MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Involve Audio, Inc. an Australia and US-based audio technology company focused on developing patented professional surround sound technologies, announced today the formation of its Involve Audio Advisory Board (IAAB) with four key appointments: Richie Furay, David Spero, Dwight Schultz and Kevin Corson.
David Spero is a highly respected music industry icon. Mr. Spero is the current manager for Dickey Betts and other classic rock artists. In the past he has handled the careers of Dave Mason, Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens), Joe Walsh, Ian Hunter, Buffalo Springfield and Survivor. Mr. Spero has done projects with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Walsh/Frey Band and the Eagles. He also consults and manages up-and-coming rock bands and musicians.
Dwight Schultz, Hollywood and TV Actor is best known as “Howling Mad Dog Murdock” from the A Team TV series, and as Reginald Barclay in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Dwight is currently active in TV and movies and continues to contribute to voiceover animation.
Kevin Corson, the inventor of the internet telephone was also instrumental in creating and introducing the world’s first digital sound card and voice recognition products including (Covox/Creative Labs) Sound Master/Sound Blaster and (Sonic Foundry/Sony) Sound Forge to consumers worldwide. Mr. Corson is a highly regarded inventor and successful marketing engineer who continues to provide his services to a number of fortune 500 companies and promising start-ups. Mr. Corson will serve as Chairman of the IAAB.
The IAAB will work closely with the core Involve Audio management team as it actively prepares to launch its flagship products, the Surround Master and the Surround Master Y4 systems into the consumer market. The Company believes that the Surround Master product line has the potential to transform the audio industry. As the underlying technology is adopted by the industry, it will provide much better and less expensive sound to the multi-billion dollar music, movie, home theatre and television markets.
“We are thrilled to have attracted some of the world’s most successful people in TV, music, movies, sound and marketing to support Involve Audio as we develop the Surround Master Series. We believe that our technology will be a transformative advancement in the way people listen to and enjoy music, movies and television” commented Charlie Van Dongen, President and Chief Technical Officer. “Most importantly, the formation of our IAAB will not only help us better serve the consumer, it will help serve as an endorsement of the science behind the Surround Master product line. The IAAB will defiantly help validate Involve’s unique technology.”
The Chairman of the newly formed IAAB, Kevin Corson stated, “I am very excited and honored to be part of the Involve Audio Advisory Board. It is not very often you get a chance to work with the level of talent and expertise that Involve has put together, and at the same time have such a great opportunity to bring something this cool to market. My opinion is that this technology is better than anything currently out there, and I look forward to taking on the challenge of proving that point.”