OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – FEBRUARY 2009: Sennheiser will kick off the 2009 Sound Academy seminar schedule with its popular RF wireless course on March 2nd at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Sennheiser’s Sound Academy is a traveling series of one-day seminars that have become requisites for professionals and students with keen interests in broadcast, theater, film and music. Focusing on both RF wireless techniques and studio recording practices, the Sound Academy sessions have visited over twenty cities throughout the U.S. thus far, with more on the way for 2009. more
Archive for February, 2009
Orlando, Florida — Alcorn McBride is now shipping the V16 Pro, a versatile, frame-accurate show controller for both serial and network devices. The V16 Pro combines the stability and reliability needed by show professionals with unparalleled connectivity. With 16 serial ports, 16 inputs, 16 outputs, MIDI port and a dual Ethernet interface, the V16 Pro can â€œtalkâ€? to virtually any piece of equipment and can be monitored and programmed from anywhere in the world. more
ORLANDO, FL â€“ After three years and more than 300 audio broadcasts, NewMediaGear.com, producer of gear-related weekly audio Podcasts, is integrating HD video production along with its audio Podcasts, for a mix of rich media content development and distribution. Neutrik USA has donated several products to ease the companyâ€™s transition to HD video.
â€œVideo gives us a tremendous advantage because now we are able to show products in great detail,â€? says Mark Jensen, General Manager and Host of NewMediaGear.com. â€œWhen we decided to make the transition to HD, Neutrik was the natural choice, as they contributed to the audio connectivity of Studio1A a few years back. Since then we have branded Studio1A as a Neutrik-only studio.â€? more
ROCKLEIGH, NJ, February 9, 2009 â€“ Crestron announces the release of the latest version of AdagioÂ® Composer software, which makes setting up an Adagio home entertainment system easier than ever. The new wizard empowers dealers with even basic computer skills and limited system design experience to quickly configure a distributed audio and home theater system without any programming. Adagio Composer is a setup wizard that guides the user through a few easy steps using pull down windows and check boxes. more
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NEW YORK, NY – Auralex Acoustics, Inc. is creating performance art of its own in the Blue Man Groupsâ€™ newest rehearsal space with its best-selling acoustical treatment products. The internationally successful group recently moved into its new NYC recording and rehearsal facility and immediately recognized the need to balance the acoustics of the space, specifically the voice over booth and the live performance room. more
SHURE ADDS HIGHWAY MARKETING AS NEW SALES REP
NILES, IL, February 4, 2009 â€“ Shure Incorporated today announced that it has selected Highway Marketing of Dallas, TX, as its new sales representative in the mid and south central United States. The company will be responsible for sales of the complete Shure line of professional audio products to retailers and systems contractors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
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MAYNARD, MASS (February 10, 2009) â€“ Revolabs, the leading provider of wireless audio products for enhancing collaboration, today announced the next generation of its microphone systems for the professionally installed AV market. The Executive HD makes a breakthrough in audio performance for wireless microphones intended for professional applications involving speech.
The new Executive HD system provides the sound fidelity of wired microphones with the added appeal of a versatile wireless set-up. High definition audio clarity and full 50Hz-22kHz frequency response, enabled by Revolabs DFS22TM proprietary audio processing, are the key factors behind the improved audio performance. With an optimized speech codec, the new Revolabs system handles live sound, voice reinforcement, recording, and wideband video- or audio- conferencing applications superbly. Revolabs DFS22â„¢, â€˜Designed For Speechâ€™, technology improves the intelligibility and presence when reproducing the spoken word. more
It was a historic occasion. More than a million people turned out on the Mall in Washington, D.C. to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama. It was perhaps not as well known that 11 Fat Frogs were there too, controlling fixtures from Christie Lites, which, last November, supported Obama’s victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of Zero88 in North America.
“We were very fortunate to have two career-milestone gigs,” says Robert A. Roth, of Christie Lites, about the victory speech and Mall events. “They were very rewarding personally and professionally.” more
Robert Juliat Quincy profiles play a key role in the new Hall at Patriot Place, a unique sports and educational experience showcasing the history of the New England Patriots and housing the team’s Hall of Fame. The venue, adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, includes four 30-foot (9.14m) high Magink pylons whose digital displays highlight the careers of each Hall of Famer via video, still images and text information. more
COSTA MESA, CA, February 9, 2009â€”QSC’s new CSM Series stage monitors are set to make their industry debut. Representing the latest additions to the Costa Mesa, California-based manufacturer’s catalog of premium concert sound products, the CSM Series comprises three models: the CSM10, CSM12, and CSM15. more