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Archive for October 21st, 2009

Telex RoIP solution for City of Sammamish City Hall

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The brand new 40,000 sq. ft. city hall and police station in the Seattle suburb of Sammamish, Wash. has a sq. ft. of space for each of the city’s 40,000 residents. It’s is a beautiful facility that compliments the local environment perfectly. That being said, the technologies used within the building needed to be equally complimentary to their architectural surroundings – the facility’s Telex Radio Dispatch equipment being a prime example of an appropriately seamless systems installation.

“We had the architectural challenge of how to integrate our various radio systems in one part of the building while running cabling to the roof without making any major architectural modifications,? says Pete Butkus, Deputy City Manager, City of Sammamish. “The RoIP idea came up and Telex was suggested as the most low-profile and user-friendly solution. Both our remote transmissions station and more

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McGill University and University of Victoria Use HaiVision MAKITO™ to Enable Interactive, Internet-Based Seafloor Exploration

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Oct. 21, 2009 — HaiVision Network Video today announced that its MAKITO™ HD video encoder will be used to enable delivery of live video from two pioneering interactive seafloor observatories off the coast of British Columbia. First the VENUS (Victoria Experimental Network Under the Sea) and then the NEPTUNE Canada (North-East Pacific Time-Series Undersea Network Experiments) observatory will use the MAKITO to deliver high-quality, low-latency video to laboratories, classrooms, science centers, and homes around the world via the Internet. more

Audio Video Systems and ITT Team Up to Create Job Program

Audio Video Systems, Inc. (AVS), a fast growing audiovisual (AV) design, engineering and systems integration firm, will begin sponsoring a Job Shadowing program in conjunction with the Chantilly, VA campus of ITT Technical Institute. The program will allow graduating ITT students who are exploring career options to experience the audiovisual (AV) Industry by shadowing an AVS employee and get a good understanding of the type of work AVS does daily. more

RDY2GO LAPTOP MULTIMEDIA CART – LMC

RDY2GO LAPTOP MULTIMEDIA CART - LMC

The RDY2GO-LMC multimedia presentation cart is the ideal mobile solution for multiple applications and allows you to roll it away and lock-up. Simply unpack and add a projector. This unit comes with built in speakers and subwoofer for 360 degree sound. Just plug in your laptop for instant presentations.

This unit is ideal for educational teaching environments business ,military and corporate training that require shared resources, just move from room to room as needed – you are no longer tied to a single board room for presentations.

For more information about this product visit ust at www.video-furn.com or, contact us directly at sales@video-furn.com or call 1-877-834-3876.

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Large DVI Matrix from Gefen Lets You Switch and Distribute 16 Computers to 16 Displays

Gefen 16×16 DVI Matrix.

This new matrix offers a one-to-one or one-to-many signal distribution.

Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the release of its new 16×16 DVI Matrix, delivering a one-to-one or one-to-many video distribution. Access is controlled by the front-panel, RS-232 connection, IR remote or an IP local area network. The front panel display conveniently lists status and switching information. more

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PPC® Introduces New Perfect Flex™ Line of Broadband Coaxial Cables

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Oct. 21, 2009 — PPC® today introduced its innovative new Perfect Flex™ line of broadband coaxial cables. By combining superior electrical performance and lasting quality, the latest addition to PPC’s product portfolio is designed to be a future-ready solution for cable operators, meeting the growing need for coaxial cable and the ever-increasing demands on its performance. more

Crestron DigitalMedia Fiber Input Cards and Transmitter Now Shipping

Crestron Expands its Flexible, Long Distance Fiber Transmission Solutions

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, October 21, 2009 – Crestron DigitalMedia™ (DM) fiber input cards and transmitter are now shipping, adding new flexibility to the DM family of products. DM delivers the only complete, integrated solution for the digital age: reliable switching and distribution of all analog audio and video, high-res computer, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, Ethernet and USB keyboard / mouse control. DM fiber solutions are fully HDCP-compliant, and enable full 1080p60 with Deep Color transmission up to 1000 ft/300m using Crestron CresFiber™ or third-party multimode fiber, ideal for multi-room and long distance cable runs. more

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Middle Atlantic Enclosures Match Up At Kelly Leadership Center

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Manassas, VA––Unveiled this year, the new Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center was built for Virginia’s Prince William school system at a cost of $37.5 million and feature the very latest in A/V technology.

Named for Edward Kelly, the county’s longest-running superintendent who presided over the system for 18 years, the new facility is 150,000 square feet and will house about 500 employees. more

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Harkness Screens Perlux 180 Takes Center Stage at ShowEast 2009

ORLANDO, FL – Harkness Screens (Booth 718), the world’s leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, will once again take center stage at ShowEast’s 2009 premier presentation venue, the AMC Pleasure Island 24. The two theaters used at the multiplex will feature 34′ by 70′ Perlux 180 screens. Harkness Screens have been used at ShowEast since 2005. more

7thSense in rhythm with Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Giant Heart

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Small Dole, West Sussex, UK, 21 October 2009 – Creative design house 7thSense, the specialist in AV media serving for visitor attractions, 3D theatres, planetariums and digital signage, has supplied four of its Delta media servers to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago for the new Giant Heart within the YOU! The Experience exhibit, which opened Oct. 8, 2009.
A state-of-the-art AV installation using multiple projectors, the project imposed a unique set of technological demands, which obliged 7thSense to develop and customise Delta in very specific ways. more

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