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SENNHEISER MKE 1 PROPELS LES MISÉRABLES TO NEW HEIGHTS

quilico_charest.JPGQUEBEC CITY, CANADA – OCTOBER 2008: Directed by Frédéric Dubois and staged in the recently renovated Capitol, Quebec City’s oldest theatre, this new production of Les Misérables has broken new ground in terms of its simple and direct staging, high-end cast, and audio quality. With 32 live microphones on stage, nothing was left to chance and the new Sennheiser MKE 1 lavaliere mic proved an invaluable asset. more

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SENNHEISER’S 935 MIC SUCCESS STORY CONTINUES WITH JAKE OWEN

jake_owen.JPGNASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – OCTOBER 2008: As one country music’s fastest rising stars, Jake Owen’s debut album has already earned him three consecutive hit singles, a performance at the 2008 CRS New Faces Show, and an Academy of Country Music nomination for “Top New Male Vocalist.” All this, and Owen only learned to play the guitar and write songs a few short years ago! He was originally on course to become a professional golfer before a career-ending injury shelved that dream. Although the prophets… er, critics have foretold of even grander success for Owen – who is preparing to release his sophomore album on RCA Records – the native Floridian has already scored the opening slot in tours headlined by heavyweights Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Little Big Town, and Sugarland. more

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U.S. EMBASSY IN PRAGUE CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH KLEIN + HUMMEL

prague_1.JPGPRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – OCTOBER 2008: The annual U.S. Independence Day celebration is deeply meaningful to American citizens living abroad. Thus, the U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic put on an ambitious event for the birthday of the world’s oldest democracy that included barbeque, a marching band, fireworks, and stirring orations. When the Embassy contacted pro audio distributor Panter s.r.o. to obtain sound reinforcement equipment commensurate with the prestige of the event, Panter set them up with a collection of Sennheiser wired and wireless microphones amplified through Klein + Hummel PA speakers. more

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NUCOMM EHNANCES DTV SIGNALS AND IP CAPABILITIES WITH LAUNCH OF NEW PROQ DTV IFB RECEIVER AT HD WORLD 2008

Hackettstown, NJ, October 15, 2008 – Nucomm, Inc. a brand of The Vitec Group, and a leading provider of digital and analog microwave systems for the broadcast industry, common carrier, cable, government, military and international marketplace, is redefining the strength of DTV signals and IP technology with its new ProQ DTV IFB Receiver, which is making its debut at HD World 2008 (Booth 714). Ideal as an IFB solution for ENG users during DTV transmission, monitoring of DTV signals through a DVB-ASI output and streaming video over an IP connection to a laptop or other IP-enabled device, the ProQ DTV IFB Receiver features dual UHF/VHF antennas, two advanced silicon tuners and 6th generation VSB demodulators. The ProQ is 5? x 1.75? x 8.5?. more

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Schools Install ezRoom Bundle at Record Pace

ezRoom Classroom BundleWOODBURY, MN, Oct. 14, 2008 — Calypso Control Systems has shipped more than 1,000 ezRoom Classroom Bundles in the first three months of availability. Since its introduction in May 2008, the easy-to-use and install ezRoom bundle has proven itself as an effective and affordable solution for helping schools create learning environments where technology drives the lesson plans. more

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Herman Announces New Channel Distribution of Panasonic Projector Systems Company Products

herman-logo-sig.jpgMIAMI – Oct. 15, 2008 – Herman Procurement & Logistics, a national leading provider of connectivity and infrastructure products and services to the broadcast and commercial AV industries, is proud to announce that it has entered into a channel distribution agreement with Panasonic Projector Systems Company. Herman will incorporate the full line of commercial AV Panasonic Projectors and related accessories into their procurement and logistics value added services model. The products will be stocked in all five of Herman’s distribution facilities located in Miami, Atlanta, New Jersey, Dallas and Nevada to provide more localized inventory and to better serve their mutual customers. more

NMR’s Website Gets a Makeover!

website-home-page.jpgOctober 15 — Monroe Township, NJ — NMR Staging & Events, a nationwide audio-visual company, has commissioned a new and improved website. The client, or potential client, can request more information about a specific product or multiple products by way of the Product Info tab. A client can also click on a product to see some of its key specs, features, options, and even associated items. On the home page, you can view the most recent press or click through to a library of press releases. By visiting www.NMREVENTS.com, viewers can see a few photos in the gallery or various video clips in the demo reels section. more

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Chief Introduces New Mobile Website

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Minneapolis, MN. — (October 2008) – www.chiefmfg.com – Chief Manufacturing, the industry leader in projector, monitor and flat panel TV mounting solutions, is excited to announce the launch of the new mobile website. Users can access http://m.chiefmfg.com and get a cleaner version of the Chief website that is formatted specifically for mobile phones and wireless devices. Now you can get all of the information you need about Chief products while you are on the go. more

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Hitachi Combines Large Venue Performance With Networking And Wireless Connectivity With New CP-X809 3LCD Projector

–The new CP-X809 projector offers networking capability, wireless connectivity and a hybrid filter, all of which contribute to a low cost of ownership.–

Bringing large-venue performance and superior networking connectivity to a variety of applications, Hitachi Home Electronics (America), Inc., Business Group has introduced the CP-X809 3LCD projector. The CP-X809 is designed to facilitate ceiling mounting in mid to large-size spaces and offers a number of features for easy maintenance. more

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Pantel Continues to Grow with New Products and Additions to Management Team

Pantel Outdoor Weatherproof LCD HDTVGARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2008 — As Pantel (www.panteltv.com), the worldwide leader in outdoor weatherproof TV solutions, showcases its latest offerings at the EH Expo Fall 2008 (Nov. 5-7 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.), the young company continues to grow by both adding new products and product lines as well as adding key management personnel to its roster.

Since the spring of 2008, Pantel has appointed Michael May V.P, Operations and Steve Johnson V.P., Sales. In this short timeframe, Pantel has also upgraded its acclaimed line of outdoor weatherproof LCD HDTVs to five models (20-, 32-, 42-, 52-, and 65-inch screen sizes), added a four-model “Mirror TV? line for both indoor and outdoor applications, as well as grown its line of periphery product offerings, such as dust covers, consoles, and mounting solutions. more

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