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Panamax/Furman at ISE 2011

ISE 2011
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Exhibiting With SpeakerCraft, Stand 1I27
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EAW® KF740 Loudspeakers Added to Peak Hire Ltd.’s EAW Inventory

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Cheltenham-based sound and lighting company adds 18 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules
as part of a strategic plan for expansion

Whitinsville, MA, USA, January 21, 2011 – Peak Hire Ltd., based in Cheltenham in Gloucester, England, continues to expand its EAW® inventory with the addition of 18 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules. The announcement was made by Peak Hire Managing Director Karl Ashman and signifies the first U.K. order of the critically acclaimed sound reinforcement module. Formally established in 2007, Peak Hire is one of the U.K.’s leading sound and lighting contractors, providing sound, lighting, rigging, power, set and stage equipment, as well as skilled technical support for productions, concerts, theaters, conferences, outdoor events, etc., The addition of KF740 modules from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology, was part of a strategic plan for Peak Hire’s expansion and more

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WAVES Q10 ENTERS TECnology HALL OF FAME

— Waves’ accolades continue as its groundbreaking product is acknowledged for its lasting legacy —

KNOXVILLE, TN, January 18, 2011 — Waves Audio is pleased to announce that its Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. The award was presented Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the Winter NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. The announcement comes on the heels of Waves, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, being informed that it will be presented with a prestigious Technical GRAMMY® Award during the GRAMMY Week celebration in February 2011.

The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio established the TECnology Hall of Fame in 2004 to honor and recognize audio products and innovations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of audio technology. Inductees to the TECnology Hall of Fame are chosen by a panel of more than 50 recognized more

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Nashville-Based Lehning Family Dynasty Trusts Their Carl Tatz Design Dual PhantomFocus™ System for Music and Film Production

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Legendary Producer/Engineer Kyle Lehning and Sons Jason, Jordan and Eric Greatly Enhance Both Dynaudio M3 Mains and ATC SCM 20 Near Fields with CTD’s Proprietary Monitor Tuning Protocol, the PhantomFocus™ System, at Their Personal Studio, The Compound

Nashville, TN: “Damn you Carl Tatz? was the subject line of the email from Kyle Lehning to Carl Tatz after he implemented Lehning’s Dynaudio M3 main monitors with his widely heralded PhantomFocus™ System (PFS) monitor tuning protocol. “You made the Dyns sound so amazing, the consensus here is that we need you to PhantomFocus the ATC near fields now!?

Lehning, a multiple GRAMMY® winner, has been producer and engineer for country music icon Randy Travis throughout his career, with multiple gold and platinum awards to his credit. The head of Asylum Records through the 90s, he has continued to produce and record many artists over the more

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M3 (MUSIC MIX MOBILE) SHARES ITS EMMY® AWARDS WITH MANUFACTURER PARTNER WAVES AUDIO

— M3 shows its gratitude to Waves Audio for their long-time product and technical support —

M3 (Music Mix Mobile), a New Jersey/California based remote facilities company combining the talents of award-winning production professionals and state-of-the-art audio solutions, has recently presented manufacturer partner Waves Audio with two EMMY® certificates for their long-time support, and to acknowledge their contributions in helping M3 garner two EMMY’s for their work on the 52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards and 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert. The announcement comes on the heels of Waves, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, being informed that it will be presented with a prestigious Technical GRAMMY® Award during the GRAMMY Week celebration in February 2011.

“Since the very beginning, Waves has been a long-time supporter of our company,? stated Joel Singer, M3 Chief Engineer. “We wanted to ‘give something back’ and acknowledge their more

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7thSense Delta Media Server provides dome content solution for immersive Canon movie

7thSense Delta Media Server provides dome content solution for immersive Canon movie.

7thSense Delta Media Server provides dome content solution for immersive Canon movie.

7thSense Delta Media Server provides dome content solution for immersive Canon movie.

7thSense, the media serving specialist that supplies content solutions to a variety of markets, are integral in the supply of a domed Audio-Visual theatre that will act as the centrepiece of the Canon stand at Integrated Systems Europe 2011 on booth 1F54.

Originally supplied to locations in New York and Paris as part of Canon’s major ‘EXPO’ event, the Dome features three 7thSense Delta media servers, each with quad outputs, natively serving a 3,200 x 3,200 pixel fisheye movie as an uncompressed TGA sequence on all servers, so that no further processing is required on-site. A total of ten Canon XEED SX7 projectors are configured to create an immersive experience for the audience with a combined image that measures 9 metres across.

Ian Macpherson, Director, 7thSense, explains: “The concept for the Canon Dome was originated more

Think global, act local – Norway’s projectiondesign® gears up for unprecedented growth

projectiondesign set for growth - its Norwegian HQ will continue to open its doors for customers who want to consult with us on the best approach to take to a project, and who want to see our development of leading-edge projection technology at first hand.

projectiondesign set for growth – its Norwegian HQ will continue to open its doors for customers who want to consult with us on the best approach to take to a project, and who want to see our development of leading-edge projection technology at first hand.

Series of strategic appointments reflects manufacturer’s long-term ambitions.

projectiondesign is embarking on a series of strategic appointments, which will lay the foundations for an ambitious programme of global growth and development.

“People like us – they like our products, our solutions, our innovation,? comments Anders Løkke, more

LECTROSONICS TO CO-SPONSOR WIRELESS THEATER PRESENTATION

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Rio Rancho, NM – January 2011… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of the forthcoming webinar Wireless Theater: Optimizing Systems for Vocal Clarity. The webinar, scheduled for Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific is free (after registering). This is an excellent opportunity for sound designers, technical directors, production managers, music directors at houses of worship, FOH mixers, system integrators, and audio installation professionals to gain insight into high quality, trouble-free wireless microphone performance. more

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NewTek TriCaster Wins Lead Role to Produce and Live Stream New York Theater Production

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TriCaster TCXD850 packs the capabilities of an HD network television studio into a 4U rack mount system; TriCaster TCXD850 is also suitable for desktop and portable live production.

NewTek, a worldwide leader of video and 3D animation products, today announced that Kathryn Jones, Joey Brenneman and Erin Bigelow’s New York theater production, “Better Left Unsaid” will use the NewTek TriCaster portable live production system in their groundbreaking venture. The engagement will run from January 28 to February 6, 2011, at Center Stage NY theater.

Performed in front of a live audience, “Better Left Unsaid” will be shot with multiple cameras, mixed in real time, produced and streamed live to the Internet via the NewTek TriCaster. Comments from the social media audience will be integrated into the show between acts and scene changes. Audience members from around the world will be able to see the play and interact in real time, by visiting: http://betterleftunsaid.tv.

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The TriCaster TCXD850 live production interface gives you control of a complete multi-channel, high definition (HD) production. Connect up to eight HD or standard definition (SD) cameras, digital or analog audio, and take your production live.

“There is no better technology to use for something like this than the NewTek TriCaster,” Jones said. “I first came more

Niles Provides Customers with Streamlined Technical Support with Launch of Live Chat Feature

Niles Audio, The First Name In Custom Installation®, has launched a new online “live chat” tech support feature on its website, www.nilesaudio.com, to provide custom installers and end users with an even greater level of customer service. The new live chat enables visitors to the site to quickly connect with the Niles technical support team and get product and software support, installation assistance and more through an easy-to-use interface.

“Niles has built an unmatched reputation for extensive technical support and exemplary customer service,” said Mike Detmer, president of Niles Audio. “Our new live chat will provide custom installers and their customers with an instant connection with our technical support staff, helping them quickly solve any issues they may have in the field or at home.”

The new technical support feature requires no software downloads or account setup and is managed by the same Niles technical support more

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