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Shure Energizes Springsteen at Super Bowl XLIII

SpringsteenSHURE ENERGIZES SPRINGSTEEN AT SUPER BOWL XLIII

TAMPA, FL, February 1, 2009—Fireworks and a capacity crowd at Raymond James Stadium helped propel Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band through a high-energy halftime gambol at this year’s Super Bowl, during which The Boss ripped through standards, including “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” “Born to Run,” and “Glory Days,” tossing in the title cut from his new album, “Working on a Dream” among them just to keep an even strain on things. Taking the stage with 32 channels of wireless, Springsteen called upon vocal mics for the performance supplied by Niles, Illinois-based Shure Incorporated in the form of UHF-R® handheld transmitters topped withSM58 ®capsules. more

SHURE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF JAPANESE WEBSITE

Shure Launches Japanese Language Website

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced today that it has recently launched a new Japanese-language website (www.shure.co.jp) designed to provide an “in language? experience for the Company’s customers in Japan. more

Revolabs Breaks Audio Performance Barrier With New Executive HD(TM) Wireless Microphone System

RevolabsMAYNARD, MASS (February 10, 2009) – Revolabs, the leading provider of wireless audio products for enhancing collaboration, today announced the next generation of its microphone systems for the professionally installed AV market. The Executive HD makes a breakthrough in audio performance for wireless microphones intended for professional applications involving speech.

The new Executive HD system provides the sound fidelity of wired microphones with the added appeal of a versatile wireless set-up. High definition audio clarity and full 50Hz-22kHz frequency response, enabled by Revolabs DFS22TM proprietary audio processing, are the key factors behind the improved audio performance. With an optimized speech codec, the new Revolabs system handles live sound, voice reinforcement, recording, and wideband video- or audio- conferencing applications superbly. Revolabs DFS22™, ‘Designed For Speech’, technology improves the intelligibility and presence when reproducing the spoken word. more

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Shure Gets Lead Role at Obama Inaugural

Springsteen and choirSHURE GETS LEAD ROLE AT OBAMA INAUGURAL OPENING CEREMONY

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2009—The HBO open signal presentation of “We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial” served as the nation’s televised kickoff of the 56th Presidential Inauguration. Captured live at the National Mall, the event drew hundreds of thousands to our nation’s capital to see and hear a stellar lineup of talent, including Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, U2, Sheryl Crow, Shakira, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, and others. Sound reinforcement for the star-studded concert was courtesy of Clair Global and was mixed-for-air by veteran television production mixer Ed Greene. Wireless chosen for the event included 16 channels of Shure UR4D systems, using various combinations of bodypack and handheld transmitters, many of which sported SM58® capsules. more

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GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW RELIES ON AUDIO-TECHNICA MICROPHONES FOR 12TH STRAIGHT YEAR

— Audio-Technica provides over 250 mics for the live broadcast of the GRAMMY® Awards, as A-T maintains its definitive presence at high-profile awards shows —

STOW, OH, February 9, 2009 — For the 12th year in a row, Audio-Technica maintained its status as the hallmark of superior sound at the GRAMMY® Awards Show, known throughout the industry as Music’s Biggest Night®. This year at the 51st Annual GRAMMYs, held February 8, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a particular emphasis was placed on live performances, with 25% more featured nominees and performers than in the past. For the live show and broadcast, Audio-Technica supplied over 250 of its acclaimed microphones, including an impressive array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems. more

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Shure’s Reason Why

The WhoLEGENDARY ROCKERS DALTREY, TOWNSEND REVEAL THE “REASON WHY? THEY USE SHURE MICROPHONES

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 – Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend, founding members of legendary British rock band The Who, have used Shure microphones onstage for more than 40 years. Their energetic live shows are often highlighted by Daltrey swinging his microphone – a standard Shure SM58® – over his head in wide arcs. Now, the rockers famous for punishing their equipment explain their loyalty to the microphones that have been taking it for so long in the new Shure “Reason Why? advertising campaign. more

SHURE EXPANDS SM MICROPHONE LINE WITH SM27 AND SM137

New Mics Provide More Options For Recording Applications

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 – Shure SM microphones have proven their worth through decades of rigorous use and abuse on stage and in the studio. Now Shure is expanding the line to give performers and engineers more tools to choose from with the introduction of the SM27 and SM137.

The SM27 is a rugged and versatile large-diaphragm, side-address cardioid condenser microphone designed more

SHURE PROMOTES THREE IN U.S. BUSINESS UNIT

Mark HumrichouserNew General Manager, Director of Field Sales, and National Account Manager

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced today that Mark Humrichouser has been promoted to General Manager of its U.S. Business Unit. In this role, he will have day-to-day responsibility for the management of the sales, marketing, customer service, and applications engineering functions for the U.S.

“Mark has done an outstanding job of directing our U.S. sales team for the past three years,? said Al Hershner, Vice President of Shure’s Asia and U.S. Business Units. “I’m confident that he will continue to apply his talent and experience to the broader role of coordinating all of our U.S. business unit departments in his new leadership role.? more

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Mastodon’s “Best Show Ever” Includes Shure

MastodonMASTODON CLIMBS BEYOND BLOOD MOUNTAIN WITH CRACK THE SKYE

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, January 15, 2009 — Subscribing to a musical philosophy that there is no such thing as rock music unless it’s heavy, Mastodon has coyly avoided saying too much about Crack the Skye, its fourth album due out in 2009. Produced by Brendan O’Brien (Rage Against the Machine, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen), the disk follows 2006′s Blood Mountain. Keeping in step with this and Mastodon’s previous releases, Crack the Skye will be conceptual in nature. more

NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART S.N. SHURE THEATER OPENS

SN Shure Theatre stageExquisite Form Meets Multipurpose Function at Corporate Headquarters

NILES, IL, January 15, 2009 — Shure Incorporated recently celebrated the opening of the new S.N. Shure Theater at the Company’s Corporate Headquarters in Niles, Illinois. Shure Chairman, Rose L. Shure, and President and CEO, Sandy LaMantia, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony and then welcomed Shure Associates and special guests into the new venue. more

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