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Queens of the Stone Age Go Underground With Crest Audio

Queens of the Stone AgeCalifornia desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age went for a radical change of scene recently when they performed an exclusive one-off gig for 300 fans in a German salt mine.

Billed as the world‘s deepest gig ever, fans were transported 2,300 feet underground to hear Queens of the Stone Age perform through a Crest Audio Pro 200™-powered sound system supplied by audio rental and production specialists Complete Audio Berlin.
Complete Audio‘s André Rauhut admitted that the Sondershausen salt mine definitely ranked at the top of his “most unusual venue” list, and was pretty close to earning “most challenging,” as well. The first task was to bring all the components underground, where they were left for 36 hours to adjust to the climatic conditions of the underground chamber. Then his crew handled the massive reverberations coming off the walls. Throughout it all, Rauhut said that his Crest Audio Pro 200 Series amplifiers were a very important part of the signal chain. more

RF CENTRAL CMT-II CAMERA TRANSMITTERS CAPTURE NEW SIGNAL OPTIONS AT NAB 2008

Las Vegas, NV, February 25, 2008 – RF Central, a leading digital microwave technology provider, is unveiling its RFX-CMT-II camera-mounted transmitters in both 2 GHz and 5.8 GHz at NAB 2008 (Booth C6622). While the 2 GHz unit is designed for live ENG news and sports broadcast applications and the 5.8 GHz unit is geared for live sports stadium, arena coverage and license free applications, both offer complete HD upgradeability with the latest in high-quality, low-latency, HD encoding technology. more

Ron Levac Joins Rise Vision, Inc. as President

Executive with broad experience in digital signage marketplace joins Rise Vision, Inc. to lead accelerated growth for web-based content management solution, expand into new domestic and international markets

ETOBICOKE, Ontario – February 25, 2008 – Rise Vision, Inc., a provider of a web-based content management system for the control of digital signage networks, announces that Ron Levac has joined the company as President. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing and executing the company‘s aggressive growth strategy for the Rise Display Network, which is the company‘s web-based solution for delivering user-developed and live content to digital signage displays and networks. more

NextWindow Interactive Displays to Dominate Digital Signage Expo

Experience Touch First-Hand With NextWindow Large Format Technology

Emeryville, CA – February 22, 2008 – With touch screens becoming de rigueur for the digital signage industry, one standout company, NextWindow, Ltd., the international leader in optical touch screen technology, will feature its interactive displays in partner booths throughout the Digital Signage Expo held on February 27 and 28, 2008 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The expo will feature NextWindow‘s 2400 Series Screen Overlays, and 2100 Touch Screen Kits in many exhibitors‘ booths, including NEC (Booth #113), Ingram Micro (Booth #369), Electrograph (Booth #469), Scala (Booth #305), Alive Promo, and others. more

AURALEX ACOUSTICS KEEPS SOUND FLUID AT LIQUID MUSIC STUDIO

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, FEBRUARY 25, 2008 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, keeps sound flowing at Nashville‘s Liquid Music Studio. A personal and commercial facility, founded in 2006 by former Digidesign Production Specialist Brett Clark, Liquid Music Studio specializes in audio and post-production projects. more

grandMA Accompanies Queen Latifah On Her Trav’lin Light Tour

latifahLighting designer Scott Warner put his grandMA to work on Grammy Award-winner Queen Latifah‘s nine-week Trav‘lin Light tour last fall. The tour, which kicked off September 29 in Dallas and ran through the end of November, supported Queen Latifah‘s new jazz CD of the same name.

Warner had previously used the grandMA to control LED lighting for the Pussycat Dolls, but this was the first tour where his grandMA controlled moving lights. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor of the grandMA. more

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