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FLDA lights all the action for PokerStars Big Game

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LD Bruce Ferri, Principal of FLDA lit the PokerStars.net’s Big Game. Here’s a view from the poker table towards the interview lounge.
Photo ©2010 Mick Smith FLDA

The Big Game from PokerStars.net dealt its first hand June 15th on Fox, airing on Fox affiliates around the country and online at PokerStars.net. FLDA Lighting Designer Bruce Ferri brought his signature lighting style to the six week poker program. “We shot for six days at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, covering 150 hands of poker per day,? explains Ferri. “In total, we shot 900 hands of poker to get six weeks of programming. Each round of 150 hands is five days of broadcast episodes. It was actually really interesting because poker is unpredictable and the stakes are high.? more

National Broadcasters Televise UK Election With Help From Shotoku

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Staines, UK (17 June 2010) — UK broadcaster BBC and news producer ITN called on Shotoku Broadcast Systems to help televise the recent UK parliamentary election, one of the most closely observed and hotly contested for decades. The camera support manufacturer provided remote camera control systems to meet, and exceed, the challenging demands and strict requirements of the 10-hour live broadcasts. more

FSR’s FL-500 and FL-600 Floor Box Series Now Fully Configurable

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Las Vegas, NV (June 9, 2010) — FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, is presenting enhancements to its FL-500 and FL-600 Floor Box series and T6-AC3 Table Boxes at InfoComm 2010 alongside Intelli-Tools; a new family of amplifiers, mixers and mixing amplifiers. The boxes and Intelli-Tools will be exhibited in Booth N 1361 in the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 9 – 11. more

FSR To Launch Flex-LT Room Control System at InfoComm 2010

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Las Vegas, NV (June 9, 2010) — FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, is launching Flex – an amazing and affordable touch screen control system designed for classrooms and meeting rooms. Flex is being demonstrated at InfoComm in FSR’s booth # N1361. more

FSR New Ceiling Boxes Provide Solutions From Above

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Las Vegas, NV (June 9, 2010) — FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, is introducing ceiling boxes designed to conceal equipment above the tiles and blend with existing décor. The only ceiling boxes in the industry with both agency and plenum ratings, the units are available in two sizes and six varieties with numerous options to accommodate a variety of audio/video applications including classrooms, conference and meeting rooms. A white rim style door that is inserted into any ceiling tile is included on all boxes as standard. more

HardWire® Adds To Lineup With New TR-7 Tremolo/Rotary Extreme Performance Pedal

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals, is introducing the new TR-7 Tremolo/Rotary Pedal at the 2010 Summer NAMM® Show in Nashville, Tennessee. The TR-7 is a true stereo tremolo, rotary, and vibrato pedal, which offers effects ranging from traditional tremolo to a highly detailed rotary cabinet simulator. It also features true stereo I/O, allowing for complex connections and sounds with extreme flexibility. more

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NewTek TriCaster at 2010 NHL Awards Provides Star-studded Access to Hockey Fans Worldwide

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SAN ANTONIO – June 18, 2010 – NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading video and 3D animation products, today announced that award-winning TriCaster TCXD850 portable live production system will be used to produce and live stream extended behind-the-scenes coverage of the 2010 National Hockey League (NHL) Awards beginning at noon PST/3 p.m. EST on Wednesday, June 23. The live webcast from the Palms Las Vegas Hotel will include NHL player and celebrity sightings and interviews of the VIP red carpet arrivals. The live stream will be available at www.nhl.com. more

DigiTech® Introduces New BP90 Bass Multi-Effects Processor

DigiTech, a leading manufacturer of guitar and bass processors, today introduced the new BP90 Bass Multi-Effects Processor at the 2010 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tennessee. The BDP90 is powered by the AudioDNA® 2 processor and gives players digital representation of their favorite vintage, modern, and boutique equipment including stompboxes, amplifiers, cabinets, modulation effects, delays, reverbs, and even special effects such as the legendary Whammy™. more

Logic Systems Rocks the Range With 72 NEXO GEO T Boxes and Yamaha PM5D Consoles

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COLUMBUS, OH⎯ Logic Systems Sound and Lighting, Inc. (St. Louis) provided the two-day ‘Rock on the Range’ (ROTR) Festival in Columbus, OH with audio and lighting production for the main stage that included 36 elements per side of a NEXO GEO-T line array. Bands performing included Sevendust, Theory of a Deadman, Puddle of Mudd, Drowning Pool, 3 Days Grace, Deftones, Apocolyptica, 5 Finger Death Punch, Slash, Seether, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, and Limp Bizkit. Approximately 100,000 attended the late May hard rock event at Crew Soccer Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, the largest ROTR event of the four held to date. more

Gefen Supplies Support for 3DTV Just in Time for the Premier 3DTV Broadcast of the World Soccer Championship in South Africa

CHATSWORTH, CA – Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of its new product line, Gefen ToolBox. Initially unveiled at 2010 trade shows such as CES and InfoComm, the new products are currently shipping. The mix of products include a selection of audio/video matrixes, switchers, splitters and extenders, which are small in size, easily transported and can be wall-mounted. All products support audio/video systems using HDMI v1.4a connectivity including 3DTV pass-through, and are equipped with a locking HDMI connector to eliminate cable disconnects in the field. more

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