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Ross Video Promotes Brian Olson to XPression Marketing Product Manager

Iroquois, Ontario, Canada – June 17, 2010 – Ross Video today announced the promotion of Brian Olson to XPression Marketing Product Manager. Mr. Olson previously held the position of USA XPression Business Development Manager with Ross. more

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TV5’s Cable Viewers Reap The Benefits of Better Audio Thanks To Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ Technology

Philippines-based television network Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5) has installed Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ technology to balance the audio transmissions it is sending to various cable operators throughout the country.

Currently owned by MediaQuest Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, TV5 has recently undergone a complete re-branding which has resulted in a substantially increased audience share. It now has more than 11% of the market, making it the third largest station in the Philippines. more

MEDIALON proves key team-mate at Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame in Quebec, Canada

Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame

Medialon has been recently integrated to be the main AV control system in the brand new Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame, a one-of-a-kind shrine celebrating the history of the famous ice hockey’s team in Canada.

GSMPRJCT was the consultant for this project. The company made the entire exhibit design and production with the support of Techni-Logique, an experienced canadian audiovisual services integrator. Techni-Logique was in charge of the AV devices installation and hired XYZ Cutural Technology to supply, make the integration and programming of the Medialon system. more

PRG Gets Him to the Greek

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Russell Brand as Aldous Snow performs at the Greek Theatre in Universal Pictures Get Him to the Greek. Lighting and Video Designer Bryan Faris worked with DP Robert Yeoman and Gaffer John Vecchio on creating a full blown concert for the finale of the film. © Universal Pictures

In Universal Pictures’ Get Him to The Greek, Director of Photography Robert Yeoman, ASC and Gaffer John Vecchio knew that the concert finale, the payoff of the comic road trip adventure, had to deliver visually. They turned to Production Resource Group (PRG) and Lighting/Video Designer Bryan Faris to create the iconic rock performance. “Bob and I spoke about the concert sequence the very first day of production,? explained Vecchio. “Director Nicholas Stoller expressed to us that he wanted it to look as big and contemporary as any concert out on tour. I knew we needed to call on the services of PRG. They do this day in and day out.? more

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MEGA PLAYGROUND EXPANDS TO MORTON STREET

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West Village Production/Post Complex Adds 14,000 Sq Ft.

NEW YORK: Mega Playground, the 16-year-old multi-faceted film/TV production/post-production complex, has acquired a 14,000 sq. ft. floor at 96 Morton Street, one block from their primary 30,000 sq ft. multi-floor facility at 609 Greenwich Street. Situated at the focal point of NY’s flourishing film and TV community, the firm also maintains a busy mid-town editing satellite and high-end screening room in the famed Brill Building at Broadway & 49th Street. more

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Control4 Launches Commercial Systems Product Line at InfoComm 2010

Control4, a leader in affordable IP-based control and entertainment systems, today announced the launch of Control4® Commercial Systems, marking the company’s formal entrance into the Pro AV market. Control4® Commercial Systems products will provide automation and control solutions for a wide range of commercial applications such as boardrooms, restaurants, hotels and green buildings. more

TRANSAUDIO GROUP ADDS PRO AUDIO GURU MARK HORNSBY AS MARKETING AND PROJECT MANAGER

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 2010: TransAudio Group, boutique distributor of the recording industry’s best-of-the-best equipment, announces the addition of Mark Hornsby, a producer and engineer at the top of his field, to the position of marketing and project manager. Hornsby will help users understand what sets TransAudio Group’s manufacturers apart via multifarious routes, including in-the-field seminars, skilled trade show efforts, and product demonstrations, both live and online. Hornsby will remain in the pro audio hotbed of Nashville to continue his diversity of work as a producer, engineer, consultant, lecturer, and writer, based out of Java Jive Studio. more

WAVES AUDIO INTRODUCES VUVUZELA NOISE REDUCTION SOLUTION FOR 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP

— Waves WNS Noise Suppressor and Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer reduce noise on soccer championship broadcasts —

KNOXVILLE, TN, June 15, 2010 — Today, Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, responded to the difficulties facing the 2010 FIFA World Cup telecasts by unveiling a solution that dramatically reduces the problematic sound of the omnipresent Vuvuzela trumpet favored by South African soccer fans. In response to the widely publicized complaints from TV viewers and broadcasters about the continuous Vuvuzela blasts, Waves engineers feverishly began devising a solution to decrease the amount of noise. more

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MUSICIAN’S FRIEND WEBSITE CONTINUES TO WIN TOP HONORS

— MusiciansFriend.com wins first place recognition in the 25th Annual MCM Awards —

— Site also gains first place recognition from Internet Retailer —

MEDFORD, OR, June 13, 2010 — Musician’s Friend, Inc., the largest direct response retailer of musical instruments and gear in the U.S., and a division of Guitar Center since 1999, is proud to be recognized once again with top honors by two prominent online retailer authorities. more

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Electro-Voice and Audinate announce DM-1 Dante™ card for NetMax at InfoComm 2010

June 9, 2010-Las Vegas, NV-Electro-Voice and Audinate are pleased to announce the availability of the DM-1 Dante™ audio network card for the NetMax hardware family. The DM-1 may be installed in the N8000 or N8000-1500 chassis to provide high resolution, low latency audio transmission over IP networks. more

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