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Gepco Debuts New Modular Hybrid Fiber Distribution Racks

Gepco, a General Cable company, is debuting its new field-deployable and expandable HMS & HMD Modular Hybrid Fiber Distribution Racks. Simplifying and improving the cable installation process, the HMD and HMS series of distribution racks deliver an on-site termination solution for SMPTE 304M format camera connectors which are typically challenging to field terminate. more

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Canadian Television Station TFO Employs Studer Vista 5 For Live Production

For the past two years, French-language Canadian educational public television network TFO has relied on a Studer Vista 5 console for its live production needs. TFO is a one-studio shop, with all of its productions coming from the same control room, producing children’s programming, teen programming and news-style shows. In 2007, TFO embarked on an initiative to run autonomously from TVOntario. Conveniently, this decision coincided with TFO’s preparation for digital and HD broadcast, with the goal of functioning completely tapeless. With a new location, new studio, new control rooms and edit suites, the need for new (digital) equipment was apparent.

As a member of the committee called upon to select a console for the new studio, Andy Gargul of TFO had a laundry list of criteria. “We really wanted to stay away from any console that was heavily ‘menu-driven’ or had master soft knobs in one area for more

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Broadcast Pix Brings Versatility to LeSEA Productions Denver


Slate 1000 System Improves Studio, Remote Productions for KWHD and KWHS

(Billerica, Massachusetts)- Whether it’s a shoot on location or in the studio, a small truck serves as the control room for LeSEA Productions Denver, a production facility that provides video services for KWHD in Denver and KWHS in Colorado Springs. The compact control room is built around a Broadcast Pix™ Slate™ 1000 integrated production system.

LeSEA Productions Denver produces several programs including Heavenly Sent, which profiles gospel music artists. The program is broadcast internationally on The Word Network, which is available to 60 million homes in the United States and more than 200 countries. Last month, the production team brought its production truck to Olathe, Colo., to provide video support for the large video screens on site during the NightVision Music Festival. And in early August, the truck provided video support for one of the region’s largest more

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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS FORMS STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH FAIRLIGHT

SEATAC, WA – Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) recently entered into a strategic alliance with Fairlight AU Pty Ltd, a company providing workflow solutions to the television and film industries. To mark the occasion, ABS hosted a two-day, invitation-only event last month at Microsoft Studios and ABS headquarters to demonstrate Fairlight’s Xynergi Media Production Centre, a high-end audio post production tool for mixing audio and video in surround sound.

“ABS is thrilled to become one of Fairlight’s premier dealers in the Northwest and feel we can effectively increase the presence of Fairlight in this area,? said Mark Siegel, President of ABS. “We consider the technology of Xynergi highly superior to many other mixing systems – and since it interacts well with video, the system provides a smart solution for a variety of production facilities.?

Products from the Fairlight family include the Constellation, Xynergi, and Pyxis more

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Lexicon® Releases 64-bit Windows and Mac PowerPC Drivers For The I·ONIX Series of USB 2.0 Desktop Recording Interfaces

Lexicon®, a Harman International Company (NYSE-HAR), today announced it has released new Windows and Mac software drivers for the I∙ONIX series of Desktop Recording Interfaces. With the new 64-bit Windows driver, these interfaces now operate seamlessly on computers running Windows 64-bit XP and Vista operating systems. The new Mac driver improves performance and now supports all Mac computers operating on OS X 10.4.9 or higher regardless of whether they are based on a PowerPC or Intel processor.

The I∙ONIX series feature newly designed dbx® microphone preamps on all analog inputs. The preamps are driven by a 60V high-voltage supply to guarantee stability and deliver superior recordings across a wide dynamic range. Ultra high-definition converters ensure pristine 24-bit/96kHz audio. The result is remarkably clear and transparent inputs that will capture every subtle detail of your performance.

Each of the three I∙ONIX models allows for a different level of more

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Swiss Exchange in Zurich Selects AKG E 30 5PIN Gooseneck Microphones, CK 31 Microphone Capsules, And H 600 Shock Mounts

Underscoring the performance and reliability of AKG conferencing systems, the highly prestigious SWX Stock Exchange selected AKG’s GN 30 E 5PIN Gooseneck Microphones, CK 31 Capsules and H 600 shock-mounts for deployment. The installation used several different loudspeaker systems strategically positioned to optimize the acoustics in the glass-walled conference room known as the “crystal palace.?

The system was completed by Erwin Herzog of Kilchenmann and used 33 AKG GN 30 E 5PIN Gooseneck microphones, 33 AKG CK 31 microphone capsules, 33 AKG H 600 shock mounts, and a retractable column with a 360-degree loudspeaker in the center of the room.

“We chose AKG products for their high quality, high gain before feedback, and flexibility,? Herzog said. “Using AKG products, we managed to hand over the project on time in spite of a close deadline and still fulfilled all of the client’s requirements and wishes. We even kept more

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Premier Mounts Launches Premier Power™ Line of Motorized Mounts

Premier Power™ Line

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (August 24, 2009) – Continuing to deliver on its commitment to provide innovative mounting solutions that address both integrator and end-user requirements, Premier Mounts (www.mounts.com) has launched the Premier Power™ Line of motorized mounts.

Introduced at 2009 CEDIA (booth #1642), the Premier Power™ Line is the result of a collaboration between Premier Mounts and United Kingdom-based, Future Automation (www.futureautomation.co.uk) to bring the North American market a broad line of “best in breed? motorized mounting systems for flat-panel displays and projectors. more

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Magenta Research Establishes Educational Assistance Program

New Milford, CT, August 24, 2009 – Magenta Research, a recognized leader in the extension, distribution and switching of video/audio/serial signals over UTP and fiber optic cable, has announced the establishment of a new pricing tier for educational facilities.

Today’s connected classrooms and sprawling campuses are outfitted with more technology than ever before,? explained Magenta Research President Bob Michaels. “Video and audio enrich and enliven the learning experience for students in class, while dynamic signage and interactive way-finding provide real-time information and assistance campus-wide. Magenta Research equipment can seamlessly adapt to any of these needs.? more

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Belgium’s Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc Builds Live Surgical Teaching System on HaiVision HD Encoding Solution

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Aug. 24, 2009 — HaiVision Network Video today announced that its hai1020™ series network video systems, equipped with the company’s low-latency MAKO-HD™ H.264 codec, are being used by Belgium’s Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc to enable live transmission of video and medical imaging from the operating room to a conference room on the opposite side of the hospital campus. The hai1020 systems installed at the Louvain-en-Woluwe campus near Brussels support bi-directional delivery of HD video with latency under 70 milliseconds, enabling visiting surgeons to interact with doctors in the operating room as they demonstrate surgical techniques. more

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Bowers & Wilkins Introduces New Subwoofer to the CM Series

August 2009— B&W Loudspeakers, the British manufacturer recognized internationally as one of the world’s leading sources of loudspeaker technology, has added a new subwoofer, the ASW12-CM, to the wildly successful CM Series.

“Our CM series has proven to be a global winner,” says Doug Henderson, VP of Sales and Marketing. “It has been difficult keeping up with demand, especially with the gloss black finish, but we are catching up and now adding the ASW12-CM to complete the formidable line up.?

With the arrival of the new ASW 12 CM from Bowers & Wilkins, the CM series is complete. Comprised of two bookshelf speakers, two floor standing models, two center channels, and two subwoofers, the CM series delivers a wide range of system options and easily the best performance/value speaker propositions in the market. Further, its elegant styling, and beautifully finished wood veneers, blend seamlessly into almost any more

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