LITTLE FERRY, NEW JERSEY, May 17, 2004 - In an appointment demonstrating its ability to provide the highest levels of sales and support, Eventide has appointed Leon Goudikian to the position of Technical Support Engineer. Making today's announcement, Gordon Moore, Eventide Communications Division general manager, stated that Goudikian's experience as a systems engineer for telecom solutions supplies will be a valuable asset to Eventide's existing and future product development for its line of digital voice logging and archiving systems.

"Leon has over fifteen years of experience as a systems engineer and electronics technician," said Moore. "His knowledge in logger design and testing is integral to Eventide as we continue our ongoing development and support of Linux-based digital voice logging and archiving systems. Leon will immediately implement his skill-set to ensure that our products meet our customers' requirements."

Goudikian will be responsible for providing Eventide customers and sales representatives with in-depth technical support and product assistance for pending sales and post-sales support, as well as provide product training for sales reps, customers, and prospective customers. Other duties will include analyzing the technical fit of Eventide's products to the customer's request and internally advocating customer-driven product enhancements.

Prior to joining Eventide, Goudikian served as a systems engineer with Avaya, Inc. He also spent over 10 years at Brookhaven National Laboratory where he served as senior electronics technician, training coordinator, and technical supervisor.

"Eventide is on the cutting-edge with its industry-leading VR778 and VR615 digital voice logging and archiving systems for the public safety communications market," Goudikian began. "I am delighted to be working with such an innovative engineering group at Eventide, as well as utilizing my customer-centric approach to contribute to the process for future product development."

About Eventide

Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Little Ferry, NJ, Eventide developed the first digital voice logger in 1989. Eventide has recently introduced the VR778 and VR615, its fourth-generation digital voice loggers, featuring expanded connectivity, accessibility and density. The VR778 and VR615 are fully usable as a stand-alone logger from the front panel, and functions as a network server for Windows 2000 or XP workstations. The VR778 will continue to operate even when your network doesn't. Visit Eventide on the Web at www.eventide.com.

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