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SANpulse Establishes Enterprise Migration Best Practices For Global Organizations with Launch of Migration Practice

Solution eases the pain of storage refreshes with innovative technology, a centralized team and consistent processes

Jersey City, N.J. —December 6, 2010 — Paving the path to the next generation data center through people, process and technology, SANpulse Technologies, Inc. today announced the SANpulse Migration Practice, providing standardized migration solutions for globally dispersed organizations to ensure greater efficiency and optimization of the storage migration process. The new practice utilizes SANease™ Methodology which is driven by its SANlogics™ software platform and executed by a centralized SANpulse team of migration experts. The SANpulse Migration Practice is the first to deliver scalability and repeatability as part of a larger construct that specifically supports ongoing technology refresh initiatives.

Standardizing enterprise migration practices across all geographic locations is essential for ensuring efficient and uninterrupted business operations throughout a technology refresh. Maintaining access to the same resources (people, processes and technology) is a challenge, more

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NuVo Technologies’ New Energy-Efficient Four Channel Digital Power Amplifier is Now Shipping

Hebron, KY – December 6, 2010 – NuVo Technologies, the award-winning value leader in whole home audio, has begun shipping the D460 Digital Power Amplifier. The D460 is NuVo’s latest offering in the company’s growing list of energy-efficient components. Operating four channels at 60 watts each while utilizing less power than a 60-watt light bulb, the D460 Digital Power Amplifier is a versatile choice for a wide array of installations. The D460 complements NuVo’s Grand Concerto® and Essentia® whole home audio systems, and is also compatible with third party equipment.

“The D460’s combination of four 60W amplifiers in a 1U space, super high efficiency both in operation and in standby, and superb audio quality make it an ideal choice for many applications,? says Rick Kukulies, Chief Technology Officer for NuVo. “The D460 is the ideal amplifier for powering zones 7 and 8 for Concerto or adding power to more

NuVo Technologies Begins Shipping Music Port Elite

Hebron, KY – December 01, 2010 – NuVo Technologies has announced they have started shipping their Music Port Elite, the company’s most anticipated source component and recent winner of a CEPro Best Award during CEDIA Expo.

The Music Port Elite (MPS4-E), like its popular sister product the Music Port (MPS4) which began shipping earlier this year, consolidates, organizes, stores and distributes Internet and PC-based audio content from Windows Media Player and iTunes, while also accessing streaming audio from a variety of Internet services, all in one compact component that offers four simultaneous audio outputs. Elite offers the additional features of:

– Cloud synchronization function allowing a user’s library of audio content to be readily available from multiple locations.
– Streaming content directly from network-attached storage creating infinite capacity.
– Scheduling ability so that selected music can play at a pre-arranged day/time.
– IP control protocol that more

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RTP MADEIRA INSTALLS TWO SOLID STATE LOGIC C10 CONSOLES

C10s Handle News and Live Production Programming

MADEIRA, PORTUGAL – RTP Madeira, a regional Portuguese television channel operated by Rádio e Televisão de Portugal, has upgraded its production facilities with two Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Consoles. The station produces programming and news for cable distribution to the Madeira Islands and via satellite for the Azores Islands. The C10 HD consoles, part of a move into an all-HD digital production workflow, are supported by two XLogic Alpha-Link Live I/O units and four Alpha-Link 8 RMP eight-channel microphone preamp units controllable from the console.

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CORNERSTONE CHURCH GOES MULTI-CAMPUS WITH FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD DIGITAL VIDEO SWITCHER

CYPRESS, CALIF. – Cornerstone Community Church in Orangeburg, SC installed the FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD Digital Video Switcher this past spring to facilitate video production across the church’s new satellite campuses. About a year ago, the lead pastor at Cornerstone put the wheels in motion to begin planting additional campuses to become a multi-site church. One additional campus is now open to complement the 1,100-seat main campus and a second satellite campus is in the planning stages.

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Some key features of the HVS-300HS switcher that Cornerstone required are the keying or lower third capabilities, the fact that it’s a dual system with a rack-mount unit separate from the desktop control panel, and its multiple output capability. “In becoming a multi-site church, we need to provide high-def, life-size video to the 12-foot projection screen in the satellite campuses,? said Mike Edwards, Technical more

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grandMA2 and Clay Paky Alpha Wash 700s Generate “OMGs? Backstage at Usher’s OMG Tour

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Usher

There are a lot of exclamations of “OMG” on Usher’s current OMG Tour, his first big-budget spectacle since 2004. The platinum-selling artist has remarked that he wanted to make sure his show was state of the art and would have fans leaving with an OMG experience. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, the grandMA2 and Clay Paky Alpha Wash 700 luminaires are generating “OMGs” of their own. A.C.T Lighting distributes both products in North America.

Usher’s futuristic, high-concept show challenged Lighting Designer Peter Morse and Associate Lighting Designer Eric Wade. “We had to design around a lot of fly gags and moving set pieces,” notes Wade who heads FOHShow, a lighting- services company. “The rig is designed to look big but not be completely massive; it’s large but not over the top. It fills two trucks more

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SIM2 Brings Award-Winning 3D Projector to Las Vegas

Exceptional Demonstration System Promised by New Show Partners

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SIM2′s Grand Cinema C3X LUMIS 3D dual-projection system, winner of the 2011 CES Innovations Award, on display during CES 2011 in the LV Hilton Suite 2110

Miramar, FL—December 3, 2010—SIM2 is pleased to announce its participation in the 2011 CES Show, with partners DNP and Procella Audio, in the Las Vegas Hilton Suite 2110. The centerpiece of their suite demonstration will be SIM2’s Grand Cinema™ C3X LUMIS 3D dual-projection system, winner of a 2011 Innovations Design and Engineering Award.

The Grand Cinema™ C3X LUMIS 3D dual-projection system is designed to recreate 3D images in the home, with the same depth and vivid intensity as those experienced in the cinema. With the power of two award-winning C3X LUMIS three-chip, Full HD DLP projectors, delivering up to 6,000 lumens more

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Soundcraft Studer Appoints Alan Wright to new Quality and Continuous Improvement Role

Soundcraft Studer has promoted Alan Wright, previously UK R&D Manager, to the role of Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager, reporting directly to Andy Trott, Vice President & General Manager of HARMAN’s Mixing and Microphones & Headphones Business Unit.

Trott says, “We pride ourselves on the levels of quality and ingenuity across our businesses but we also have a mantra of continuously improving everything we do; however large or small that improvement might be. It is Alan’s role to drive the business on all fronts of quality, ISO, process improvements and Green initiatives; we consider these to be business imperatives, hence why this function reports directly to me.“

Wright joined HARMAN in 1995 with BSS Audio then moved to Soundcraft under the same roof in Potters Bar. He has an MBA from the University of Hertfordshire.

“During the past few years running Engineering Services, and latterly R&D more

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R2W Provides Powerful JBL Loudspeaker System At PBR Rock Bar

Adding another staple to the Las Vegas bar, restaurant and nightclub scene, systems integration firm R2W designed and installed a complete JBL loudspeaker system at Fine Entertainment’s recently constructed PBR Rock Bar to support all audio from background restaurant music to televised sporting events and live rock concerts.

The 1,100-capacity venue, located in the Miracle Mile complex at the Las Vegas Planet Hollywood Hotel, combines a rock and roll atmosphere with a nightclub, American grill, more than 100 high-definition televisions and a mechanical bull to offer patrons a Vegas experience like no other. In addition, the PBR Rock Bar’s main dining hall transforms into a stage for live performances after dark.

R2W installed 21 JBL AM7212/95 12-inch full-range 2-way loudspeakers, five ASB6125 high-power dual subwoofers, eight AC28/26 2-way loudspeakers and four Control 24CT 2-way ceiling speakers for the 13,000 square-foot dining/bar area, along with 15 JBL Control more

Tom Kenny Lights Trio of Sir Elton John-Leon Russell Performances with Support from Scharff Weisberg Lighting

Photo by Star Kahn

Photo by Star Kahn

Scharff Weisberg Lighting scored a hat trick when it supported lighting designer Tom Kenny’s needs for a trio of back-to-back appearances by Sir Elton John and the legendary Leon Russell.

Elton and Leon kicked off the release of their new studio album, their first collaboration in 40 years, with a concert broadcast live from The Beacon Theatre on October 19, an appearance on Good Morning America the following day, then wrapped up their stop later that night with a T Bone Burnett-curated benefit for arts education, The Speaking Clock Revue.

Scharff Weisberg Lighting responded quickly to Kenny’s requirements with a wide array of equipment for three different gigs. The newly-renovated Beacon Theatre posed a particular challenge being a tight fit for large lighting rigs especially those that more

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