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Digital Rapids StreamZ Encoder Fuels Free Agent Fever for NBA’s Miami HEAT

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HEATV Associate Producer Chris Rivera Using Digital Rapids StreamZ

Industry’s most versatile encoder powers live and file-based production and publishing workflows for one of the league’s hottest teams

August 17, 2010 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids announced today that The HEAT Group, owners of the Miami HEAT National Basketball Association (NBA) team and operators of Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena, are using Digital Rapids’ StreamZ encoding system to speed the production of high-quality live and on-demand video content for the HEAT.com website and internal production workflows. Most recently, StreamZ was used for live streaming of events leading up to and following the signings of high-profile free agent players Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh. more

Frattalone And Associates Preserves And Improves Landmark Center With JBL CBT Column Speakers

Using JBL CBT column speakers, systems integration firm Frattalone and Associates, Inc. recently solved the reverb issues that had been plaguing the 108-year-old Landmark Center’s Musser Cortile in St. Paul, Minnesota. Frattalone and Associates, Inc. installed JBL CBT speakers in the space which graces the National Register of Historic Places list and plays host to dance recitals, theater, exhibitions, public forums and concerts. more

Presenters On The Move With Hitachi Portable Series CP-RX82 3LCD Projector

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Providing unmatched performance and portability to traveling professionals, Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group has introduced the CP-RX82 3LCD projector. The CP-RX82 offers a brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens at a weight of less than five pounds. more

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AKG’s DMS 700 Is Installed As Part Of A Complete Sound System Renovation At Miller Outdoor Theatre In Houston, Texas

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When the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, Texas elected to update its wireless microphone system, the staff turned to AKG’s frequency-agile DMS 700 after comparing it in a side-by-side test with competitors.

In updating the theater’s wireless audio system, Rob Slaughter of Hairel Enterprises was called on to carry out the installation, which consists of twenty-four channels each having both belt-pack and hand-held transmitters. Greg Stevens of AudioVend assisted Hairel Enterprises in commissioning the new system. more

West Virginia University Coliseum Goes Big With JBL PD Series Loudspeakers

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Demonstrating the sonic accuracy and power of JBL PD Series loudspeakers, Panasonic’s Tech Services Group recently installed a new audio system, designed by Acoustical Design Group, at the West Virginia University Coliseum. Home to the West Virginia University men’s basketball team, the Coliseum now boasts a state-of-the-art audio system comprised of a variety of PD Series loudspeakers. more

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Pete Anderson Stays True To His Sonic Roots With Soundcraft Ghost Console

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As one of the most successful and influential music producers of the past 20 years, Pete Anderson has built a career on bucking the trends of the mainstream in favor of his own distinct and bold sound. So when the time came to outfit his new studio in Los Angeles in 2008, Anderson sought out a mixing console that would provide a certain level of convenience without sacrificing an ounce of sonic integrity. more

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Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications Fulfill Technology Needs For Vibrant Upfront Season In New York

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The broadcast and cable networks’ “Upfront season” heralds their new fall programming line-ups with presentations designed to dazzle advertisers and their agencies. WorldStage companies, Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications (VAI), were selected by a number of the top networks to provide technical design and production support for a busy slate of Upfronts at multiple venues in New York City. Collectively, The World Stage Companies supported seven of the Networks’ 2010 presentations including: CBS, Turner, Univision, Oxygen, Cartoon, CNN and Discovery. more

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