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August 22, 2021

ANNOUNCEMENTS

1 Year Later & I Am Amazed by Our Resilience. Thank you.
I have to be honest. I thought things would be much worse.
January 17, 2021
Audix Launches Integrated Coupler for IEMs for Effective Field Tests
Monitor engineers can now reliably test IEMs in any environment
November 24, 2020
The Day the Wedge Died and the IEM Market Matured
L-Acoustics makes over 50,000 loudspeakers a year. And today they partnered with JH Audio to launch the Contour XO in-ear monitor.
October 28, 2020
Q&A with Sean Sturge — Monitor Engineer & Senior Account Manager for Eighth Day Sound
Sean Sturge and Kevin Glendinning talk shop and all things in-ear related on the latest episode of JH Audio's weekly Instagram Live feed.
October 27, 2020
Pooch, Tater, and Jerry Harvey talk shop
Tune in and listen to Jerry Harvey guest star on Wrong End Of The Snake
October 19, 2020
CTM sound now available in a light, convenient and powerful TWS for only $79.99
Inspired by the idea of taking the brand’s well known professional sound to a more daily lifestyle, Clear Tune Monitors has created a set of True Wireless Earphones delivering excellent sound quality and functionality in a discrete, comfortable, smart package.
October 19, 2020
CJ Eiriksson — Producer, Mixer, and Monitor Engineer for U2 — on working with in-ear monitors
CJ joins Kevin Glendinning from JH Audio to talk about all things IEM-related.
September 29, 2020
Immersive In-Ear Mixing Courses Offered by KLANG
Mike Dias — Executive Director of IEMITO — to be part of KLANG ongoing 'How Do You Immerse' video series.
August 19, 2020
IEMITO Helps Support Touring Professionals
IEMITO worked with The Clinic and PAMA to help organize donations to those of us most significantly affected by the pandemic.
July 26, 2020
Market Consolidation || Westone Audio Acquired by Lucid Audio
Lucid Audio now holds both Westone & Etymotic
July 12, 2020
Why In-Ear Monitors Are A Vocal Coach's Best Tool
Join RAab Stevenson and Kevin Glendinning from JH Audio as they talk about how in-ears help their clients find their best sound.
June 22, 2020
Sensaphonics Re-Opens post COVID-19
After nearly three months of required closure, all facilities are back in operation, including the Musicians Hearing Clinic and the adjoining manufacturing lab.
June 11, 2020
Remote Parishioner Are Using In-Ears to Better Hear Worship Bands & Services
As streaming services have become the "new normal," CTM sees a major uptick in sales of their CE320 universal earphones.
June 11, 2020
Brad Galvin — monitor mixer for The Lumineers & Steely Dan — on the benefits of IEMS.
Brad has mixed monitors for top touring artists all over the globe including Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band. He joins Kevin Glendinning of JH Audio to talk about all things IEMs.
June 9, 2020
Robert Scovill — Senior Specialist for live sound and recording products for Avid Technologies — on IEMS
Robert has won 6 TEC awards for FOH Mixer of the year and 3 Parnelli Awards for FOH Engineering. He joins Kevin Glendinning with JH Audio for a Q&A about in-ears and live sound.
May 26, 2020
FitEar Uses Production Facilities to Manufacture Face Shields
With the pandemic shutting down live concerts and creating global PPE shortfalls, FitEar switches gear.
May 15, 2020
Austin Schroeder — winner of the 19th annual Parnelli Award for Monitor Mixer of the Year — on all things IEM
Austin Schroeder joins JH Audio's Ask An Engineer Anything with host Kevin Glendinning.
May 12, 2020
Shure Donates $79,000 Worth Of Earphones To Chicago Public Schools
Shure provides SE215s to students and teachers for online learning during COVID-19 disruptions.
May 11, 2020
Jazmin Moreno Joins 64 Audio as New Chief Marketing Officer
During unprecedented times of a historic slowdown in live sound reinforcement, 64 Audio doubles down on growth plans by announcing the appointment of Jazmin Moreno as Chief Marketing Officer.
May 5, 2020
Shure names the launch of their SE in-ears as one their most important product innovations
As Shure begins to celebrate its 95th anniversary, they put together a list of their most important achievements citing the SM58 and their SE premium in-ears.
April 23, 2020
Dave "Super” Rupsch & Kevin Glendinning to discuss IEMs and engineering
Top industry engineers to talk about In-Ear Monitors and Audio Engineering as part of JH Audio's IEM Q&A Series.
April 14, 2020
In-Ear Monitor Manufacturers Support Musicians & Touring Professionals During Pandemic
Each manufacturer has supported the touring community — as well as their individual employees — in so many different ways. This is what resilience looks like!
April 10, 2020
One Last Standing Ovation for the PSNEurope Writers, Editors, and Advertisers
PSNEurope was always a vocal champion for in-ear monitor manufacturers. The writers and editors always featured the latest advancements and innovations. Their coverage throughout the years helped grow the in-ear monitor industry and for that, we are all deeply grateful.
April 3, 2020
GLOBAL RELIEF FUND FOR LIVE MUSIC CREWS
Crew members are the backbone of the live music industry. Live music would not be possible without the countless crew members working behind the scenes. And in these trying times, Live Nation created Crew Nation to disperse payments to touring professionals who are out of work.
April 1, 2020
Listen, Inc. Releases SoundCheck 18 & Supplies a Test Sequence that Applies the Harman Target Curve for IEMs
Use the Harman Target Curve test sequence & SoundCheck 18 to yield the predicted user preference for the device under test.
March 13, 2020
State of the Industry || NAMM In-Ear Monitor Recap
2020 is the year that the line between console manufacturers and personal monitor mixers fades away. The in-ear market has matured and is no longer a niche category.
January 31, 2020
In-Ears, Augmented Reality, and the 80 Billion Dollar Jackpot
There is a massive convergence happening between the hearing aid industry and the audio industry — and in-ears are at the epicenter of this sea change.
January 29, 2020
Minutes from the 1st Annual IEMITO Meeting
For anyone who missed the meeting, here's a full audio transcript of Dr. Santucci talking about dB Check and Andy Bellavia talking about the Hearable Explosion.
January 25, 2020
Bluetooth LE, True Wireless, and the Coming OTC Shake Up
The biggest news coming out of CES is the new Low Complexity Communications Codec (LC3) and LE Audio's support for hearing assisted devices.
January 13, 2020
Collaboration Benefits the Industry — How Growing the Market is Good for Everyone
Join us for the 1st Annual IEMITO meeting. IEMITO founding members will meet at NAMM 2020 during the AES Academy Educational Series.
January 9, 2020
IEM Opportunities in South Korea
Here's why you should be selling in-ears into South Korea.
January 2, 2020
The Hearables Explosion and What It Means for Voice-First
Andrew Bellavia — Director of Market Development for Knowles Corp — recently sat with RedFox AI at The Artificial Podcast to share his expertise on the future of hearables. This is a must-listen for anyone involved with IEMs.
December 18, 2019
Multi-Driver IEM Transducers & Designs
Learn why multiple BA drivers are used in earphones & IEMs and the design considerations that go into creating them.
December 18, 2019
Understanding Chi-Fi
The Verge just published a fantastic piece titled The Wonderful World of Chinese Hi-Fi. This is a MUST-READ primer for anyone involved in the in-ear manufacturing world.
December 11, 2019
Sound-induced hearing loss is the world’s leading cause of preventable hearing issues
Over a billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of developing hearing loss because they listen to music too long and too loud.
September 26, 2019
The Chinese Transformation — From Manufacturing to Design & Innovation
Ninety per cent of the world’s headphones are produced in China, 90 per cent of China’s headphones are produced in Guangdong, and 90 per cent of Guangdong’s headphones are made in Dongguan,
September 17, 2019
The global headphone market will exceed $20 billion in annual revenue by 2023
With such industry-wide growth, how does the in-ear monitor sector stack up and compare to the headphone market at large?
January 23, 2019

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