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Sonnox Warms February With Special 30% Discount Promo

Broadcast, Post & Restore Bundles Offered at Reduced Price Thru Feb. 28

OXFORD, UK: Released to highly favorable reviews in late 2010, Sonnox Broadcast and Post Bundles have quickly become post and broadcast production tools of choice, with the award-winning Restore Suite (included in the Post bundle) being put to work on such high-profile projects as The First 48 and The Sound of Music 50th Anniversary DVD, Blu-ray editions.

Sonnox Sales and Marketing Manager, Nathan Eames, has announced that all three of these popular bundles – Post, Broadcast and Restore – will be available at a 30% discount for the month of February. Specifically targeted at their respective sectors, these Sonnox Oxford plug-in bundles have proven themselves as intuitive, time saving and cost-effective problem-solvers for a wide range of broadcast/post-production challenges. The offer will expire on February 28, 2011.

* Sonnox Broadcast: EQ, Dynamics, Inflator, more

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AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group to Exhibit at DistribuTECH

AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group (CRG) today announced it will exhibit at DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition 2011, which will be held Feb. 1-3 at the San Diego, California Convention Center. The Control Room Group specializes in the design, integration and support of the 24/7/365 mission critical control centers used in the electric power transmission and distribution industry.

Exhibiting at Booth 2712, CRG will showcase design and build capabilities for Energy Management Centers, Security Operations Centers, Physical Security Centers and Video Teleconferencing Centers.

“Exhibiting at DistribuTECH allows the Control Room Group to directly interface with the electric T&D professional and present to them the latest in network operations center facility technology,? said David Jones, sales manager, AVI-SPL’s CRG. “Because the Control Room Group works only in the mission critical control room environment, we are able to bring the latest technology directly to the data center and network center operational more

Andrew Nagel Named L-ACOUSTICS Installation Support Manager

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OXNARD, California — Bolstering its commitment to the fixed installation market, L-ACOUSTICS US announces the appointment of Andrew Nagel to the new post of installation support manager.

Effective February 1st, Nagel reports to Cédric Montrezor, global head of installation support for L-ACOUSTICS. “Andrew is certainly a welcome addition to our installation support team,” notes Montrezor. “Given his proven track record as a talented A/V system designer, I know that he will be instrumental in helping us advance L-ACOUSTICS’ efforts to deliver exemplary support to our permanent install client base. Furthermore, Andrew will serve as the primary technical contact for our systems integrators across the Eastern US.” more

JBL Accepts TEC Hall of Fame Award on Behalf of Lansing Iconic, The World’s First Studio Monitor

Widely regarded as the world’s first studio monitor, the Lansing Iconic was inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame in ceremonies held at the 2011 NAMM show in Anaheim, January 15th. The Iconic was developed specifically to meet the needs of film and audio production control rooms, and was introduced in 1937 by James B. Lansing, the founder of JBL. Its 2-way configuration of a 15-inch woofer and compression driver/horn high-frequency section established the standard for studio monitor systems, still in use today.

Accepting the award for JBL was 35-year JBL veteran Mark Gander. Gander noted, “This is the fifth loudspeaker to be inducted into the TEC Hall of Fame with components designed by Jim Lansing. His loudspeaker design innovations were seminal to virtually all aspects of recorded and reproduced sound, and we at JBL are proud to carry on his traditions and embody his spirit of innovation in more

The Conga Room at LA Live Turns Up the Beat With JBL Loudspeaker System

The Conga Room is Los Angeles’ number one Latin music venue, hosting top performers from around the world and offering a diverse range of Latin, world beat, urban, jazz, rock en Español and pop/rock. Located in the LA Live downtown entertainment district, The Conga Room recently upgraded its audio system with the installation of a complete JBL loudspeaker system comprised of VP (Venue Performance), VerTec and VRX Series loudspeakers.

Owned by celebrities including Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, will.i.am and others, The Conga Room combines musical excitement with style, sophistication and fine dining. When the owners decided to upgrade the audio system, they turned to Sound Image of Escondido, California for the audio system design and installation, in collaboration with AVS Production Group of the Bronx, NY. Both companies have 60 years combined experience in providing sound for stadiums, clubs, museums, houses of worship and other large venues.
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Harman IDX Information Delivery System Provides Comprehensive Life Safety Solution Fronted By Best In Class Airport FIDS Software

Providing systems integrators in the European transportation and infrastructure markets with a robust, high-performing life safety paging system with airport Flight Information Display System (FIDS) software, Harman Professional’s IDX Information Delivery System today made its European debut at ISE 2011. Capitalizing on the advanced design capabilities of Harman’s HiQnet™ System Architect™ and coupling that with paging specialist Com-Net Software’s ECLIPSX FIDS, the co-developed Harman IDX System features Crown CTs, and BSS London technologies. The combined result is great sounding, highly reliable audio networks with application-engineered interfaces and control in a versatile, cost-efficient package.

According to Van Williamson, Sales & Marketing Manager Commercial Systems, Harman Professional, IDX provides European integration professionals with an array of attractive features and benefits that, essentially, deliver the best of both worlds. “IDX builds on the best-performing audio components and software and the transportation community’s justifiably-preferred interface and software. We look forward to working with more

AVIOM PREVIEWS ALLFRAME MULTI-MODULAR I/O SYSTEM AT ISE 2011

AMSTERDAM, JANUARY 31, 2011Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, will be showcasing the new AllFrame Multi-Modular I/O System at ISE 2011 (Booth 1E114).

The AllFrame Modular I/O system brings the company’s popular Pro64® audio network to the wall box, stage box, or floor pocket. At the center of the AllFrame Multi-Modular I/O System is the F6 Modular I/O Frame, a multi-purpose more

NSCA RECOGNIZES SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS

Excellence in Business Award Winners Incorporate Successful Strategies into Business Plans

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, January 31, 2011 — NSCA has announced the winners of its 2011 Excellence in Business Awards. A number of great applications were received and the committee had a difficult decision to make. Following are the winning companies and the category they won for:
• Alpha Video & Audio, Inc. – Marketing Strategies
• Avyve – Philanthropic Contributions
• Intelligent Access Systems – Growth Strategies
• Stage Front Presentation Systems – Project Development
• The Whitlock Group – Fiscal Responsibility

“This year’s winners exemplify the diverse industry we represent,? said Chuck Wilson, NSCA executive director. “These companies proved through their business strategies that it was important not only to succeed, but also to excel in their business models. They found many solutions from within their organizations; rewarding the talent that already exists builds more

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BTX Receives InfoComm International(R) Sapphire AVSP Level Designation

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — Jan. 31, 2011 — BTX Technologies, a global value-added distributor and manufacturer of interface and integration products, today announced that the company and its sales, customer service, and technical staff have qualified as an InfoComm International(R) Sapphire AudioVisual Solutions Provider (AVSP). This designation recognizes that they have achieved and maintained individual InfoComm Certification and have completed relevant coursework from the InfoComm Academy. more

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DAVID RANDOLPH JOINS ADVANCED SYSTEMS GROUP TECHNICAL SERVICES TEAM

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, has hired David Randolph as part of its Technical Services Team, effective Jan 10. An 18-year veteran engineer in the broadcast, film, and video game industries, he will work directly with clients while performing system installations and training. Randolph will also provide consulting support and equipment recommendations for the ASG sales staff.

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With a wide range of experience in live production, post production, master control operations, and computer graphics, Randolph has worked for G4 Media, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Savannah College of Art and Design, among others. Most recently, he served as broadcast applications engineer at Snader and Associates. His product expertise includes Autodesk, Apple, Avid, storage solutions, and render farms.

“David is a great addition to the ASG team,? said Dave Van Hoy, more

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