with flexible 32x32 recording and a wide selection of powerful DSP, the AXIS system delivers a forward-thinking, modular digital mixing solution with more features per price than any other digital mixer available.
The NAMM TEC Awards will be held in conjunction with The NAMM Show on Saturday, January 21 in Anaheim, California. The event begins with a reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Event tickets will be available for purchase beginning September 16, 2016 by visiting www.tecawards.org. A variety of event sponsorships are also available by visiting https://www.tecawards.org/sponsorship-opportunities .