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Prolight+sound, 2019

We look forward to attending one of the most significant trade shows, Prolight + Sound, from the 2nd to 5th of April in Frankfurt, Germany

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The NAMM Show, 2019

The NAMM Show, 2019

ICEpower will once again participate at this year’s NAMM show in Anaheim, California, from January 24th to the 27th.

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Meet Lars, the rock’n roll doctor

Meet Lars, the rock’n roll doctor

Some people play an instrument really well. Other people know all about sound and power conversion from a scientific point of view. And then there are these rare cases of people who do both. Lars Press Petersen is one of them.

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New interactive ICEsound website

NEW INTERACTIVE ICESOUND WEBSITE 

Danish sound house, ICEpower, releases new interactive website for the audio enhancement software, ICEsound. 

Søborg, Denmark, 1st October 2017: With ICEsound installed in portable electrical devices from major brands like ASUS and Samsung, Danish sound house, ICEpower, has released a new interactive website. One of the main goals of the website is to make information about the software product easily accessible for customers and end users. The website’s interactive functionalities are also a way of supporting ICEpower’s clients in their B2C marketing. 

Head of Sales & Marketing at ICEpower, Mads Emil Solgaard, explains:  

“Our embedded audio enhancement software, ICEsoundtakes audio quality in portable products to new heights. What better way to show that than making customers and end users able to experience it first-hand? Hence the interactive design and functionality. This is also a part of our broader marketing strategy as a B2B company. Our clients should always be able to use ICEpower’s communication in their own B2C marketing. 

The new interactive ICEsound website can be experienced at www.icesound.dk, and it’s also accessible by smartphone. If you want more information about ICEsound, please contact Head of Sales & Marketing, Mads Emil Solgaard at SOL@icepower.dk. 


ICEpower is a fast growing, innovation-based sound house specializing in audio power conversion solutions. With market leading clients in Europe, Asia and North America, ICEpower’s brand promise is to deliver the industry’s best audio performance.

New ICEpower website

ICEpower, the Danish innovation-based sound house, releases new main website with webshop and client portal. 

Søborg, Denmark, 1st October 2017: Since the buy-out from famous hi-fi electronic-brand, Bang & Olufsen, ICEpower has been on a journey towards independency and brand singularity. With the release of the new main website, ICEpower has taken a huge step in that direction. The site also contains a webshop where clients easily can purchase products and samples using different credit card solutions. 

As a high-tech B2B company providing advanced electronic components to the music industry among others, ICEpower has had several overall goals with the new website. Besides creating a new visual identity, which blends the music world and ICEpower’s tech approach, it has been of paramount concern to make information access easy for customers and customer’s customers. 

Head of Sales & Marketing at ICEpower, Mads Emil Solgaard, explains: One of the main goals of our new website is to support our customer’s B2C marketing towards end users. Today the world of B2B and B2C marketing is merging and the lines are becoming blurred. Consumers and end users research online to a higher degree to learn about products they contemplate buying. As a pure B2B brand, we therefore have a wish to create an exciting and engaging story around our technology that is relevant to our customers and supports them in their marketing towards end users. 

The new ICEpower website can be visited at www.icepower.dk. If you want more information about ICEpower, please contact Head of Sales & Marketing, Mads Emil Solgaard at SOL@icepower.dk.


ICEpower is a fast growing, innovation-based sound house specializing in audio power conversion solutions. With market leading clients in Europe, Asia and North America, ICEpower’s brand promise is to deliver the industry’s best audio performance. 

ICEpower is merging with Audio Bricks and acquiring Bolecano

The 2 Founders of Audio Bricks, and prior Founders of respectively Anaview AB, Patrik Boström and Upcon Technology A/S, Lars Press Petersen will continue their carriers as Chief Technology Officers of ICEpower.

From September 1st, 2016 Patrik Boström holds the position as CTO, Amplification, and Lars Press Petersen holds the position as CTO, Research and SMPS in ICEpower.

THE NEW OWNERS OF ICEPOWER
On May 1st, 2016 Keld Lindegaard Andersen, CEO and Mads Emil Solgaard, VP, Sales & Marketing together with the private equity fund, Industry Development acquired ICEpower A/S from Bang & Olufsen A/S.
Patrik Boström and Lars Press Petersen have now become partners and shareholders of ICEpower in line with Keld, Mads Emil and Industry Development.

The reason for this merger is that Lars, Patrik, Mads Emil and Keld wish to ascertain that we are the best independent Class D sound house in the world for our customers. We see the merger as a step towards consolidating this position.
All activities in ICEpower and in the Bolecano company and under the Audio Bricks brand will continue as business as usual.This is the best possible news for anybody working together with either ICEpower, Bolecano or the new brand Audio Bricks.
There is only one difference: Together we are so much stronger. ICEpower has some of the best class d and audio acoustic engineers in the world. Adding the expertise of Lars and Patrik, their knowledge and technologies to ICEpower makes our combined team stand out.

ONE OLD IDEA AND SEVERAL NEW
This idea is not new. ICEpower and Anaview were founded at the beginning of this century. Patrik founded Anaview in 2001 in Sweden only two years after ICEpower was founded in Denmark.
We share the same ideas on development of quality sound by technology and combining technologies to reach our goals. Already in the early zeroes we worked together, became friends and discussed how we could join forces. The timing is right for all of us now.
Lars is also an old friend of the house. Lars held the position as Innovation Manager in ICEpower from 2003 to 2007. Welcome home to Lars and Patrik.

“While this merger is an old idea we have several new ideas on how we are going to keep inventing, on how to grow the company and how we are going to co-operate with numerous companies in the industry” CEO Keld Lindegaard Andersen, ICEpower.

PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS
Lars and Patrik are in a certain league within Class D power electronics. Lars holds a Ph. D in Power Electronics and founded his own company, Upcon Technology specialising in switch mode power supplies in 2008 until he started Audio Bricks with Patrik just 2 years ago. Lars is an innovator and power supply specialist. Patrik, BSc, Electrical Engineering is born into™ audio. Patrik has developed amplifiers and power supplies for OEM automotive, after market automotive, high end, consumer, home theatre, sound reinforcement, rolling stock etc.Together Lars and Patrik have invented an impressive number of important patents within Class D power electronics and audio.

CONTACT DETAILS:
Lars Press Petersen: lpp@icepower.dk
Patrik Boström: pbm@icepower.dk
Mads Emil Solgaard: sol@icepower.dk
Keld Lindegaard Andersen: kll@icepower.dk

50% / 50% ownership

ICEpower Management and the Danish private equity fund Industry Development has acquired ICEpower A/S with a 50% / 50% ownership.

This is a fantastic opportunity to the benefit of our customers, says CEO of ICEpower A/S, Keld Lindegaard Andersen. On June 1st, 2012 we changed the name from Bang & Olufsen ICEpower A/S to ICEpower A/S since that day we have been preparing for a future in which we would leave the Bang & Olufsen Group in order to become independent. We are now as independent as we can possible become. At the same time, we have the best possible partner one can find in Denmark amongst private equity partners.

Industry Udvikling is all about developing small and medium-sized industry companies with a long-term scope.Industri Udvikling was formed in 1994 with the object of setting up a private equity company that was to invest in small and medium-sized Danish manufacturing companies. Industri Udvikling invests primarily in Danish manufacturing companies with sales up to DKK 400 million, with the aim of developing the companies over a number of years. There is no fixed timeframe for how long a company should remain in the ownership of Industri Udvikling.

The goal for the ICEpower management team and Industri Udvikling is to develop ICEpower further and consolidate its position as a leader in class d audio power conversion. ICEpower will continue to provide class D audio solutions to manufacturers of professional and consumer audio products. The ICEpower management team will own 50% of the company and so will Industri Udvikling (50%).


ICEpower is a fast growing, innovation-based sound house specializing in audio power conversion solutions. With market leading clients in Europe, Asia and North America, ICEpower’s brand promise is to deliver the industry’s best audio performance.

ICEpower and MartinLogan collaborate on Purity – the world’s first fully active hybrid electrostatic loudspeaker

Purity, internally powered by ICEpowerASC200, allows an unprecedented level of system connection flexibility. Equipped with a standard RCA line-level input, Purity is able to connect directly to devices such as digital music players, flat screen televisions or even computers. Additional speaker level inputs also allow Purity to function in a more traditional receiver or pre-amp equipped 2-channel or home theatre system. ICEpowers switching amplifier topology is a perfect match for the Purity, with the amplifiers capability of driving the challenging High Frequency capacitive electrostatic load and delivering audio detail and clarity to the loudspeaker system. The Low Frequency section is handled by the high damping factor delivered by the ICEpower amplifying solution, which enables tight bass control. ICEpowers switching amplifier delivers superior efficiency, due to ICEpowers proprietary technologies in audio power conversion, thus enhancing Puritys environmental qualities.
Both MartinLogan and ICEpower are highly aware of the importance of the environmental impact of their products: as a leader in green manufacturing, MartinLogan was one of the first US manufacturers to be fully compliant with the European Union’s WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) laws and regulations. Both ICEpower and MartinLogan products are fully compliant with the RoHS (Restriction on Hazardous Substances) laws and regulations.
Purity incorporates proprietary AirFrame technology and MartinLogan’s advanced MicroPerf Generation 2 diaphragm electrostatic transducer to cover the audible acoustic range with unprecedented high-frequency accuracy and low-level sonic detail. ClearSpar spacers suspend the Generation 2 diaphragm within the electrostatic transducer, enhancing Purity’s transparent look and increasing both efficiency and dynamics. Perfectly integrated MartinLogan engineered dual high-resolution 6.5-inch aluminium cone woofers supply an authoritative bass performance that will give most stand-alone subwoofers a run for their money. State-of-the-art audio transformer and custom crossover engineering ensure a transparent link between the electrostatic panel and woofer. <EM>Purity’s</EM> crossover employs a proprietary Vojtkoâ„¢ topology for vanishingly low distortion and seamless driver integration. This precision-tuned network preserves miniscule sonic nuances while handling the full dynamics of any source with unparalleled purity, precision, clarity, and openness.

Purity is the third product of MartinLogan to have incorporated ICEpower solutions: the Summit and Vantage active loudspeakers of the ESL Series are also by ICEpower200ASC solutions.
Introduced in January 2005, the Summit electrostat by MartinLogan significantly raised the bar for high-performance audio. A major departure from all things that had come before, Summit combined dual independently powered woofers with MartinLogans most advanced electrostatic transducer to date – the XStat. An XStat electrostatic panel handles the midrange up, delivering the smooth, pristinely detailed, and richly ambient sound that is the hallmark of MartinLogan speakers. The Summit was awarded the 2006 HiFi+ Product of the Year and the 2006 AudioVideoRevolution.com Gear We Love. Erland Fuglsbjerg, the Country Manager of Bang & Olufsen ICEpower America Inc. comments on the collaboration: We at ICEpower are proud that MartinLogan has chosen an ICEpower solution to drive its unique loudspeakers. MartinLogan is very professional in its approach to product development, which they have also proven when integrating ICEpower amplification solutions. It has been a pleasure working with MartinLogans highly professional engineering team.
Mike Lyons, President of MartinLogan, comments: Purity was successfully launched to domestic and international markets in September and selected by Wired Magazine for placement in the Wired Gadget Store in New York City. Critics and consumers have applauded the performance of the Purity and identified the convenience of a fully powered ultra high performance speaker as the reason to buy.

About MartinLogan
MartinLogan, one of the most respected names in audio, is located in Lawrence, Kansas, where 80 employees handcraft the company’s ultimate loudspeaker products. The speaker systems, incorporating MartinLogan’s patented CLS (Curvilinear Line Source) high-resolution electrostatic technology and ATF (Advanced Thin Film) transducers, range in price from $399 to over $10,995 (US Retail). Subwoofer systems range in price from $599 to $2,995 (US Retail). www.martinlogan.com.

ICEpower MobileSound1 drives Samsungs latest Ultra Edition II range of mobile phones

Building on the success of Samsungs Ultra Edition range launched in July 2006, Samsung Ultra Edition II line embodies the best of advanced technology, revolutionary mobile designs and must-have business and consumer multimedia functions with four of the slimmest, most powerful and best looking handsets in each form factor. The Ultra Edition II range consists of two stylish and functional sliders – the Ultra Edition 10.9 (U600) and the Ultra Edition 12.1 (U700), a metallic clamshell – the Ultra Edition 9.6 (U300), and a candy bar handset – the Ultra Edition 5.9 (U100). Each design offers advanced features such as a 3-megapixel camera and camcorder, high-speed internet connectivity, as well as extensive multimedia and audio capabilities.
Samsungs Ultra Edition II range addresses the needs of the growing consumer segment, which expects mobile and music to come hand in hand. Each handset combines extensive music player capabilities, significantly enhanced by ICEpower MobileSound1 solutions. MobileSound1 is based on an ICEpower Class D Amplifier, which enables great sound quality and high sound volume, while using a minimum amount of power. This gives the user a better sound experience and prolongs the phones battery life.
All phones in Samsung Ultra Edition II range feature a dedicated music interface to make navigation and listening easier, and a Quick PC Sync software installed to make the creation and selection of playlists effortless. The feature-rich Samsung U600 plays multiple audio formats including MP3, AAC, AAC+, e-AAC+, and WMA. Utilise the U600’s Bluetooth capabilities with a wireless stereo headset, allowing the owner to remotely control the music player, or transfer music easily and quickly through USB 2.0.

About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in over 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. Learn more about Samsungs mobile technology and handsets at www.samsung.com.

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