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Fairfax County Schools Takes Visionary Approach For Video Wall

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Fairfax, VA–-The Security Operations Center Office for the Safety and Security department at Fairfax County Public Schools was recently tasked to move out of their longtime facility and move into a new facility and rebuild their console to make use of the latest technology standards.

As Security Technology Specialist Jack Guglielmo tells it, “Fairfax County is the country’s 13th largest school district and we have two of our own safety and security departments, one doing safety risk management, one doing security. In our section, Security Services, one of many functions is to centrally monitor intrusion and fire alarms for about 230 different facilities. And we do that from a central console in our security operations center. And let me stipulate, we had to achieve state of the art on a limited budget.?

A key component of the new system is Middle Atlantic Products’ VisionFrame™ video wall that is more

Roland Systems Group Announces AV Mixer & Recorder with Output for Live Streaming

Tokyo, Japan – November 17th, 2010 – Today at the InterBee show, Roland Systems Group announced the Roland VR-5, a fully integrated audio mixer, video switcher with built-in recorder/player for live production and web streaming. This unique product combines the power of Roland’s audio and video technology into one unit.

Typical live events today, whether large or small, all require a wide variety of equipment in order to produce. There are audio inputs from mics, audio mixing, video sources to a video mixer, computer inputs, video playback, video monitors, capturing the event in some form, and also streaming it live online. The VR-5’s “all-in-one? solution greatly simplifies production, recording and streaming of these live events. The VR-5’s innovative design incorporates a video switcher, audio mixer, video playback, recorder, preview monitors and output for web streaming all in a single unit. As a USB Video/Audio class device, web streaming is more

Recovery? What Recovery?

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Discover Proven Ideas to Run a Profitable, Productive Business at NSCA’s 2011 Conference

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, November 17, 2010 — Registration is now open for the 2011 NSCA Business & Leadership Conference, the only conference focused on business strategies and professional development for commercial electronic systems executives and managers. The event will be held February 17-19, 2011, at the Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA.

Systems integrators continue to face challenges surrounding the volatile economy, including increasing labor costs, additional burdens on job sites, new regulations and policies, among others. Economists have officially announced the recovery, but business still tells us otherwise. The 2011 Business & Leadership Conference will provide attendees with proven strategies to recover from the recovery and tactics to return to a more profitable, productive business even in an unstable environment. more

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SENSIO Puts SENSIO(R) 3D Technology and Expertise to Work for Videotron

Videotron’s Customers Will Have Access to the Best-Quality 3D Whether Their TV is 3D-Enabled or HD-Only more

SENSIO CES 2011 Preview

SENSIO at CES 2011
Jan. 6-9, 2011 | Las Vegas
Booth 20937, South Hall 1
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Canon Expo 2010 Highlights Advanced Imaging Technologies with Support From WorldStage Companies Scharff Weisberg and VAI

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Every five years Canon Expo, which highlights Canon’s new and existing technologies and hints at future products, is a must-see for an invited audience of customers, partners and selected media. WorldStage, Inc. companies Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications, Inc. (VAI) provided technological and staging expertise for the latest event, Canon Expo 2010 held September 1 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. With the theme, “We Speak Image,” the Expo showcased Canon’s extraordinary range of innovative, top-performing imaging products in fields as diverse as broadcast video, digital SLR cameras, medical imaging and business systems. With support in video, audio, lighting and complex AV design, WorldStage was uniquely qualified to handle the job as comprehensively as it did.

With a reputation as a leading patent holder for many advanced devices, Canon and its more

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AKG Delivers Full Line Of Microphones to Dweezil Zappa, Building Upon Performances And Preserving Frank Zappa’s Legacy

Following in his father’s footsteps, Dweezil Zappa is a proud user of the full line of AKG professional microphones. Ensuring Frank Zappa’s AKG endorsement lives on, AKG presented Dweezil with the Austrian-engineered mics so he may continue providing his fans with quality sound on tour and in the studio, whether playing the elder Zappa’s hits or introducing his latest single to fans.

Kicking off Dweezil’s two-month international summer tour, the AKG mics replaced the majority of Zappa’s full arsenal of vocal and instrument microphones. AKG presented Dweezil and his front of house engineer with eight AKG D 40 Dynamic Instrument Microphones, two C 451 B’s, five C 518 M clip-on percussion mics, four C 214’s, four C 414 condensers, two C 4000 B’s, two C 519 ML miniature condensers and nine D5 and D7 dynamic handheld mics.

“Mechanically, the AKG’s are absolutely, phenomenally brilliant,? stated Glynn Wood, FOH more

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Maryland Sound Deploys JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, John Legend and More At Political Comedy Rally at Washington D.C.’s National Mall

Leading audio systems provider Maryland Sound (MSI) deployed an extensive JBL VERTEC® line array system for the recent “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.? Co-hosted by Jon Stewart of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report, the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear? took place at the National Mall in Washington D.C. Designed as a satirical comedic response to prior rallies that have been built around some of the political spectrum’s more extreme causes, the rally’s stated purpose was to provide a voice to the “reasonable majority? of U.S. citizens who are often not accurately represented in the media or in politics. The turnout was overwhelming, with CBS News estimating an attendance of 215,000 people for the 3-hour event.

In addition to a variety of comedy segments involving Stewart, Colbert and The Daily Show correspondents, the Rally featured musical performances by Jeff Tweedy and more

Studer’s Vista 8 Console Is Installed at Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Nashville Production Facility

The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the world’s largest religious network and America’s most-watched faith channel, reaching 104 million households worldwide. Recently, the Trinity Broadcasting Network revamped its Nashville production facility from standard-broadcast analog to high-definition digital, and selected a Studer Vista 8 console as a key component of its upgrade. In addition to the Vista 8, TBN has outfitted seven control and edit rooms in its Nashville facility with JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors.

Russell Hall, TBN Nashville’s Station Manager, explained TBN’s reasons for choosing the Studer Vista 8: “We’re a global broadcaster, the sixth-largest broadcaster in the world. We produce a wide range of content including Christian educational, worship, variety, music, entertainment, children’s and even sitcom programming. We recognized that our existing 16-year-old analog broadcast facility could no longer meet our growing requirements, and upgrading it involved nothing less than a complete overhaul. Basically, we gutted everything more

FSR’s FLEX-LT Receives WFX New Products Award

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CONTROL SYSTEM ACKNOWLEDGED FOR INNOVATIVE GREEN TECHNOLOGY

Atlanta, GA (November 15, 2010) — FSR’s new Flex-LT self-contained control system has received a WFX New Product Award as the Innovative Green Product in the “Best Building System/Material? category. A panel of industry experts judged the contestants, and winners were announced at Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) 2010 in Atlanta, GA on November 3, 2010 by Church Production Magazine and Worship Facilities magazine. The awards, designed to recognize the newest and most innovative building, management, and technology products geared toward Churches, identified Flex-LT’s numerous energy and cost-saving features as advantageous to Worship facilities of all sizes.

Flex-LT provides fingertip room control at an attractive price point. A built-in scheduler automatically shuts off displays that are not in use – making it an energy-saving device – and can deliver an alert if there is an issue in more

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