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Archive for February 10th, 2011

X2O Media’s vClips and Xpresenter(TM) Xe Video Poster Keep Students, Alumni, and Visitors Engaged and Informed at Le Moyne College

Interactive Video Application Shows Video Highlights in College’s Athletics Hall of Fame, While Video Poster Powers Digital Menu Boards in On-Campus Café more

Chyron’s Paul Glasgow to Join Debate ‘The Cloud: A Year On’ at Broadcast Video Expo 2011

LONDON — Feb. 10, 2011 — Chyron today announced that Paul Glasgow, vice president of EMEA sales, will be a panelist for the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) debate, “The Cloud: A Year On.” The debate, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, is a follow-up to the BVE’s 2010 discussion about remote access to editing services, storage, and rendering. Glasgow and other participants will tackle questions about the cloud and discuss if and how the dream of one year ago has become a reality. more

SENCORE Promotes Product Management Veteran Jeff Briden to Vice President

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Feb. 10, 2011 — SENCORE, a leading provider of high-quality signal transmission and video delivery solutions, today announced the promotion of Jeff Briden to vice president of product management and customer satisfaction. Briden has been instrumental in expanding the company into new markets and in the development of new technologies and standards, including HDTV, 8-VSB, advanced digital modulation, and MPEG-2 and H.264 video delivery. more

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BEXEL PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT FOR SUPER BOWL XLV

ARLINGTON, TX, FEBRUARY 10, 2011—While the telecast of Super Bowl XLV neared four hours from kick-off through the Vince Lombardi trophy presentation, companies like Bexel were onsite days in advance to ensure production was seamless and the broadcast ran smoothly both on the field and off. For Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, the big game on Sunday marked its 20th year of involvement in the Super Bowl, its role steadily growing to where it is now, working with more than 40 customers who all require products and services that are just as varied as the applications. more

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Kramer Introduces the TP-123-od/TP-124-od Twisted Pair Transmitter/Receiver Pair with EMP Protection

The TP-123-od transmitter and TP-124-od receiver are a high-performance twisted pair solution for sending computer graphics video, unbalanced stereo analog audio and unidirectional RS-232 control command signals over long distances with advanced EDID handling capability and unique “Overvoltage Defense? EMP protection built-in. The TP-123-od and TP-124-od offer a compact and inexpensive solution for multiple signal transmission over long distances.

The TP-123-od and TP-124-od are part of Kramer’s new “od? (Overvoltage Defense) family of twisted pair transmitters and receivers, specifically designed to include electromagnetic pulse (EMP) protection. The EMP of nearby lightning strikes can damage sensitive electronic equipment by inducing a high momentary surge in voltage. Kramer’s “od? products, while manufactured for indoor use only, are designed to protect against such occurrences.

These models are HDTV compatible, and support computer graphics video resolutions up to WUXGA and HDTV resolutions up to 1080p. The built-in EDID capture and emulation capability more

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TNDV to Outfit Newest HD Truck with 10 Hitachi Z-HD5000 Cameras

WOODBURY, NEW YORK – TNDV Television, a Nashville, TN-based provider of HD/SD video systems and services for remote video production, announced plans to outfit its newest HD truck with 10 Hitachi Z-HD5000 multiformat (720p/1080i) HDTV cameras along with Hitachi CU-HD1000 fiber-based camera control units (CCUs). The company’s newest hi-def truck, currently under construction, will serve large remote productions such as concerts and awards shows that typically require seven to nine multiformat broadcast cameras.

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“We’re outfitting our new 40-foot expando HD truck with a complement of Hitachi Z-HD5000 cameras to dramatically expand our HDTV production capabilities. We chose this camera because it satisfies our high-end customers’ demands for excellent HDTV picture quality, reliable performance, and feature-rich functionality,? said Nic Dugger, president and owner of TNDV Television, as well as engineer-in-charge of TNDV productions.

“When we compared the Z-HD5000 against the top more

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EVEN IN GUAM ANTON/BAUER DELIVERS STELLAR PERFORMANCE AND SUPPORT FOR PRODUCER AND AUDIO PRO HILARY STEWART

LOS ANGELES, CA. — While on location in Guam, shooting the historical documentary, Back To The Battlefields, which tells the story of Navajo Code Talkers who served in Guam, Okinawa, Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Saipan, Tinian, and Palau before, during, and after World War II, HD production coordinator and audio specialist Hilary Stewart found herself in a precarious position, thanks to lost luggage – without an adequate power source. As a longtime user of Anton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, Stewart knew if anyone could help her it was Anton/Bauer. So she found herself on the phone with a company customer service representative early one Sunday morning. anton-bauer-hilary-stewart-in-a-helicopter.JPG more

Hitachi’s New iPJ-AW250N Ultimate Interactive Projector Turns Any Surface Into An Electronic Whiteboard

The iPJ-AW250N Features Built-In Interactive Functionality Without the Need
for a Separate Interactive Whiteboard

Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today introduced its iPJ-AW250N Interactive Projector. The iPJ-AW250N is Hitachi’s first-ever interactive projector and has all the functionality of a interactive whiteboard built into it, eliminating the need for additional hardware.

Hitachi delivered a new level of innovation to the education market when it introduced the Ultra Short Throw Projector series, which were developed for use with interactive whiteboards. With the introduction of the iPJ-AW250N, Hitachi raises the standard for performance by combining interactive whiteboard functionality with Hitachi’s industry-leading projector technology.

“Our iPJ-AW250N brings interactive projector technology to a far wider market than ever before,? said John Glad, product manager, Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group. “Thanks to the iPJ-AW250N, any suitable wall or surface can now be converted into an more

Powerline Control Systems Names Melissa Hirt & Associates Rep of the Year

Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting control for residential and light commercial applications, and inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB) technology, is proud to announce Melissa Hirt & Associates as its 2010 Rep of the Year.

“Melissa Hirt continues to amaze us with her enthusiasm and passion for PCS products,? said Scott Klodowski, director of sales and marketing for PCS. “She continually finds new ways to educate professional integrators on the unique benefits and capabilities of our product line.?

Based in Rio Linda, Calif., Melissa Hirt & Associates vastly expanded PCS’s reach in Northern and Central California and Nevada in 2010, growing the firm’s territory by 30% throughout the year.

For more information on Powerline Control Systems please visit http://www.pcslighting.com or find PCS on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pcslighting.

About Powerline Control Systems, Inc.
Powerline Control Systems has been developing, more

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SnapAV Gets into the Higher-End In-Wall Loudspeaker Game with Episode 900 Series

Marketing VP Levy Calls Episode Fastest Growing Loudspeaker Brand in the Custom Installation

Episode HT-950 In-Wall

The Episode HT-950 is Poised for the Demands of Today’s High-Impact Home Theaters

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Charlotte, NC – SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of over 1,000 solutions for the custom A/V channel in the US and Canada, today announced the arrival of its Episode 900 series of In-Wall loudspeakers.

Incorporating premium high-efficiency 4.5-inch Kapton ribbon tweeters, large Natural Cell Structure (NCS) drivers, compensation EQ switches and integrated sealed ¾-inch MDF back boxes, the series represents SnapAV’s highest performing speakers to date.
The first two available speakers are the dual 7-inch woofer equipped In-Wall HT950 ($1,999 MSRP each) and the dual 6.5-inch woofer HT900 LCR ($1,199 MSRP each). The entire line, including the existing In-Room 900, is timber matched more

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