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Archive for February 18th, 2010

XL Video Part of Winning Team for the Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show

The Who perform at halftime of Super Bowl XLIV on Production Designer Bruce Rodgers’ stage made of 3,055 Barco MiSTRIPs. XL Video provided the LED Video equipment and crew for the show. © 2010 Getty Images/Doug BencHow do you design a 12-minute Halftime show for The Who, one of the most iconic rock bands in the world? You push the envelope on what’s possible and exceed expectations by putting together a visual spectacle integrating LED video technology, lighting, pyro and lasers. To pull off The Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, described as the most intense 12-minutes in live entertainment, it takes a team effort and XL Video was proud to support the creative team by supplying gear and crew. Production Designer Bruce Rodgers, Screens/Graphics Producer Lee Lodge and Lighting Designer Al Gurdon closely collaborated on the NFL Network Production with Executive Producer Ricky Kirshner and Director Hamish Hamilton to present an unforgettable performance. more

QSONIX RELEASES MAJOR V2.6 SOFTWARE AND PERFORMANCE AUDIO UPGRADE

Qsonix Q105/Q110 Music Management Systems

ULTIMATE AUDIOPHILE MUSIC SERVER NOW SUPPORTS USB DAC’S AND HI-RESOLUTION MEDIA

Westlake Village, CA (February 18, 2010) – Today, Qsonix began shipping its highly anticipated version 2.6 software update that is available to all existing users and product models. This upgrade includes numerous feature enhancements and user interface improvements throughout the system, including Track/Song Composer browsing and search, GUI and cosmetic enhancements including new buttons, menus and fonts, new album views, including composer and track encoding details, web interface improvements and more. more

AVAD Sets Dates for Next Stops on 2010 AVAD Vend-O-Palooza Tour

AVAD LLC, America’s leading distributor of custom electronics, has announced the dates and locations for the next wave of its 2010 Vend-O-Palooza Tour. Following the rising popularity of the events held thus far in 2010, the next leg of the Vend-O-Palooza tour will hit AVAD branches in Georgia, Tennessee, New Jersey, Maryland, Colorado and Utah throughout April, May and June. AVAD’s 2010 Vend-O-Palooza Tour has been its largest, most successful to-date, featuring at least 45 of the industry’s leading residential AV, commercial AV and security vendors at each event. more

Teatro Campoamor Adopts Soundcraft Vi4

Soundcraft’s Spanish distributor, Earpro, has underlined the continuing success of the manufacturer’s Vi series digital desks, with the recent installation of a Vi4 at El Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo.

Roberto Alonso, technical manager of the 120-year-old venue, believes it is easy to pinpoint the success of Soundcraft digital audio mixers: “The Vi4 is very user-friendly,? he states. “After 20 years using an analogue mixer, the transition has been an easy one to make. In very little time sound engineers can gain the same confidence they had when using any traditional mixer.? more

DBAM Installs Soundcraft Si3 In Capellia Cultural Centre

The aim of the Capellia Cultural Centre is to enable the town of La Chapelle-sur-Erdre to work every day to promote artistic and cultural education for all, allowing people of all generations to take, renew and revive their talents in harmony with each other.

To achieve this, the Cultural Centre’s entertainments team creates demanding programmes and spectacles in a number of disciplines — song, dance, circus, choreography, comedy, music and theatre (including for young audiences). more

X2O Media Partners With TruMedia to Integrate AlliO Systems With its Xpresenter™ Digital Signage Platform

Audience Measurement System Analyzes Viewing Audience and Adapts Content in Real Time for Targeted Messaging

MONTREAL — Feb. 18, 2010 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, today announced that it has partnered with TruMedia Technologies, the world’s leading provider of real-time audience measurement and proactive advertising solutions, to integrate the AlliO audience measurement system for digital out-of-home (DOOH) displays with X2O’s Xpresenter™ digital signage platform. TruMedia’s audience measurement system allows Xpresenter users to accurately measure their audience and adapt content in real time to target their viewers. more

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23 Seat Home Theater Enlists 15,000 Lumen Precision Projector

09-028-01-towards-screen.jpgATLANTA, GA – February 18, 2010 Carefree Electronics Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona, recently completed an illustrious 23-seat home theater featuring Digital Projection International’s 15,000 lumen LIGHTNING 30-1080p precision projector. In addition to the large and elaborate interior theater, a 6,800 lumen Digital Projection dVision 30-1080p provides beautiful and bright imagery for an outdoor theater in the backyard of the home. The state of the art residence also includes an audio system that rivals the precision video equipment found throughout the home. more

StrandVision Debuts On-premise Digital Signage Server

MENOMONIE, Wis. – Feb. 18, 2010 – StrandVision LLC today introduced a hardware/software On-premise Distribution Server to complement its Software as a Service (SaaS) digital signage delivery model. The On-premise Server addresses specific security, bandwidth and network control criteria requested by some organizations. more

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Almo Professional A/V and Canvys Collaborate To Provide Customized Interactive Digital Signage Systems

Canvys’ Digital Signage Displays Allow Almo Partners to be Competitive and Creative; Canvys to Show Systems in Almo DSE Booth and During Almo’s E4 AV Tour

Philadelphia, PA and LaFox, IL — February 17, 2010 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, and Canvys – Visual Technology Solutions, global manufacturer and integrator of visual technology solutions, are working together to provide channel partners with customized displays for digital signage applications in the retail, hospitality and education markets. more

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