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SYMNET PARTIES AT TOP HOTEL

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MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – DECEMBER 2010: Ideally located on the most happening strip in Miami Beach, the Gansevoort Miami Beach hotel, spa and resort exudes luxury and high living, with a 55,000 square-foot beach club, an infinity pool, and an eighteen-story rooftop oasis and lounge. Celebrity sightings at Gansevoort Miami Beach are so common that they have become, in a sense, part of the aesthetic. Gansevoort Miami Beach is also surrounded by businesses and homes, and there has long been a tension between the parties on the roof and consideration for the neighbors. Three years ago, Systems Design & Integration (SDI) built a sound system for the hotel commensurate with its clientele based on Symetrix’ SymNet open-architecture DSP, together with SymNet and Crestron user interfaces. Apart from delivering stunning audio that meshes magically with the décor, the system also reigns in over-exuberance on the volume knob in order to comply more

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PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS RELY ON SOLID STATE LOGIC C100 CONSOLE FOR HD FUTURE

C100 Offers Ease of Use, Innovative Feature Set and Powerful Processor Core

PORTLAND, OR – The Portland Trail Blazers basketball organization has upgraded its primary broadcast control room with a 32-fader, 96-channel Solid State Logic C100 Digital Broadcast console with Alpha-Link Live I/O and Alpha-Link 8-RMP units. The High Post Studio complex is used to produce pre- and post-game programs as well as handle both location and remote audio for the games. The C100 provides a platform that is easy to use, offers innovative features to streamline the production process and the powerful Black Rock processor core for expansion and longevity.

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SANTA ANA COLLEGE INSTALLS NEWLY INTRODUCED, ROBUST, AND EASY-TO-USE FOR-A CHARACTER GENERATOR

CYPRESS, CA – Along with a surge in enrollment at community colleges around the country, comes increased demand for more sophisticated classroom equipment. Case in point is the recent purchase of FOR-A’s VTW-330HS HD/SD character generator by California’s Santa Ana College just after the product’s introduction during NAB 2010 in April of this year. The new CG is used in conjunction with an existing FOR-A digital switcher.

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Randy Schultz oversees the management of operations in the television production department and teaches the “Studio Production? class at Santa Ana College. “We’re a vocational program,? said Schultz. “We’re preparing students for entering the work force, and we try to create a real-world environment similar to what they’ll experience when they graduate.?

Similar to a commercial television station, the Santa Ana College facility has two stages, each equipped with three cameras and a more

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Kramer Introduces RC-63DL 6-Button Room Controller with Digital Volume Knob & LCD Group Labels

Kramer’s RC-63DL

Hampton, New Jersey – Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the RC-63DL 6-Button Audio/Video and Room Controller with digital volume knob and LCD group labels for multimedia rooms. This unit was originally designed only for use as part of Kramer’s SummitView™ system, used to control audio components, video components, and other room facilities such as lights and screens. The RC-63DL room controller is now being offered as an advanced, standalone, wall-mounted room controller that integrates audio, video, and room control into a centralized system.

The RC-63DL features six configurable buttons with macro capability, that can be configured to carry out multiple commands with a single press of a button. Each button offers multiple layers of functions for alternate behavior, toggle functionality, and much more. The controller also features a configurable digital volume control adjustment knob more

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Miami Dolphins Choose Christie MicroTiles and Arsenal Media for Fan-Focused Immersive Multimedia Wall at Sun Life Stadium

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Miami Dolphins fans are the first in professional sports to literally get their hands on a unique, interactive-multimedia display, featuring Christie MicroTiles, now running on the club level of Sun Life Stadium.

The Dolphins Interactive Wall combines an irregular cluster of 41 Christie MicroTiles modular display tiles, live and packaged video feeds, touch sensors, text messaging applications and large format print graphics installed as a wide, seven-foot high video display wall that fans can watch and use.

Tuned to the team’s integrated sponsorship, media and in-stadium marketing plans, the multimedia display features four content zones that inform and entertain fans. Content includes interactive highlights from the team’s history, live game feeds, video replays and highlights, texting-based instant polls, photo galleries, and information about the team’s stadium services and community programs.

Corporate sponsorships are designed directly into much of more

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Stage Research Co-founder Taps SFX and LightFactory for Regional Theater

Stage Research continued its commitment to regional theater when co-founder Carlton Guc put SFX and LightFactory software through their paces on two recent Ohio productions.

SFX is the company’s flagship product for creating reliable and enriched soundscapes; LightFactory brings all the features expected from a lighting control board to software that can be run on the smallest of laptops.

Stage Research provided many technical advances, including SFX and LightFactory software and related hardware, to Actors’ Summit when Akron’s professional theater company brought “A Christmas Carol” to Greystone Hall for a limited engagement. Guc also designed sound for the holiday production, which runs through December 29. This adaptation of Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” is a traditional crowd-pleaser: It was staged at the Cleveland Play House for eight years.

Guc was also in demand as sound designer for “Steel Magnolias,” which just concluded its run as part of more

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