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CANON HJ15 IMAGE-STABILIZATION LENS CONQUERS PIKES PEAK

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CANON’S HJ15ex8.5B PORTABLE HD ZOOM LENS WITH BUILT-IN OPTICAL IMAGE STABILIZATION STEADIES ROCKY MOUNTAIN VIDEO SHOOT

Shaken By High Winds and Vibrations Aboard a Hovering Helicopter, Videographer
Maintains Stable Images With the HJ15’s Patented Canon VAP-IS Optical Technology

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 15, 2010 – Capturing high-definition video of racing cars roaring up a twisting mountain road – as you shoot from the open door of a helicopter using a shoulder-mounted ENG camera – is a challenging production assignment. Buffeted by high winds at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet and shaken by the steady vibration of the aircraft’s engine, freelance videographer Sam Allen’s solution for capturing smooth HD video was the HJ15ex8.5B portable HD zoom lens with built-in Optical Image Stabilization from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. Allen recently shot the 2010 Pikes Peak more

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EAW® Loudspeakers Chosen for Malaysia’s The Opera Nightclub

opera night club 1 Whitinsville, MA, USA, September 14, 2010 – The owners of The Opera, a nightclub located in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, recently turned to EAW® for a complete sound system upgrade. Regional EAW distributor ProAktiv Systems supplied the EAW loudspeaker systems and Powersoft amplification, which is now installed in the main theater and VIP areas throughout The Opera. more

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EAW® KF740 Nominated for Technical Excellence & Creativity Award

kf740EAW® KF740 is recognized in the category of Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology

Whitinsville, MA, USA, September 13, 2010 – EAW®, a leader in audio system solutions, has today announced that its KF740 Line Array Module has been nominated for a 2010 Technical Excellence & Creativity Award in the category of Outstanding Technical Achievement, Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker Technology. The announcement was made by Jeffrey Cox, EAW VP. more

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ENDLESS ANALOG CLASP® NOMINATED FOR TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE & CREATIVITY AWARD

clasp — CLASP® system recognized in the category of Signal Processing Technology/Hardware —

Nashville-based Endless Analog today announces that its remarkable CLASP® system has been nominated for a 2010 Technical Excellence & Creativity Award in the category of Outstanding Technical Achievement, Signal Processing Technology/Hardware. more

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Kramer Employs Industry Veteran Consultant Pete Putman of ROAM Consulting, LLC

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce it has entered into a formal consulting arrangement with industry veteran and 2008 InfoComm Educator of the Year, Pete Putman of ROAM Consulting LLC.

Pete Putman is the president of ROAM Consulting LLC, a company that provides training, marketing communications, and product testing/development services to manufacturers, dealers, and end-users of direct-view and projection displays, display interfaces, and digital signal processing devices. His clients include Sony, Barco, Panasonic, Sanyo, Mitsubishi, Kramer, Samsung, Sharp, and Epson. more

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Northern Sound & Light Goes Green with Solar Power Install

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Northern Sound & Light (NSL), a pro audio and lighting dealer in Pennsylvania with a vibrant online presence, has invested in a new solar power system as part of a larger green strategy for the firm. NSL’s solar power system is comprised of 117 photovoltaic solar panels feeding three current inverters. The 117 panels cover nearly the entire southern facing roof of NSL’s facility. The system is literally a power plant and is estimated to produce approximately 25,170 kW annual average, enough electricity that NSL will achieve energy positive status and be able to sell electricity back to the utility. more

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Australian Election Coverage Goes Virtual at Nine Network

Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ)

In a first for Australian election coverage, the country’s Nine Network used virtual studio technology to enhance its 2010 Federal election coverage.

The in-studio Panel of Presenters at the Tally Centre in Canberra was complimented with additional reporting from a virtual environment at the network’s Sydney studios. From Sydney, Ch9’s political correspondent, Michael Usher, presented an array of live, data-driven graphics from a virtual Parliament house. more

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SystemsPlus Complies with Optional and Required Healthcare Reform Guidelines

Six-Month Grace Period Ends September 23, 2010

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, September 15, 2010 – Effective October 1, 2010, SystemsPlus™ Mutual Insurance Company (SPMIC) will adopt all Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) regulatory guidelines. Both of the SystemsPlus programs, Health Solutions and Stop Loss, will adhere to the guidelines – including optional and required changes – for health insurance carriers writing group insurance business on all plans with effective dates of October 1 and beyond. more

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129TH AES CONVENTION BROADCAST & STREAMING SESSIONS SOAR

Expanded Focus On New Loudness Initiatives, Stream Formats & Facility Design

SAN FRANCISCO: “In his 22nd consecutive turn as AES Convention Broadcast & Streaming Sessions Chair, David Bialik continues to develop significant, timely, and informative events. He sets the content bar higher and consistently exceeds his own standards,” states AES Executive Director Roger Furness. “Convention Co-Chairs Valerie Tyler, Jim McTigue and I are confident that our Broadcast and Streaming event attendees will find eminently useful information at each of these sessions,” Furness adds. more

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ADAM Audio Debuts New Artist Series Active Loudspeakers

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Atlanta, GA––Because MP3 players, smart phones, desk and laptop computers offer music throughout the home and preamps, and amplifiers are not a viable option for every room, ADAM Audio is proud to introduce the compact Artist Series active loudspeakers at CEDIA 2010.
The new Artist Series 3, 5 and 6 (Tower), Center and Sub loudspeakers offer the clear, transparent musical reproduction that ADAM Audio monitors have become known for in leading studios and production facilities around the world. Featuring the same X-ART tweeter found in its professional monitors, the Artist Series speakers also include a sophisticated woofer, electronic crossover and built-in amplifiers for each driver to brings studio-quality performance into your home or office. more

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