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Georgia Southern University Reduces Clutter, Improves Productions with Broadcast Pix

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Students at Georgia Southern University are producing a weekly newscast and other programming with the Broadcast Pix Slate 5000 live production system.

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that the Department of Communication Arts at Georgia Southern University (GSU), a public university in Statesboro, Ga., has installed a Slate™ 5000 live video production system, which is being used to produce a weekly news program and other original student programming that airs on a local cable channel. more

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Scharff Weisberg Provides KCD Inc. with Massive AV Support for Jeanne-Claude Memorial at Metropolitan Museum of Art

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More than 2,200 invited guests attended the memorial for artist and long-time Christo partner Jeanne-Claude at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 26 where Scharff Weisberg provided AV support to producers KCD Inc. Jeanne-Claude, who passed away last November, was the wife and collaborator of Christo. For 51 years they created renowned temporary works of art, including Running Fence in California’s Sonoma and Marin Counties, the Pont Neuf wrapped in Paris, and The Gates in New York City’s Central Park. more

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Sci-Fi Blockbuster Avatar uses ATTO Technology

Astonishing Performance Captures Pro Tools® Users Attention

Amherst, NY – ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announces a powerful success story in conjunction with Advanced Audio Rentals – Avatar “Sounds Off? Using ATTO’s Technology. Using ATTO’s ExpressSAS SAS/SATA 3Gb/s RAID and first to market SAS/SATA 6Gb/s Host Bus Adapters, a rock solid high-performance storage connectivity solution for high-end digital audio editing was created where workflow productivity and performance is critical. more

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Extron Announces New Features for Surround Sound Processor

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce several new features for the SSP 7.1 Surround Sound Processor, including a seven-channel, nine-band parametric EQ; Live and Emulate operation modes with configuration file saving; and up to 100 ms of lip sync adjustment on each input. These new features can be accessed with Version 2.0 of the Setup and Control Software, which provides a user-friendly interface for simplified setup and control of the SSP 7.1 as well as calibration of the sound system. The upgrade is included with SSP 7.1 units now shipping, and is available as a free software download and firmware update for current users at www.extron.com. more

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BUY A BOCK 151 AND GET $300

bock_151.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 2010: For a limited time (July 1 through August 31, 2010) all purchases of BOCK 151 large-diaphragm vocal condensers made from authorized U.S. dealers are eligible for a $300 rebate from TransAudio Group, BOCK Audio’s worldwide distributor. There has never been a better time to add the lush vocal capture of the BOCK 151 to your sonic repertoire. TransAudio’s substantial, limited-time rebate is an opportunity to be seized!

Built in the sonic image of the BOCK 251, the BOCK 151 uses a handmade German capsule, a hand-wound vintage-style transformer, a NOS tube, and a handmade power supply. It includes a brite/normal switch for added versatility. Most importantly, the BOCK 151 delivers that indescribable sound of the truly great vocal mics at a fraction of the cost. What was already one of the greatest values in high-end vocal mics is even better with this rebate! more

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FIRST CHOICE MARKETING CHOSEN TO REPRESENT POWERSOFT IN NORTHWEST UNITED STATES

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New Relationship Brings Powersoft to the Pacific Northwest States of Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Northern Idaho and Western Montana

Seattle, WA – Powersoft, the manufacturers of advanced, green designed power amplifiers for the touring and installation markets, is pleased to announce that First Choice Marketing will represent the Powersoft brand in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. First Choice Marketing specializes in professional AV integration and touring markets, providing expert service for a multitude of major brands for more than 20 years. Powersoft offers First Choice Marketing the opportunity to meet the growing demands for green-inspired technology to help integrators meet LEED certification requirements while providing excellent sound quality, efficiency, portability and reliability for any application. First Choice Marketing serves Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Northern Idaho and Western Montana. more

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WSDG DESIGNS IMMERSIVE ACOUSTICS FOR CHINA’S EXPO 2010

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Largest World Expo In History Expected To Attract 70 + Million Attendees

BASEL, SWITZERLAND: By October 31, EXPO 2010 Shanghai China will have entered the record books as the largest International Fair in history. Themed “Better City – Better Life,” with over 190 countries and 50 international organizations participating, the 6-month-long event is expected to attract between 70 and 100 million attendees. more

Onkyo Announces Top-of-the-Line Network Receivers with Flagship Features and Performance

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Onkyo TX-NR5008 rear panel view.

Upper Saddle River, NJ (6/29/10) — Onkyo, a world-renowned innovator in home entertainment, has announced the release of two new high-end network A/V receivers, the TX-NR5008 and TX-NR3008, that offer a wide range of the most up-to-date and user-friendly home theater features, and have achieved THX® Ultra2 Plus™ certification. Both receivers support network audio streaming, various multi-room set-ups, iPhone/iPod playback over USB, and fully immersive, 3D-compatible home theater. more

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RUTH ALMGILL JOINS SONNOX AS SUPPORT ENGINEER

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OXFORD, UK: Sonnox Ltd. has recruited a second Support Engineer to help look after its expanding customer base. Ruth Almgill joins the Sonnox team from her previous post as a Studio Manager at the BBC World Service, where she mixed live radio programs, complex long-form features and engineered live remote broadcasts.

Managing Director Rod Densham comments, “Our continued success in recent months is very pleasing and has resulted in a constantly growing user base. It’s important to us that we keep up the excellent level of support our customers have come to expect, and we need to grow our support team accordingly. We’re delighted to have Ruth on board.”

Photo: Ruth Almgill has joined Sonnox as a Support Engineer.

MEDIALON gives full AV control at the National Museum of the Pacific War George Bush Gallery in Texas, USA

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The National Museum of the Pacific War George Bush Gallery located in Fredericksburg in Texas, USA, was recently renovated to expand the gallery’s footprint to 33,000 square feet.

The museum asked the american-based AV integrator and provider Bowen Technovation to update the gallery with the latest in AV and information technology to provide visitors with unique experience. more

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