By PSW Staff • May 31, 2016 The d&b installation at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki features a Q-SYS platform. (Credit: Mirka Kleemola and Finnish National Opera) At InfoComm 2016 d&b audiotechnik will introduce its software plug-in for the Q-SYS platform from QSC, enabling the comprehensive control and monitoring of d&b amplifiers and loudspeakers from any Q-SYS Core. The detailed control interoperability enabled by this dedicated software module, means d&b amplifiers can now be integrated easily as part of a Q-SYS DSP network system. Integrators can provide power on/off, mute, gain, preset recall and other amplifier controls from any Q-SYS user control interface (UCI) hosted on any number of control devices and – vice versa – can read extensive status information from the d&b loudspeaker system. This allows system designers to achieve d&b quality in installation applications requiring detailed, customized remote control features. Extensive integration with Q-SYS also allows the status logging of all audio connections to amplifiers, and the operating state of connected loudspeakers to be surveyed. “With this new control module, d&b loudspeaker systems can now be combined with QSC’s Q-SYS platform for system designs requiring the integration of high performance audio within customized installation structures – especially in venues such as stadia and houses of worship,” says d&b Installation Product manager Wolfgang Schulz. “The result is a perfect solution: concert quality sound, user friendly handling, and integration functionalities, such as unattended operation, system event logging, public address and voice alarm.” “This collaboration effort between d&b and QSC came about from market opportunities, where both d&b and Q-SYS were repeatedly being specified together into high profile installations” added David Fuller the Sr. director of Product Development at QSC. “Having Q-SYS integrate seamlessly with d&b’s class-leading concert system is truly an integrator’s dream.” The new d&b plug-in for Q-SYS is already in use in various performing arts venues, cruise ships and conference facilities. It is free to download and available now on the d&b and QSC websites. More information is available in the d&b demo room N117 at InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. d&b audiotechnik QSC Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: Amplifiers Consoles d&b audiotechnik Digital Plugins Product QSC Software · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound. Subscribe Today!