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NSCA ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ron Pusey, President, NSCA Board of Directors

Cronin Joins NSCA Leadership Team

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, August 3, 2010 — The NSCA Board of Directors recently changed leadership during its annual member meeting in June during InfoComm 2010. Taking over as president of the NSCA Board is Ron Pusey, president/CEO of Communications Specialists, Inc. Additionally, Ingolf de Jong, president of General Communications, Inc., has moved to the vice-president position; Ray Bailey, president of Lone Star Communications, Inc., is the new treasurer; and Kelly McCarthy, president of Genesis Integration, Inc., was named the new secretary. All have been appointed to two-year terms. more

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Bexel Dazzles PBS With Service For “A Capitol Fourth” 30th Anniversary Concert in Washington D.C.

Broadcaster Relied on Bexel for Equipment and Services at Popular 4th of July Concert in the Nation’s Capital
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, rocked this past July 4th at PBS’s 30th Anniversary of its “A Capitol Fourth” concert spectacular, which took place in and around the Washington, D.C. area. With Bexel’s help, PBS captured the celebration from 18 TV cameras stationed around the city, bringing the action in the nation’s capital to viewers at home. more

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

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

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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Video Mount Products (VMP) Launches Newly Redesigned Website

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Videomount.com Now Boasts Expanded Product Offerings with Additional Technical Specs and Descriptions, CAD Drawings, an Enhanced Mount Finder, an Accessories Section, and More

STEVENSVILLE, Md. Aug. 16, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the residential, CI, commercial, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that it has launched its newly redesigned website.

“The first step most integrators and customers take when researching a particular product is going to the company’s website,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “Since 1994, Video Mount Products has always prided itself on having the industry’s best and most comprehensive customer service. Videomount.com is a great first step in the process of helping and educating our customers about VMP and our product offerings across a wide array of markets.? more

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