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Archive for March, 2008

SOUND DEVICES BRINGS A VOICE TO AIDS AWARENESS PROJECTS IN AFRICA

SOUTH BARRINGTON, IL — Sound Devices‘ 744T digital recorder recently helped Willow Creek Community Church illustrate its AIDS relief and prevention efforts in Africa. As part of the church‘s service during the weekend of World AIDS day (December 1-2, 2007), the church presented a 25-minute video update of the resources and support it has supplied to World Relief for its work in the African country of Malawi.

The video was shot documentary-style with interviews of local church leaders and members who are a part of the relief efforts. With the interview set-ups varying and a basic audio setup of a stereo shotgun mic and two wireless lavalier systems at the crew‘s disposal, Sound Devices‘ 744T became a versatile and effective option for recording audio rather than capturing audio on the cameras themselves. more

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RE/MAX of Thomasville‘s StrandVision Digital Signage System Features Listings/Community Ev

Constantly changing digital sign displays in new headquarters office – also on the Web…

THOMASVILLE, Ga. – March 3, 2008 – RE/MAX of Thomasville Inc. has installed a state-of-the-art digital signage system at its new headquarters office that highlights its real estate listings, features agents and business partners, and promotes community organizations and events. The digital signage system, provided by StrandVision LLC of Eau Claire, Wis., gives RE/MAX a powerful, flexible marketing tool. more

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CSI Announces the Return of its Fiber-Ed Seminars

Hauppauge, NY – Back by popular demand! Communications Specialties, Inc. (CSI), the leading industry manufacturer of fiber optic systems for the AV Market, is pleased to announce the return of its successful Fiber-Ed Seminars. The seminars are free to attend and are designed to help industry professionals better understand the current state-of-the-art fiber optic technology and how it can be applied to today‘s Pro A/V and Broadcast applications. more

Eight Business Schools Install Digital Signage from Rise Vision in Trading Labs

Rise Vision, Inc.On-campus financial trading labs offer huge benefits, including attracting high-level students and providing exceptional post-graduate job prospects
SHAWNEE, KS – March 3, 2008 – Rise Vision, Inc., a provider of web-based content management software for control of digital signage networks, announces that it is outfitting eight more business schools with digital signage solutions for their campus-based financial trading labs. These facilities are a fast-growing feature among business schools, as they offer real-life “Wall Street” experience that provides students with a post-graduate hiring advantage in financial services careers. Rise Vision, Inc. has worked with more than 100 business schools to deploy the technology they need to build a financial trading lab, including LED stock tickers, large format LCD displays, and financial quotes and headline news to create a dynamic financial atmosphere. more

Pure Digital Fiberlink® 7500 Series Now Available in Multimode Version

Hauppauge, NY – Communications Specialties, Inc. (CSI), the leading industry manufacturer of fiber optic systems for the AV Market, introduces an addition to the Pure Digital Fiberlink® 7500 Series fiber optic transmission system for DVI and Stereo Audio over one fiber – now available in both single mode and multimode versions. For a limited time, 250 meters of multimode fiber will be included for free with each pair of 7500 multimode versions purchased. more

High-end Entertainment Systems Market Projected to Nearly Double in Five Years

Adoption of networking technologies will make installed home theaters and multiroom audio systems more affordable, opening up this market to more consumers at low-to-medium income levels, according to Parks Associates‘ new report High-end Entertainment Systems: Analysis and Forecasts. more

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Control4 Unveils HD Home Controller HC-500 at CES 2008

Control4 HC-500HC-500 Enhances Large Home Theater Experience with Additional Storage and Faster Processing

LAS VEGAS, NV – January 8, 2008 – Control4, the leader in affordable IP-based home control and entertainment systems, today announced the release of the Control4 Home Controller HC-500 at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (booth #21407). The Control4 HC-500 is a high performance media server, optimized for whole home automation systems with large home theaters requiring extensive I/O connections for device control. more

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Sony Introduces New Rack System Delivering Whole House HD Entertainment and Control

Next-Generation System Saves Time and Money for the Custom Installation Market

LAS VEGAS, NV – Feb. 26, 2008 – Designed for faster and easier installation, Sony today announced a new high-end, fully featured NHS rack system that delivers whole house high-definition entertainment and control over movies, music, lighting, temperature and security systems. more

CSI Debuts Pure Digital Fiberlink® 3150 Series for HD/SD-SDI over one fiber

Hauppauge, NY – Communications Specialties, Inc. (CSI) debuts the Pure Digital Fiberlink® 3150 Series at NAB 2008. The all-digital fiber optic system provides Broadcast quality transmission for HD/SD-SDI over one single mode or multimode fiber.

The Pure Digital Fiberlink® 3150 Series allows you to transmit HD or SD-SDI as per SMPTE 292 and 259, with or without embedded audio and data, as well as DVB-ASI. Signals are equalized and re-clocked prior to fiber optic transmission. The 3150 transmitter features a re-clocked and equalized SDI loop through and the 3151 receiver features two re-clocked and equalized SDI outputs. more

NEUTRIK USA MAKES A CONNECTION WITH INFOCOMM‘S ACADEMY INSTALLATION COURSES

LAKEWOOD, NJ, MARCH 3, 2008 – In order to help InfoComm bring the latest industry trends to professionals working in all areas of the pro AV market through its Academy Installation Courses, Neutrik, designer and manufacturer of the XX series XLR cable connector, recently donated thousands of connectors to the organization‘s educational services. Now, attendees can get a first-hand-look at connectivity. more

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