ISE 2016: Microflex Advance array mic portfolio launched by Shure12 February 2016
Receiving its worldwide announcement at ISE 2016 was the Microflex Advance portfolio of networked ceiling and table array microphones, audio interfaces and control software from Shure.
With the ability to flush-mount the Microflex Advance Ceiling Array alongside standard ceiling tiles, and what Shure describes as a “new-to-the-world” ‘toroid’ polar pattern in the Microflex Advance Table Array, the company says that Microflex Advance microphones offer a dynamic package of technologies to ensure a best-in-class audio experience.
Microflex Advance is said to also present an enhanced evolution of the company’s IntelliMix Digital Signal Processing Suite, including Steerable Coverage technology, which Shure says enables incredibly accurate control of audio capture in any location of a meeting space. The new microphones use the Dante audio networking protocol, with all control, audio, and power signals carried through a single standard Ethernet cable connection.
The Microflex Advance Ceiling Array is designed to capture audio from above the meeting space. Targeted at conferencing environments, it can be flush-mounted in any standard ceiling tile grid.
The Microflex Advance Table Array deploys up to four discrete audio channels around a table and uses a new ‘toroid’ ring-shaped pattern to reject unwanted artefacts from overhead such as HVAC or projector fans.
Pictured is Ron Marchant, general manager EMEA at Shure EMEA, presenting the product at an ISE 2016 press conference.