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AVIOM ADDS FLOOR POCKET AND STAGE BOX TO ALLFRAME MULTI-MODULAR I/O SYSTEM AT WFX 2010

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ATLANTA — Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, announces the addition of the FK6 and SK6 mounting accessories to the new AllFrame Multi-Modular I/O System at WFX 2010 (Booth 1220). more

UPS’s Digital Asset Management System, Powered by ViewCast, Wins Createasphere’s Inaugural DAMMY Award for Best Storage, Archive and/or Preservation Solution

PLANO, Texas — November 1, 2010 — ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST), a developer of industry-leading solutions for the transformation, management and delivery of digital media over enterprise, broadband, and mobile networks, today announced that UPS’s Communications Digital Asset Management (DAM) system, powered by ViewCast Media Platform (VMp™) Digital Asset Management software, was the recent recipient of a 2010 DAMMY Award in the category of Best Storage, Archive and/or Preservation Solution. Winners of the inaugural event were announced at Createasphere on September 24, 2010.

“This DAMMY Award is well-deserved recognition of a truly innovative storage, archive and media management solution,? said Suzan Sherburn, Director of Brand Management for UPS. “By combining the ViewCast Media Platform with the UPS DAM team’s commitment to preservation and access, we’ve created a highly customized DAM system that improves global communications and ensures consistency of the UPS brand, while preserving our assets and enabling more

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Parkway Christian Church Adds New Auditorium with High Definition Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-18 Cameras

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (November 3, 2010) – Challenge yourself to live your life to the fullest. This is the message of Parkway Christian Church in Surprise, Ariz. When Parkway Pastor, Trent Renner, decided he needed a better way to broadcast this message he looked to Audio Analysts in Colorado Springs, Colo. Vaddio’s high definition ClearVIEW HD-18 pan/tilt/zoom cameras now simulcast all messages from the new 50,000 square foot auditorium to additional buildings across campus.

“We were averaging 1600 to 1800 in attendance on a weekend in a 10,000 square foot building,? explains Parkway AV Coordinator, Tyler Ingram. “Now that we are at 50,000 square feet total we added newer technology to go along with the building upgrade. It made no sense to upgrade technology and put in 4:3 SD, so we went high def to create a better video experience.?

Four Vaddio ClearVIEW HD-18 cameras are being used more

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Discover Video and West Hartford TV Stream Election Coverage Live on Local TV

WALLINGFORD, CT – November 03, 2010 – Discover Video, LLC (www.discovervideo.com), a leader in video streaming and conferencing products and solutions, today announced that West Hartford Community Television (WHC-TV) streamed election night coverage from Democratic and Republican headquarters using Discover Video’s new mobile broadcasting system. The system provided DVD quality video and audio which was telecast live on the WHC-TV Channels 5 as well as the WHC-TV website.

“The Discover Video mobile broadcasting system allowed us to cover both political parties simultaneously? said Jennifer Evans, Executive Director, West Hartford Community TV. “In the past we taped the activities at both party headquarters,drove the tapes back and had volunteers running in at the last minute with interviews. Often, we were editing interviews past 1a.m. for telecast the next morning. Discover Video’s system gave us the ability to broadcast the party speeches and celebrations LIVE on TV and the Internet. This more

Informa plc to Use Viz App Framework to Bring its Leading Publications to Smart Phones and Tablets

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

Vizrt Ltd., a leading provider of content production tools for the digital media industry, today announced an agreement with Informa plc, a UK based publishing company with over 2,500 subscription-based information services in their portfolio, including academic journals, real-time news and structured databases of commercial intelligence. Informa plc will use Vizrt’s new Viz App Framework to publish its leading magazines to portable devices such as iPads and Android smart phones.

Vizrt creates tools for digital media publishing, allowing media houses to publish to multiple platforms using one dedicated content management system. The Viz App Framework is the latest addition to Vizrt’s online and mobile portfolio. It integrates seamlessly with existing Vizrt content management system installations, with Escenic Content Engine as the core application, and allows customers to build native iOS and Android apps that provide a native visual experience for more

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Auralex Continues Green Initiatives with Launch of New Sustain Bamboo Sound Diffusor Series at AES 2010

First Line of Acoustical Products Made from 100% Eco-Friendly Bamboo

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, continues its long history of green innovation by pioneering the first line of acoustical products made from 100% Eco-Friendly bamboo, the Sustain Bamboo Sound Diffusor Series at AES 2010 (Booth 729). The new line, which consists of the WavePrism, WaveLens, QuadraTec, Peak Pyramid Diffusor and KeyPacs, retains the longevity and acoustical qualities Auralex is known for with green and acoustical properties of natural bamboo. more

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SHURE AND NHCA TO OFFER FREE HEARING SCREENINGS AT AES

NILES, IL, November 2, 2010 — For the second straight year, Shure Incorporated and the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) have partnered to provide free hearing screenings to attendees at the 129th AES Convention in San Francisco from November 4-7.

“Shure has long been a supporter of hearing conservation as a corporate cause,? said Sandy LaMantia, President and CEO of Shure. “We are grateful for the NCHA’s shared enthusiasm and appreciate their efforts to help provide this service to the attendees at this year’s AES convention.?

The free screenings will be available during show hours in Booth 1709 at the AES Convention in the Moscone Convention Center. An audiologist will be available to speak with test participants about their hearing screening results and offer additional hearing health information and educational materials.

“This continued partnership between Shure, NHCA, and the AES Technical Committee on Hearing and Hearing Loss more

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LDI 2010 Names MDG’s theONE Best Debuting Special Effects Product

MDG’s Martin Michaud

MDG’s Martin Michaud

MDG’s theONE, a fully-digital, dual-mode fog/haze atmospheric generator, was named Best Debuting Product in the Special Effects Category by LDI 2010. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive US distributor for MDG products.

The LDI 2010 convention, held October 22-24 in Las Vegas, presented awards to the best debuting products launched at the show and available for the first time on the show floor. Winners were selected, with an eye toward the latest in technology, by a panel of industry experts working with the editors of Live Design magazine.

“We’re proud of this latest accolade for MDG and its revolutionary new theONE that facilitates fog and haze generation for many productions,” says Ben Saltzman, Executive VP and COO of A.C.T Lighting. “It’s always an honor to make the final cut for the more

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AVI-SPL to Exhibit at Florida Association for Media in Education Conference

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AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, will exhibit at the Florida Association for Media in Education (FAME) Annual Conference Nov. 3-5 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Fla.

Exhibiting in booth 509 and 511, AVI-SPL will spotlight the newest products from SMART Technologies and Variquest. AVI-SPL’s certified trainers will be demonstrating a variety of products for educators including: a SMART Board, SMART Table, SMART Response, SMART Document Camera and SMART Slate; Epson PowerLite 460 short-throw projector; Vivitek 3-D projection and the Copernicus iRover.

Now in its 38th year, the FAME Annual Conference draws library media specialists and educators from across Florida. “The FAME conference has been around for many years and continues to grow,? said Bob Mallory, vice president, AVI-SPL. “We always make great connections at the event and are looking forward to exhibiting again this year.?

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Electrosonic Installs Interactive Planar Clarity Video Wall at the Guinness World Records Museum in Hollywood

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Guinness Museum

Hollywood Boulevard has always been a magnet for tourists who converge on the avenue to view its iconic sights, and now they have a new attraction to engage their attention. The Guinness World Records Museum’s interactive Planar video wall, provided and installed by Electrosonic, uses gesture-based technology to capture the movements of passers-by and animate unique custom characters in 3D space.

Los Angeles-based Electroland, which creates objects, interactive experiences and large-scale public art projects, tapped Electrosonic for the project at one of Hollywood’s highest profile locations.

Planar’s Clarity high-resolution, LED-illuminated, rear-projection video wall delivers optimized color performance, exact image control, long life and minimal maintenance. Electrosonic configured a 3×4 video wall with the ultra-slim Planar displays separated by very narrow mullions. The video wall is located on the highly-trafficked sidewalk, tucked more

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