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Archive for May, 2008

Cinevideogroup Equips State-of-the-Art High-Def Broadcast Vans with RTS® Intercom

Netherlands-based Cinevideogroup caused a stir recently with the acquisition of two new RTS®-equipped high-definition OB vehicles.

Cinevideogroup’s new OBV’s (Outside Broadcast Vans), equipped with high-end components including a RTS® ADAM matrix intercom, are widely used in mobile productions throughout Europe. Some recent productions include the games of the Spanish first division clubs Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and FC Valencia for the American Rainbow Sports Network. The trucks have also been used to record a show of the Dutch Starkomikers Sjaak Bral, a Berlin concert by The Cure and a Simply Red concert in Sicily. more

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Extreme CCTV’s REG® IP Now Compatible with Milestone License Plate Recognition Software

REG IPExtreme CCTV announces that its REG® IP License Plate Capture camera is now compatible with the Milestone license plate recognition software, XProtect™ Analytics, which reads, detects and stores license plate information from a digital video stream. Incorporating Extreme’s field-proven DHC-Imaging™ and Ambient Rejection technologies, REG® IP overcomes capture problems related to speed, reflectivity, sunlight and headlight glare for a definitive plate picture. more

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AntennaInstalls.com to Bring Analog Customers into Digital Era

May 9, 2008: NOVI, Mich. – Over 33 million people in the United States receive free television programming with old analog TVs and equipment. But as the country readies itself to switch to all digital television in 2009, a new business has been launched to help analog customers receive digital television worry-free.
AntennaInstalls.com will help millions of Americans find professional installation service to continue to receive free television programming. The new company is a first-of-its-kind, national network of antenna installers trained to install the accessories and equipment needed for over-the-air (OTA) digital TV reception. more

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ANTENNAPOINT.COM™ INTRODUCES NEW EASY-TO-USE DTV SIGNAL LOCATOR

AntennaPoint.com recently announced its new TV station locator Web site that will give people the information they need to select and aim the right antenna in order to watch TV after the digital transition in 2009.
When TV programming switches to a digital format in 2009, more than 33 million Americans who watch TV with old antennas and TV sets could loose signal unless they have a converter box or built-in DTV tuner and an antenna capable of digital reception. more

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Scharff Weisberg Has A Ball At The Brooklyn Museum’s Brooklyn Ball

brooklynScharff Weisberg took an artful approach to supporting the Brooklyn Museum’s annual Brooklyn Ball when it supplied Bounce Event Marketing with lighting, video and audio equipment for the gala event on April 3. The Brooklyn Ball, a fundraiser for the museum’s educational programs, celebrated the opening of multimedia artist Takashi Murakami’s retrospective with an exhibition preview, cocktail party, dinner and an exclusive performance by Grammy-winner Kanye West. Bounce Event Marketing was the overall event designer and producer. more

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Dynaco C.A. And Powered JBL VerTec Line Arrays Rock Caracas With Marc Anthony

Demonstrating the continued international success of JBL VERTEC® line arrays, Corporacion Dynaco C.A. recently provided sound reinforcement for an outdoor concert in Venezuela featuring Marc Anthony. The show took place at the University of Caracas Baseball Stadium and drew an audience of approximately 15,000 people. more

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Tripp Lite Broadens IP Remote Access KVM Switch Lineup for Improved Network Access and Management

Chicago, IL (May 8, 2008)—Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity equipment, has introduced the B072-016-1-IP, its newest 16-Port NetCommander™ 1U Rackmount Cat5 KVM Switch, featuring on-board IP remote access, giving users the ability to access and manage server components remotely via the Internet. more

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Hitachi Introduces Three New LCD Projectors For The Education Market

– Featuring a new 2,000-hour filter, the CP-X201, CP-X301 and CP-X401 LCD projectors address the demand for enhanced performance, reliability and security in education environments. –

— Providing educators with an optimal combination of usability, quality and security, Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group today introduced three new LCD projectors: the CP-X201, CP-X301 and CP-X401. All three models feature a new 2,000-hour filter and offer a lower total cost of ownership to schools in K-12 and higher education, thanks to high performance and a variety of technological advantages unique to Hitachi projectors. more

ALTINEX ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF NEW MULTITOUCH™ TOUCH SCREEN PANELS

Brea, CA – May 2008… Altinex, a leading manufacturer of Modular AV Solutions™, is pleased to announce it is broadening its presence in AV control systems with the introduction of the new MultiTouch line of touch screen panels. With seven models featuring an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI), the new MultiTouch product line is directly compatible with Altinex’ MultiTasker® modular AV system and can also be used with other manufacturers’ equipment. more

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WIDEBAND SOLUTIONS TRAVELS SOUTH THROUGH KBZ COMMUNICATION’S EXPANDED TERRITORY

PLAINVILLE, CT – WideBand Solutions, a leading provider of high-end audio conferencing technology, expands its territory to include the US Southeast through KBZ Communications, Inc., a leading East Coast distributor of high-end audio and video conferencing solutions. This new alliance will increase Wideband’s product distribution in the southeastern states including North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi, broadening WideBand’s reach to encompass the entire East Coast. more

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