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Oxygen DCT Introduces The Ultimate ‘Glue’ For Any Broadcast Facility

Algolith One Card

A unique, reconfigurable card that gives broadcasters and post production houses a cost effective route to embrace HD technology will make its European debut at IBC 2010.

The Algolith One Card, available in the UK and Europe through Oxygen DCT, is a multipurpose, reprogrammable SD/HD module that offers 17 different signal processing, conversion and monitoring functions – all for one fixed price of £3,980. This typically gives a 30% to 60% benefit in cost reduction over using traditional fixed function cards. more

Barix and Railtec Systems Partner for Audio Over IP Railway Installation in Switzerland

Barix Annuncicom 155

Barix announces the first installation of its new Annuncicom 155 device. Railtec Systems is integrating a new passenger information system on railcars and carriages for MOB Railways, with the Annuncicom 155 providing networked, two-way communications over IP.

Montreux-Oberland-Bernois (MOB) Railways (MOB Railways) invests in a modern passenger information system based on the new Barix Annuncicom 155 device

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, September 8, 2010Barix AG, a pioneer in IP-based audio transmission, intercom, control and monitoring, announces that Montreux-Oberland-Bernois Railways in Switzerland will become the first customer of the new Barix Annuncicom 155, a networked Audio over IP device specially designed for harsh everyday operation on railways, buses and ships. Barix partner Railtec Systems GmbH will exhibit a new panorama carriage with the device on the open-air grounds at the Innotrans show in Berlin, Germany (Stand FGSUED/FC/10), taking place September 21-24 at the Messe Berlin Exhibition Centre. more

AVI-SPL Launches Caméléon TelePresence

Caméléon TelePresence

Multifunction Turnkey Solution providing Immersive TelePresence, Video / Audio Meeting and Local Presentation capabilities

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced the launch of Caméléon, a first-of-its-kind multifunction TelePresence solution designed to adapt to a customer’s environment while providing the highest quality meeting experience. This unique solution combines state-of-the-art technology from leading audio and video manufacturers with AVI-SPL’s experience in providing custom meeting rooms, to create a high-quality immersive multipurpose environment at a price-point affordable for organizations of any size. more

A.C.T Lighting Sells First LiteWare RGB Uplighter HO Fixtures in the US

LiteWare HO

LiteWare HO

McCune Audio/Video/Lighting, a full-service technical event production company based in San Francisco, is the first American company to acquire the new HO (High Output) version of the GDS LiteWare RGB LED Uplighter. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of LiteWare products in North America. more

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GefenTV Auto Volume Stabilizer Makes Volume Levels Consistent Using Dolby Volume Technology

CHATSWORTH, CA – Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced that its GefenTV Auto Volume Stabilizer is now shipping. This device solves one of the most common complaints heard from consumers when watching television: a noticeable rise in volume levels during commercials. This solution eliminates that problem, keeping the volume the same throughout TV programs and commercials. It will also level the volume on different CDs and audio mixes. Everything is heard at a consistent level, improving the listening experience. more

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Certified in Gefen’s Digital Signage Solutions, AVAD Supports All Aspects of Digital Signage, From Hardware Through to Content Development

CHATSWORTH, CA – Connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced that AVAD is a master distributor for Gefen’s digital signage solutions. Successful completion of an intensive two-day training at Gefen’s LA-based headquarters provided AVAD with its master distributor status. more

MICHAEL WAGENER’S NEW WIREWORLD STUDIOS GETS OUTFITTED WITH THE HELP OF GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL

michael wagener German-born producer, engineer and mixer Michael Wagener has been a part of legendary hard rock and heavy metal albums from such bands as Dokken, Metallica, Skid Row, Mötley Crüe, Extreme and more, and he is also known as a co-founder and early guitarist for the well-known German band Accept. Operating his own studios since 1979, Wagener recently opened his new WireWorld Studios in Nashville, with gear supplied by Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users. Chad Evans, Nashville-based GC Pro Account Manager, was on-hand throughout the studio development process, recommending gear and helping with setup. more

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CLASP® GIVES PRODUCER DAVE BRAINARD AND ENGINEER BRIAN KOLB GREAT SOUND AT ANY SPEED

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— Coming off their first number-one album and single for country artist Jerrod Niemann, Brainard and Kolb are applying CLASP®’s unique true analog front end recording solution to tracks for up-and-coming artist Ray Scott’s next record—

The remarkable CLASP® (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor) system from Nashville-based Endless Analog, has reinvented analog tape recording for the digital age, and it has opened up other production techniques never before possible: namely, processing digitally-recorded audio to analog tape and back to the DAW, using variable tape speeds within the same session. Analog tape remains the gold standard for sonic quality of music recording, but tape’s linear nature had always meant that it could run at only one of several standard speeds on any one set of tracks – 7.5, 15 or 30 inches per second (ips). more

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KINGSTON AUDIO SERVICES RELIES ON POWERSOFT FOR TELLURIDE BLUEGRASS AND NEW ORLEANS JAZZ FESTIVALS

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Difficult conditions + Powersoft = no problem

New Orleans, LA, August 2010 – Powersoft amplifiers, the most efficient, green-designed amplifiers in the industry, were used by Kingston Audio Services to drive the sound at the recent 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, presented by Shell, and the 37th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Powersoft amplifiers provided the clear, clean sound necessary to inspire audiences listening to artists ranging from Jeff Beck, Elvis Costello, José Feliciano and Irma Thomas for Jazz Fest to Lyle Lovett, Alison Krauss & Union Station, and Brandi Carlile for the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. more

AVAD Adds Kramer Electronics and Soundcraft to Pro AV Lineup

AVAD LLC, one of North America’s leading distributors of custom electronics, has further expanded its assortment of commercial AV products with new distribution partnerships with Kramer Electronics and Soundcraft.

“The addition of Kramer Electronics and Soundcraft gives AVAD dealers and even greater selection of products for a myriad of commercial AV applications,” said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager of AVAD. “Kramer’s impressive signal processing products are regarded worldwide as some of the best in the industry while Soundcraft will enable our dealers to specify and install the leading digital mixing products in applications such as recording studios, bars and clubs.” more

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