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Martin Audio’s Multi-Cellular Sensation Blasts Off

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The first tour of duty for Martin Audio’s new ground-breaking MLA (Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array) reached an astonishing climax at the huge Lanxess Arena in Cologne, supporting top German hip hop band Fettes Brot.

Europe’s largest and most modern multi-use arena (with a maximum of 18,000 seats), for concert use the venue is configured for over 14,000—every one of which was filled. more

Scharff Weisberg Supports Robin Hood Foundation Gala With Projection Design and Implementation Showing Group’s Neighborhood Impact

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The legendary do-good activities of Robin Hood pale in comparison to those of his namesake, the Robin Hood Foundation, whose recent annual gala netted almost $88 million in donations dedicated entirely to programs helping poor New Yorkers. Scharff Weisberg was part of the merry band of supporters that helped make the evening a success, designing and implementing projection elements for the cocktail area that brought home the foundation’s impact on real neighborhoods. more

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BTX Makes Ordering Wall Plates and Rack Panels a Breeze With Free New Software Solution

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — June 22, 2010 — To complement its bolstered in-house wall plate and panel manufacturing capabilities, BTX, a global value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface and integration products, today announced a free new software solution that makes it easier than ever for customers to order and configure the company’s professional line of wall plates and panels. more

Church on the Move Keeps Sound Consistent With A Complete Harman Solution For Its Newly Expanded Worship Center

Demonstrating the comprehensive range of audio solutions available from Harman Professional, North Carolina-based system designer Strategic Connections recently upgraded the sound system for the newly expanded Church on the Move in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The new sound reinforcement system features JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers, and BSS processing. more

Comprehensive Announces Addition of HDMI-EZ Termination System!

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The revolutionary HDMI-EZ HDMI termination system is the latest game changer from connectivity leader Comprehensive Cable.

For the first time ever, installers can quickly and easily terminate HDMI 1.4 capable assemblies (4k x 2k, 3D, Deep Color, 1080p and more) to custom lengths in the field using Comprehensive’s exciting new HDMI-EZ termination system. This unique new product finally allows both commercial and residential installers to fully utilize the HD signals of their sources and displays without converting them by giving them the ability to run and terminate HDMI cables to the exact lengths needed on demand as they have done with analog cables for years. more

Tripp Lite’s New Hot-Swap PDUs Make Standard Plug-In UPS Systems Truly Uninterruptible

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New Hot-Swap PDUs provide an economical zero-downtime solution for UPS maintenance

Chicago, IL (June 22, 2010)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection solutions, has introduced a line of Hot-Swap Power Distribution Units. These new PDUs make it possible to remove standard plug-in UPS systems for maintenance or replacement without interrupting power to the connected load. more

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City of Lakeville, Minnesota Streamlines Workflow with Broadcast Pix Slate 1000

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Lakeville video production specialists Tim Klausler (left) and Jim Schiffman show off the city’s new Broadcast Pix Slate 1000 integrated production system, which is used to produce live video coverage of official meetings and more.

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that the City of Lakeville, Minn., is using the Broadcast Pix Slate™ 1000 integrated production system to produce live video telecasts of its City Council and Planning Commission meetings, as well as in-house presentations, town forums, and community-related interview shows. The meetings are broadcast live and frequently repeated on the city’s government access cable channel through Charter Communications. Meetings and other programs are also available on demand on the city’s Web site, www.lakeville.mn.gov. more

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AES COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS STEER 129TH CONVENTION TOWARDS BRIDGE TO FUTURE

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SAN FRANCISCO: Guiding the 129th AES Convention Committee on their journey to the “Bridge To The Future,” which will culminate at SF’s Moscone Center Nov. 4-7, are Committee Co-Chairs Valerie Tyler and Jim McTigue. AES Executive Director Roger Furness considers these team leaders outstanding co-pilots for the upcoming event. “Both Valerie and Jim are long-term AES champions who have participated regularly in previous convention as well as local section events. We are fortunate to have the benefit of their creative, managerial and technical skills at the helm of this year’s Committee,” Furness comments. more

Barix and ipConfigure Extend Reach of IP Surveillance Systems

Barix Barionet 100 IP control, automation and monitoring device

Barionet IP devices from Barix offer a variety of connections to interface digital and analog components to IP-based monitoring, control and automation systems.

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, June 22, 2010 — Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio, intercom, control, and monitoring, announces that ipConfigure, a leading developer of enterprise IP video surveillance solutions, is exclusively specifying Barix Barionet IP control and monitoring devices into IP surveillance systems based on its Enterprise Surveillance Manager software.

The partnership will allow ipConfigure to vastly extend the number of components that can interface to its enterprise-class surveillance solutions. The strategic integration of Barionet devices into ipConfigure software solutions will also better enable the convergence of physical security and IT technologies for its customers. ipConfigure provides its Enterprise Surveillance Manager software to integrators and end users in a number of industries, including banking, healthcare, manufacturing, government, retail and education. more

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AVI-SPL to Exhibit at ISTE 2010 in Denver

AVI-SPL to feature SMART Technologies Classroom Solutions in Booth 1675

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced it will exhibit at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) 2010 Annual Conference and Exposition at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colo., June 27-30. more

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