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SoundTube Appoints New Regional Sales Managers

Park City, Utah — SoundTube Entertainment has announced the appointment of Jill Levine and James McManus to regional sales management positions.

Jill Levine will manage sales in the Northeastern United States, areas that are covered by SoundTube’s rep firms Online Marketing, Online CRM, Seymour Marketing, Reflex Marketing LLC and FM Valenti Inc. Ms. Levine has been with SoundTube since 1999. She started as an office assistant and within three months was promoted to customer service. For the past several years, Ms. Levine has managed inside sales at the company. She holds a BS degree from Boston University.

James McManus transitions to SoundTube from MSE Audio Group’s residential sales team. Mr. McManus joined MSE in 2007 as inside sales manager for the SolidDrive line; he was later promoted to regional sales manager and has handled sales in six territories and 20 states. Mr. McManus has an extensive background in more

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Haivision Network Video I/ITSEC 2010 Preview

I/ITSEC 2010
Haivision Network Video
Booth 636
Nov. 29 – Dec. 2

Company Overview:
Based in Montreal and Chicago, Haivision Network Video is a private company and a world leader in delivering the most advanced and intelligent IP video networking and digital signage technology. Haivision’s products are deployed worldwide within the foremost Fortune 100 companies; in the most rigorous military and defense applications; in state-of-the-art healthcare facilities for video collaboration and training; in highly renowned educational institutions for IPTV, teaching, and signage; in the most efficient interactive broadcast applications; and within the world’s leading TelePresence suites. Haivision distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors, and OEMs worldwide.

Haivision Displays Super Low-Latency for Computer Graphics Over IP

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SHURE INTRODUCES SE210m+ SOUND ISOLATING™ HEADSET FOR APPLE PRODUCTS

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New Music + Mobile Model Offers Enhanced Functionality For iPods, iPhones, and iPads

NILES, IL, November 8, 2010 – Shure Incorporated today unveiled the new SE210m+ Sound Isolating™ Headset, an all-in-one product that combines the professional audio performance and sound isolation of the SE210 Earphones, with an integrated remote and microphone for the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod models. Joining the SE115m+ Headset and SRH240m+ Headphone, this headset is an impressive addition to the Company’s Music + Mobile line, featuring an ergonomic design and customizable ear sleeves that provide maximum isolation and an ideal fit, while High-Definition MicroDrivers deliver full range sound.

“As Apple continues to evolve its offerings, we are dedicated to enhancing our Music + Mobile product line to meet the needs of our customers who use Apple products on a consistent basis,? said Matt Engstrom, Shure’s Category Director for Listening and Monitoring Products . “Combining more

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International VoIP Carrier Adds Digital Locker Technology

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Chance Telecom to Offer Gogobeans Personal Storage and Sharing Service

PALO ALTO, CA – November 8, 2010 – Gogobeans, the creators of the most flexible way to store, organize and share digital media, today announced that Chance Telecom, an international VoIP carrier will offer its digital locker solution to its global customer base.

The new value-added offering will give Chance Telecom customers their own digital locker on the Internet, accessible from any Internet accessible device, to store, organize and share files, using the secure and intuitive Gogobeans technology. The deal, which was reached this month, will roll-out in December with a limited trial run and will extend to the complete Chance Telecom network January 14th, 2011.

“This helps our customers be more productive because they can store their information in a private, secure space in the converged more

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Kramer Introduces VP-747 In-CTRL™ Dual Scaler Seamless Switcher

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Hampton, New Jersey – Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the VP-747 In-CTRL Dual Scaler Seamless Switcher. The VP 747 is a true multi-standard video to graphics scaler and seamless switcher with eight sets of universal inputs. The universal inputs are comprised of 5 BNC connectors each, two of which can also be used as HDMI/DVI inputs on DVI connectors.

A key feature of the VP-747 is the incorporation of HQV® (Hollywood Quality Video) processing technology for the ultimate in image quality. HQV® represents the state-of-the-art in video processing technology. It offers the highest quality de-interlacing (with 3:2 and 2:2 pull down), advanced noise reduction that reduces block chroma and mosquito noise, and scaling performance for both standard and high-definition signals.

The VP-747 In-CTRL seamless switcher automatically accepts and processes all variations of NTSC, PAL and SECAM signals; and is HDCP compliant. Signals more

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WHYY Drives Up-to-the-Minute Election Results with Broadcast Pix Fluent Rapid CG

Billerica, Massachusetts – WHYY-TV, the PBS member station serving Philadelphia (DMA #4), used the new Fluent™ Rapid CG option with its Broadcast Pix Slate™ 5000 video production system last week to streamline its coverage of live election results. With Rapid CG, the station was able to automatically and seamlessly integrate the AP News Wire feed into its on-air graphics, which provided up-to-the-minute results for several significant political races in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

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John Doran, WHYY chief engineer, said the use of Fluent Rapid CG helped speed up the process of posting results while maintaining accuracy. Because WHYY personnel did not have to manually input the information from the feed into the CG, the station was able to avoid typing errors and other delays.

“With Rapid CG, we were able to efficiently handle the AP News Wire feed and more

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Wowza Picked as Exclusive Media Server by Streaming Media Services CDN

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Vertically Integrated Dutch Service Provider Leverages Wowza Media Server 2 for its Global Any-Screen Network

EVERGREEN, Colo. — Nov. 8, 2010 — Wowza Media Systems(R), the unified media server company, today announced that vertically integrated Dutch content delivery network (CDN) Streaming Media Services has fully deployed Wowza Media Server(R) 2 as its exclusive media server on its global network. Enabled by Wowza Media Server 2, Streaming Media Services’ customers can deliver high volumes of content reliably to any screen, such as the desktop, mobile, and the living room TV, including all popular media platforms like Flash(R), Silverlight(R), Apple(R) iPhone(R)/iPad(TM)/ iPod(R) touch, Android(TM) devices, set-top boxes, and more. more

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VMP’s CEDIA Raffle Winners Each Receive an 8 GB Apple iPod touch

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Keith McMichael, owner of Chester, Va.-based McMichael & McMichael Investigation & Security, LLC. (MMIS), and Jim Vaughan, owner of Cape Coral, Fla.-based Hy-Tek Satellite, both won an 8 GB Apple iPod touch from VMP during the recent CEDIA Expo.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Nov. 8, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, security, residential, CI, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that it’s two CEDIA raffle winners have each received an 8 GB Apple iPod touch.

Keith McMichael, owner of Chester, Va.-based McMichael & McMichael Investigation & Security, LLC. (MMIS), and Jim Vaughan, owner of Cape Coral, Fla.-based Hy-Tek Satellite, each dropped off a business card for the raffle at the VMP booth during the recent CEDIA Expo and were then chosen at random following the more

Digital Rapids’ Encoding, Transcoding and Streaming Solutions Win Unprecedented Four Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

Digital Rapids LogoNovember 8, 2010 — Markham, Ontario: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences — announced today that four of the company’s market-leading encoding, transcoding and streaming solutions have been honored with 2010 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards as the top products in their categories. The awards were presented at a special reception during the Streaming Media West conference and exhibition in Los Angeles. Digital Rapids’ success marks the first time that any company has won four Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards in the same year.

Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award Winner 2010Digital Rapids’ StreamZHD live and on-demand encoding system was voted as the best high definition (HD) hardware encoder. The standard-definition StreamZ encoding system, powered by the DRC-Stream hardware, was honored as the best SD hardware encoder. The Digital Rapids Transcode Manager enterprise-class, automated transcoding software won in the ‘Encoding Software over $1000′ category, while TouchStream was recognized as the top portable live encoding appliance. more

FOR-A HVS-300HS SWITCHER MULTITASKS AT MVT PRODUCTIONS CORPORATE EVENTS

CYPRESS, CA – MVT Productions, based in Orange County, Calif., was pleasantly surprised to realize that the FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD portable digital video switcher they purchased early in 2010 is twice the switcher they originally thought. At a recent corporate function held at the Anaheim Marriott, MVT produced a live HD-SDI feed for I-MAG (image magnification) while simultaneously sending a separate signal to a hard drive for recording.

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“While working on an annual summit event for a corporate client, we discovered that we have a dual output feature on the HVS-300HS switcher – it splits the content to two locations,? said George Ayrouth, owner of MVT. “What is headed for the record side of the switcher is not necessarily going on the big screen at the live event. It saved us a lot of time, and it saved us from having more

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