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MEDIALON inside “The Blue Note Mystery�, Futuroscope’s new spectacular evening show

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“The Blue Note Mysteryâ€? – Futuroscope

“The Blue Note Mystery� is an amazing new evening show devised by Yves Pépin and produced by ECA2 for Futuroscope theme park in Poitiers, France.

E/T/C, specialist in high power AV projection, has been called by ECA2 and has selected Medialon to be the main controller of the show. more

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Prism Sound Appoints MixRommet To Handle Test & Measurement Range In Sweden

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Prism Sound’s range of test and measurement equipment is now being represented in Sweden by MixRommet, a subsidiary of Oslo-based distributor LydRommet, which already handles Prism Sound’s range in Norway.

Established in 2007, Stockholm-based MixRommet shares service, support and administration facilities with LydRommet. The company is headed by Gunnar Silins, who spent more than 20 years as a sound engineer, maintenance engineer and recording studio manager before moving into pro audio sales. Since 1988 Silins has worked for several distribution companies in Sweden, selling and supporting a number of key equipment brands including Neutrik Test Instruments, which he represented for nearly five years. more

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YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO DEBUTS NEW NEXO PS R2 SPEAKER

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯ Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has announced the addition of the NEXO PS R2 to the PS Series of high-output, compact speakers. The new PS R2 delivers enhanced performance with higher SPL and extended bandwidth, and re-designed cabinetry and grilles – all within the same compact footprint that make the PS 8, PS10 and PS15 some of the best-selling small loudspeakers in available to the commercial audio market. more

AES NEW YORK MARKS LAUNCH OF YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS ROLLING SHOWROOM

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NEW YORK⎯Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. launched its ‘Rolling Showroom’, a state-of-the-art, 53’ double-expanding trailer during AES 2009 in New York City. The vehicle, constructed by Century Industries of Sellersburg, Indiana, will make appearances across the U.S. and Canada at select national tradeshow events, regional events including houses of worship-based events and Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Sessions (YCATS). more

Christie Projectors Deliver Winning Performance at 61st Primetime Emmy Awards Show

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Los Angeles-based audio visual rental and staging company, American Hi Definition, Inc., supported the 61st Primetime Emmy(r) Awards live telecast from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE with six Christie Roadster HD18K projectors. American Hi Definition, Inc. is a veteran of previous Emmy telecasts and chose Christie projectors once again for the prominent television and media awards show.

The star-studded audience and home viewers feasted their eyes on a glittering set that consisted of two large rear-projection screens set back on the stage and raised on an upper tier. The six Christie Roadster HD18K projectors fed various graphic elements, ranging from a collage of network logos and stylized views of the elegant Emmy Statuette to video clips of nominees on a 13.5 x 24-foot screen at camera left and a 13.5 x 48-foot primary screen at camera right. more

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Southern California Audio Post Facility AudioVision Upgrades To Fairlight’s Constellation XCS Console

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Audio post production facility AudioVision has placed an order for a three-bay Fairlight Constellation XCS console. This will be installed into a custom-built frame that is currently being constructed by AudioVision’s owner, Bill Trousdale.

Based in Orange County, AudioVision was established in 1989 by Trousdale who has more than 35 years experience in the pro audio industry. The facility is equipped to a very high specification, particularly in regards to acoustic isolation and overall sonic purity. All of its audio recording systems are Fairlight, which Trousdale chose because they offer the speed, stability and audio quality that his clients demand. more

HME Pro Audio Introduces New Extended Warranty Program

SAN DIEGO, CA — Pro audio equipment manufacturer HME has introduced an Extended Warranty Agreement (EWA) program that provides users of HME wireless intercoms an additional year of full warranty coverage after their factory warranty expires. The program may also be used by HME dealers to extend the warranty on their rental stock. more

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25TH ANNUAL TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE & CREATIVITY AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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Production teams for Coldplay, Foo Fighters take top Creative Achievement honors;

Avid Digidesign, Solid State Logic, Universal Audio: Double Winners for Technical Achievement

Special tribute celebrates life and contributions of Les Paul

October 12, 2009-New York, NY-Nearly 500 audio industry professionals turned out Saturday evening to recognize the achievements of their peers in sound production and product design. Held for the first time at the Audio Engineering Society Convention, the TEC Awards celebrated its 25th anniversary with a theater-style presentation featuring some of the most illustrious names in sound and music, highlighted by a sentimental tribute to the late music icon, Les Paul. more

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‘Idol Live Tour 2009’ Experiences the Power of a Yamaha PM5D-EX System

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Season eight of American Idol (Fox) empowered viewers to share their voice in deciding America’s next singing superstar. This year’s winner was quite the surprise when Kris Allen took the number one spot, leaving Adam Lambert at number two. As with seasons’ past, the top 10 finalists are currently on tour with ‘Idol Live 2009’ that began in early July. This year, independent front of house engineer, Randy Lane, chose a Yamaha PM5D-EX system for the 50-city tour. more

Auralex Acoustics, Inc. Receives 2009 Best of Indianapolis Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 – Auralex Acoustics, Inc. has been selected for the 2009 Best of Indianapolis Award in the Insulation Materials category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. more

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