TECnology Hall of Fame

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TECnology Hall of Fame 2010

The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio established the TECnology Hall of Fame in 2004 to honor and recognize audio products and innovations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of audio technology. Inductees to the TECnology Hall of Fame are chosen by a panel of more than 50 recognized audio experts, including authors, educators, engineers, facility owners and other professionals. Products or innovations must be at least 10 years old to be considered for induction.

2010 TECnology Hall Fame Inductees

George Campbell/AT&T: Electric Wave-Filter
First Audio Equalizer/Bandpass Filter (1915)

E.C. Wente & A.L. Thuras: Western Electric 555-w
First High Frequency Compression Driver (1926)

James B. Lansing/Lansing Manufacturing Co.: Lansing Iconic
First Recording Studio Monitor (1937)

Alec Harley Reeves: Pulse Code Modulation Patent (1939)

Ampex Corporation: Model VRX-1000 
First Commercial Video Recorder (1956)

Sennheiser: MD-421 Microphone (1960)

Dave Smith: Sequential Circuits Prophet-5
First Polyphonic Programmable Synthesizer (1978)

Marty Garcia: Future Sonics Ear Monitors
First Commercially Available In-Ear Monitoring System (1985)

Gilad Keren & Meir Shaashua: Waves Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer
First Audio Plug-In (1992)

Dr. Harold Hildebrand: Antares Auto-Tune (1997)

For description and photos of the inductees, click here.
For pictures from the awards ceremony, click here.




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