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AKG Brings Its Digital Automatic Microphone Mixer To The Studio With The New DMM 4/2/4 At InfoComm

AKG is presenting the next addition to its long line of automatic microphone mixers with the DMM 4/2/4 at InfoComm in June. Designed as a studio version of the DMM 4/2/2, the DMM 4/2/4 is designed with a unique and highly effective mixing algorithm that gives it the flexibility to handle nearly any mixing application, from boardrooms to broadcast studios and even houses of worship.

The DMM 4/2/4 comes complete with four microphone and two stereo AUX inputs, intelligent mixing algorithms with a noise sensitive threshold to prevent accidental activation of input channels, and a digital signal processor with a dbx® compressor. Each channel on the processor offers switchable gain, switchable phantom power, and an incremental level control with peak hold display, and each system comes with an expansion connector that enables multiple mixers to be linked together for larger audio setups. All functions are run through incremental controls more

PPC(R) Introduces New PRO(TM) Line of High-Quality, Low-Profile Connectors and Cables for Live Events, Studio, and Commercial Applications

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. — June 9, 2010 — PPC(R) today introduced its new PRO(TM) line of connectors and cables designed to provide flexibility for A/V professionals at live events, in the studio, and for commercial installations. The devices allow for solderless, customized cable lengths suited to every run and venue, saving installers time and hassle in the field while reducing human error. Unlike typical bulky solderless connectors, the PRO devices feature a compact, low-profile design while providing the same signal strength, integrity, and mechanical retention of soldered connections. more

PRG Distribution Provides ChamSys MagicQ Consoles for the WWE

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Production Designer Jason Robinson’s work for World Wrestling Entertainment. Robinson chose to use the ChamSys MagicQ 100 Pro as his lighting and media control console for the WWE. Photo Credit: © Jason Robinson / WWE

For World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Production Designer Jason Robinson chose the ChamSys MagicQ 100 Pro lighting control console. Previously, Robinson had used two other consoles, but the MagicQ had the versatility and features he needed for the grueling pace of the WWE. The WWE tours year-round with live events in two cities per week, where they tape four hours and broadcast two hours of live TV. In addition, they do twelve arena shows for pay-per-view events and the massive annual WrestleMania stadium event. more

EAW® Adds Integrated DSP and Amplification Solutions Through Strategic Partnerships with Lake®, Lab.gruppen and Powersoft®

InfoComm, Las Vegas, NV, June 9, 2010 – EAW, a world leader in audio system solutions, today announced strategic partnerships with Lake, Lab.gruppen, and Powersoft whereby all manufacturers will integrate proprietary EAW DSP algorithms into a subset of their respective product lines. Additionally, in Q3, 2010, Lake, Lab.gruppen, and Powersoft will announce separate agreements expanding the partnership to enable EAW to sell a selection of their respective product lines as components in EAW system sales. more

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White Mark Ltd Wins Contract To Build Dolby Premier Film Complex In Moscow

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Russian company Cinelab has awarded the contract to design and build its new state of the art film facility to UK acoustic and studio design consultancy White Mark Ltd

Due for completion at the end of 2010, the new complex will have a total of 14 studios including four dubbing theatres, two of which are very large and will be built to Dolby Premier License criteria. It will also feature an extensive and highly specified Foley suite, multiple edit and pre-production suites, sound design rooms and a large orchestral studio. more

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MUSIC MIX MOBILE USES WAVES PLUGINS FOR BILLY JOEL’S “LAST PLAY AT SHEA? CONCERT, NOW aN ACCLAIMED CONCERT FILM

— The first show for Music Mix Mobile’s M3 remote truck was the last show for New York’s legendary Shea Stadium, and Waves plugins ensured great sound from stage to studio to screen —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, June 10, 2010 — When Billy Joel sang the swan song for legendary Shea Stadium over the course of two nights in Queens, New York, in July 2008, everyone knew it was going to be more than just another concert. Joel was joined on stage by artists including Steven Tyler, Garth Brooks, Tony Bennett, Roger Daltrey and, for the finale, Paul McCartney, who recalled the Beatles historic 1965 concert at Shea when he told Joel, “Came here a long time ago. We had a blast that night and we’re having another one tonight.? more

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DENON® PROFESSIONAL DEBUTS ITS NEW LINE OF SOLID-STATE AUDIO RECORDERS

dnf450r — Company unveils intuitive, state-of-the-art, digitally-based audio recording solutions for contractors, consultants and system integrators —

ITASCA, IL, June 9, 2010 — Denon® Professional, a leader in digital recording and playback solutions for the fixed installation and education market sectors, debuts its DN-F450R and DN-F650R Solid-state Audio Recorders. The new recorders further emphasize the continued growth of Denon Professional, as well as the company’s commitment to providing consultants and contractors with digitally-based, solid media products that feature no moving parts, with high reliability and maintenance-free operation under the most challenging conditions. more

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AVI-SPL Launches Digital Media as a Service

Initial Focus to be on Digital Signage Applications

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of video and audio communications solutions, today announced it will be launching a new suite of services focused on digital media packaged as a subscription in a cloud based service. Digital Media as a Service (DMaaS) will enable customers to leverage capabilities and features by plugging into a centralized shared infrastructure. The first DMaaS services to be offered will focus on digital signage, which has seen rapid growth in recent quarters. more

AVIOM TO INTRODUCE NEW WEBSITE AND SOCIAL NETWORKING PRESENCE AT INFOCOMM 2010

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Increased Focus on Educational and Multimedia Content

LAS VEGAS, NV, JUNE 10, 2010 — Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, is pleased to announce the relaunch of its website, www.aviom.com, along with an increased social networking presence at this year’s InfoComm 2010 (Booth C6574) on such forums as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. In addition to streamlined navigation and more multimedia content, the company’s new website will help to further Aviom’s educational initiatives. more

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Sonic and DTS Partner to Significantly Enhance the Digital Movie Download Experience

RoxioNow Platform to Help Establish New Format for Delivering High Quality Video with DTS High Performance Audio to Connected Devices

Novato and Calabasas, CA – Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC) and DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI), today announced a partnership that will bring DTS’ highly regarded multi-channel audio format to the RoxioNow premium entertainment platform. The collaboration will enable Sonic’s retail partners, such as Best Buy and Blockbuster, to significantly enhance the viewing of premium movies, next-day television shows, and independent films with richly immersive 5.1-channel surround sound. more

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