Dirac Appoints New Director of Japan Office


Dirac Research today announced the appointment of Shinobu Karaki as new Director of their Japan office

Shinobu Karaki has a lifelong experience in the audio and semiconductor business. Before joining the team at Dirac he held the role of Business Unit Manager for the Digital AV segment of Consumer and Automotive at Texas Instruments, where he has been working for the past 28 years.

"Karaki-san has extensive knowledge of the Japanese market and we are very pleased to make him part of our growing team," said Mathias Johansson, CEO and CTO at Dirac.

"During my many years in the semiconductor and Digital AV applications industry I have experienced many sound technologies. Dirac is clearly the state of the art in digital sound correction, and I see great opportunities in Japan," said Shinobu Karaki.

Founded in 2001, Dirac Research is a premier R&D company specializing in high-performance digital sound optimization, room correction and sound field synthesis. The company was founded by researchers from the Signals & Systems Group of Uppsala University, Sweden, which has fostered 8 Nobel Prize laureates. With Dirac''s patented toolbox for efficient and accurate audio system optimization, customers such as BMW, Bentley and Datasat Digital Entertainment™ have achieved dramatically improved sound quality and a shortened time-to-market. Dirac Research maintains offices in Sweden, Tokyo, Detroit, and Shanghai. www.dirac.se

Publicerad 2010-04-29