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Atlona Technologies 2011 International CES Preview

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2011 International CES
Jan. 6-9 – Las Vegas
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BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY OUTFITS NEW HD PRODUCTION FACILITY WITH 12 NEW FUJIFILM LENSES

WAYNE, N.J. – Starting this December, Brigham Young University’s BYU Television and KBYU Eleven will switch to an HDTV broadcast format at its new 100,000 square-foot media production and distribution facility, using an array of new FUJIFILM Optical Devices lenses on Sony HDC1400R cameras. Lenses purchased for the new HD studio include: one Fujinon XA88x8ESMDSS telephoto field lens, three XA72x9.3ESM DIGIDSS telephoto HD lenses, two HA27x6.5BESM studio lenses, two ZA12x4.5BERM wide angle ENG/EFP lenses, two ZA17x7.6BERM ENG-style HD lenses, and two HA26x6.7BESM HD studio lenses.

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“We purchased the wide angle lenses to support jib camera shots for sports, concerts and other theatrical events,? said Brandon Smith, Chief Technology Officer, BYU Broadcasting. “This has improved the quality of production on those events dramatically. The versatility of the servo zoom system is particularly useful to us, since we produce a wide variety of more

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High Resolution Systems’ UDC-400 Proves Itself at Nu Skin North American Convention

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High Resolution Systems’ UDC-400 Universal Device Controller proved to be an invaluable tool for Jason Spencer who directed the recent North American regional convention for Nu Skin Enterprises at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. A software-based control platform that allows simple to setup, cost-effective control of devices using IP (TCP/UDP) or serial (232/422/485) protocols, the UDC-400 enabled Spencer to control the output of the router from the Front of House so he could view the different sources and two preview/program feeds on his monitor.

Nu Skin Enterprises is a direct-selling company that markets premium-quality personal care products under the Nu Skin brand, science-based nutritional supplements under the Pharmanex brand and technology-based products and services under the Big Planet brand. The company’s North American regional convention was held October 6-9 with more

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AG Lighting & Sound Boosts its Clay Paky Inventory with Alpha Spots

AG Lighting & Sound, Inc., the theatrical rental service based in Ronkonkoma, New York, has acquired an additional complement of powerful, full-featured Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1500s from A.C.T Lighting to supplement its large inventory of Alpha Beam 1500s. A.C.T Lighting is the distributor of Clay Paky fixtures in North America.

“I did a lot of shoot outs with the Alpha Spots a year ago and loved them,” recalls AG Lighting president Andrew Gumper. “And when I learned that A.C.T had become a distributor of Clay Paky, going ahead with the deal was a no-brainer. Now our Alpha Spots are working well with our full stock of Alpha Beams.”

A 1500-watt moving head, the Alpha Spot is the most impressive graphic effects spotlight available with an incredible array of color and imagery devices, including 20 gobos on three wheels, an animation disc, rotating prism and the exclusive more

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VoIPEX to Offer Gogobeans Digital Locker to Business and Residential Users

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Innovative Service Providers are Adding File Sharing and Storage

PALO ALTO, CA – November 18, 2010 – Gogobeans, the creators of the most flexible way to store, organize and share digital media, has today rolled out their digital locker technology to business and residential users of VoIPEX. VoIPEX customers can now own their own digital locker on the Internet, accessible from any Internet device, to store, organize and share files, using the secure and intuitive Gogobeans technology.

“Our customers are the big winner here. They have come to expect strong voice and data services, but this really pushes the envelope on what can be done with your voice and data files,? explains Robert Muir, VoIPEX Managing Director. “We now can provide them with an easy, secure and flexible way to share voicemail, voice recordings, digital photographs, video, company collateral, more

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LYNX Technik AG® Announces Firmware Upgrade for yellobrik® SDI to HDMI Converter, CDH 1811

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LYNX Technik AG, provider of signal processing solutions for the broadcast and professional AV industries, announces a firmware upgrade for its yellobrik SDI to HDMI converter, the CDH 1811.

The firmware upgrade is free, simple to install, and adds several unique features to the already feature-rich CDH 1811 yellobrik SDI to HDMI converter. The on-screen overlay now supports audio presence by showing audio level meters for 16 channels of monitoring. The upgrade also provides users with enhanced flexibility to display active format description (AFD), wide screen signaling (WSS) and VI code for aspect ratio, active picture characteristics and other metadata. more

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY OUTFITS NEW HD PRODUCTION FACILITY WITH 12 NEW FUJIFILM LENSES

WAYNE, N.J. – Starting this December, Brigham Young University’s BYU Television and KBYU Eleven will switch to an HDTV broadcast format at its new 100,000 square-foot media production and distribution facility, using an array of new FUJIFILM Optical Devices lenses on Sony HDC1400R cameras. Lenses purchased for the new HD studio include: one Fujinon XA88x8ESMDSS telephoto field lens, three XA72x9.3ESM DIGIDSS telephoto HD lenses, two HA27x6.5BESM studio lenses, two ZA12x4.5BERM wide angle ENG/EFP lenses, two ZA17x7.6BERM ENG-style HD lenses, and two HA26x6.7BESM HD studio lenses.

“We purchased the wide angle lenses to support jib camera shots for sports, concerts and other theatrical events,? said Brandon Smith, Chief Technology Officer, BYU Broadcasting. “This has improved the quality of production on those events dramatically. The versatility of the servo zoom system is particularly useful to us, since we produce a wide variety of shows from sports to performances to lectures.?

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INAUGURAL GRAVITY GSR HD TOUR VISITS KEY EUROPEAN CITIES

GSR HD Designed to Replace VTR Workflow

VIENNA, MUNICH, PARIS – SSL DV, the maker of the world class Gravity Media Asset Management System, is pleased to announce that the new high definition Gravity Studio Recorder (GSR HD) is going on the road at the beginning of December visiting three major European cities. The GSR HD, with MC software option, was designed to provide multi-camera video and audio coverage of a program, while still preserving the traditional tape work flow paradigm engineers use for near-air productions. The tour begins on Monday, December 6, in Vienna at the Holiday Inn Vienna City; moves to Munich on Wednesday, December 8, at the Holiday Inn Munich; and concludes in Paris at the Holiday Inn Montparnasse on Friday, December 10, 2010.

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Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC. Expands Manufacturing Capabilities with Move to New Jersey

IMT Consolidates Three Previous Locations into New 65,000-Square-Foot High-Tech Facility

MT. OLIVE, NEW JERSEY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010 – Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government), Broadcast and Sports & Entertainment markets, announced today the grand opening of its new engineering and manufacturing facility located in Mt. Olive, NJ in the International Trade Center. This move will help the company further execute its strategy to meet the increasing demand for class leading wireless video solutions. more

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Case Study: Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Uses SceneStudio Digital Signage for Event Listing System

Milwaukee County War Memorial Center

SceneStudio used to help visitors find their way by providing communication medium that gets noticed.

Buffalo, NY (November 18, 2010) – Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, located on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a memorial dedicated to honoring the War Dead of WWII. The main building, a stunning architectural achievement of renowned Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, stands as a fitting memorial to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Services.

The War Memorial Center is host to many corporate events and weddings and helping visitors find their way to their functions has always been provided. Early on static reader boards were used and then as LED tickers became popular they were installed to help drive more awareness of the event listings. Recently the LED tickers began to fail and the more

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