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Archive for August 26th, 2008

RIDGELOGIC ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH ACCUWEATHER.COM®

Companies to Work Together to Provide Real-Time Access of Weather and News for Digital Signage Displays

Buffalo, NY (August 26, 2008) – RidgeLogic Development, a developer of digital signage software for single locations, has signed an agreement with AccuWeather.com, the World’s Weather Authority®, to distribute real-time weather and news feeds to users of their SceneStudioTM digital signage software application.

AccuWeather.com offers highly localized, accurate, reliable, and quality-controlled weather forecasts for more than 2.7 million locations worldwide. Featuring animated Doppler radars, eye-catching videos and timely news, sports and unique health indices, AccuWeather.com content fits all popular display platforms, screen formats and delivery methods. more

Guitarist Kevin Hunter Finds The Technology To Match His Talent With Eventide Stompboxes

“The TimeFactor and ModFactor offer so much flexibility in a compact pedal.?
– Kevin Hunter, guitarist.

Looking for the perfect combination of versatility, performance and portability, guitarist Kevin Hunter has added the Eventide TimeFactor and ModFactor stompboxes to his repertoire. Hunter, the former guitarist for Jive Records recording artist Lesley Roy, is currently working on a project with producer Hal Willner (Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Marianne Faithfull). more

Tripp Lite’s Power Seminar at CEDIA Expo 2008

Tripp Lite Offers IP Access & Control/Backup Power Seminar At CEDIA Expo 2008

Chicago, IL (August 26, 2008)—Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is offering a seminar on “IP Access & Control and Backup Power for Audio/Video Applications? at CEDIA Expo 2008. The CEDIA-accredited seminar will be conducted on Friday, September 5, at 10 a.m. in the Agate C Room of the Hyatt Regency. Attendees will earn 0.375 Continuing Education Credits toward CEDIA Certified Professional status. more

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Centronics Launches the HCCX HDMI Powered Repeater

Centronics EHD-Branded HCCX HDMI Powered RepeaterSTEVENSVILLE, Md. Aug. 26, 2008 — Centronics, Inc. (centronics.com), a leading distributor of audio, video, and accessory products for the security, commercial, and residential markets since 1959, is proud to announce the launch of its new EHD-branded HCCX powered HDMI repeater. The HCCX powered HDMI repeater can transmit a 1080p signal up to 30 meters and works with all HDMI as well as DVI specifications. The HCCX is now available with an MSRP of $79.95. more

Wohler RM Series Confidence Monitor Supports PCTV’s Breakthrough HD Broadcast of “Mujeres Asesinas”

HAYWARD, Calif. — Aug. 26, 2008 — PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies Inc., today announced that its new RM-3270W-HD dual-screen HD/SD-SDI monitor was used by Mexico City’s Productora y Comercializadora de Televisión S.A. (PCTV) for the breakthrough HD broadcast of the telenovela “Mujeres Asesinas” in an episode featuring one of the genre’s most celebrated leading ladies, Daniela Romo. The popular series, which portrays women who seek revenge with a murderous “Desperate Housewives” sort of flair, premiered in HD on June 19. more

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A Zeppelin in the Livingroom

Bowers & Wilkins’ iPod® Speaker Uniquely Designer-Friendly

N. Reading, MA—August 2008—Knowledgeable designers are very careful about loading up a room with the bulk and busy-ness of high-tech audio—and with good reason. And yet many of these very same interior artists are willing and even eager to accommodate a Zeppelin in their designs. more

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Meridian Exhibits at the 2008 Pebble Beach RetroAuto™

Meridian Audio Ltd., the British company whose luxury audio and video components are known around the world, enjoys a reputation for technological sophistication matched only by the obsessive quality of its products. So it is more than fitting that Meridian exhibited during the 2008 Pebble Beach RetroAuto held on August 15-17th in Pebble Beach, California. The exhibition pavilion located immediately adjacent to the main pedestrian entrance to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® is where Meridian demonstrated its stunning new F80 all-in-one entertainment system, engineered in cooperation with Ferrari, the legendary Italian automaker. Meridian also took the opportunity to inform the event’s elite attendees of its many more conventional but no less innovative and elegant solutions for home music and home theater systems. more

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Calypso Control Systems Adds Northeast Regional Sales Manager to Support Demand for Integrated Classroom Technology

HUDSON, WI, Aug. 25, 2008 — Calypso Control Systems, a manufacturer of sophisticated yet easy-to-use solutions for building and using interactive classrooms, has expanded its sales force with the addition of Ben Plewak as regional sales manager for the Northeast region of the United States. more

Audio Analysts Select Crown Audio I-Tech Amplifiers For Bruce Springsteen’s North American Tour

Known for its power, performance and reliability, Crown Audio’s legendary I-Tech Series of amplifiers was selected by Audio Analysts of Colorado Springs, Colorado for Bruce Springsteen’s North American tour. Crown’s I-T4000 and I-T8000 amplifiers were used to power JBL VerTec VT4889 and VT4887 line array elements and JBL VT4880 arrayable subwoofers. Springsteen’s tour began in Hartford, Connecticut on February 28, making 29 stops throughout North America before a 12-country tour in Europe. The tour returned to Springsteen’s home state of New Jersey for three performances at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford on July 27, 28 and 29, where with the help of his fans, Springsteen belted out classics including “Out In The Street?, “No Surrender?, “Thunder Road?, “Born to Run? and “Glory Days.? The final show will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 30. more

GAND CONCERT SOUND SUPPLIES OVER 200 NEXO GEO T BOXES FOR SUMMER SHOWS

nexo-geot-foxfire-festival-mariache-morales-bandlow.jpeg ─NEXO GEO T, GEO S AND YAMAHA LS9 SUPPORT FOX FIRE FESTIVAL─

GLENVIEW, Ill.─Known to most Midwest concert promoters as ‘the NEXO guys’, Gand Concert Sound of Glenview, Ill. has completed the first half of the year with record utilization of their expansive NEXO speaker inventory. Gand supplied over 140 NEXO GEO T Boxes in June alone for such artists as Dickey Betts (also using a Yamaha M7CL console), Jo Dee Messina, Pat Benatar, Merle Haggard, Charlie Daniels, 38 Special, Shooter Jennings, Blue Truth, Gavin DeGraw, Frankie Valli, REO Speedwagon, Sawyer Brown, Wayne Newton, Trisha Yearwood, Loretta Lynn, Kenny Rogers, Muddy Waters Blues Fest, and Herbie Hancock. more

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