Bosch Communications Systems Announces Launch of IRIS-Net V1.4.0 Software
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Bosch Communications Systems Announces Launch of IRIS-Net V1.4.0 Software

October 25th, 2007

Burnsville, MN (October 2007): Bosch Communications Systems is pleased to announce the release of IRIS-Net™ V1.4. The software platform used at the world’s largest live events, on the biggest tours and in the most prestigious installations has raised the bar with its latest incarnation.

The latest version of IRIS-Net™ includes the following features and additions:

New Hardware Devices

• Three new hardware objects for control and configurations: Electro-Voice Dx38, Dynacord DSP244 and PWS Programmable Wall Stations

New DSP Objects

• Gain Sharing Automixer

• FIR DSP Blocks

• Improved Graphic EQ Blocks

• DSP Window Text Boxes

• DSP Superblocks for creating and storing preconfigured DSP structures with parameters and settings

Additional Software Enhancements

• New Project Generator Tool for creating amplifier based projects. The Project Generator can create a project complete with device labeling, DSP settings, Group configurations and Controls from basic user input.

• New Logging functions within IRIS-Net™ including applications specific events, such as user logins and online/offline events

• Automatic Online and User Login options

• Limiter Threshold Calculator

• New options for editing Textboxes

• Enhanced graphics engine

• Configuration utility for programming TPI-8/TPI-12 Touch Panel Interfaces

And many more! Please see the IRIS-Net™ Read Me file for a complete list of new functions and features.

About IRIS-Net™

From the introduction of the first IRIS (Intelligent Remote Integrated Supervision) software platform for amplifiers in 2002, EV has been developing a robust audio control protocol and new innovative audio hardware. The first was the RL line of remote controlled amplifier products. These amplifiers offered an amazing level of user control and monitoring, which brought reliability and ease of use to a wide range of users. Now, with the inclusions of a wide range devices, including the NetMax N8000, RCM-26 module for EV’s Tour Grade and Dynacord’s PowerH amplifier series and Dx38, as well as a new set of peripheral devices, the evolution of IRIS-Net™ continues.

IRIS-Net™ is EV’s answer to the ever-increasing complexity of audio system designs. It is a comprehensive software platform, which encompasses a huge array of control options. All aspects of the audio chain are under its supervision and control. The key areas of signal processing, supervision and signal routing are all manipulated under its shell.

From the very beginning, IRIS-Net™ was developed as a universal software application in order to network all kinds of audio units, including future units not yet existing. Developed in 2001 and first deployed in 2002, IRIS-Net™ control software offers complete systems configuration of controls, processing, signal routing, and real time supervision of Electro-Voice’s professional “RL“ series power amplifiers.

IRIS-Net™ also allows the development of any application specific custom PC panels in order to satisfy operational requirements from very simple to extremely complex. Finally, and most important, the IRIS-Net™ system is based on an architecture which is open, flexible, and able to communicate with Telex products and third-party products as well.

Contact person for press inquiries:

James Edlund

Public Relations/Artist Relations Manager

12000 Portland Avenue South

Burnsville, MN


Phone: (952) 736-3901

Fax: (952) 736-4582


Guy Low

Senior Copywriter

12000 Portland Avenue South

Burnsville, MN


Phone: (952) 736-3935

Fax: (952) 736-4582



Bosch Communications Systems - a business unit of Bosch Security Systems - is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of professional audio, wireless, life safety and communication equipment. Bosch Communications Systems offers complete system solutions for the world’s most critical, high-profile installations and events.


The Bosch Group is a leading global manufacturer of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology. In fiscal 2006, some 260,000 associates generated sales of 43.7 billion euros. Set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering,“ the Bosch Group today comprises a manufacturing, sales, and after-sales service network of some 300 subsidiaries and more than 13,000 Bosch service centers in over 140 countries.

The special ownership structure of the Bosch Group guarantees its financial independence and entrepreneurial freedom. It makes it possible for the company to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future, as well as to do justice to its social responsibility in a manner reflective of the spirit and will of its founder. A total of 92 % of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by the charitable foundation Robert Bosch Stiftung. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG.

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