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GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW RELIES ON AUDIO-TECHNICA MICROPHONES FOR 14TH STRAIGHT YEAR

— Audio-Technica provides over 150 mics for the live broadcast of the GRAMMY® Awards,
as A-T maintains its definitive presence at high-profile awards shows —

— The GRAMMY Awards relies on A-T’s 5000 Series Wireless UHF Systems and AE5400 vocal mics, along with an A-T backline complement, including new AT4050ST Stereo mics for drum overheads —

STOW, OH, February 14, 2011 — For the 14th year in a row, Audio-Technica maintained its status as the hallmark of superior sound at the GRAMMY® Awards Show, known throughout the industry as Music’s Biggest Night®. This year, the 53rd Annual GRAMMYs, held February 13, 2011, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, featured a wide selection of artists from various genres of music. For the live show and broadcast, Audio-Technica supplied over 150 of its acclaimed microphones, including an impressive array of more

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Wowza Media Systems 2011 NAB Show Preview

2011 NAB Show
April 11-14 | Las Vegas
Wowza Media Systems
Booth SU9313

Follow Us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/wowzamedia
Find Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wowza/108257322528131?ref=ts&v=desc

Wowza Media Systems, Inc.
1153 Bergen Parkway, #181
Evergreen, CO 80439
USA
Tel: +1.408.361.8086
Web: www.wowzamedia.com

Wowza Media Systems Contact:
Alex Dobrushin
Chief Marketing Officer
Tel: +1.408.205.0620
E-mail: alex@wowzamedia.com

Media Contact:
Veronica Esbona
Wall Street Communications
Tel: +1.954.392.6990
E-mail: veronica@wallstcom.com

Company Quote:
“Any media enterprise must recognize the market potential represented by viewers who want to consume content anywhere, anytime — whether it’s on their mobile phone, tablet, PC, or their TV set. Unfortunately, the variety of competing delivery and playback technologies poses problems that may seem insurmountable. Here’s the good news — it’s not! With the Wowza Media Server 2 unified delivery platform, live or on-demand video can be served from any codec, over any protocol, to any player. For more

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Haivision 2011 NAB Show Preview

2011 NAB Show
Haivision Network Video
Booth SL9112

Haivision Network Video
4445 Garand
Montréal, QC, Canada H4R 2H9
Toll-Free: +1 (877) 224-5445

Haivision Network Video Contact:
Anna Kozel
Marketing and Communications Manager
E-mail: anna@haivision.com
Tel: +1 (514) 334-5445
Website: www.haivision.com

Agency Contact:
Netra Ghosh
Wall Street Communications
Tel: +1 (801) 266-0077
E-mail: netra@wallstcom.com

Company Overview:
Based in Montreal and Chicago, Haivision Network Video is a private company and a world leader in delivering the most advanced and intelligent IP video networking and digital signage technology. Haivision’s products are deployed worldwide within the foremost Fortune 100 companies; in the most rigorous military and defense applications; in state-of-the-art healthcare facilities for video collaboration and training; in highly renowned educational institutions for IPTV, teaching, and signage; in the most efficient interactive broadcast applications; and within the world’s leading TelePresence suites. Haivision distributes its products through more

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CLEAR-COM NAMES LARRY ESTRIN STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

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ALAMEDA, CA ─ Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, has named industry-veteran Larry Estrin its new Strategic Technology Specialist. As a result of the merger of HME’s Pro Audio Division with Clear-Com, Estrin is now joining the Clear-Com team to promote the brand globally, build sales opportunities and assist with product development and marketing activities. more

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FOX Sports Use of Vizrt Graphics Proves a Visual Success for Super Bowl XLV

New York, USA, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ)

Vizrt Ltd., a world-wide supplier of production tools for the digital media industry, provided a complement of sports graphics solutions to FOX Sports for coverage of the NFL’s Super Bowl XLV, held Sunday, February 6th, at Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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FOX Sports began using Vizrt at the beginning of the 2010 NFL season and deployed multiple Viz Trio and Viz Engine systems for the Super Bowl’s expanded coverage. The new system proved a huge score for the broadcaster.

“We were given an incredible opportunity to display our graphics throughout one of the most stunning facilities in the world on Super Bowl Sunday. Vizrt enabled us to create elegant graphics, incorporating them into our pre-game by displaying graphics in Jumbotrons outside the stadium, in our booth displayed on an LED more

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Loudness Sonorizacao Provides JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For Rush Concert In Brazil

Loudness Sonorizacao of Sao Paulo, Brazil, one of Brazil’s leading concert audio suppliers, recently provided a large, multi-array JBL VERTEC® line array system for legendary rock band Rush at an outdoor show in Rio de Janeiro. The concert was part of Rush’s “Time Machine Tour? and was held at the Praca de Apoteose (Apotheosis Square) venue, famous as a staging site for Rio’s legendary Carnival.

Rush’s “Time Machine Tour? embarked in July 2010 and is expected to continue through the end of 2011. For the tour, Rush is playing its album Moving Pictures in its entirety for the first time ever. The concerts on the tour also include selections from Rush’s upcoming album, Clockwork Angels, while also featuring performances of Rush’s most popular songs, including “Tom Sawyer,? “Closer to the Heart? and “Limelight.?

The main PA system deployed for Rush by Loudness featured a total of 60 VERTEC more

grandMA2 Makes Its Miss America Pageant Debut

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It was the 90th anniversary of the Miss America Pageant and grandMA2 played a key role backstage. A pair of grandMA2 light’s made their debut at the 2011 pageant, which was telecast live on ABC from the Planet Hollywood casino-resort in Las Vegas. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA2 in North America.

The pageant reunited lighting designer Allen Branton, who returned for the fourth time, and fellow lighting directors Kevin Lawson & Felix Peralta, who marked their third year & fourth year on the show respectively. This also marked the first time that Lawson & Peralta had used the grandMA 2 on a live televised broadcast.

“Because of the way the pageant is structured, we had a little extra time with several days of the preliminary pageant,” says Lawson. more

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Cloud-Based Remote Support System Company ihiji Launches New Pricing, Features and Crestron Partnership

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Swift and nimble execution, flexible and scalable solutions lauded by Reps and Dealers

Austin, TX – February 14, 2011 – ihiji, creator of invision, the cloud-based remote support system that empowers dealers to increase servicing efficiency and profits through its implementation as a service contract to homeowners, has implemented new pricing, new features and Crestron I2P certification, providing integrators with the most adaptable solution available today.

New invision Pricing
Providing dealers with greater flexibility in pricing an invision system for clients of all sizes, ihiji now boasts six (6) different pricing tiers, effectively enabling easy implementation of invision into installations of any size or scope.

An additional Plus-Five pricing option allowing dealers to add five (5) additional monitored devices to any other service tier for one low price, offers easy expansion for systems on the cusp, ideal for those not requiring the next full service more

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M3 (MUSIC MIX MOBILE) CHOOSES GENELEC DSP MONITORS FOR 2011 GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW LIVE BROADCAST

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— With newly-expanded operations, M3’s “Eclipse? and “Horizon? remote recording trucks handle the 5.1 surround audio broadcast, utilizing Genelec DSP Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, February 13, 2011 — 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, is a collective consisting of industry veterans John Harris, Jay Vicari, Joel Singer, Mitch Maketansky and West Coast-based partners Bob Wartinbee and Mark Linett. On Sunday, February 13, 2011, M3 was commissioned to capture and mix the music audio for the 53rd annual GRAMMY® Awards, broadcast live in 5.1 on CBS-TV from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the company’s dual “Eclipse? and “Horizon? trucks, the GRAMMY Award Show Broadcast Music Mixers John Harris and Eric Schilling, along with M3 Engineer-in-Charge Joel Singer, were on site to ensure the audio would be of more

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THE RECORDING ACADEMY® PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® CELEBRATED 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH CAPACITY CROWD AT “SHAKEN RATTLED & ROLLED” GRAMMY® WEEK EVENT HONORING T BONE BURNETT

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Audio Industry Leaders Gather for the Fourth Annual GRAMMY® Week Gala at The Village Recording Studios in Los Angeles

The P&E Wing’s Annual Gathering Recognizes Achievements and Contributions of the Music Industry’s Production Community

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2011) — On Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® kicked off GRAMMY® Week with its 10th anniversary celebration event titled “Shaken Rattled & Rolled” honoring legendary producer T Bone Burnett for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. GRAMMY-winning artists Elton John and Leon Russell served as honorary event co-chairs for the event, held at The Village Recording Studios in Los Angeles. GRAMMY Week culminated with the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, airing live on the CBS Television Network, more

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