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AVIOM PRO64 SYSTEM KEPT THE MUSIC SPINNING FOR THE ON-STAGE PRODUCTION OF “BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY MUSICAL”

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Presented at Colosseum Theatre in Germany

Aviom’s Pro64® audio networking gear provided the audio connectivity for the live production of “BUDDY- The Buddy Holly Musical,” which ran for a limited time at Colosseum Theatre in Essen, Germany. The production, which told the life story of rock and roll legend Buddy Holly, utilized a revolving stage, designed to look like a record player, for the band and singers. The unique design of the turntable-inspired stage complicated the audio system design by requiring that all audio signals be fed through the center of the stage via a single Cat-5 cable. The Aviom Pro64 network not only solved the cabling problem, but also simplified the design and provided the versatility and professional-grade audio quality required for the show. more

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EAW® DX1208 Joins Crestron Integrated Partner Program (IPP)

dx1208 Contractors and system integrators can now control EAW®’s DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer with Crestron control products

EAW® is pleased to announce that its DX1208 DSP Matrix Mixer now features full integration with Crestron Electronics control products, through a dedicated DX1208 module developed as part of Crestron’s Integrated Partner Program (IPP). This compatibility allows contractors and system integrators to install the DX1208 to operate seamlessly with other hardware in an open-platform Crestron systems environment. Such a system may consist of audio/video, security, HVAC, lighting and other controlled devices that may be incorporated into commercial configurations. This solves a number of problems for the contractor, as integration of disparate units is often a frustrating obstacle when setting up a new system. more

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TREVOR “TREVBEATS? LAWRENCE JR. LOOKS TO GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL TO HELP HIM BUILD HIS DREAM STUDIO

trev beats — When this acclaimed drummer, and heir to a rich musical legacy, wanted to build his own definitive recording palace, he turned to GC Pro —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, August 19, 2010 — Trevor “TrevBeats? Lawrence Jr. has drummed with the brightest talents in the R&B universe. Both on tour and in the studio, he has worked with Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, Dizzy Gillespie, Ashanti, Jennifer Lopez, Taj Mahal, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Macy Gray, The Temptations and more. Trevor knows music and he knows recording gear – his father, Trevor Lawrence Sr., is regarded as one of music’s most renowned songwriters, tenor saxophone players and horn arrangers, having played with artists as diverse as Marvin Gaye, Lynyrd Skynyrd, B.B. King and Ringo Starr, and having co-written such hits as the Pointer Sisters’ “I’m So Excited.? more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL HELPS KEEP THE HIP-HOP SCENE HOT IN MINNEAPOLIS

andrew thomas — Producer Andrew Thomas contributes to a renaissance of the Twin Cities’ amazing R&B legacy and now has a SSL AWS 900+ SE console from GC Pro to help that along —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, August 18, 2010 — When it comes to the history of R&B and Urban music, Minneapolis has quite the pedigree, as the home to legends like Prince, Morris Day & The Time and Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. Today, breakout producer and composer Andrew Thomas still sees plenty of possibilities in Minneapolis’ hip-hop scene, and he’s upgraded his personal studio as he works on making the scene come alive there once more. more

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EAW® Loudspeakers Chosen for New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Locations in Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina

Church continues successful relationship with EAW® and lauds the speakers’ performance

Atlanta-based New Birth Missionary Baptist Church recently renovated its $50 million, 7,500-seat sanctuary and opened a sister church in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Design team chose EAW® loudspeakers to fulfill the demand for state-of-the-art sound systems. Chief Engineer Mitch Donner and Production Manager Melvin Wood led the church’s own production team in the design and installation of the entire system with the assistance from Roy Drukenmiller of Rock “N? Road and EAW Southeastern Representative, Quest Marketing’s’ Jim Greene. more

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Minicom Digital Signage is Launching DS Vision™ Digital

Minicom Digital Signage Distribution System

Next Generation Solution for Media Distribution, Remote Display Management with Proof-Of-Performance

Zurich, Switzerland (August 23rd, 2010)Minicom Digital Signage, leading manufacturer of advanced multimedia platforms and media distribution solutions for the Digital Signage industry, is launching its new solution platform which allows advanced media distribution, as well as network based control and monitoring capabilities of multiple remote displays – DS Vision™ Digital. DS Vision™ Digital is a powerful solution that distributes real-time digital non-compressed full HD content to multiple terminals and enables remote management with Proof–of-Performance technology. more

Kowa Optimed, Inc.: Releases New ‘Day & Night’ Lenses

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NEW VARIFOCAL LENSES DESIGNED FOR HIGH END SURVEILLANCE
Kowa Introduces New Day & Night Lenses for Ultra High Resolution Applications

Los Angeles, CA — Kowa announces a new series of Day & Night lenses with advanced optical innovations designed to set the standard in varifocal CCTV lenses. These lenses are ideal for highway surveillance to read vehicle license plates traveling at a high rate of speed or for other security related applications. “By using high grade XD (eXtra low Dispersion) glass, our lenses provide crisp color images in the daylight and high definition black and white images at night without the need for refocusing,? says Andrew Kam, Sales Consultant of Kowa Optimed, Inc. “The LMVZ9020-IR and LMVZ3510-IR lenses provide multi-megapixel resolution, reduce chromatic aberration, and minimize distortion.? more

NEP Color Corrects With Cobalt Digital

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MANUFACTURER’S 9901-UDX PROVIDES COLOR CORRECTION, FRAME SYNCHRONIZATION, AND UP/DOWN/CROSS CONVERSION FROM ONE UNIT

(Urbana, IL, August 19, 2010) – Cobalt Digital (www.CobaltDigital.com), designer and manufacturer of award-winning 3G/HD/SD conversion gear for the broadcast television environment, has supplied color corrector panels to NEP Broadcasting to complement the new Fusion3G™ 9901-UDX converter unit. NEP, the leading international provider of mobile tele-production services, is using the fully-featured package for up/down/cross conversion, frame synchronization, and color correction on its two new state-of-the-art 3D trucks – SS31 and SS32 – for production of live 3D sports and entertainment events. more

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FOR-A: IBC 2010 PRESS PREVIEW

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Stand 2.A51 RAI Amsterdam 10-14 September

Chessington, UK, August 19, 2010 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, is introducing new products that offer practical solutions for today’s video professionals. These range from archiving file-based video to vision mixers and assistance for live 3D acquisition. At the show FOR-A is once again partnering with Brainstorm to present the latest developments in the award-winning VRCAM sensor-less virtual studio. more

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Prism Projection RevEAL Selected for Cruce Stark Auditorium and New Black Box Theater at Grayson County College in Texas

Prism Projection RevEAL

Prism Projection RevEAL

Grayson County College’s Art and Communications Center in Denison, Texas has purchased 10 Prism Projection RevEAL Color Wash (RevEAL CW) fixtures for the newly-renovated, 1,000-seat Cruce Stark Auditorium and the new, more intimate 50×50-foot Black Box Theater. The latter space features a fully-flexible seating system by Staging Concepts that can accommodate up to 150 people depending on the configuration. The Cruce Stark Auditorium and Black Box Theater are used as classrooms and for theater and music performances; they are also available for community events and outside rentals. more

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