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Archive for December 16th, 2010

Chyron Channel Box and CGS Newschief Combine to Simplify Delivery of Timely Data With Rich Broadcast Graphics

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Dec. 16, 2010 — Chyron today announced a new partnership through which the CGS Newschief system provides automated data feed services to the Chyron Channel Box. Integrated with the Channel Box channel branding and promo system, the CGS Newschief Data Feed system serves as a convenient central source for automated headlines, weather, sports scores and stats, stocks of local interest, and market indices. The Newschief system also makes it easy for Channel Box users to collect local data for automated on-air notification of school closings, weather alerts, election results, and high school sports scores. more

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Yamaha Forms Strategic Alliance with Rupert Neve Designs

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Corporation Japan and Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. announce a strategic partnership with Rupert Neve Designs, based on both parties involvement with VCM (Virtual Circuitry Modeling) Technology. VCM is an exclusive Yamaha digital technology, enabling engineers to achieve stunning sonic and musical performance by actually modeling the individual characteristics of a multitude of parts and components contributing to the final sound of original analog circuitry.

VCM recreates the sound and characteristics of several classic compression and EQ units and tape machines from the 70′s available on most current Yamaha digital mixers. Not only do these models faithfully capture the unique saturation of analog circuitry, but they have also been fine-tuned by leading engineers and feature carefully selected parameters in a simple interface that makes it easier than ever to create the ideal sound. Subtle saturation effects have been painstakingly modeled to bring the warmth and more

ABC DISNEY’S ‘DETROIT 1-8-7’ KEEPS IT REAL WITH FUJINON LENSES PROVIDED BY FLETCHER CAMERA AND LENSES

WAYNE, N.J. – On ABC Disney, Detroit 1-8-7 is a scripted police drama that captures the essence of reality police shows like Cops or The First 48 with spontaneity and grit. With that visual goal in mind, Director of Photography Lisa Wiegand worked with Fletcher Camera and Lenses, a rental house in Chicago, to assemble just the right Fujinon ENG lens package. HA13X4.5BERM HD ENG wide angle lens with 2x extender, HA20x7.5BERM HD telephoto lens, and HA22x7.3BERM HD ENG/EFP lens were selected for use on Panasonic VariCam 3700 P2 HD camcorders. The HA42x9.7BERD lens is also used for the show on occasion.

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Shown left to right are ‘Detroit 1-8-7’ B-Camera Operator Reza Tabrizi and (in foreground) A-Camera Operator Matt Valentine.

Wiegand designed a lightweight camera package, and the Fujinon ENG lenses were ideal because of their more

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Epson Adds Two WUXGA Resolution, High-Bright Professional Projectors to PowerLite Pro G-Series Line

High-Definition Epson PowerLite Pro G5450WUNL and G5750WUNL Deliver up to 4,500 Lumens

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 16, 2010 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today added two additional high-definition models to the PowerLite Pro G-series installation projector line – the PowerLite Pro G5450WUNL and G5750WUNL. Designed for medium to large custom installations in corporations, higher-education, and houses of worship, these full-featured, professional projectors include a wide range of cutting edge technologies and collaboration features.

“Ideal for creative, defense, engineering, and medical industries, the addition of these two WUXGA resolution models perfectly rounds out the Epson PowerLite Pro G-Series line to deliver true high-definition quality,? said Sean Gunduz, product manager, Projectors, Epson America. “In addition, these models deliver cutting-edge technology with improved image quality, reliability, and networking advancements that are necessary for high-end installations.?

The PowerLite Pro G5450WUNL and G5750WUNL are WUXGA projectors, delivering 1920 more

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VFI INTRODUCES EXECUTIVE FINISH FURNITURE

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Video Furniture International is excited to announce the addition of the PDX22- Multimedia Podium and the LEX32- Lectern as part of our NEW Executive finish category made using the latest in thermolaminating technology.

Now you can enjoy improved turn around times, greater quality, durability and a superior look which is sure to enhance any décor or environment.

Also added to our new line is the Executive 103420EX Multimedia Cart which now replaces the existing 103420. This cart offers the same overall functionality as our original but with a new look and feel.

Choose from a wider full color selection with any of these products.

For more information about our Executive category please visit www.video-furn.com or contact one of our sales representatives at: 1-877-834-3876.

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Bexel Shoots and Scores with BBSOne 3D Mobile Production Facility at CBC’s “Hockey Night in Canada”

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BURBANK, CA, December 16, 2010 – When the puck dropped on Saturday night, December 11, Bexel and its BBSOne 3D Mobile Production Facility were there to broadcast Canada’s first ever “Hockey Night in Canada? in 3D for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The CBC, which serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster for Canada, wanted to make Canadian television history and so it turned to Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division, to help make its monumental live 3D production go off without a glitch. more

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Atlona’s CE Line to Take Center Stage at 2011 International CES

Lineup of Innovative Solutions to Include CES Debut of AT-AiR3 1080p Wireless USB to HDMI Converter for Convenient Viewing of Streaming Media on an HDTV

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Dec. 15, 2010 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced that the company will be showcasing its CE line of digital connectivity solutions at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Specifically designed for consumers and retail purchasers, the CE line offers a full range of simple, easy-to-use solutions that anyone can install and operate, including the new AT-AiR3, Atlona’s 1080p wireless USB to HDMI converter. In addition, Atlona’s CE line offers simple solutions for bringing computer gaming and movie libraries to the HDTV, incorporating older Mac(R) computers and laptops with new Mac monitors, and enhancing the home theater experience. more

Prism Sound Helps Jim Stemke Caputure A You Tube Sensation

Prism Sound equipment played an integral part in capturing the latest viral hit to take You Tube by a storm – a choral rendition of the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah, which was performed by 683 singers in front of stunned shoppers at Macy’s department store in Philadelphia.
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Led by the Opera Company of Philadelphia, this unique performance was captured on video and has already received more than six million hits. It has also been picked up by CNN and ABC and has been the fourth most shared video on Facebook.

The idea was conceived by the Knights Foundation in association with the Philadelphia Opera Company and Macy’s. The Knight’s Foundation is funding countless “Random Acts of Culture? in various locations all over the USA, but the Macy’s stunt has been far and away its most successful. Macy’s has been flooded with calls of appreciation more

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