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NuVo Technologies Adds Wall-Mounted iPod Dock

NuVo Technologies Adds Wall-Mounted iPod Dock

Wall-Mounted NuVoDock for iPod raises music accessibility and convenience to new heights–now your iPod can just hang around too!

Hebron, KY – June 21, 2010 – NuVo Technologies, the leading value manufacturer of whole home audio systems and components, is now shipping the Wall-Mounted NuVoDock, the company’s newest member of the NuVoDock for iPod source equipment family. The Wall-Mounted NuVoDock joins the wired and wireless models, giving consumers the ability to locate the iPod dock exactly where it’s most convenient, with a sleek design that blends cleanly into any room. more

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ANTON/BAUER BATTERIES ENDURE TROPIC HEAT AND ARCTIC COLD TO GO THE DISTANCE FOR THE OUTDOORSMAN WITH BUCK MCNEELY

anton-bauer-buck-mcneely-the-outdoorsman.jpgFRANKLIN, TN – For more than 20 years, Anton/Bauer batteries have crisscrossed the globe with Buck McNeely, host and producer of the Outdoor Adventure TV series “The Outdoorsman with Buck McNeely.” From the frozen wilderness of Siberia Russia to the steamy jungles of Africa and many points in between, Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, designs its products to deliver consistently reliable performance even in the most challenging shooting environments. Perfect for McNeely and his crew, Anton/Bauer batteries power the thrilling video that has propelled “The Outdoorsman” series to become the largest syndicated outdoor adventure program in the world. In the U.S. it airs on over 520 TV stations and on multiple cable and satellite networks. more

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Christie Surpasses 12,000 Digital Cinema Installation Milestone

Christie announced that it has shipped and installed more than 12,000 digital cinema projectors worldwide, achieving a new industry milestone and strengthening its leadership with a 65% share of the total global market. The accomplishment includes the installation of more than 2,000 DCI-compliant Christie Solaria Series 4K-ready projectors. Christie was also the first manufacturer to surpass the 5,000 digital cinema milestone in the Fall of 2008 and the 7,500 installation mark early in 2009. more

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Epson and Discovery Education Partner to Transform Teaching and Learning

Discovery Education Experts to Provide Interactive Learning Professional Development Courses Using the Epson BrightLink 450Wi Interactive Projector

LONG BEACH, Calif. and SILVER SPRING, Md. – June 21, 2010 – Epson America today announced it has partnered with Discovery Education, the leader in digital content and professional development for the classroom, to provide interactive learning courses for teachers, educators and administrators that take advantage of Epson’s latest technology, the BrightLink™ 450Wi interactive projector. These courses will demonstrate proven instructional strategies and techniques for using the new BrightLink 450Wi interactive projector with interactive presentation tools, Google™ tools, Web 2.0 applications, and Discovery Education’s digital content to engage today’s students in rich learning experiences. more

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Astatic Delivers More Headroom For First Baptist Church

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Sanford, FL––Discovering Astatic was a breakthrough for Richard Wagoner, Associate Pastor for Music at the First Baptist Church of Sanford. “We got the 1600VPs just before a concert featuring our children’s choir, Richard continues. “Anyone who has tried to mic a children’s choir knows how challenging it can be. We tested the 1600VP overhead mics out in rehearsal and there was just no comparison with what we had before.? more

Brazilian Soccer Museum is ‘top of the league’ with Dataton WATCHOUT

Brazilian Soccer Museum is top of the league with Dataton WATCHOUT

Brazilian Soccer Museum is top of the league with Dataton WATCHOUT

Inaugurated in April 1940, the Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho (colloquially known as ‘Pacaembu’) has been transformed by the addition of a new Museu do Futebol (Soccer Museum) which covers 6,900 square meters yet has been built without any alteration to the classical design of the arena’s exterior.

The museum’s 17 rooms of exhibits tell the story of soccer in Brazil, from its early days as a pastime for the educated elite to its contemporary status as a multi-million dollar industry. While the icons of the Brazilian game down the years are very much in evidence, emphasis is also given to the nature of soccer as an everyday passion in city streets across the country. Video plays a key role in demonstrating both extremes –with footage of classic games and modern heroes contrasting with clips of youngsters kicking a ball around on improvised playing surfaces in backyards and wastelands. more

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Calibre premieres on Oscar Night®

Paul Carey, President, Marketing Specialists, Inc and Tim Brooksbank, Chairman, Calibre UK

Paul Carey, President, Marketing Specialists, Inc and Tim Brooksbank, Chairman, Calibre UK

With Hollywood’s finest in the auditorium and a live worldwide audience estimated at tens of millions, AV productions don’t come much bigger – or more challenging – than the Oscar Night®. The pressure is on to create a high-impact feast for the senses, and that inevitably leads to the technological bar being raised, as production company SenovvA discovered when it found the need to use sophisticated warp-generation from Calibre UK at this year’s ceremony.

Tim Brooksbank, Chairman, Calibre UK takes up the story: “In the center of the set for this year’s Academy Awards, there was a cylindrical projection screen showing clips of nominated movies. When logos and general graphics were shown, this cylindrical projection screen rotated open to reveal an LED display, the rear surface.? more

Dataton WATCHOUT on world stage at Expo 2010, Shanghai

Magic Box (c) Kuno Giesel

Magic Box (c) Kuno Giesel

Largest ever deployment of WATCHOUT

The Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China, which opened on May 1st, sees the largest-ever implementation of the Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-display presentation and production system in a single location.

In total, more than two-dozen of the Expo’s pavilions aimed at gathering and presenting the world’s cultures are making use of WATCHOUT, including the host China pavilion, the City of the Future, the City of Planets, the City of Dreams, and the national pavilions of Japan, Brazil, Singapore, G ermany, Spain, Switzerland and the UAE. Other pavilion designs employing WATCHOUT include the State Grid Pavilion, World Trade Centers Association, General Motors, the Urban Planet Pavilion and the Europe Pavilion. The Macau Pavilion alone is using over 130 WATCHOUT-equipped computers to produce its AV show. more

Visual Acuity plans Dome theatre

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Dome theatre at the Norrköping Visualization Center is the most modern and technically advanced visualization space in Europe

When the Norrköping Visualization Center was opened by His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on 27th May, the ceremony marked the end of an extraordinary three-year design and construction process in which technology consultancy Visual Acuity has played a pivotal role. The company’s work included an early feasibility study to set budgets and outline the plan of how the technology would be used, design of the digital dome and supporting spaces within the actual historic building, writing of tenders and technical management of vendors through installation and finishing. more

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SpinetiX wins NEC Best of InfoComm Award 2010

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International recognition of HMP100™ Hyper Media Player for cost-effective, dedicated and dynamic content display

The HMP100™ Hyper Media Player from Swiss Digital Signage manufacturer SpinetiX has received the esteemed NEC Best of InfoComm Award 2010. The award was received at InfoComm 2010 on the NEC stand with the judging panel and InfoComm representatives. SpinetiX donated the $25,000 prize from NEC to both the InfoComm Education Foundation and the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) Education Foundation. more

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