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UVLD Lights Monumental Chris Burden Sculpture At Rockefeller Center

BurdenUnlimited Visibility Lighting Design (UVLD) is helping Chris Burden turn heads at Rockefeller Center by illuminating the artist’s latest installation, a 65-foot skyscraper constructed from nickel-finished stainless steel Erector Set-style pieces. The sculpture, called “What My Dad Gave Me,? is on view in the Channel Gardens, where the real Rockefeller Center Tower forms the backdrop, from June 10-July 19. It is presented by the Public Art Fund and hosted by Tishman Speyer, co-owners of Rockefeller Center. more

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METRIC HALO DELIVERS AGAIN ON PROMISE OF FUTURE PROOF: SHIPS 2d PROCESSING FOR MOBILE I/O AND INTRODUCES EXCLUSIVE “CHARACTER” PROCESSING

2d_upgrade.JPGHOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – JULY 2008: Metric Halo announced the immediate availability of the 2d Card upgrade for Mobile I/O. Powered by the brand new 2d Card, the 2d Processing architecture expands and enhances the fundamental processing, routing and mixing engine of Metric Halo’s world-renowned Mobile I/O FireWire audio interfaces. Included with every 2d Card is Metric Halo’s exclusive “Character” processing engine. Character selectively adds the euphonic low-order distortions found in classic analog devices to the inputs and mix busses of the Mobile I/O. With fifteen different flavors of Character, users can choose the perfect euphonic characteristic for the sound they are recording or mixing. more

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Linear Acoustic Latin American Broadcast Show Preview

Latin American Broadcast Show Preview
Telos Booth 401/403/405

Company Overview:

Linear Acoustic develops innovative, customer-centric solutions for managing multichannel surround sound audio and loudness issues in digital broadcast. The company designs and manufactures the AERO range of audio processing solutions, StreamStacker-HD(TM), and MetaMAX(TM) line of products and licenses key technologies to OEM partners. Linear Acoustic has been involved worldwide in projects with all major U.S. terrestrial networks, multiple local stations, and companies including Dolby(R) Laboratories, Sirius Satellite Radio, Microsoft, HBO, Viacom (Showtime, MTV, etc.), Disney (ABC, ESPN), Sony Studios, and others. The company is also actively involved in the ATSC and other industry organizations, is a member of the AES and IEEE, and is a sustaining member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. More information is available at www.linearacoustic.com. more

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HaiVision Achieves TelePresence Milestone — 4,000 Channels Shipped

MONTREAL — July 23, 2008 — HaiVision Systems Inc., the world’s leading vendor of true telepresence codecs, announces that it has shipped its 4,000th codec into the telepresence market, representing over 1,000 HaiVision-powered telepresence suites. HaiVision supplies several leading global integrators of telepresence room-based systems with its acclaimed hai1000™ multi-stream codec. more

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AudioSource®’s New In-Wall Subs and Sub Amp Now Shipping

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2008 — AudioSource®, a division of Rodin, announced that its new AS Series of in-wall subwoofers and its new AMPSUB210 subwoofer amp are now shipping. AudioSource will feature these new subs and sub amp at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 560. The 8- and 10-inch in-wall subs are perfect for opening up premium floor space while still attaining premium home theater and stereo audio reproduction, while the AMPSUB210 rounds out AudioSource’s complete line of affordable yet versatile and performance-driven home audio electronics. more

Gabisom Brings Power And Performance To World’s Largest Music Festival With JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays at Rock In Rio

Demonstrating the rising global popularity of JBL VERTEC® line arrays for the world’s most challenging live-performance events, Brazil-based Gabisom Audio Equipment provided a massive VERTEC line array system at Rock in Rio, the world’s largest music festival. The first in two series of shows, Rock in Rio Lisbon featured performances by Lenny Kravitz, Bob Dylan, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Rod Stewart, and Linkin Park. The second series of shows in Madrid featured Bob Dylan, Franz Ferdinand, Chris Cornell, Neil Young, Shakira, The Police, and Amy Winehouse. more

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SOUNDFIELD MICROPHONES SURROUND VISION FEST

stefan_heger.JPGNEW YORK, NEW YORK – JULY 2008: For six hot days in June, hundreds of avant-garde jazz enthusiasts packed the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center in Manhattan for the 13th annual Vision Festival. All of the best and brightest avant-garde jazz musicians and groups performed to the eager throng, and Stefan Heger, audio renaissance man and chief engineer at Cologne’s Supow Studio, was on hand to record it all in full surround sound. He relied on just one microphone for the surround signal, a SoundField MKV, which possesses the unique ability to capture spatial information with a proprietary signal. The spatial characteristics of the surround sound can then be altered during mixdown, in contrast to conventional microphone techniques, which permanently imprint their spatial information at the time of recording. more

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University of Idaho Builds Powerful, Flexible Replay System With DNF Controls ST304-DSR1K Controller

SYLMAR, Calif. — July 23, 2008 — DNF Controls today announced that the University of Idaho Department of Athletics is using the ST304-DSR1K slow-motion controller to create a powerful portable replay system for live event production. The ST304-DSR1K slow-motion controller takes advantage of Sony® DSR-DR1000 hard-disk technology to give the university’s video production staff instant access to video, along with simultaneous record and playback functionality. The system is installed at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, home to Idaho Vandals sports (including football and basketball) as well as high-profile university events such as commencement and the annual Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. more

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TV Magic Strengthens Executive Team With Key Sales and Engineering Appointments

SAN DIEGO — July 23, 2008 — Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic today announced the appointment of Stephen Milley as the company’s vice president of sales. Milley has been involved in the broadcast, production, and A/V markets for nearly 20 years, working as a professional in the field and serving in sales and marketing roles for world-leading manufacturers of broadcast equipment. In his new position with TV Magic, Milley will oversee the company’s San Diego, Los Angeles, and New York sales and marketing departments. The appointment of Milley as vice president of sales and marketing enables TV Magic’s Pat Thompson to take on the new role of senior vice president of engineering operations. more

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Phoenix Gold® Debuts CT Series In-Wall/In-Ceiling Contractor Speaker Line

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23, 2008 — Phoenix Gold® (phoenixgold.com) is proud to announce that it will debut the new CT Series In-Wall/In-Ceiling speaker line at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 560. Phoenix Gold’s new contractor speakers compose a high quality 10-model line that utilize proven materials and engineering to create a high value driven product offering. The new CT Series is scheduled to ship in November 2008. more

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