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Linear Acoustic 2009 NAB Show Product Preview

Booth N1725

Company Overview:

Linear Acoustic, a Telos company, is the leading authority in loudness control and upmixing solutions for digital television. The company designs and manufactures the award-winning AERO range of audio processing solutions and licenses key technologies such as UPMAX 5.1 channel upmixing to OEM partners. The company participates in standards work within the AES, IEEE, BKSTS, and EBU, is a member of the ATSC, and is a sustaining member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Linear Acoustic is also proud to have provided its UPMAX:neo™ 5.1-channel upmixer for NBC’s coverage of the Beijing Summer Games. More information is available at www.linearacoustic.com. more

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Compix Media 2009 NAB Show Preview

Booths SL5105 and SL4805

Company Overview:
Compix Media, based in Irvine, Calif., is a global provider of powerful and cost effective character generator (CG) systems and applications for the television, video, production, sports and IPTV markets. Compix Media delivers elegant, easy-to-use solutions, with an unbeatable price to performance ratio. Compix Media’s standard and high definition CG products are on the air in more than 17,000 locations, in over 80 countries. These installations include broadcast television, cable, post-production, educational, military, worship, government, and corporate multimedia. More information about Compix Media is available at www.compixmedia.com. more

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Compix Media Launches New High-Performance, Cost-Effective Dual-Channel HD Character Generator

IRVINE, Calif. — Feb 10, 2009 — Compix Media, a leading developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs), today launched its new CYNERG HD, a broadcast-quality, dual-channel HD CG with unrivalled price to performance for the broadcast, sports, professional, educational, and government markets. Capable of simultaneously outputting graphics in either SD-SDI or HD-SDI, Compix Media’s new dual-channel CYNERG HD packs a powerful punch into a conveniently sized 4-RU chassis. more

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Aurora Multimedia Strengthens Sales Team With Appointments of National and Regional Account Managers

MORGANVILLE, N.J. ― Feb. 11, 2009 ― Aurora Multimedia Corp., a leading provider of IP-based control systems, processors, and touch panels for A/V systems, today announced that it has made two appointments to strengthen its sales team. Tim Brennan has been promoted to the position of national account manger, where he will work closely with Aurora manufacturer representatives across the U.S., in addition to being responsible for the Northeastern sales region. Jonathan Begleiter has been named as the company’s Southeast regional account manager, where he will be responsible for developing, supporting, and managing direct accounts in this region. Both positions report directly to Andy Fliss, vice president of sales and marketing. more

Informetrics Installs Gefen HD Mate Scalers to Enhance TPG’s Virtual Leasing Center

EL SEGUNDO, CA – Across from a 26.5 acre construction site in El Segundo, California, Thomas Properties Group (TPG) opened the doors to their state-of-the-art interactive leasing center for prospective tenants. At the construction site, TPG is preparing to make way for a master planned project of eight Class A buildings totaling 1.8 million square footage, as well as a hotel, conference center, two athletic fields and variety of retail and mixed use commercial spaces. more

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NUCOMM STRENGTHENS DTV SIGNALS AND IP CAPABILITIES WITH NAB 2009 DEBUT OF NEW PROQ DTV IFB RECEIVER

Las Vegas, NV, February 12, 2009 – Nucomm, part of The Vitec Group’s RF Systems business unit, 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 new to NAB 2009 (Booth C3707). The ProQ DTV IFB receiver is 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. It is 5? x 1.75? x 8.5 and features dual UHF/VHF antennas, two advanced silicon tuners and 6th generation VSB demodulators. more

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Fairlight’s CC-1 Platform Proves Popular In France

Richard PerezFairlight’s ground-breaking Crystal Core (CC-1) technology is proving to be a winner for Française des Jeux, the French national lottery organisation that also handles the Euro Millions lottery.

Based in Paris, Française des Jeux has an in-house audio and video production facility that is used to create TV commercials and a regular talk show. The facility is equipped with a Fairlight Constellation console, which has now been upgraded to the CC-1 platform. FDJ has also installed Fairlight MediaLink so that it can easily connect its Constellation to its Avid video editing system. more

DK-Technologies Appoints Peter Harrison

Peter HarrisonDK-Technologies has announced the appointment of Peter Harrison to the position of Regional Sales Manager, with particular responsibility for the US and the Far East.

Peter Harrison has worked in broadcast since the 1970s when he joined the UK ITV company ‘Border TV’, leaving some years later as a sound supervisor. His broadcast operational experience is set against his pure engineering background, which was exploited fully when joining the old Rupert Neve founded mixer company in 1980. There, he commissioned audio and broadcast equipment in studios and OB trucks all over the world. His commercial background was later broadened by some years with Amek, founding their broadcast division, and ultimately leaving them in 1997 as Director of Engineering. more

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Stage Research Announces Upgrade Special For SFX Users

sfxStage Research, the theatrical audio/lighting company, is pleased to offer an upgrade special for SFX 5.6 users.

For just $195 — a savings of more than $250 — users can upgrade their copy of SFX 5.6 Standard, ProAudio, or ProAudio/ShowControl to SFX 6.1 Deluxe, the latest version of its popular music-and-sound playback software. In addition, they will be entitled to download any new updates for free for the next year. more

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METRIC HALO SHIPS NEW PLUGINS AND PROCESSING ENHANCEMENTS WITH MOBILE I/O v 5.1

riaa.JPGHOPEWELL JUNCTION – JANUARY 2009: Metric Halo is pleased to announce the immediate release of the next version of MIO Console – the software for Mobile I/O. This release is available as a software/firmware/driver update that enhances the capabilities of all new and existing Mobile I/O hardware. The update is available free of charge to all Mobile I/O users. more

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