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Round Floor Box Supports A/V in Wood Floor Platforms, Stages, and Balconies

A recessed round floor box from Legrand/Wiremold provides flexibility and high-capacity audio/video in Raised and wood floors, including elevated platforms, stages, and balconies. The Wiremold® CRFB Series floor box also fits into a standard raised floor air diffuser opening, providing easy access to recessed A/V connectivity devices. more

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LOUD Appoints New Pro-Audio Leadership

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Woodinville, Wa. – January 27, 2011 – LOUD Technologies Inc. (“LOUD?) today appointed Jeff Rocha, Vice President and General Manager, EAW and Anthony Taylor, Vice President and Managing Director, Martin Audio. In these newly expanded roles, Rocha and Taylor will assume P&L responsibility for their respective brand, as well as manage all engineering, product development, marketing, manufacturing and sales efforts. In addition, Rocha will lead the EAW design and manufacturing facility in Whitinsville, USA, while Taylor will lead the Martin Audio design and manufacturing facility in High Wycombe, UK.

“EAW and Martin Audio are strong brands with their own unique personalities and reputations for service and innovation,? said Mark Graham, LOUD CEO. “Both Jeff and Anthony are veterans of their brands and have already improved the speed and accuracy of brand-level decision making. This increased autonomy will allow us to unlock even more potential and ensure our customers more

Education, education, education: projectiondesign®’s mantra for ISE 2011 and beyond

Projection technology leader, projectiondesign to redouble its educational efforts in 2011.

Projection technology leader, projectiondesign to redouble its educational efforts in 2011.

Projection technology leader to redouble its educational efforts in 2011.

On the eve of ISE 2011, Norway’s projectiondesign® is reaffirming its commitment to education by scheduling dozens of tutorial sessions on its stand during the show, and by partnering with InfoComm International to provide specialised seminars that have been independently evaluated to provide Renewal Units (RUs) for CTS certification.

During all three days of ISE 2011, projectiondesign will host a series of tutorial sessions for its distributor and end-customer partners on its stand, with the aim of bringing as many industry contacts as possible up-to-speed with the latest projection technologies and their applications. These will be hosted by the newly appointed Andre Jensen who has been promoted within projectiondesign to support the company’s partner and education focus.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday 2 February, the company’s David Aleksandersen will present two paid-for InfoComm education sessions – the first more

Calibre enters LED image processing market

Reflecting the growing market need for high-quality, flexible and low latency LED image processing at a lower price point, Calibre is proud to present the new LEDView400 HQV scaler-switcher.

Reflecting the growing market need for high-quality, flexible and low latency LED image processing at a lower price point, Calibre is proud to present the new LEDView400 HQV scaler-switcher.

Reflecting the growing market need for high-quality, flexible and low latency LED image processing at a lower price point, Calibre is proud to present the new LEDView400 HQV scaler-switcher.

Harnessing the power of the Reon video processor from IDT, the LEDView400 runs state-of-the-art HQV algorithms with expertly designed hardware and firmware from Calibre, bringing excellent image quality to LED screens in a wide range of applications from sports and corporate AV to digital signage and more.

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LAB X Technologies Issues AVB IP License to Avid

Lab X and Avid Preview AVB Technology at Integrated Systems Europe

ROCHESTER, New York – Leading the industry in digital connectivity networking solutions, Lab X Technologies has issued a solution integration license of its AVB Audio IP Platform to Avid® for development of an IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB)-based technology. After a successful integration of Lab X MADI IP into its arsenal, Avid is poised for future growth in its AVB portfolio throughout multiple industries, including professional sound.

Showcasing their AVB proof of concept at Integrated Systems Europe at the AVnu Alliance Pavilion (#6H136), Avid and Lab X will preview the possibilities of digital networking, with simplified solutions for the complex issues common in the live sound networking industry.

“Teaming with Lab X, Avid is working to fit all of the pieces of the networking puzzle together with the help of AVB, which will help more

Ronco Transforms Sound At Niagara County Community College Theater With Soundcraft® Si3 Digital Console

Ronco Specialized Systems, Inc., recently installed and revamped the Niagara County Community College’s (NCCC) theater with a Harman-based audio system, leading with a Soundcraft Si3 digital console. The Si3 not only enables better-sounding performances, but also serves as a useful instructional tool for students interested in the field of live sound.

Along with the Si3, Ronco installed eight JBL VerTec VT4887A compact line array elements, four VT4881A arrayable subwoofers, a VRX918S subwoofer, eight 8340A surround speakers, two AC26 2-way loudspeakers, seven Control 26-DT ceiling speakers, two Control 25T-WH speakers and four SRX712M monitors. Eight Crown I-Tech 9000HD, two CTS2000 and four CTS4200USP/CN amplifiers power the system, while BSS BLU-160 and 120 signal processors and two BLU-10 wall controllers are used in configuring for different events. The system is managed via Harman HiQnet™ System Architect™.

“Our previous system in the theater was, for lack of a better word, more

AKG Voted Best Microphone and Headphones At SOS Awards During NAMM

Underscoring a commitment to provide the most reliable and highest performing products to the professional audio industry, AKG earned two 2011 SOS Awards during Winter NAMM. Voted Best Microphone and Best Headphones by Sound on Sound readers, the AKG C414XLS and AKG K240, represent the continued versatility, quality and leading technology AKG offers professionals around the world.

“The SOS awards provide an opportunity for those in the audio trenches to honestly grade the equipment they use on a daily basis and AKG is proud to offer our customers the year’s Best Microphone and Best Headphones,? stated Alfred Reinprecht, VP marketing and product development, AKG. “Knowing Sound on Sound readers are using AKG microphones in real-world applications, as they were designed and the Best Microphone and Best Headphones awards support AKG’s constant pursuit of the best, most reliable equipment in the industry.?

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DeeTown Scores Big With JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors

Demonstrating the capabilities of JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors to deliver pristine audio in any acoustical environment, Alana Da Fonseca installed a pair of LSR4328 8-inch monitors in her new production room at New York City-based DeeTown Entertainment.

Founded by producer/writer/performer Ali Dee Theodore, DeeTown’s credit list could double as a guide to the most successful feature films of the past few years, including the soundtracks for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Iron Man, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Sex and the City, Transformers, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Hannah Montana.

As the main songwriter/producer at DeeTown, Alana Da Fonseca requires a reliable and powerful monitor that provides an accurate representation of her mixes. “When I play back a mix for a client I need speakers that can really bump,? she said. “I also need them to be accurate at lower levels so I can hear all the detail more

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Atlona Introduces Cost-Effective Installation Testing Kits Designed to Diagnose Digital Connectivity Issues With Ease

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GENELEC 8260A RECEIVES TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE & CREATIVITY (TEC) AWARD

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— Active monitor pioneer continues to earn accolades —

NATICK, MA, January 21, 2011 — Genelec, the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology for three decades, is proud to announce that its 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Monitoring System has received a Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the Studio Monitor Technology category. The 26th annual TEC Awards were presented Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the Winter NAMM Convention in Anaheim, California.

“It is a tremendous honor that our 8260A has been selected by industry professionals for outstanding technical achievement,? stated Will Eggleston, Genelec USA Marketing Director. “It is great to receive recognition from our peers for our hard work, dedication and innovation, and all at Genelec in Finland and here in the U.S.A. are very proud to accept this award.?

Founded in 1985, the Technical Excellence & more

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