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Chyron Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2011 Preview

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Niles to Showcase new DS Directed Soundfield Ceiling-Mount Loudspeakers at ISE 2011

Niles Audio, The First Name In Custom Installation®, has introduced the third generation of its DS Directed Soundfield Ceiling-Mount Loudspeaker line, offering custom installers a loudspeaker solution with a winning combination of high design aesthetics, advanced technology and ease of installation. Niles’ DS Directed Soundfield Ceiling-Mount Loudspeakers discreetly blend into any environment thanks to the loudspeakers’ paintable, low-profile, magnetically-attached grilles while delivering high performance sound quality and installation flexibility by utilizing Niles’ patented pivoting tweeter and woofer technologies. Attendees to ISE 2011 can experience these Niles products and more at the AVC Group booth, #1L90.

“The third generation of our acclaimed Directed Soundfield loudspeakers address the challenges today’s custom installation professionals face by combining the ability to tastefully blend into any environment with advanced engineering and installation versatility,” said Mike Detmer, president of Niles Audio . “The new series is built around the same architecture that made more

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Dutch Pop Orchestra Uses NEXO Alpha at Detroit Music Hall

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ST. LOUIS, Mo.— Guido’s Orchestra, a talented pop orchestra from Holland, has taken the Netherlands by storm and now has the U.S. in its sights. With a recent two-week tour, the Orchestra led by violinist Guido Dieteren features talented young musicians and a spectacular stage show. They have performed with the likes of Lionel Richie, Elvis Costello, and Andrea Bocelli, to name a few.

Doug Fowler, of Fowler Audio Service (St. Louis), was recently hired by the Dutch pop orchestra to handle system engineering for the U.S. portion of the tour. In addition to Fowler, the audio team consisted of Renè Scholing, Production Factory (Arnhem, NL) serving as production manager, Wilfrid Evenblij and Ron Peeters of Da Capo Orchestral Audio (Utrecht, NL) mixing front of house and monitors, respectively. Tour support was provided by Logic Systems Sound and Lighting, Saint Louis.

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Audinate and Focusrite Launch RedNet at NAMM 2011

Portland, OR.-January 19, 2011- Audinate and Focusrite have teamed up to create a new suite of products targeted for the professional studio environment. Focusrite launched RedNet at the NAMM 2011 show in Anaheim, CA.

The Focusrite RedNet range initially comprises five products, all of which incorporate Audinate’s patented Dante networking technology. Four products include high-quality, versatile interfaces that deliver the traditional Focusrite performance, where sound is everything, while providing exceptional value for money. Accompanying these is the Dante RedNet PCI Express card, enabling ultra low-latency audio – under three milliseconds at any sample rate.

Audinate’s DanteTM technology provides the perfect infrastructure for RedNet, providing robust, reliable and high performance network architecture with easily-sourced, standard components, most of which will already be familiar to audio engineering professionals. Dante allows interfaces to be located a significant distance away from the host computer, and thus placed in locations determined by more

AVIOM SUPPORTS UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE DIGITAL AUDIO ARTS DEGREE PROGRAM

Personal Mixers Installed in Brand New Recording Studio

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA, JANUARY 18, 2011 —The University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, recently installed an Aviom Pro16® Personal Mixing System, to serve a multitude of functions for the school including music recording, theatre production and traditional campus events. Primarily purchased to support the University’s new state-of-the-art educational and commercial studio, the A-16II Personal Mixers are also included in the curriculum for the school’s new Bachelor of Music in Digital Audio Arts program.

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AVI-SPL’s Creative Show Services Expands Team

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Gerald Czaja

AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, today announced the expansion of its Creative Show Services (CS2) division with the addition of Gerald Czaja to the Account Management team.

Czaja joins AVI-SPL as an Account Manager with 10 years of experience in the Tampa market. Most recently, Czaja worked for Ryah Creative Group where he sold events to many local and national accounts. Czaja also gained experience working in sales for Wizards Connection, where he designed, sold and managed events that included not only audiovisual, but all aspects of décor and entertainment.

“Gerald’s well-rounded technical and theatrical experience is a welcome addition to AVI-SPL’s strong Account Management team,? said Jim Engelmann, director of sales, Creative Show Services. “His talent and enthusiasm will help us to expand our business in the more

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Wohler Adds U.S. Western and Eastern Regional Sales Managers

Larry Enroth and Keith Andoos Take the Helm in Key Sales Territories as the Company Expands its North American Presence more

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COUNTRYMAN ASSOCIATES HELPS HP PAVILION RESOLVE NAGGING AUDIO ISSUE

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Image of Mike O’Brien with the Countryman Type 10S DI.

San Jose, CA – January 2011… Any audio professional will tell you that, in terms of sound quality, a personal computer can be a rather hostile tool if it’s not interfaced with the right equipment. Such was the case at the HP Pavilion at San Jose. Working alongside a variety of broadcast quality capable sound sources, the laptop computer sounded positively dismal. But recently, that undesirable situation improved dramatically with the addition of a Type 10S Stereo DI from Countryman Associates. more

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Epson Introduces High Performance PowerLite D6000 Series Projectors for Higher Education

Epson PowerLite D6150, D6155W, and D6250 Deliver High Brightness, Connectivity, Advanced Networking, and Dust Resistant Design

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Jan. 18, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the new Epson PowerLite® D6000 series line of robust projectors for higher education. The PowerLite D6150, D6155W and D6250 offer high brightness and exceptional picture quality with a dust resistant design, a 10,000 hour2 electrostatic filter and lamp life of 5,000 hours3 for a low total cost of ownership. These projectors also deliver cutting-edge connectivity, advanced networking functions, and easy setup features.

“Epson remains committed to educators and students by creating projectors that not only deliver cutting-edge technology and network offerings, but are also built to perform and last,? said Sean Gunduz, product manager, Epson America. “The new PowerLite D6000 series projectors feature our most innovative dust resistant design which prevents air from entering the more

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Soundcraft Extends Digital Console Range with Si Compact 16 at NAMM

Positioned as the digital mixing solution for all sizes of sound company or user, the new Soundcraft Si Compact Series is a power-packed range of digital consoles that brings all the experience of Soundcraft’s digital mixing platforms to a very affordable price level for tour sound, corporate event, house of worship and theatre applications, amongst others.

At the NAMM show Keith Watson, Harman’s Marketing Director for Mixers said, “We’ve had a fantastic reaction to the 24 fader model launched at PLASA in September. Being 19? rack mounted, the 16 is our response to massive demand from our clients in live sound including Houses of Worship, installed systems, theatres and corporate events.?

With full DSP functionality built-in to a small-footprint chassis, the Si Compact range provides up to 40 inputs to mix in 3 frame sizes. Motorized faders with patented Soundcraft FaderGlow™ operate on two layers, but the more

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