Omnia Audio is spinning off a product
from its Omnia.11 processor platform. The Omnia.11FM has,
according to the company, the power and performance of the Omnia.11 while
omitting the HD Radio/DRM stage.
The Omnia.11 platform uses Chameleon
Processing Technology for analyzing music in real
time. Omnia says it adjusts the processing to reveal more detail, clarity and quality while
maintaining desired loudness. It adds a Density
Detector for handling “hypercompressed” content. Attack and release functions are adjusted based upon content density
while audio is analyzed in the amplitude and frequency domain and the unit
dynamically adapts the timing to control the signal.
says that the UltraLoIMD distortion-controller clipper system suppresses
harmonic and IM distortion while aggressively processing, without resorting to
dynamic limiting that adds pumping and hole-punching.
Omnia says that the Omnia.11 FM
can be upgraded to a full Omnia.11 at a later date. It is expected to retail for