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Ultra Long Distance Fiber Optics Extender for 3G SDI Exceeds Distance Limitations for Impeccable Signal Delivery

GefenPRO 3GSDI Fiber Optics Extender

New form factor means easy, durable installations

CHATSWORTH, CA – The new GefenPRO 3G SDI Fiber Optics Extender offers a long-range method of extending any 3G SDI source, far exceeding previous distance limitations. This sender/receiver system is packaged in a small dongle format, offering a rugged construction with a small footprint that can be installed anywhere in true plug and play fashion.

Sender and receiver units are connected to the 3G SDI source and the remote destination up to 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) away. A single-mode fiber optics cable terminated in ST connections links the source (sender) to the destination (receiver), offering a clear video signal transmission for a stellar performance.

All standard and high definition SDI formats are supported including the newest 3G SDI format. Supported resolutions include 1080p, more

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Gand Concert Sound Supplies NEXO GEO T and Yamaha PM5Ds for Snoop Dog Show

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Evanston,Ill.—Gand Concert Sound of Glenview, IL aka “The NEXO Guys”, recently provided a 42-box flown NEXO GEO T line array for international rap star Snoop Dog and opener Kid Cudi for a concert held at the Welsh-Ryan Arena on the campus of Northwestern University. The earth-shaking sound system included 20 NEXO CD18 subwoofers with PS15 monitors used on stage by the artists. NEXO Alpha ALEF 3-way side fills with S2 subs and PS10′s were implemented for front fill on the wide stage for the jam-packed dance floor.

“The unusual layout of the venue was tackled by hanging four columns of NEXO GEO T boxes with the two offstage columns being larger to cover additional side balcony seating,? says Gand President, Gary Gand. Power for the show consisted of a mix of 36 Camco V6 and V200 on mains, five Yamaha PC9501N amps on front fills and monitors, all more

SnapAV Equips Dealers with Professional Grade Component Matrix Switches

Charlotte, NC – December 13, 2010 – SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of nearly 1,000 high-quality solutions for the custom A/V channel in the US and Canada, is now offering two professional-grade component video matrix switches ideal for installations where multiple video-switching is required such as sports and entertainment bars, etc. The switches are sold under the company’s Binary brand of media distribution / interconnect products.

The Component 8×8 Matrix Switch (with Analog and Digital Audio) allows eight A/V sources to be independently switched to eight HDTVs, projectors, surround-sound receivers, etc. MSRP is set at $2,399.

Also available is the Component 6×4 Matrix Switch (with Analog Audio) that enables six A/V sources to be independently switched to four HD displays, amplifiers, etc. MSRP is set at $999. more

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Triad Speakers’ Sales and Marketing Director Paul Scarpelli Set to Retire February 2011

Portland, OR – December 13, 2010 – Larry Pexton, Founder and President of custom loudspeaker manufacturer Triad Speakers Inc., today announced the February 2011 retirement of Sales and Marketing Director Paul Scarpelli. Having joined Triad in 1996, Scarpelli is credited by Pexton as being a driving force behind the brand’s growth to a leading architectural brand in the custom channel. Scarpelli will continue as the face of Triad on the Internet, with contributions to AVSForum.com and other A/V sites, as well as consulting to Triad.

Scarpelli’s duties will be divided among three accomplished Triad employees. Current Director of International Sales and Business Development Mike Budd continues in that role. Existing National Sales Manager Bruce Franklin moves into the role of Director of North American Sales, and Marketing Manager Paul Teixeira becomes Director of Marketing. All three will report directly to Pexton. more

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WXYZ DETROIT ADDS JVC GY-HM790 CAMERAS TO MAIN STUDIO

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products Company today announced that WXYZ, the ABC affiliate in Detroit (DMA #11), has purchased two JVC GY-HM790 ProHD cameras for its main studio. The flagship station of the Scripps TV Station Group, WXYZ began using the cameras alongside its Thomson HD cameras last month.

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With a redesigned studio adapter sled and innovative modular design, the GY-HM790 is an ideal solution for multicore or fiber-based studios. With its three 1/3-inch CCDs, it produces 1280×720 or 1920×1080 images and can record in 720p, 1080i, and even SD (480i) for operations that have not yet made the move to HD. For ENG use, the compact, shoulder-mount camera features a dual card slot design that records to low-cost, non-proprietary SDHC solid-state media cards in ready-to-edit file formats for Apple Final Cut Pro (.MOV) and other major NLE systems (.MP4).
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WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES TRUELINE V5 ULTRA-COMPACT LINE ARRAY

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Image of the new WorxAudio TrueLine V5 Ultra-Compact Line Array.

Greensboro, NC – December 2010… WorxAudio Technologies, a leading manufacturer of loudspeaker systems for the pro touring and install markets, is pleased to introduce the new TrueLine V5 Ultra-Compact Line Array. This high performance loudspeaker system is a world-class choice for both speech and music reproduction and, with its compact form factor, makes a terrific setup for use in fixed installations, as a portable loudspeaker system for corporate A/V, and front fill applications.
Like all loudspeakers systems in the WorxAudio TrueLine Series, the transducer complement in the V5 is top notch. This outstanding loudspeaker incorporates a medium format 1-inch exit compression driver coupled to a stabilized, proprietary FlatWave™ Former (wave shaping device) that delivers clear, penetrating high frequencies over a predictable and controlled coverage area. Dual 5-inch cone transducers coupled to the Acoustic Intergrading Module (A.I.M.) minimize cone filtering throughout the entire operating range. Collectively, the system delivers a rich, fully balanced sound that must be heard to be appreciated. more

Alteva Announces Local Anywhere

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Multiple DID Solution Offered Through the Cloud

PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 13, 2010 – Alteva, a Unified Communications (UC) solution provider headquartered in Philadelphia, today announced the addition of Local Anywhere to its extensive line of hosted services. Local Anywhere assigns multiple DIDs to one Voice over IP (VoIP) desk phone.

Setting up this solution through a hosted phone service provider, such as Alteva, allows the company to have an inbound notification that alerts employees as to which DID – or phone number – the call is coming in through, allowing the user to personalize their response. Outbound caller IDs are associated with the appropriate phone number to reflect that person or company name, making it less likely for call recipients to ignore calls. This unique solution will appeal to several types of companies, to which the nature of more

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Improve Your Bottom Line, Expand Your Market Base with Telepresence

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Latest NSCA Research Evaluates Potential, Opportunities of Video Teleconferencing

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, December 13, 2010 — The latest Market Intelligence Briefing™ (MIB) report, Audio & Video Teleconferencing/Telepresence Market, from the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) predicts participation in audio and video teleconferencing and telepresence systems to increase revenue opportunities in the future. Nearly 70 percent of integrators surveyed already rely on video teleconferencing/telepresence applications for up to 20 percent of their total revenue. The majority also expect revenue totals to increase as customers seek solutions to maintain customer service and “real-life? engagement despite location and cuts in travel budgets.

Historically, the majority of integrators have been involved in audio-only conferencing; however, a significant majority is now involved in video teleconferencing/telepresence systems. Sizable growth is expected for both audio-only and video teleconferencing systems, of which corporate and industrial venues (including more

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Oxygen DCT To Launch A Host Of New Products At BVE 2011

Oxygen DCT will be attending BVE 2011 with a comprehensive range of broadcast systems and monitoring products that includes the Cinedeck EXTREME v2.0, an ultra-portable uncompressed HD recording and playback device for film and TV.

Already been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, Cinedeck EXTREME v2.0 incorporates new enhancements including support for Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, CineForm and uncompressed HDTV.

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New features that will be on show at BVE include:

• Cinedeck Fullstream Uncompressed™ option, delivering industry-first uncompressed 444 or uncompressed 422 recording on a 2.5? RAID SSD flash drive;
• Cinedeck EXSync™ timecode module, which enables a single, or multiple Cinedeck EXTREME devices to jam sync to SMPTE/EBU time code from a master clock.

Oxygen DCT will also be showing its Penta Gold Series of reference picture monitors that give astonishing images with lifelike detail more

MSL Feathers The Nest With Martin Audio

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The expanding Colombo Group, headed by former fabric head of promotion Steve Ball and Riz Shaikh, recently added its first live/dance club to a portfolio of London bars and gastro-pubs.

Occupying the site of the former Bardens Boudoir in Dalston, East London, is The Nest, where technology specialists Middlesex Sound & Light (MSL) were tasked with designing a flexible sound system around Martin Audio components.

Steve Ball and Matt Monhardt, general manager of the 300-capacity venue, had specifically requested Martin Audio. “Martin Audio is the best sound system we’ve heard in club situations,? he said. “We told Middlesex Sound & Light that we wanted Martin Audio loudspeakers and amplifiers because the impact and precision are so much better.

“We also wanted flexible zoning, allowing as much bass as possible on the tiny dance floor, while at the same time enabling the music level to be adjusted at more

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