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KNXV PHOENIX TAPS JVC PROHD CAMERAS IN FIELD, STUDIO FOR LOCAL HD NEWS

WAYNE, NJ (April 7, 2010) — JVC Professional Products, a division of JVC U.S.A., today announced that Scripps station KNXV, the ABC affiliate in Phoenix (DMA #12), is using a complement of JVC ProHD cameras in the field and studio for local HD news production. Although the station has been broadcasting its local news in HD for almost three years, it transitioned its ENG operations to HD with the purchase of JVC GY-HM700 and GY-HM100 camcorders. more

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SENSIO and Miranda Announce Partnership to Develop Suite of Broadcast Products for 3DTV

MONTREAL — April 7, 2010 — SENSIO® Technologies Inc. (TSX Venture: SIO) (“SENSIO” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SIO) and Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) today announced a partnership to develop a suite of high-performance broadcast products to enable end-to-end Stereoscopic 3D playout. more

James Foxall Named President of Tigerpaw Software

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James Foxall

Tigerpaw: The Next Generation

Tigerpaw Software, Inc., developer of the most comprehensive business building software for technology providers, today has named James Foxall, President of Tigerpaw Software. In his new role, Foxall will continue to foster the strong customer-centric values that have allowed Tigerpaw to provide the most comprehensive toolset and best customer service in the industry.
As President, James is focused on building up Tigerpaw’s communities, establishing a stronger brand, and continuing to work with its Client Advisory Group to design and architect software that meets the ever-changing needs of Tigerpaw’s clientele. “I have been with Tigerpaw in some capacity since its inception, and I’ve enjoyed being a part of its growth and evolution,? said James Foxall. more

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Zurich’s “50 digital bars? | Digital Signage Case Study

Zurich’s 50 digital bars digital signage case study

The enthusiastic team at Switzerland’s screenIMAGE had a vision and a corresponding business plan: a wide-area digital display network across 50 select, upscale bars that would generate sales and increase profits for all parties using Point of Sales (POS) advertising.

screenIMAGE therefore needed to come up with a pricing model that wouldn’t cost the bars any cash outlay. The company decided to fund the installation of the screens, to generate income by selling advertising, and to share profits from the advertisers with the bars. Today this is a very common pricing model for digital signage applications but again, at the time, it was as revolutionary as the idea of the application itself. more

CANON’S NEW XF305 AND XF300 PROFESSIONAL CAMCORDERS RECORD NATIVE 1920 x 1080 4:2:2 VIDEO DIRECTLY TO COMPACT FLASH CARDS

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 7, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announces the Canon XF305 and XF300 Professional Camcorders. Both new models employ an MPEG-2 4:2:2 50Mbps codec – Canon XF Codec – for capturing and recording native 1920 x 1080 video onto affordable, universally available Compact Flash (CF) cards. Uniting video, audio and metadata into a single file, the Canon XF305 and XF300 use an MXF (Material eXchange Format) File Wrapper, a widely supported open-source format, to maximize compatibility with existing industry infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. Priced under $8,000 per model, the Canon XF305 and XF300 are engineered for multiple production applications including broadcast news, documentary and independent filmmaking and event videography. Canon will be demonstrating a variety of professional applications for the Canon XF305 and XF300 at the Company’s booth# C4325 at the 2010 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center. more

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Rat Sound Expands L-ACOUSTICS K1 Inventory

Rat_Sound_K1.jpgOXNARD, California — Rat Sound Systems Inc. of Oxnard, California has beefed up its inventory of L-ACOUSTICS K1 systems to a grand total of 64 with the recent purchase of 16 additional enclosures. The new line source array systems are on track to arrive in time for April’s Coachella and Stagecoach festivals, which will feature multiple K1-equipped stages.

The sound company has also simultaneously added three new LA8-equipped LA-RAK touring racks and six ARCS enclosures to its arsenal. These new acquisitions join Rat Sound’s previous supply of 18 LA-RAKs, 40 subwoofers (K1-SUB and SB28), and copious quantities of other L-ACOUSTICS systems like V-DOSC and KUDO. more

Historic University Landmark Is Revived With Christie LCD Display Technology

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Bloomsburg University, in Bloomsburg Pennsylvania, recently combined 19th century Georgian Revival-style architecture with 21st century display technology at the historic Carver Hall. Students and visitors who utilize the newly updated Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium in the Hall are treated to a revived contemporary visual experience with Christie’s high brightness widescreen LCD projector. The Georgian Revival-style Carver Hall has been an icon at the University. Built in 1867, it was the first building on campus and is on the National Register of Historic Buildings. more

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