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Archive for January 24th, 2011

METRIC HALO LIO-8 CONVERTER WINS TEC AWARD • COMPANY CELEBRATES WITH 25% DISCOUNT

lio_8_front.JPGHOPEWELL JUNCTION – JANUARY 2011: Metric Halo has earned an Outstanding Technical Achievement award by the TEC (Technical Excellence and Creativity) Foundation for the Digital Converter Technology of its LIO-8 AD-DA. The foundation announced the award at January’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The win adds satisfaction to the honor of Metric Halo’s three previous TEC nominations for its SpectraFoo sound analysis software, its ULN-2 +DSP combination multi-channel mic pre/converter/processor, and its ChannelStrip multi-platform plug-in. To celebrate the victory, Metric Halo will offer the LIO-8 and its technological sibling, the ULN-8, at an amazing 25% discount, through all Metric Halo sales channels, from January 24 through February 18, 2011. So, as they say, act now.

The Metric Halo LIO-8 is an eight-in AD, ten-out DA FireWire converter with eight channels of AES I/O that supports up to 192 kHz sample rates. Every aspect more

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Atlona Releases New AT-LINE-PRO4 Professional Video Switcher/Scaler With HDMI Output and 10 Source Inputs

Video Processor Upscales Signals From any A/V Device up to 1080p or 1920×1200 to Match Native Resolution of Connected Display

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Jan. 24, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced its most powerful video processor to date with the release of the AT-LINE-PRO4. The professional video switcher/scaler with a single HDMI output boasts 10 inputs for all A/V devices, including four HDMI/DVI, three VGA, one component, one S-Video, and one composite video input. more

L-ACOUSTICS Sweeps PSW and LSI‘s Readers’ Choice Awards

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KUDO, KARA, SB18, 108P/112P and 115XT HiQ top the lists

OXNARD, California — With “thousands upon thousands” of reader votes now officially tallied, ProSoundWeb and Live Sound International report that all five of the L-ACOUSTICS products enrolled in this year’s Second Annual Readers’ Choice Awards have taken the top prize in their respective categories.

L-ACOUSTICS’ KUDO system was named a winner in the field of large-format line arrays, while the company’s compact new KARA element was likewise honored in the small-format line array class. The manufacturer’s P Series enclosures — 108P and 112P — won an award for portable/powered loudspeakers, with subwoofer and stage monitor prizes going to the SB18 and 115XT HiQ, respectively. more

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AVI-SPL to Exhibit at West 2011

Demonstrations Feature Control Systems, Video Conferencing

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced it will exhibit at the Western Conference and Exhibition (West 2011), which will be held Jan. 25-27 at the San Diego, California Convention Center.

Exhibiting at Booth 1606, AVI-SPL will showcase a variety of audiovisual systems including control systems and digital switching products from AMX, multi-window processing capabilities from RGB Spectrum and video conferencing solutions from Polycom.

“By collaborating with customers and other contractors to further the use of video communication and collaboration technologies, AVI-SPL helps our military become more operationally efficient,? said Tom Corzine, AVI-SPL’s vice president, government services. “This conference is a great opportunity for our company to discuss new technologies available to our current and future customers.?

According to the AFCEA web site, West 2011, co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, features the more

STEWART AUDIO SELECTS PACIFIC AV FOR SALES REPRESENTATION

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Image of Pacific AV’s Scott Wrege.

Sonora, CA – January 2011… Stewart Audio, manufacturer of the finest quality American-made power amplifiers and audio equipment for a wide range of sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the selection of Pacific AV for sales representation in the crucial Southern California and Southern Nevada territory. Pacific AV—headed by Scott Wrege—has developed strong business relationships with a vast network of integrators, contractors and consultants, which makes the firm uniquely qualified to assume its new responsibilities with Stewart Audio. more

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Zoran adds value to new consumer electronics SoCs with integration of SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D

New products will meet OEM demand for SENSIO’s technology in Zoran solutions for 3DTVs and STBs

MONTREAL — Jan. 24, 2011 — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX.V: SIO) today announced that Zoran, a leading provider of solutions for the digital entertainment and digital imaging markets, will integrate SENSIO(R) Hi-Fi 3D decoding technology into new Zoran system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for 3D-capable audiovisual products, including TVs and set-top boxes (STBs). By leveraging SENSIO’s 3D expertise and the unparalleled image quality of the company’s 3D format in this new SoC, Zoran offers its consumer electronics OEM customers added value and flexibility in the development of products that enrich the 3D viewing experience. more

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ARCHITEKT MUSIC SELECTS SHURE MICROPHONES FOR NEW LIVE VENUE AND RECORDING STUDIO

BUTLER, NJ, January 24, 2011 – When the owners of New Jersey’s new Architekt Music set out to create a music facility rooted in the most professional level of musicianship and highest industry standards, sound quality was their top priority. Because of this, they chose Shure microphones across the board – for the facility’s concert venue, recording studio, and professional music instruction space.

Shure Mics at Architekt Music

Shure Mics at Architekt Music

“We knew Shure microphones could stand up to abuse in a live setting,? says George Roskos, co-owner of Architekt Music. “So, it was a no-brainer that we’d choose them for our concert venue.?

The facility’s on-site, all-ages live venue, Architekt Live, has been designed to the highest standards of audio quality and professionalism for the concert patron and for performing artists. The venue more

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Tigerpaw Goes on Telecom Tour

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Tigerpaw to help New Partners with Data and Application Integration

BELLEVUE, Neb., (January 24, 2011) — Tigerpaw Software, Inc., developer of the most comprehensive business building software for technology providers has launched a new initiative to reach out to more than 1,000 telecommunications vendors across North America.

“We are engaging our telecom customers to show them how we can help them quickly, easily and profitably make the move to IT,? said James Foxall, president of Tigerpaw Software. “We’ve already met with several telecom leaders with the intent to strengthen our partnerships, the vastness of our integrations, and to explore new opportunities as our large telecom customer base adds data to their offering.?

Tigerpaw is working with mutual vendors to design several key enhancements aimed at facilitating additional partner interaction to create a powerful public API with the most more

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Ross Video Appoints Jim Siega Business Development Manager for XPression

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For Immediate Release

Iroquois, ON, Canada – January 24, 2011 – Ross Video announces the appointment of Jim Siega as Business Development Manager for XPression, Ross’ Real Time 2D/3D HD character generator. more

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