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NSCA AIDS THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Erin GrahamNSCA Education Foundation awards scholarships to further industry education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 13, 2008 — The NSCA Education Foundation recently awarded eight $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing education related to the commercial electronic systems industry.

“The NSCA Education Foundation helps advance the industry through a variety of initiatives, including our scholarship program, which helps attract the next generation of industry professionals,? said Tom Frericks, president of the NSCA Education Foundation. more

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BOSCH RECOGNIZES UP-AND-COMING INDUSTRY TALENT

Jess AshbyTwo students chosen to receive $2,500 Bosch scholarship for industry education

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 13, 2008 — As part of the NSCA Education Foundation’s mission to reach out to the next generation of integrators, Jess Ashby and Dawn Meade will receive the training they need to succeed in the commercial electronic systems industry.

“I was ecstatic to learn of my selection for the Bosch award,? Ashby said. “Knowing that industry professionals see potential in my aspirations is both an honor and a motivator for me.? more

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AC HILTON IS ‘IN THE GAME’ WITH YAMAHA PM5D DIGITAL CONSOLES

kevin-kelly-joe-white-john-grasso-at-yamaha-pm5d-ac-hiltonlow-res.JPG─New Console at Front of House Joins PM5D Monitor Console─

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.──The Atlantic City Hilton recently installed a new Yamaha PM5D digital audio console for front of house use in their entertainment venue. A spectacular state-of-the-art venue built to showcase the talents of celebrity entertainers, the theater boasts a seating capacity of over 1,400. The console was purchased by Yamaha dealer, ACIR Professional in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. “We are extremely happy that the Hilton decided to purchase a second Yamaha PM5D,? states John Grasso, ACIR Pro co-owner. “This console is so popular and familiar, that it’s a breeze to set up a show for visiting engineers. The Hilton knows that if they have any questions about the console, we’re right around the corner and there to assist.? more

Beijing 2008 Olympics Run On Peavey MediaMatrix® Systems

Beijing National StadiumAs the world’s top athletes compete in Beijing this summer, audio distribution systems from Peavey MediaMatrix® are providing audio networking and sound reinforcement for the 2008 Olympic Games at several major sports venues across China.

Peavey MediaMatrix NION® Series processing nodes—bundled with NWare™ software, the modern industry-standard software for audio and communications system design—are tasked with distributing the event announcements and background music for Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium, where the men’s USA Team will be led by NBA stars Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, and the Beijing Olympic Green Tennis Court, which will host world-class competitors such as Venus and Serena Williams. more

Listen Technologies Welcomes New Representative Firm

Gaetan Laniel, EGLE Marketing(August 13, 2008) Bluffdale, Utah, USA — Listen Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of EGLE Marketing, as the representative firm for Eastern Canada.

Gaetan Laniel owner of EGLE Marketing brings a wealth of sales and technical experience to the partnership. Commenting on the partnership, Laniel said, “I am pleased to be adding Listen to our line card. I truly understand what it takes to be successful in the audio market from both the manufacturer’s and dealer’s perspectives.? more

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DNF Controls Boosts European Presence Through Distributor Agreement With Portugal’s Déc.Imagem

SYLMAR, Calif. — Aug. 13, 2008 — DNF Controls today announced that Déc.Imagem, S.A., a Portuguese broadcast and A/V systems integrator and distributor, will be representing DNF Controls products across Portugal. With a history spanning nearly six decades in the industry, Déc.Imagem is well-positioned to provide knowledgeable sales, integration, and support services for the complete line of DNF Controls systems. more

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SUMMER TOURING SEASON HEATS UP WITH AVIOM AND JARS OF CLAY

NASHVILLE, TENNESEE, AUGUST 13, 2008— Ever since being introduced to Aviom’s Personal Mixers, Nashville-based rock band Jars of Clay has been touring the world, making Aviom’s Pro16® monitor mixing and audio distribution gear a regular part of its audio toolkit. This year, as the summer touring season heats up, Aviom products will travel with the band from city to city as part of the Music Builds Tour, a traveling festival that raises money and awareness for Habitat for Humanity. The event will kick off on August 21 in Detroit, MI and will conclude in Denver, CO on October 12. more

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SOUND IDEAS DELIVERS SOUND EFFECTS LIBRARIES TO POST-PRODUCTION INDUSTRY WORLDWIDE ON AVASTOR HDX HARD DRIVES

Toronto, Canada, August 11, 2008—Sound Ideas, the world’s largest publisher of professional sound effects for the broadcast and post-production markets, is making its new Ultimate SFX Collection available on Avastor HDX800 Triple Interface Hard Drives. more

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InterSense Introduces IS-900 VCam(TM) Virtual Camera Tracking System

InterSense IS-900 VCamInertial-ultrasonic virtual camera tracking offers unique solution for pre-visualization of virtual content in real-time, at production resolution

Los Angeles, CA, SIGGRAPH — August 11, 2008 — InterSense Incorporated, a market leader in precision motion technology, today announced its IS-900 VCam(TM) Virtual Camera Tracking System, a precision, inertial-ultrasonic virtual camera tracking system for use in the pre-visualization of virtual content. Combining InterSense’s industry leading motion tracking technology with powerful virtual production software, the new system enables producers of animated & 3D feature film, game and video to increase productivity, streamline workflow and lower production costs. more

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