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ATEN Honored with 2022 Innovative Product Award

ATEN’s UC8000 MicLIVE Podcast AI Audio Mixer Recognized in the Emerging Technology Category


IRVINE, CA – April 20, 2022ATEN Technology, Inc., the technology leader and global manufacturer of KVM and AV/IT connectivity and management solutions, today announced its UC8000 MicLIVE podcast AI audio mixer was awarded a 2022 Sound & Video Contractor Innovative Product Award in the Emerging Technology category. The 11th annual reader-voted awards recognize the best new products in the pro AV market, while acknowledging both electronic and mechanical innovations and celebrating the designers and engineers behind each of these products.


ATEN’s UC8000 MicLIVE is the world’s first AI-powered podcast audio mixer as it adopts machine-learning techniques to deliver acoustic detection, and acoustic fingerprinting to optimize the voice recording experience. With senior AI and deep learning engineering, the MicLIVE was introduced to help users create the perfect audio experience with ease, which is tailor-made for talk shows, livestreaming, podcasts, worship, and music applications.


“We’re excited for our MicLIVE podcast AI audio mixer to be recognized with yet another industry award for its ability to simplify complex audio engineering into a few simple taps from audio input processing to sound effect invoking,” said Christian Young, pro AV product manager at ATEN Technology, Inc. “The all-in-one design integrates a USB audio interface, voice effects processor, and sound effects pads. It adopts acoustic enhancement with its AI Smart-EQ to solve common recording issues and optimize the voice recording experience, all in an effort to make professional podcasting even easier.”


To be eligible for an award, products nominated must have been designed for the professional AV market and shipped between November 30, 2020, and March 1, 2022. Winners were judged online by SVC readers with final results reviewed by the SVC team to ensure accuracy and fairness.


To see ATEN’s UC8000 MicLIVE podcast AI audio mixer in action, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lM-Ia3vYzds.


For more information about the product, visit: https://www.aten.com/us/en/products/usb-&-thunderbolt/content-creation/uc8000/.


About ATEN Technology, Inc.

ATEN Technology, Inc. is the technology leader and global manufacturer of KVM and AV/IT connectivity and management solutions, and the U.S. subsidiary of ATEN International Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 6277), established in 1979. A certified member of the HDBaseT Alliance, holding over 630 industry patents, ATEN offers integrated KVM, Professional Audio (Pro AV) and Intelligent Power solutions, across all industries including corporate, commercial, government, industrial, entertainment, educational and retail environments.


A technology-first company, ATEN’s advanced ability to quickly develop customized solutions in KVM, Pro AV, PDU, USB and data communication lines allows the company to build products that connect, manage and optimize electronics based on customer need. ATEN’s comprehensive portfolio of innovative, reliable products is available worldwide, with local U.S support. For more information, visit: www.aten.com/us/en/ and follow @ATENConnect on Twitter or on LinkedIn.


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