Universal Audio Wins TEC Award

Apollo Twin Awarded Outstanding Technical Achievement in Computer Audio Hardware
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— Apollo Twin Awarded Outstanding Technical Achievement

in Computer Audio Hardware —

Universal Audio is proud to announce that the Apollo Twin won the 30th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award in the category of Computer Audio Hardware.

Presented annually by the NAMM Foundation, the TEC Awards was established in 1985 to honor outstanding achievement in professional audio production and product innovation. Hundreds of entries for nomination are reviewed and voted upon by an extensive panel of veteran sound and music industry professionals in the U.S. and abroad. Online subscribers to Mix, Pro Sound News, Pro Audio Review, Electronic Musician, and members of professional audio and sound production organizations determine winners through private online voting.

The winners of the 30th Annual TEC Awards were announced at a ceremony held Saturday evening, January 24, 2015 at the Anaheim Hilton as a special highlight of the NAMM Show, one of the world’s largest music products trade shows.

“We’re so thrilled on being awarded the TEC Award once again for Apollo. It's a huge honor that we were selected as the best in computer audio hardware for the third straight year by such a large committee of professionals,” says Bill Putnam Jr., CEO and Founder of Universal Audio.

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