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NewTek TriCaster Wins Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning

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NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, has won a Tech & Learning (T&L) Award of Excellence (AOE) for TriCaster high definition (HD) portable live production system in the “New Products” category of the annual awards competition sponsored by Tech & Learning magazine.

“Now that the use of technology in schools is no longer a novelty but a reality, it’s not about the promise of what a product can do; it’s about the proof,” said Kevin Hogan, editorial director for NewBay Media’s Tech & Learning Group. “This year’s Award of Excellence products were tested by edtech experts from the New York City Department of Education and the University of Michigan, our top T&L advisors, and others. These companies can be proud that their products were selected as winners by this prestigious team of judges.”

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Broadcast Pix Delivers 100th Granite Video Production System

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced the shipment of its 100th Granite™ live video production system. The 100th unit was purchased by Cisco Systems in October, and is the company’s second Granite system.

Since it began shipping this summer, Granite has been installed in a variety of facilities in more than a dozen countries. Broadcasters include Turner, affiliates of ABC, CBS, NBC and PBS, the American Forces Network, SKY4 TV, and Israel’s Sport 5 sports cable channel. Large corporate users include SAS and 3M. A number of educational institutions have also made the move to Granite, including the University of Virginia, SUNY Fredonia, Pueblo Community College, and Kettering Fairmont High School. Additional installations include Internet entertainment news site TMZ.com, churches like Lone Star Cowboy Church in Montgomery, Texas, and sporting venues like Spokane Arena in Spokane, Wash.

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AVI-SPL Welcomes Three New Salespeople

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, is pleased to announce Mark Hothem, Chris Wilson and Sam Nord have joined the company.

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AVI-SPL recently welcomed new Sales Engineer Mark Hothem to the Detroit office where he’ll be responsible for designing and engineering AV systems integration solutions. Prior to joining the company, Hothem worked for Technology Services Corp. as an AV Systems Designer and also spent time working for Sony for several years.

Additionally, Chris Wilson joined AVI-SPL’s Chicago office as a Unified Communications Specialist. In this role, Wilson will support sales of video conferencing solutions, Telepresence, and managed service opportunities. Wilson has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry and 10 years working in video conferencing.

The Los Angeles office also recently added new Account Manager Sam Nord to its team. Nord will focus on generating sales for systems more

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X2O Media and AlhenaCom Partner to Offer Solutions in Italy

AlhenaCom to Distribute X2O’s Xpresenter(TM) Digital Signage Platform and Xpresenter Xe Series
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JM Rental and Sony PCL spearhead the upcoming 3D century with 3D LED screen technology

JM Rental and Sony PCL have already worked together on a number of landmark projects, the most prominent of which was

Sony’s Super Public Viewing

JM Rental’s 3D LED panels at the spectacular FIFA World Cup FES Super Public Viewing (SPV), held on June 19, 2010 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan

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Preparations for this groundbreaking event started a year in advance, with both companies investing huge capital sums in order to support it (JM Rental’s investment alone was US$8 Million in order to purchase more than 200 square meters of 3D LED panels (4mm pixel pitch) plus several sets of LCM-4K processors, whilst Sony PCL’s investment covered all aspects of the 3D content production) and working hard to resolve any issues, including technological teething problems. This culminated in a complete full trial run through at a public more

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