Stage Tec Entwicklungsgesellschaft für professionelle Audiotechnik GmbH, based in Berlin, specialises in the development and manufacture of innovative audio equipment. Stage Tec was founded in 1993 by a group of highly qualified audio and electronics engineers. Today, it has grown into a well-motivated team of 55 employees. Numerous developments and patents have given Stage Tec products an outstanding market position and testify to the company's consistent performance. In 2010 NEXUS® won the Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award as the finest, most versatile audio routing system. Key products include the AVATUS IP-based console (2019), the AURUS® Direct Access console (2002), the compact AURATUS® (2006) and CRESCENDO (2009) consoles for broadcast and theatre, and the small IP-based broadcast mixer ON AIR flex (2014).