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Archive for February 16th, 2010

Recording with Dante Virtual Soundcard and Dante-MY16-AUD in a Yamaha Console

With the Dante-MY16-AUD card for Yamaha’s digital mixing products already seeing considerable success, Audinate and Yamaha are joining together to stage two major interactive online seminars, which will provide information and technical understanding about the card and the Dante protocol in general. more

Extron Premieres High Performance 320×320 Fiber Optic Matrix Switcher

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the FOX 4G Matrix 320x. This high performance, modular fiber optic matrix switcher provides complete, end-to-end digital A/V signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable in very large environments such as university and corporate campuses. It is expandable from 16×16 up to 320×320, and supports digital switching at rates up to 4.25 Gbps. With hot-swappable I/O boards, real-time system monitoring, and redundant, hot-swappable power supplies, the FOX 4G Matrix 320x delivers highly reliable, enterprise-wide switching of fiber optic A/V and control signals for large scale, mission-critical environments. more

MOUNT ST. HELENS VISITORS SOON TO VIEW VOLCANIC ACTION IN HI DEF: Professional Products, Inc. begins renovation on Johnston Ridge Observatory’s Audio Visual System

Professional Products, Inc. (PPI), a leader in designing and integrating advanced video, audio, data and control systems, announced today that it has been awarded a $500,000 contract by the USDA Forest Service to renovate the Johnston Ridge Observatory’s audio visual system. Johnston Ridge Observatory, just five miles from Mount St. Helens in Washington, provides visitors with information and exhibits on the volcano’s past eruptions and demonstrates how scientists still monitor its activity today. PPI’s state-of-the-art system design and implementation will include the upgrade of the observatory’s existing video presentation “Message from the Mountain,? from 640 x 480 resolution to 1440 x 1080, utilizing the latest technology to present a more vibrant, high definition experience. more

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AKG Honored With Technical Grammy® Award For Contribution To Recording Arts And Sciences

In recognition of more than 60 years contribution to the art and science of music recording and performance, storied microphone and headphone innovator AKG was recently awarded a prestigious technical Grammy® award from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS). The award, which was presented at Grammy Week in Los Angeles, represents an historic first in AKG’s history of firsts — not simply in terms of technology innovations, but also in great recordings and performances. more

BMW Dealership Uses Digital Projection TITAN Projectors, Stewart StarGlas for Digital Signage

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ATLANTA, GA – February 16, 2010 – Thousand Oaks, California based Rusnak BMW recently hired Los Angeles based audio/video custom installation firm DSI Entertainment Systems to upgrade their facilities to include a dynamic audio and video presence. Utilizing high-brightness Digital Projection TITAN 1080p projectors, the dealership is now capable of displaying digital messaging and high-definition video in key high-traffic locations. more

Bexel Makes Major Commitment To Winter Games With Purchase Of Fujinon Lenses

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA – As a pre-eminent worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division, has purchased 75 Fujinon HD lenses to support its Winter Games projects in Vancouver. more

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TAKING DAKING FOR A SONG

micpreone.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 2010: TransAudio Group, the worldwide distributor of Daking gear has announced a limited time rebate offer effective February 8, 2010 through April 8, 2010. This offer, of up to $100 off, is valid on select Daking high-end analog signal processors purchased from authorized U.S. resellers. There has never been a better time to upgrade your signal path with the unmistakable fidelity of Geoff Daking’s inventions, designed and manufactured in the tradition of the great analog console manufacturers like Trident, Neve and API. Together with Daking’s surprisingly reasonable price tag and excellent product support, there is no better value in the high-end pro audio industry today. more

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ALTINEX INTRODUCES CP500-100 CONTROLLER

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Brea, CA – February 2010… Altinex, a leading manufacturer of Modular AV Solutions™, is pleased to announce the introduction of a new offering in the company’s Neutron Series controller line: the CP500-100 Controller. Designed to extend the capabilities of the company’s highly regarded MultiTouch line of touch panels, the Neutron CP500-100 is a rackmountable, 1RU controller that is ideal for use in installations where a sizeable number of components must interact , including large boardrooms and presentation spaces, lecture halls, residential control systems, and operations centers. more

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Atlona Technologies Increases Lengths of their Plenum Rated HDMI Cables to 75 and 100ft

Atlona Technologies, solutions based manufacturers of Audio Video accessories, and of the first plenum digital cables, has added to their HDMI Plenum Cable line with two new lengths. The added lengths of these New Atlona Plenum HDMI Cables, the ATP-14029L-23 (75ft) and the ATP-14029L-30 (100ft) are must haves for any system integrator or installer performing an installation in any School, University, Hospital, Government or other commercial buildings where HDMI cables are used for connecting video projectors, LCD and plasma displays. For these very environments, the plenum space above dropped ceilings and under raised floors is the optimal place for routing communication and A/V cables. With the variety of Digital Equipment being available to everyone now, the Plenum HDMI Cables would be the best interconnects to use to get the highest video and audio quality. more

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AKG’s New iPhone App Delivers Freedom, Flexibility and Functionality For Mobile Monitoring Of Wireless Microphone and IEM Systems

Starting in March of 2010, in addition to great sound and reliable performance of AKG’s wireless systems, users will have a new tool to browse, monitor, and control their wireless microphone and IEM systems: their iPhone®. With the introduction of their new iPhone application – which will be available for free in Apple’s iTunes® store – AKG has effectively streamlined the workflow for wireless microphone monitoring and configuration by linking Harman’s HiQnet® protocol to the iPhone and iPod® Touch app via Wi-Fi® network. more

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