Axia, a Telos company, builds Ethernet-based professional

Livewire®-enabled Audio Time Manager™ to be demonstrated at NAB

20 March 2007, Cleveland Ohio USA

25-Seven Systems Inc. ( has become the latest professional broadcast equipment company to implement the Livewire IP-Audio standard for delivering studio-quality audio over Ethernet. 25-Seven Systems will introduce Livewire compatibility for its award-winning Audio Time Manager time compression processor at NAB 2007, demonstrating both audio and transport control over IP.

“The Livewire IP-Audio network is groundbreaking technology. We are excited to partner with Axia on integrating our products, and developing for this platform” said Geoff Steadman, president of 25-Seven Systems Inc. “Axia’s approach leverages the technological breakthroughs of the leaders of IP networking and computing appliances. In discussions with the folks at Axia, it was apparent our companies share a common vision about what the future of audio transport and control looks like. It’s a great fit for us.”

“We’re happy to welcome 25-Seven Systems as an Axia partner,” says Axia president Michael “Catfish” Dosch. “Broadcasters are becoming increasingly aware of the many advantages of networked studios. Tighter integration of broadcast equipment is just one of those advantages, along with ease of connection, data consolidation, and the ability to use standard Ethernet for audio routing. As equipment manufacturers continue Livewire implementation, even more broadcasters will enjoy these advantages.”

25-Seven Systems joins a growing list of Axia partners ( offering products that integrate with Axia IP-Audio networks. Axia networks are now in use in over 400 broadcast studios; Axia products include a family of microphone, analog line and AES/EBU “audio nodes” and DSP mix engines, routing control and administration software, and the popular Element™ modular studio console.

You can visit Axia Audio at NAB 2007 in Booth N7726, and 25-Seven Systems in Booth N7834. For more information, contact Geoff Steadman at 25-Seven Systems, Inc. via email at, or call +1-617-789-4673. Or, contact Clark Novak at Axia Audio, or by calling +1-216-241-7225.


Axia, a Telos company, builds Ethernet-based professional IP-Audio products for broadcast, production, sound-reinforcement and commercial audio applications. Products include digital audio routers, on-air control surfaces, DSP mixers and processors and software for configuring, managing, and interfacing networked audio systems.

25-Seven Systems, Inc. ( specializes in audio technologies for more efficient and profitable radio operations. 25-Seven Systems radio and audio engineering and product talent develops practical solutions to meet the requirements of radio stations and networks. The core company personnel – Geoff Steadman, Derek Pilkington, Rick Sawyer, Barry Blesser and Dick Pierce – have extensive radio industry experience and a significant intellectual property portfolio that is applied to 25-Seven products.