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CLEAR-COM’S ECLIPSE DRIVES IT HOME FOR ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS

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ABS Outfits its HD Mobile Production Flypack with Eclipse PiCo Digital Matrix Intercom System

SEATAC, WASHINGTON – Clear-Com, a global leader in mission-critical voice communication systems, is the driving force behind communications for Advanced Broadcast Solution’s (ABS) HD mobile production flypack. ABS, based in the Seattle/Tacoma metropolitan area, has outfitted the flypack with Clear-Com’s Eclipse PiCo digital matrix intercom system, giving its clients access to high-quality, flexible on-location communications round the clock. more

See What You Hear with DK Technologies Loudness Meters

DK-Technologies is simplifying the Loudness issue by allowing you, the audio engineer, to SEE WHAT YOU HEAR.

Thanks to the introduction of a new software upgrade, existing DK customers can adapt their audio meters so that the display shows Loudness in a clear and easy to read format, while still showing any of the usual DK metering scales. No matter what Loudness measurement standard the industry finally decides to adopt, all DK meters will be upgradable to accommodate those recommendations, thereby future proofing these products and giving customers a much more cost-effective solution to this problem. more

Canon U.S.A. XL H1S High Definition Camcorder Chosen For Multiple Video Projects by Veteran Producer Randall Dark

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Randall Dark has been a pioneering high-definition video producer for more than 20 years. During that time Dark and his companies have been involved in more than 2,000 HD productions, including theatrical features, documentaries, commercials, concerts, Broadway plays, corporate presentations, and live digital cinema events. As someone who has used practically every high-end HD camera system made during the past two decades, Dark reports that he recently became a user of the XL H1S HD Camcorder from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. more

Pacific Television Center Expands to OC48 between London and Los Angeles

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JPEG2000 Compression to Boost Company’s HD Capabilities

LOS ANGELES, CA – Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company, is proud to announce that it will be expanding its bandwidth from OC3 (155mb) to OC48 (2485mb) to support its clients’ increasing HD requirements between London and Los Angeles. more

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George Strait And Onstage Systems Get Plugged Into L-ACOUSTICS LA-RAK

george_strait_tour1.jpgDALLAS, Texas — Dallas-based Onstage Systems is one of the latest touring production companies to embrace L-ACOUSTICS’ K Standard platform by purchasing 16 new LA-RAK touring racks, each loaded with three LA8 amplified controllers.

All 16 racks recently went out on the first leg of country music superstar George Strait’s 2010 Tour, which was performed in-the-round at 20 arenas and domes across North America. The LA-RAKs delivered power, processing and control for 72 V-DOSC and 48 dV-DOSC enclosures — split into eight arrays flown around the center stage — in addition to 16 SB Series subs and eight more dV-DOSC for front-fill. more

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Broadcast Pix iPixPanel for Apple iPad Available for Download from App Store

(Billerica, Massachusetts) Broadcast Pix™ today announced iPixPanel, its new software application that allows an Apple iPad to control any of its video production systems, is now available for download from Apple’s App Store.

Broadcast Pix has a smaller iPhone app, iPixPad, that has been used by production teams to help produce many live shows, including the webcasts of the red carpet shows for several prominent awards shows. However, the new iPad is large enough to hold all of the controls of a complete live video production studio, so it can be the primary point of control. more

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Patrick Whittingham Joins SENSIO Board of Directors

SENSIO(R) Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX-V: SIO) announced today that Patrick Gerald Whittingham has joined the SENSIO board of directors. Whittingham’s distinguished career in the media industry includes 28 years with Sony, most recently as president of the Sony Broadcast and Production Systems Division at Sony Electronics (USA). He now serves as president of Toronto-area media technology consulting firm PGW & Associates and also sits on the boards of Miranda Technologies, Front Porch Digital, and AZCAR Technologies Inc. more

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Sixth Annual Consumer Electronics Expo Set For May 22 – 23 in Frisco, TX — Local-Area Suppliers Bring 70 Leading Residential, Commercial and Mobile Electronics Manufacturers Together with Dealers

Dallas, TX – May 13, 2010 – This year’s Consumer Electronics Expo will again be held at the Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel, Convention Center & Spa in Frisco, Texas on May 22 – 23. CEE 2010 offers dealers an admission-free exhibition of the latest solutions from more than 70 leading manufacturers of residential, commercial and mobile electronics products. Attractions include technology exhibits, seminars, training sessions, access to factory representatives, special show prices and Casino Night. CEE 2010 manager Katye McGregor says that more than 400 dealers are expected to attend this two-day event. more

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Da-Lite Launches Easy To Use Online Screen Designer For Custom Projection Screens

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WARSAW, IN – With the move to larger custom projection screen installations, Da-Lite has responded to the market with a new online Screen Designer program that makes specifying a custom Da-Lite screen as easy as following the prompts in the new program. Select screen type, screen size and the screen surface that matches your installation needs. more

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Asbury United Methodist Calls on American Audio for New Worship Venue NEXO System

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Madison, Alabama⎯Around 1981, Madison, Alabama began to grow from a small sleepy cotton town to a bustling suburb of nearby Huntsville. Cotton fields were slowly turning into new homes, stores, churches, and schools. As a result of the town’s growth, the Madison United Methodist Church started growing as well. In 1986, the church officially changed its name to Asbury United Methodist, naming it after Francis Asbury who was the first Methodist bishop appointed in America. Since that time, membership has grown from 329 to its present congregation of 2,598 today. Due to its proximity to NASA, many of its employees serve as church volunteers. more

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