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Archive for April 13th, 2010

A look behind the scenes: the HMD 26 broadcast headset in a field trial

Randy Flick

Old Lyme, CT, 13 April 2010 – Sennheiser is a leading player in the broadcasting sector; for more than 50 years, the audio specialist has been developing professional broadcast technology in close cooperation with end users. For Sennheiser’s new HMD 26 broadcast headset, the company took advice and considered feedback from several experts in the field of broadcasting. more

Compix QuickShot Serves as Fast, Easy Remote Trigger for Instant On-Screen Graphics

New 1-RU Remote Button Panel Provides Quick Access to Graphics on Compix CGs, Triggers Breaking News Crawl With a Single Button Press

IRVINE, Calif. — April 13, 2010 — Compix, a leading developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs), announced today the release of the QuickShot, a 1-RU remote button panel that allows users to put graphics on-screen instantly with the press of a button. The QuickShot provides fast access to multiple graphics on a remote Compix system without requiring the user to log into a PC. Housed in a newsroom, the new QuickShot allows the news production team to launch breaking news crawls, such as school closings and severe weather alerts, even when graphics staff is unavailable. more

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SENSIO Selected by Aruna Media AG as Technology Partner for Live 3D Delivery of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa to Cinemas and Stadiums Worldwide

SENSIO 3D Will Support First-Ever Global Live 3D Event

LAS VEGAS — April 13, 2010 — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: SIO) today announced that Aruna Media AG has selected SENSIO as its main live 3D events technology partner. The two companies have teamed up for Aruna’s exclusive, live 3D distribution of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ games to cinemas and stadiums worldwide. Aruna, which owns the FIFA World Cup live broadcast rights for out-of-home 3D HD, will distribute 3D content in the high-quality SENSIO® 3D format worldwide. more

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X2O Media Recognized as One of Branham Group’s Top 25 Up and Coming Canadian ICT Companies

MONTREAL — April 12, 2010 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, today announced that it has been recognized by Branham Group as one of the “Top 25 Up and Comers” in the latest Branham300 ranking of top Canadian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies. more

SENSIO and Grass Valley™ to Collaborate Towards Integrated Professional 3D Encoding Solution — on Demo at 2010 NAB Show

Joint Demonstration to Highlight Benefits of High-Quality SENSIO® 3D Encoded Images Even at Lowest Bit Rates

LAS VEGAS — April 12, 2010 — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (“SENSIO”) (TSX-V: SIO) today announced that it is collaborating with Grass Valley™ at the 2010 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show to demonstrate the future integration of the SENSIO® 3D Encoder IP Core with the Grass Valley ViBE EM3000 H.264 HD Encoder. The demo at the Grass Valley booth (SL106) will show how H.264 compression algorithms will be optimized by Grass Valley and SENSIO for delivery of superior-quality 3D images, even at the smallest bit rates required for broadcast or VOD services. The two companies will introduce their forthcoming solution at this year’s NAB Show and will work closely together thereafter to optimize their collaborative solution. more

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Comprehensive Now Offers Plenum Rated HDMI Cabling!

Comprehensive announces the addition of the HR Pro Series Plenum HDMI Cable assemblies to an already extensive line of HDMI cables.

Comprehensive’s HR Pro Series Plenum HDMI Cables allow HDMI cables to be run without conduit, saving money and time. These cables are designed with a large 24 gauge oxygen-free copper center conductor, offering excellent signal transfer, for high definition HDTV cable performance, over longer distances than traditional cables. Triple shielding provides maximum rejection of all EM and RF interference and 24k gold connectors ensure superior connectivity. Features include 10.2 Gbps Hi Speed, 12 Bit Deep Color, 120 Hz Refresh Rate, Lip Sync, 3D Capable and more. A CL2P plenum rating makes this the perfect cable for both commercial and residential installations. Our Lifetime Warranty means a lifetime of worry-free HDTV performance. more

Panamax/Furman’s BlueBOLT™ Web-Based Power and Energy Management Platform Goes Live

PETALUMA, Calif. — April 13, 2010 — Marking the launch of a significant new technology poised to add value to electronic system installations, Panamax/Furman today announced that it has successfully completed Beta testing of its revolutionary BlueBOLT™ technology and that hardware is now shipping. Authorized Panamax/Furman dealers can learn more about the platform and get BlueBOLT-certified at https://www.mybluebolt.com/. more

RTW Launches Innovative TouchMonitor Series at NAB 2010

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Revolutionary Operating Concept Sets a New Standard for Intuitive and Flexible Audio-Signal Monitoring

LAS VEGAS – RTW, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio metering and control devices, today launched the new TouchMonitor series, an innovative range of products that marks the next generation in professional audio-signal metering. A truly cutting-edge approach to metering and monitoring developed from RTW’s decades of experience in the audio industry, the TouchMonitor TM7, a 7″ touch screen and the TouchMonitor TM9, with a 9″ touch screen, will make their worldwide debut at NAB 2010 (Booth C457). more

Tom Noack Joins Premier Mounts as Marketing Manager

Tom Noack

Tom Noack, marketing manager at Premier Mounts

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (April 13, 2010) – Premier Mounts announces the addition of Tom Noack as marketing manager. A key addition to its management team, Noack will work to integrate the customer experience across the organization and effectively communicate the company’s value proposition. more

Extron Introduces New Modular DVI Matrix Switchers

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the DMS 3600 and DMS 1600, two modular DVI matrix switchers that combine the simplicity and reliability of a fixed I/O matrix switcher with the convenience and flexibility of a modular matrix switcher. They accept various combinations of 4-port DVI input boards, 4-port DVI output boards, and 4×4 DVI input / output boards for switching high-resolution DVI digital video signals without copy protection. The DMS 3600 is an 8U enclosure that can be configured in I/O sizes from 4×4 to 36×36, while the DMS 1600 is a 4U model, configurable from 4×4 to 16×16. A modular, field-upgradable, and hot-swappable design allows for future system expansion, as well as continuous system reliability with a fan assembly and redundant power supplies that can be replaced at any time. more

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