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K-array Makes its Times Square Debut as Hit Television Series Premieres before Thousands of Live Spectators

e1281542479.jpgNew York, NY–August 11, 2010: On Sunday, July 25th, AMC’s hit series “Mad Men” made its fourth season premiere in Times Square, New York City. An impromptu movie theatre consisting of a very large screen and a VIP seating area was constructed at the intersection of 47th Street and Broadway–one of the busiest intersections in the world–just in front of the recently installed more

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129TH AES CONVENTION TECH TOURS TAP INTO SF’S AUDIO DIVERSITY

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Innovative “Double Header” Tour Concept Will Offer Three 2-4-1 Packages

SAN FRANCISCO: World-renown for its beauty, hospitality and fine dining, San Francisco also boasts an exceedingly diverse pro audio community. 129th AES Convention Technical Tour Co-Chairs Jessica Livingston and Jeff McKnight have mined this rich vein of audio assets to coordinate a unique series of behind-the-scenes visits to well and little-known gems. While times and dates yet to be finalized, an advance look at of some of these extraordinary options is sure to pique Convention visitor interest. more

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CANON IP VIDEO CAMERAS AID ENDANGERED MARINE LIFE

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Networked Canon VB-C60 IP Video Cameras Helps The Riverhead Foundation to Monitor Marine Wildlife Rehabilitation, Conduct Research, and Educate the Public

Recent events in the Gulf of Mexico have focused public attention on the importance of protecting the marine environment. More often, however, the work of marine conservationists and biologists goes unnoticed, as much of it – including helping injured marine animals – occurs behind closed doors. The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation (in Riverhead, N.Y.) is helping to change this situation by installing VB-C60 pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) IP video cameras made by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. The cameras, which were donated by Canon U.S.A. to the Riverhead Foundation to assist in the preservation of the environment, enable the public to use the Internet to view injured and stranded marine animals during their rehabilitation. more

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AKG’s Smart Battery Power Technology Improves Product Life Cycle, Saves Money And Energy For A Greener Experience

Shopping for the ideal microphone system often means comparing and contrasting many of the same features across the board – including the frequency range, channel quantity and ease of operation – but there is one feature that is often overlooked that can have a significant impact on the overall performance of any microphone or wireless microphone system: the battery life. That feature can have a profound effect on the dependability and overall cost of ownership of any wireless microphone system, which is why AKG’s products employ state-of-the-art battery power technology that results in more intelligent and efficient charging of batteries for better performance, extended life cycles and greater cost savings for the user. more

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Harman Professional Strengthens India Sales Team To Support Emerging Market Strategy

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In a move that further strengthens its India sales and support infrastructure with over 40 years of combined A/V sales experience, Harman Professional today announced the creation of three new sales teams positions and the appointments of Kaushal Garg, Robin Ghose, and Vibhor Khanna to fill the roles. The new additions will serve as the national sales manager and the regional sales managers for North and West India, respectively, and will be directed by Harman Professional’s Senior Director of Sales for Asia, David McKinney. more

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Event Tech Supports 100th Anniversary Boys Scouts of America Jamboree Celebration

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The 395′ wide structure for the Boy Scouts Jamboree

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) celebrated their 100th anniversary during their National Scout Jamboree in Fort AP Hill, VA in late July. Event Tech was tasked with providing all the structures for the three shows presented over the course of one week. The main event was Saturday, July 31st, where over 80,000 people were in attendance for the anniversary celebration that was also broadcast to scout troups across the country and streamed live on the web. more

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Radhusteatret Ski Invests In Soundcraft Vi6™

Situated in the heart of the Norwegian town of Ski to the southeast of Oslo, the Rådhusteatret theater recently upgraded its sound system with a Soundcraft Vi6 digital console. With two stages–respectively catering for 365, and between 60 and 100 people–it is used for local as well as touring productions. more

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Studer Celebrates Sale Of 1,000th OnAir 3000 Digital Console

In a crowning achievement, Studer recently sold OnAir 3000 digital consoles to some of the world’s most prestigious broadcasting companies, and in the process, sales of the OnAir 3000 have now surpassed the 1,000 mark—a testament to the product’s popularity in even the most demanding broadcast applications. more

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PanTech Design’s Envisage Software Simplifies Crestron Prodigy Installation and Programming

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Envisage is a software platform programmed for the specific products in Crestron’s Prodigy product line, that allows integrators to easily modify system and product settings for the unique needs of the end-user.

PanTech Design, a leading provider of AV system design, control system programming and module development, has introduced EnvisageTM, a new software system that greatly simplifies the programming process of Crestron Prodigy® systems for custom integrators.

PanTech Design’s Envisage is a software platform programmed for the specific products in Crestron’s Prodigy product line, that allows integrators to easily modify system and product settings for the unique needs of the end-user. Integrators, both existing  and those new to Prodigy systems, can now easily adjust settings and features, including menu layouts, global lighting settings, audio levels with integration to Prodigy tools, audio/video presets, searchable iPod and satellite radio metadata, and more.  more

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Europa Network Overcomes ‘Last-Mile’ Challenges With Haivision Furnace(TM) IP Video Delivery Solution

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — Aug. 11, 2010 — Haivision Network Video today announced that Europa Network, the largest fixed-line telecommunications company for the U.K. expatriate community in Spain, is using the Haivision Furnace(TM) IP video delivery system, equipped with 20 Barracuda(TM) H.264 encoders, to stream free-to-air (FTA) content from the U.K. over IPTV as a free, value-added service. The exceptional efficiency of the Haivision encoding and IP video delivery solution, supplied by systems integrator Techex Limited, has allowed Europa Network to leverage a low-bandwidth network to expand its business cost effectively and to meet subscriber demand for high-quality broadcast content. more

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