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Crestron Introduces Prodigy Home Control

New Residential Product Line Offers Simple, Affordable Home Control Solutions

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, August 6, 2009 – Prodigy™ is a new line of home control products from Crestron, the market leader in home entertainment and automation systems. Prodigy is a simple to install, easy to use, and exceptionally affordable solution that does not require any special wiring, programming or expensive custom installation. Prodigy home automation solutions include home theater, audio distribution, lighting and climate control. Backed by Crestron quality, expertise and support, Prodigy is inexpensive control without compromise.

Crestron is installed in more homes worldwide than any other brand, and brings years of experience and success to this latest line of home technology. Prodigy is a very simple and affordable residential solution, delivering the power, flexibility and reliability of Crestron to more people and more homes than ever before.

According to Vincent Bruno, Crestron Director of Marketing, more

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MARSHALL INTRODUCES LYNX SERIES OF UNIVERSAL LCD MONITORS

m-lynx-20.jpgEL SEGUNDO, CA – August 6, 2009 –– Marshall Industrial Video/Security Division has launched a new line of affordable professional-grade universal LCD monitors designed specifically for industrial audio/video and commercial use. Marshall Lynx Series includes six monitors ranging in size from 10 to 26 inches (both 4:3 and 16:9 formats) and provides users with a wide viewing angle and clear visual monitoring under bright or dimly lit environments.

Designed for a variety of industrial and retail applications including general A/V playback, public view monitoring, inspection, and surveillance, the Marshall Lynx Series supports up to 1920 x 1080 video resolution and impressive contrast ratios and brightness levels. PAL and NTSC compatible, each Lynx monitor includes a user-friendly On Screen Display (OSD), low profile design, and stereo speakers on models over 10 inches. Universal inputs cover almost any applications including BNC, YPbPr, VGA, DVI more

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Sound Engineer Harry Bishop Hits The Festival Circuit With Soundcraft Vi6™ Consoles

This summer, London-based sound engineer Harry Bishop has enjoyed tremendous success providing live audio systems for a variety of festivals in England, including the One Taste festival in Hyde Park and several festivals in association with Chai Wallahs, an organization dedicated to providing an eclectic blend of high-quality musical acts, coupled with an emphasis on healthy alternative lifestyles. At the heart of Bishop’s success is the Soundcraft Vi6™ console, which has helped him confidently make the conversion from analogue to digital during the hectic festival season.

At the One Taste festival, Bishop deployed Soundcraft Vi6 consoles at the front of house and monitor positions. “We decided to use them in part to compare them to their analogue counterparts in terms of operation and sound quality,? Bishop says.

Bishop used the board as he would have an analogue system and worked off a generic ‘festival patch.’ According to more

Forecast Consoles Moves To New Facility

August 1, 2009: Forecast Consoles moved to it’s new facility located at:
681 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge, New York 11788.

Bill Haberman, President/CEO announced the completion of its corporate relocation today. Describing the move as “strategic, Haberman called it “‘the next smart step in keeping with our companies’ on-going commitment to ‘LEAN’ manufacturing and to our ‘GREEN’ initiative?. “Economics was also a major factor in the decision to move. In addition to reducing the yearly cost of our lease, the facilities’ direct accessibility to major highways, will provide appreciable savings in shipping & transportation costs?. “Clients will find a much easier commute when visiting the factory and showroom by car or rail?.

Energy conservation has become a world challenge. Having been recently upgraded, Forecast’s new building promises to be 50% more energy efficient then their last. The buildings loading docks, drive-ins and office location are designed for optimum more

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CBC/RADIO-CANADA UPGRADES MONTREAL STUDIO WITH SOLID STATE LOGIC C200 HD DIGITAL CONSOLE

Console Used for Live Performance Radio and TV Production, Music Recording and Mixing

MONTREAL, CANADA – When planning the upgrade from analogue to digital for its Studio 12 in Montreal, CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s national public broadcasters, found that a 48-channel Solid State Logic C200 HD digital console with two SSL MORSE Stage Boxes was just what they needed for the new all-digital mission of the network. The C200 HD will be used for live to Pro Tools® production and post production for radio and television presentations of music performances. more

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Prelite Helps City Of Dreams’ Bubble Theater Come True

BubblePrelite’s ability to help lighting designers and programmers use emerging technologies to previsualize lighting for productions played a key role in The Bubble Theater in Macau’s monumental new City of Dreams complex.

An entertainment and casino resort, City of Dreams boasts four luxury hotels, a casino with 40,000-square meters of water-themed gaming space, a world-class theater with 1,700 seats, and 80,000-square feet of retail space.

Visitors have a totally immersive experience beyond their wildest dreams at the 10-minute “Dragon’s Treasure” show at The Bubble, the resort’s iconic dome-shaped theater. The visual extravaganza tells the story of the Dragon Pearl and its mysterious powers through the tale of four Dragon Kings who lead guests on an amazing sensory adventure across their magical kingdoms.

“The City of Dreams Casino wanted a signature attraction that could help distinguish itself from the competition,” says principle more

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OWI Speakers Tough Enough for the Job at University of Colorado Boulder

owi_p-seriesspeakers.jpgAugust 6, 2009, Carson, Calif. – When Technology Support engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder went looking for surface mount speakers to use in the school’s “smart? classrooms they had three criteria: the speakers had to have excellent sound quality, be well-priced and rugged enough to survive the college experience. Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, CU Boulder serves 29,000 students on a 786-acre campus with 200 university buildings. With a facility this size it’s no wonder the tech engineers chose OWI speakers. OWI Incorporated, a 30-year manufacturer of advanced audio equipment for AV integrators, and commercial, industrial and residential applications, has a well-earned reputation for superior performance and product longevity.

“OWI’s T800 8 ohm 2-way weatherized speakers were our original choice and they have not disappointed us. Equipment more

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EAW Is Now Shipping DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer

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Market-driven EAW DX1208 is flexible and expandable, with intuitive operation and a rich feature set, making it ideal for a variety of commercial and install applications

Product represents EAW’s next generation of DSP

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 5, 2009 – EAW, a world leader in sound system solutions, is now shipping the DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer. The direct result of end-user feedback, the market-driven, easy-to-use DX1208 represents the next generation of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) from EAW, maintaining EAW’s highest standards while providing end users with an intuitive, high-performance, yet cost effective solution. Its expandability options, combined with its deep feature set, make this mixer ideal for a wide range of commercial and install applications. more

Panamax/Furman to Offer Power Management Training Sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta

PETALUMA, Calif. — Aug. 5, 2009 — Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that it will be offering power management CEDIA-accredited training sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2009 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, which will provide a continuing education unit (CEU) with a value of .375 to attendees. Today’s A/V installers face unprecedented challenges when it comes to AC power and its effect on sensitive home theater equipment. Through its training sessions “AC Power: The Foundation of Every Premium Home Theater System” and “Home Theater Power Management Solutions,” Panamax/Furman will provide a comprehensive look at the challenges today’s installation designer has determining the correct power management solution for home theater installations. more

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