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APT ANNOUNCES NEW SEMINARS ON ELECTRICITY, POWER DISTRO AND CONTROLS

The Academy of Production Technology has announced two new seminars for training in electricity, power distribution, and control systems. The classes are provided for every aspect of the entertainment industry including non-electricians and non-technicians as well as experienced electricians and technicians in lighting, video, and audio. more

Barix Introduces IP Intercom and Announcement Device for Public Transportation Industry

Barix Annuncicom 155

The Annuncicom 155 is the first Barix device designed specifically for installation on moving trains, carriages and rail cars, for the purpose of on-board intercom and public address.

New Annuncicom 155 device allows for on-vehicle configuration of reliable communication systems based on existing LAN/WAN infrastructures
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, August 24, 2010 — Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio transmission, intercom, control and monitoring systems, introduces the Annuncicom 155 IP intercom and announcement device developed foremost for use on trains and in rail stations and tunnels. more

AVI-SPL President Stephenie Scanlon Announces Retirement

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Stephenie Scanlon, AVI-SPL President

Scanlon has been an integral part of AVI-SPL for 24 years

AVI-SPL, leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced the retirement of AV industry pioneer and AVI-SPL President Stephenie Scanlon. After her retirement in September, Scanlon plans to remain with the company as a consultant for special projects and initiatives.

“Stephenie and I have worked closely to develop strategies that allowed for our great success at AVI and now AVI-SPL,? said Marty Schaffel, executive chairman, AVI-SPL. “We would never have accomplished a fraction of what we have done without Stephenie’s skills,? Schaffel added. “While Stephenie will remain active with this company in the years ahead, her daily presence will be sorely missed. I will personally miss her great work ethic, passion for greatness and perfection, and dedication for more

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Alabama’s Asbury United Methodist Church Looks to Sennheiser to Help Keep the Message of the Gospel Loud and Clear

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OLD LYME, Conn. – August 23, 2010 – Located in a suburb of Huntsville, AL, Asbury United Methodist Church is situated amongst a rapidly growing community comprised predominantly of aerospace and defense contractors. The church, which ranks as one of the 25 largest United Methodist Churches in the nation, not only faces the challenges of accommodating a growing congregation, but is also faced with a relatively crowded wireless frequency spectrum, given the high-tech environment in which it is situated. Audio specialist Sennheiser helped facilitate expansion of Asbury’s wireless infrastructure, while ensuring crisp and reliable communications throughout its entire campus. more

PESA to Unveil New Switching Solutions at IBC 2010

Huntsville, Alabama – 23 August 2010 – PESA, a major provider of professional audio and video equipment for signal distribution and routing switcher solutions will exhibit at IBC, stand 3.C30, September 10-14, RAI, Amsterdam. As a pioneer in Hybrid Fiber/Coax Routing Switchers, PESA will present the latest features of our Cheetah (64X64 up to 1024X1024), Cougar (32X32) and Ocelot (16X16) series of crosspoint routers supporting multi-format high definition video for ASI, SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-SDI applications. In addition, PESA will unveil the new Jaguar 64X64 series for multi-rate high definition formats and the PESA PRO line of switchers for DVI and HDMI signals. more

Guifx Releases New Weather Icons

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Sleek Icon Set Brings Elegance to Weather Forecasting Applications With Realistic Graphics for Any Weather Condition

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Aug. 23, 2010 — Guifx, an interface design studio specializing in touchscreen interfaces for home automation and embedded systems, today announced the availability of its new weather icons. Designed by Guifx’s world-class artists, the set of 32 realistic icons adds a touch of elegance to any weather forecasting application, and can be mixed and matched to represent any weather condition. more

Compix Boosts Branding Capabilities With Release of Enhanced NewsScroll 4.0 Software

Enhanced Features Allow Broadcasters to Add Sophistication to Production and Monetize On-Screen Space More Effectively

IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 23, 2010 — Compix, a leading developer of professional character generators (CGs), today announced that it has enhanced its NewsScroll 4.0 software to offer more powerful channel branding features, as well as to enable the affordable creation of interactive, informational headline feeds. With added tools for creating graphics such as personalized lower-thirds, broadcasters can now easily monetize the on-screen space and increase viewer loyalty. more

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ANTON/BAUER LAUNCHES NEW POWER SOLUTIONS FOR CANON EOS 5D MARK II AND EOS 7D DIGITAL SLR CAMERAS AT WEVA 2010

anton-bauer-redrock-weva-2010.jpgThe Gold Mount and ElipZ Solutions Meet Growing Demands of DSLR Cinematography

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, will introduce new Gold Mount and ElipZ power solutions for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 7D Digital SLR cameras at Wedding & Event Video Expo (WEVA) 2010 (Booth 400). Anton/Bauer will also feature the DIONIC HCX high current battery. more

X2O Media Signs Distribution Agreement With Graphics Distribution Inc.

GDI to Distribute X2O’s Xpresenter(TM) Xe Series of Digital Signage Systems in the United States

MONTREAL — Aug. 23, 2010 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, today announced that the company has signed a distribution agreement with Graphics Distribution Inc. (GDI). Under the agreement, GDI will provide distribution and sales support functions for X2O’s Xpresenter(TM) Xe Series of stand-alone digital signage systems in the United States. more

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Tripp Lite introduces new all-in-one Serial over Cat5 Extender Kit

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New Serial over Cat5 Extender Accesses Remote RS-232 Devices Up to 1,000 Meters in Distance
Chicago, IL (August 23, 2010)–Tripp Lite has introduced a new Serial over Cat5 Extender Kit (model B165-101) that provides remote access to any RS-232 protocol device. The B165-101 is a cost-effective solution for PC-to-PC file transfer, touch screen displays and other applications that utilize serial communications. It is compatible with all RS-232 protocols. more

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