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Meridian Celebrates Theater Grand Opening

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Peter Wellikoff, CEO of Meridian America, shows off the renovated NYC office which now includes a full Meridian Digital Theater available for private demonstrations.

July 6, 2010—New York, NY— Meridian recently hosted a grand-opening celebration for the new Demonstration Theater in the New York City headquarters. The crowd of 75— including members of the press, dealers, and friends of Meridian— enjoyed music and movies throughout the evening’s festivities.

“We have long had the vision for a private Meridian theater in a major metropolitan area; after the acquisition of Sooloos, it became clear that the space in Soho was the perfect spot not only for the US headquarters, but also for a dedicated Meridian Digital Theater,? said Meridian America CEO Peter Wellikoff. “What once served as the service department for Sooloos, has been transformed into a beautiful theater housing Meridian’s finest gear.? more

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Factory Adds A White Mark-Designed Dolby Digital Suite To Its Facility Mix

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The growing trend towards High Definition programming, combined with client demand for commercials to be mixed in both stereo and Dolby Digital, has led Soho-based Factory Studios to expand its facilities to incorporate a new Dolby audio suite designed by acoustic consultants White Mark Ltd. more

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Prism Sound Brings Time Savings And Test Gains To Quantel

Prism Sounds’ dScope Series III test and measurement system is the toast of Quantel, having delivered significant savings in time, while optimising the company’s all-important testing process.

Mark Whyle, Quantel’s Test and QA Manager, explains that when originally considering whether to invest in the dScope Series III, a key attraction was the amount of time the instrument would help save in carrying out AES digital audio testing on Quantel’s multi-port server systems. more

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PESA Introduces the Sabertooth™ Fiber Optic Mini-Inline Extender to Transport SD/HD/3G-SDI over a Single Fiber Connection

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Sabertooth In-Line Fiber Media Converter for 3G-SDI

Huntsville, Alabama – July 7, 2010- PESA, a major provider of broadcast and Pro AV distribution and router transport solutions is now shipping the new Sabertooth fiber optic mini-extenders to transport SD/HD/3G-SDI video over long distances using just one fiber optic cable. As one of the smallest profile coax-to-fiber and fiber-to-coax digital video media converters, the Sabertooth has a diameter of 0.55? (14.0mm) and is only 3.14?(79.6mm) long. They provide high performance media conversion between BNC equipped 75 Ohm coax and LC connector-style single mode or multimode fiber cable. With a diameter smaller than a BNC connector, the Sabertooth allows for the tightest possible unit-to-unit pitch available making them ideal for sharing fiber and coax connections on a standard BNC-based router. more

The Goo Goo Dolls Out with Sennheiser and Neumann

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Old Lyme, Conn., July 7, 2010 – The Goo Goo Dolls occupy a unique space in the music industry, having risen from a respectable decade in the underground to worldwide stardom. Now poised to release their ninth studio album, Something For The Rest Of Us, the Goo Goo Dolls are spending much of the summer selling out arenas. Veteran engineers Paul David Hager (FOH) and Robert Windel (monitors) are relying on Sennheiser and Neumann wireless and wired equipment for nearly every aspect of the Goo Goo Dolls’ live set. Frontman Johnny Rzeznik sings into a Sennheiser SKM 5200 handheld transmitter with a Neumann KK 104 S capsule, whereas bass player Robby Takac sings into a wired Sennheiser MD 431 II. Drummer Mike Malinin’s kit is a combination of Neumann and Sennheiser mics, including large-diaphragm TLM 103s for overheads and toms. more

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LYNX Technik AG® yellobrik® SDI to HDMI Converters with Fiber I/O Chosen for Peel Media’s MediaCityUK

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LYNX Technik AG, provider of award-winning modular interface solutions for the broadcast and professional AV industries, is providing their yellobrik SDI to HDMI Converters for Phase 1 of Peel Media’s MediaCityUK project. The solution consists of 20 single-mode SDI fiber optic to HDMI converters for converting HD-SDI and 3G fiber signals to HDMI for monitoring studio feeds.

UK systems integrator TSL is working as the technical design consultants for the planning and implementation of Phase 1 of the MediaCityUK project. more

Audinate Expands US Operations

Portland, OR-July 7, 2010- Audinate is pleased to announce the expansion of its US headquarters located in Portland, Oregon. In addition to serving as its US headquarters, the new facility will house its training and support center. “Our new training center provides our OEM customers a comprehensive support system and is a reflection of the significant growth we’re experiencing,” said Lee Ellison, CEO of Audinate. “We are also pleased to announce that Brad Price has been appointed as Sr. Technical Solution Manager.’ more

DTS PROMOTES BRIAN TOWNE TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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CALABASAS, CA – DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI), a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Towne to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. more

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AVIOM’S PERSONAL MIXERS HELP TABERNACLE OF WORSHIP IMPROVE AUDIO QUALITY OF CHURCH SERVICES

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SEREMBAN, MALAYSIA — Aviom’s Personal Mixers are helping to tame the battle between monitors and front of house for the services at Tabernacle of Worship in Seremban, Malaysia. more

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Christie’s 3D CAVE Helps Weill Cornell Medical College Deliver Breakthrough Findings in Biomedical Research

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World’s First 3D High-Definition Visual Environment Features Unprecedented Levels of Resolution for Unique Immersive Experience

Christie announced that its groundbreaking 3D High Definition CAVE is helping Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City achieve breakthrough findings in biomedical research. The David A. Cofrin Center for Biomedical Information at the HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Institute for Computational Biomedicine is powered by eight Christie Mirage 3-chip DLP projectors with active stereo capability. The Christie projectors deliver a resolution of 1920×1920 (3.68 megapixels) per wall – 334% higher resolution than most previous CAVEs. The results are superior 3D images that set new standards in molecular modeling and other avenues of biomedical research. more

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