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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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MIPRO HELPS AUDIO PROFESSIONALS ADDRESS THE 700 MHZ BAND ISSUE

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Kansas City, MO – April 2010 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology and microphones, is pleased to announce a special promotion aimed at helping professional audio wireless microphone users address the FCC’s recent 700 MHz band ruling. The new regulations, which prohibit the operation of wireless microphones in the 700 MHz band (698 – 806 MHz), take effect June 12th 2010. more

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Five Systems, Infinite Possibilities: Leon Speakers Introduces Home Theater Audio Systems for Living Space Theater™

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — April 6, 2010 — For an immersive audio experience in any living space or dedicated home theater environment, Leon Speakers today announced five complete 5.1 and 7.2 Living Space Theater™ home audio systems. In addition to providing value by offering timbre-matched audio solutions, Leon’s high-fidelity systems can be customized easily and configured by integrators and designers according to the exact specifications of any room. Each system consists of custom-built front-channel loudspeakers selected from Leon’s Living Space Theater collection, complemented by Leon’s AXIS Series of premium in-ceiling speakers or reference-grade in-wall surround sound speakers, and the powerful, compact Aaros 10-inch (A10-UT) subwoofer and 1,000-watt L3-1K amplifier. more

BTX Named North American Distributor for Avio’s iP-01UE All-in-One DLP™ Projector and Document Camera

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — April 6, 2010 — BTX Technologies, a global value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface and integration products, today announced that it has been selected as a distributor for Avio’s iP-01UE all-in-one DLP™ projector and document camera. Under the agreement, BTX will promote and sell Avio’s intelligent projector to professional A/V integrators in North America. more

MUSICIAN’S FRIEND APPOINTS TIM WHITE AS VICE PRESIDENT, SALES, AND PAMELA TURAY AS VICE PRESIDENT, HUMAN RESOURCES

white MEDFORD, OR, April 6, 2010 — Musician’s Friend, Inc. (MF), the largest direct response retailer of musical instruments and gear in the U.S., and a division of Guitar Center since 1999, welcomes Tim White to the position of Vice President, Sales, and Pamela Turay to the position of Vice President, Human Resources. The announcement was made by Craig Johnson, Musician’s Friend Chief Executive Officer. White’s appointment represents MF’s unified sales initiative, seeking to drive a sales culture and an exceptional customer experience at each and every touch point and across every brand; Turay’s appointment underscores MF’s strategic focus on talent management and development. more

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THE RESEARCH LAB AT NYU’S NEW RECORDING/TEACHING COMPLEX USES GENELEC MONITORING IN AN ADVANCED 16.2 ARRAY

nyu— Genelec 8030A monitors and 7050A subwoofers offer NYU’s renowned research and teaching staff unprecedented configurability to conduct a wide variety of listening and testing experiments, furthering the knowledge base of the students and the entire professional audio industry —

— The Genelec 8030As’ small form factor and big sound combine to offer unrivalled performance for critical listening applications —

— Additionally, all department faculty members received a Genelec 6010A/5040A setup for their offices — more

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