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Milestone-Proposal:Unidirectional Microphone
Milestone Buildings Exist The original building location is not a secure option.
Milestone Plaque Mounting Details The plaque will be mounted on a wall in the lobby of Shure's worldwide headquarters in Niles, Illinois.
Milestone Present Site Owner Shure Incorporated.
Milestone Site Access Details The building is secure at all times. Visitors can simply enter the lobby entrance to view both the plaque and Shure's display of historical microphones and documents. Additional access to the building would need to be arranged with Shure.
Milestone Site Description Shure Incorporated 5800 W. Touhy Ave. Niles, IL 60714-4608 Shure Incorporated was the technology developer.
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Milestone proposal submitted true  +
Proposed Milestone IEEE Section Chicago  +
Proposed Milestone Location 5800 W. Touhy Ave. Niles, IL 60714-4608
Proposed Milestone Name Single-element Unidirectional Microphone - Shure Unidyne, 1939  +
Proposed Milestone Plaque Citation In 1939, Shure Incorporated introduced the In 1939, Shure Incorporated introduced the Unidyne microphone. Using the Uniphase acoustical system, the patented Unidyne was the first microphone to provide directional characteristics using a single dynamic element. This breakthrough offered lower cost, greater reliability and improved performance for communication and public address systems. Shure Unidyne microphones are still manufactured and used worldwide in numerous audio applications. worldwide in numerous audio applications.
Proposed Milestone Year 1938  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2013 14:01:27  +
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