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Clark Wire and Cable Introduces the FocusGuide to Accommodate Fiber/Copper Mediums

FocusGuide Assembly

Mundelein, IL. – Connectors using composite fiber/copper mediums are probably the most widely known methods for broadcasting high definition signals through video. What if the environment calls for a tough and durable fiber/copper connector compatible with fiber/copper cables, or a hybrid optical connector that could use both singlemode and multimode contacts?

In a more industrial environment where the chance of contamination in the connectors is greater than a “normal� broadcast environment, you would need a connector that can sustain the risk of contamination and the potential risk of malfunction in the connector.

At Clark Wire and Cable, the solution was to find the most versatile and durable connector available. They found one and call it the FocusGuide. With this connector the installer can choose how many fiber or copper contacts they need for their application. If they need more

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SOLID STATE LOGIC ANNOUNCES COMPLETE INTEGRATION WITH SNELL MORPHEUS AUTOMATION AND MEDIA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR DANISH PARLIAMENT’S GRAVITY SYSTEM

Integration Improves Workflow Scheduling and Playout for the Government Agency

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Solid State Logic is pleased to announce the complete integration of the Snell Morpheus Automation and Media Management Systems with the Gravity Media Asset Management system at IBC 2009. This integration facilitates the automation of on-air playout of media assets for the Gravity system at the Danish Parliament. more

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CHRISTIE® DIGITAL PROJECTORS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT 34TH TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL®

Christie announced that its popular DLP Cinema® projectors will be featured at select theaters hosting the 34th Toronto International Film Festival,® September 10 –19. This marks Christie’s eighth year as projection sponsor of the Festival, one of the most prestigious international film festivals in the world. Attracting thousands of Canadian and international industry delegates, the Festival’s selection of eight Christie projectors for the screening of major digital premieres marks their mutual vision for “…seeking new ways to engineer creative and cultural discovery through film.�

Remaining true to this vision, the Festival will feature the exciting, new addition of a 3D movie premiere with Christie’s industry acclaimed and most deployed digital cinema projectors, the Christie CP2000 Series. This class of projectors features Christie Brilliant3D™ technology, which provides crisp, clear and significantly brighter images for a true, digital experience.

According to Film more

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ONE LUCKY WINNER AT PAL

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada – September 2009… CinequipWhite Incorporated and Lectrosonics are pleased to announce that during the PAL show this past August 23rd and 24th at the Toronto International Centre, the two companies bestowed a Lectrosonics TM400 wireless system for test and measurement on one lucky show attendee. The lucky winner was Glenn Cooper, Technical Director at the Aultsville Theatre— located on the Cornwall campus of St. Lawrence College, along the shores of the scenic St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. The PAL show is Canada’s largest production technologies trade show for pro audio, lighting, video, staging, and software products. more

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Digital Rapids Unveils New Features and Storage Options for TouchStream Live Streaming Appliance

September 10, 2009 — IBC 2009, Amsterdam, Stand 7.G41: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, film and web content to wider audiences — is demonstrating new enhancements for the award-winning TouchStream live video streaming appliance at the 2009 IBC Conference and Exhibition, September 11-15 in Amsterdam.

Digital Rapids TouchStream

Digital Rapids TouchStream

TouchStream delivers Digital Rapids’ renowned streaming video quality and reliability in a fully self-contained, portable appliance with unparalleled ease of use. Software controls are accessed through an intuitive touch-screen interface with integrated video monitoring, eliminating the need for laptops, keyboards, mice and separate monitors. Flexible features allow refinement of the incoming source and the addition of branding to the outgoing stream, while models supporting multiple formats — including VC-1 and H.264 compression formats for Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Flash technologies — provide more

Bowers & Wilkins Launches New Media Division October 1, 2009

Jan McNair appointed to head up new division, and follow up on success of Zeppelin Hifi Dock.

Bowers & Wilkins announces New Media Division. Offers consumers a high-quality audio experience. Jan McNair appointed to head up new division. Exciting range of New Media products to debut in next six months.

Bowers & Wilkins is pleased to announce the establishment of its New Media Division. Created to build on the success of Zeppelin, the New Media Division is headed up by Jan McNair, ex Netcom/Jabra, who will oversee the rollout of an exciting collection of new products over the next six months.

With the launch of the zeppelin two years ago, Bowers & Wilkins goal was to use its engineering and design competence to deliver best in class audio products to the new digital consumer. The creation of the New Media division will more

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CLEAR-COM GREETS PLASA 09 WITH LATEST IN DIGITAL WIRELESS INTERCOMS

Company will exhibit its innovative FreeSpeak Version 2.0 and Tempest2400 systems

LONDON, UK, 10 September, 2009 ─ Clear-Com® Communication Systems, a Vitec Group brand, is bringing its latest innovations in digital wireless intercom technology to PLASA 2009 (Stand 1-J35). On tap at the show will be the newly released FreeSpeak® Version 2.0 and Tempest®2400, two groundbreaking wireless offerings aimed at ensuring that when it comes to communications for live performance and other mission-critical productions, users never have to compromise on intercom audio quality, reliability and accessibility. more

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NAD Announces Automation Module with Control4 IQ for AV Receivers with Modular Design Construction

New Control Simplifies Use While Adding Home Automation Capability; Ideal for Home Theaters, Multiroom Music, Smart Lighting, Security, More

CEDIA EXPO, ATLANTA, GA, Sept. 10, 2009 — NAD Electronics, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio/video components, announces its strategic relationship with Control4, a leader in automation for the broad market, to embed control capability in NAD’s line of Modular Design Construction (MDC) AV Receivers and Processors.

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The new CM 200 Automation Module embeds the Control4® Operating System into the MDC product family enabling each component to function as the core of a Control4® smart home, controlling not only AV but lighting, climate control, security systems and much more. NAD will become a Control4 Licensee, and the CM 200 is its first product with Control4® IQ.

Developed exclusively by NAD, MDC greatly improves product performance, functionality and more

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Epson Adds Two High-Performance 1080P Projectors to Award-Winning Home Theater Lineup

Feature-Packed PowerLite Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB Offer Home Theater Enthusiasts Unsurpassed Image Quality and Affordability

ATLANTA (CEDIA Expo 2009, Booth 3353) – Sept. 8, 2009 – Epson America today announced two 1080p front projectors, the PowerLite® Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB, expanding its award-winning line of 3LCD™ home theater projectors. Featuring D7 technology for brilliant color and detail, and higher contrast, the Home Cinema 8100 reaches a 36,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and the Home Cinema 8500 UB achieves an unprecedented 200,000:1 . The Home Cinema 8100 and 8500 UB also offer the latest in real color reproduction capabilities for more natural and precise colors, delivering an outstanding viewing experience for home entertainment and AV enthusiasts.

With pricing of $1,599 (plus an additional $100 rebate at launch) and sub-$3,000, respectively, the Home Cinema 8100 more

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Epson’s Latest 1080P Pro Cinema Projectors Bring Custom Installers High-Performing Home Theater Solutions with up to 200,000:1 Contrast Ratio

PowerLite Pro Cinema 9500 UB

PowerLite Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB Offer New Levels of Image Quality, Detail and Performance

ATLANTA (CEDIA Expo 2009, Booth 3353) – Sept. 8, 2009 – Epson America today announced two native 1080p 3LCD™ home theater projectors designed for custom installers and home theater buffs, the PowerLite® Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB. These projectors feature the latest 3LCD chips with D7 technology for amazing color and detail, and significantly higher contrast ratios – the Pro Cinema 9100 achieves a 36,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and the Pro Cinema 9500 UB attains an unprecedented 200,000:1 in its class . With professional-level color tools including ISF calibration and color isolation, the Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB offer professional installers full-featured solutions.

Available for $2,599 and sub-$4,000 respectively, the Pro Cinema 9100 and 9500 UB offer more

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