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AVI-SPL Welcomes New Salespeople

TAMPA, Fla. Oct. 29, 2010 – AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, is pleased to welcome Jessica Abrante and Lee Townsend to the sales team.

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Jessica Abrante recently joined AVI-SPL’s Orlando office as a Sales Engineer where she’ll concentrate on the corporate and higher education markets. Originally from Venezuela, she brings three years of AV industry experience as an Account Executive for Xerox Audiovisual Solutions. Additionally, Abrante is CTS certified in addition to having a B.A. in Broadcasting and a M.A. in Electronic Media Management from Central Michigan University.

AVI-SPL’s Washington, DC office welcomes new Sales Bid Estimator Lee Townsend to the company. In this role, Townsend provides estimates for design/build and bid opportunities, as well as sales engineering support for the staff at the Lanham, MD office. Prior to joining AVI-SPL, Townsend worked as more

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L-ACOUSTICS Accepts Parnelli Award for K1

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Flagship line source array system takes top prize this year in category of “Indispensable Technology – Audio”

LAS VEGAS — L-ACOUSTICS proudly announces that its K1 stadium line array system was recognized with the award for “Indispensable Technology – Audio” at the 10th annual Parnelli Awards ceremony held at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on October 22nd.

Each year since 1991 this prestigious dinner event and awards ceremony has shined the spotlight those individuals and companies that have made significant contributions or advancements to the live event production industry. Potential winners are nominated and voted on by a jury of professional sound and lighting peers, and achieving an award in a given category is considered a prized honor. more

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NEW SSL ‘NUCLEUS’ OFFERS ELEGANT CONTROLLER/AUDIO HUB FOR PRO PROJECT STUDIOS AT AES 2010

New ‘Nucleus’ Controller from SSL Combines Advanced DAW Control, with a Versatile USB Audio Interface, SSL Mic Pre’s, SuperAnalogue™ Monitoring and Duende Plug-ins

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of professional analogue and digital consoles, is proud to present Nucleus, a unique, high-quality DAW Controller and SuperAnalogue™ Audio Hub for professional project studios at AES 2010 (Booth 902). Nucleus is the perfect blend of workstation control and superb audio performance.

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AES Convention-goers Make Plans to Meet Acoustical Designer Lawrence Swist

Lawrence Swist, principle of Lawrence P. Swist Designs, a full-service acoustical design and consulting firm specializing in environmental solutions for recording studios, production suites and postproduction facilities, will be meeting attendees at the AES convention in San Francisco, November 5-7.

Swist will be sharing The Recording Studio Insurance Program booth (#1326) on the floor of the annual Audio Engineering Society convention at Moscone Center. Convention-goers will want to be sure to drop by to explore the state of the art with him and review recent projects he has completed for the Conservatory of Music at the State University of New York (SUNY), Purchase; the United States Military Academy at West Point; and New York City’s Quad Recording Studios.

Swist’s designs have gained wide recognition within the industry as innovative, aesthetically pleasing and highly ergonomic in function. Swist is also well known as a lecturer, master class more

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Final Call to Register for Almo Professional A/V’s E4 Tour in D.C.; New Tour Stop Added in NYC

Final Call to Register for Almo Professional A/V’s
E4 Tour in D.C.; New Tour Stop Added in New York City

Philadelphia, PA — October 28, 2010 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, in partnership with InfoComm International, today announced the final call to register for the next stop on its E4 AV Tour, which will take place in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 10. Due to popular demand, Almo Pro A/V has also added New York City to the tour schedule with a stop on Dec. 15. Both of the E4 events are free of charge to attendees and include an all-star line-up of training sessions, along with more than 25 manufacturers showcasing the latest audiovisual products and services.

“Our E4 program debuted in New York City last December and was attended by hundreds of local-area partners, many of whom have been asking more

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Prism Projection’s RevEAL Color Wash Luminaires Light Up NBC Access Hollywood Live Emmy Awards Red Carpet Show

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RevEAL at the Emmy Awards

Prism Projection’s RevEAL Color Wash instruments made their red-carpet debut on “The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Red Carpet Special” on NBC. A team from “Access Hollywood” produced the live program, which showcased Emmy nominees and guests as they arrived at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

“For some time we’ve been interested in moving toward energy-efficient LED technology for daylight/exterior red carpet-type applications, but the consensus has always been that LEDs just don’t have enough ‘punch,’” says Steve Holt, production manager with “Access Hollywood.”

After seeing some “promising advancements” in LEDs at NAB 2010, Holt and his team researched the subject and field-tested fixtures from several manufacturers. “We wanted to know definitively if we could light a red carpet platform for a live network show more

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