Genelec 8381A Smart Active Monitor wins TEC Award

Genelec’s 8381A Adaptive Point Source Main Smart Active Monitor got top honours in the Studio Monitors category at the 39th Annual TEC Awards at The 2024 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.

The finalists from all categories were selected by industry professionals across major music, sound, and game audio associations, along with pro audio focused media groups.

Will Eggleston, Genelec Inc. marketing director, stated: “We are once again filled with gratitude to the pool of TEC Awards voters, who have recognised the 8381A Adaptive Point Source Main Smart Active Monitor for outstanding technical achievement. Each year, the industry gathers at The NAMM Show to recognise the year’s triumphs, and we are proud to be honoured alongside the audio community’s very best.”

Presented annually by NAMM, the TEC Awards recognises the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and multimedia.

Now in its 39th year, the Awards are widely recognized as the highest honour dedicated to the pro audio and sound recording industry. It’s where the most outstanding products in the worlds of music making, live performances, video games, television and films are recognised and where creative luminaries like RZA, Les Paul, Peter Frampton, Quincy Jones, Joe Perry, Pete Townshend, Stevie Wonder, Joni Mitchell and Carol Kaye are celebrated for their musical contributions.

Through its Hall of Fame, the TEC Awards honours the pioneers of audio technology and the music industry’s most accomplished producers and audio technicians. TECnology Hall of Fame celebrates innovations and groundbreaking technical achievements of the past.