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Yamaha LS9 and NEXO Alpha Rock Chicago from the 27th Floor

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CHICAGO, Ill.⎯Gand Concert Sound (GCS) of Glenview, IL a.k.a ‘The NEXO Guys’ recently brought a NEXO Alpha sound system up to the top of the Wit, one of Chicago’s hippest hotels. The penthouse open-air bar, called Roof, was turned into a rock club with music by 80’s new wave rockers ‘Missing Persons’ and 90’s power pop headliner ‘Letters to Cleo’, whose lead singer, Kay Hanley, is best known for providing the movie voice of Josie in ‘Josie and the Pussycats’. more

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Case Study: Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland

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Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland consists of three main campuses—the Metropolitan Campus, the East Campus, and the West Campus—each up to 20 miles apart from each other. To connect the audio recording, editing, and mix studios at each campus, an Aviom Pro64 A-Net audio network was installed.

Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Community College (known as Tri-C), recently completed construction of its stunning new Center for Creative Arts, designed to house the school’s new advanced creative arts division. The college consists of three main campuses—the Metropolitan Campus (the location of the new building), the East Campus, and the West Campus—each up to 20 miles away from each other. The first phase of the project involved the interconnection of the audio recording studios, audio editing and mix suites, and the black box theater within the 75,000-square-foot Metropolitan Campus structure via an Aviom Pro64 A-Net audio network. The second phase will use A-Net over fiber to establish a realtime link between select East and West Campus buildings and the Center for Creative Arts’ recording studios, further adding to the flexibility of the network. more

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EAW®’s KF740 Compact And Lightweight Line Array Makes The Playground Weekender Music Festival Quick And Easy For Norwest Productions

weekenderNorwest Productions deployed a large KF740 rig quickly and securely, with a weight-to-punch ratio like no other P.A. in the world

Whitinsville, MA, USA, July 6, 2010 – EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions, had exactly the solution needed by Norwest Productions, Australia’s largest audio services provider, for this year’s Playground Weekender music festival. The renowned EAW KF740 line array was used for one of the festival’s six main stages, hosting artists including Bjorn Again and Orbital, and was chosen for its combination of great sound, pinpoint accuracy and ease of rigging. more

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WAVES MAXXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES IMPLEMENTED IN TWO OF TOSHIBA’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY MODELS SOLD IN JAPAN

KNOXVILLE, TN, July 12, 2010 — The CE Division of Waves Audio Ltd. announced today that its latest MaxxAudio3 algorithms are now being implemented in two of Toshiba’s 25th Anniversary models sold in Japan. MaxxAudio is being used to enhance the sound of dynabook Qosmio DX, a combination computer and TV rolled into one, as well as its libretto® W100, the world’s first dual-touch screen mini notebook. Both models that integrate MaxxAudio are available exclusively in Japan, and use MaxxAudio primarily as a volume enhancer to deliver big sound from small speakers. The 25th Anniversary dynabook Qosmio DX and libretto W100 both include an exclusive on-screen Waves widget: with the click of a mouse, users have instant access to MaxxAudio features and presets. more

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Video Mount Products’ (VMP) New DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox Now Shipping

Video Mount Products’ New DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox

Now Shipping, VMP’s DVR-LB2 has been Designed Specifically for DVRs that are Installed in Settings that May be Prone to Theft or Vandalism

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 12, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, CI, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce its new DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox is now shipping. The DVR-LB2 has an MSRP of $233.95. more

eServices Ships Varan Monitor Remote Monitoring Solution

eServices Varan Monitor monitors IP-based and Crestron Cresnet® devices.

The Varan Monitor provides integrators with the ability to monitor, evaluate and trigger any LAN or Crestnet system device from an easy-to-use web interface. Should the system or a specific device stop responding, the Varan Monitor automatically triggers a notification to the integrator’s email address notifying him of the issue.

eServices, Inc., a leading provider of custom automation software, has announced today that it is now shipping the Varan Monitor, a networked remote monitoring appliance that manages IP-based and Crestron Cresnet® devices. The Varan Monitor provides integrators with the ability to monitor, evaluate and trigger any LAN or Cresnet system device from an easy-to-use web interface. more

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Bexel Brings It All Together For The 2010 BET Awards

BET Relied on Bexel-Provided Equipment and Services for the Big Night

Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, provided support, equipment and services for the 2010 BET Awards, the BET Network’s biggest night of the year, which took place on Sunday, June 27. more

Ross Video New @ IBC 2010

Stand # 10.A31

Vision QMD & Octane SD & HD Production Switchers
Ross Video raises the bar in high end production switchers with Vision Octane, the world’s first 8 MLE switcher. Vision Octane is extremely powerful with 35 Full Screen HD Animation Stores, 24 Channels of 3D DVE with WARP capability, 96 inputs, 48 outputs, and an unprecedented total of 56 Keyers – 32 Full Keyers, 12 AuxKey Mixer / Keyers on the aux bus outputs and 12 DVE key combiners. Vision Octane can be loaded with any number of MLEs from 1 to 8, match any application, and be combined with up to 9 different control panels. more

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