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PPC to Highlight Guaranteed Compression Technology for Reliable Systems at CTIA Wireless

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International CTIA Wireless 2011
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FUJINON LENSES DRIVE THE ALL MOBILE VIDEO 3D TRUCK

WAYNE, N.J. – All Mobile Video (AMV) recently furnished its Epic 3D mobile production unit with lenses from FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division for use on Sony HDC1500 Series cameras and Sony HDC-P1 cameras on 3ality Digital 3D stereoscopic rigs. The Epic 3D features six Fujinon HA23x7.6BERM HD Premier Series ENG-Style telephoto lenses and 12 Fujinon HAs18x7.6BRM Premier Series HD ENG-Style telephoto lenses. Each 3D rig on the truck includes two lenses for stereoscopic 3D production. There are six 3ality Digital 3flex 3D camera rigs on the Epic 3D truck – four TS-2 Studio Beamsplitter rigs and two TS-4 Side-by-Side rigs.

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The 3D engineers who worked the rigs and other AMV 3D camera equipment have been enthusiastic about their experience with the new Fujinon lenses. “They were ecstatic with how well the lenses lined up with each other,? said more

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Almo Professional A/V Booth Visitors ‘Get in on the Gig’ at DSE 2011

Almo Professional A/V Booth Visitors ‘Get in on the Gig’ at DSE 2011

VIP Tours of Live Digital Signage Systems, Exclusive Product Showings, and Instant Information = Most Valuable 15 Minutes on the Show Floor

Philadelphia, PA — February 22, 2011 — This week at the Digital Signage Expo 2011, Almo Professional A/V (booth #1618), the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, will give booth attendees the opportunity to “Get in on the Gig? with Almo by taking a VIP tour of live digital signage systems designed for the small, medium and enterprise markets. Exclusive product showings, on-demand demos, instant access to follow-up information and hourly giveaways are available to Almo booth visitors during exhibit hours, which take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 23-24, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“The Almo Pro A/V booth tour is designed for all the DSE more

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SUNY Fredonia Student Station WNYF Installs Broadcast Pix Granite 1000 for Transition to HD Production, File-Based Workflow

Billerica, Massachusetts – For more than 30 years, independent student television station WNYF has been one of the staples on the campus of SUNY Fredonia, which is part of the State University of New York. The station recently installed a Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ 1000 video production system, which has helped usher in a new era of high definition production and file-based workflow.

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According to T. John McCune, multimedia team leader, SUNY Fredonia, the Granite 1000, which was purchased through Audio Video Corporation to replace a Panasonic AG-MX70 switcher, was installed last August in time for the fall semester. McCune said the students are still excited about the new system, because it is easy to use and has improved the quality of productions.

Students produce a variety of original programming, including news, cooking and game shows, campus event coverage, and more

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MASQUE SOUND RE-TEAMS WITH AKUSTIKS FOR BROADWAY’S NEW VICTORY THEATER UPGRADE

NEW YORK: At 111 years of age, The Victory Theater on West 42nd Street has staged every conceivable theatrical presentation, from straight plays to live burlesque, even a brief stint as a XXX movie house. In 1992, The Victory became one of seven historic theaters adopted by The New 42nd St. Inc. a not-for-profit organization created by NYC and NYS to revitalize the district. Renamed The New Victory in December1995 following a $11.4 million renovation, the theater now presents exclusively family-oriented shows and is mandated by its not-for-profit status to maintain tickets within the $9.00 to $38.00 price range.

By 2010, the sound system installed during the 1995 renovation was beginning to show its age. “We were basically OK with the EAW-based system, but it was mid-range, and inadequate for the more ambitious productions we’ve been mounting,” explains New Victory director of production, David Jensen. “Anthony Nittoli had more

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Middle Atlantic Debuts UPS With Individual Outlet Control

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Fairfield, NJ––Middle Atlantic Products is introducing a new line of UPS systems that provide true individual outlet control, both remotely via RS-232 and IP, and locally using Middle Atlantic Power Manager™, a web-based interface for local monitoring and control.

The first UPS with 100% individual outlet control in the Commercial AV and Residential markets, this system allows users to control each of the 8 outlets independently, unlike other systems that only support control of outlet groups.
This capability allows users to restrict unauthorized use of outlets for additional security, and when integrated with a control system via RS-232, can support up to 8-stage sequencing in any combination, with any delay; no separate sequencer is necessary.

The Middle Atlantic Products UPS also features Pure Sine Wave technology, integration with AV control systems and a unique sliding rear rackrail mount that more

Philip O. Nolan Joins Camber Board of Directors

The Former CEO of Stanley, Inc. Brings Extensive Acquisition
And Corporate Growth Management Experience

Huntsville, AL- February 18, 2011 – —Camber Corporation announced today that Philip O. Nolan, past chairman, president, and CEO of Stanley, Inc. (NYSE: SXE), has joined its Board of Directors.

“We are honored to welcome Phil Nolan to the Camber Board of Directors,? said Camber Chairman and CEO Walter Batson. “Phil’s management experience, as well as his perspective as a physicist, engineer, and attorney strengthen Camber’s quickly expanding body of knowledge and leadership.?
Mr. Nolan joined Stanley in 1989 as a program manager and the director of systems integration. During his tenure, he served as corporate secretary, treasurer, general manager, and vice president for operations before being promoted to president in 1996 and CEO in 2002. He assumed the role of chairman of the Board of Directors in 2006 and led more

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Prism Sound and SADiE At PLASA Focus

Prism Sound and SADiE’s high end audio recording and editing equipment will be on show at the PLASA Focus exhibition in Leeds, which takes place from the 19th – 20th April, 2011.

Among the products on show will be the company’s range of SADiE 6 LiVE branded systems, which are essentially hardware multi-track recorders consisting of a SADiE hardware unit and dedicated multitrack recorder software. The full SADiE software and modules can be added, turning these into full editing systems.

The combination of dedicated hardware and software retains the traditional SADiE strengths of low latency, high reliability, bit transparent digital recording in a turnkey system. Additional important features include the ability to make mirrored recordings on two hard-disks providing a simultaneous safety copy, high track counts, and the ability to connect to consoles via MADI, MADI-X, AES-3 or analogue connections.

There are three platforms for more

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ANTON/BAUER DELIVERS SAME-DAY BATTERIES AND CHARGERS TO CREW DURING REMOTE SHOOT IN CENTRAL AMERICA

Production Company Credits Anton/Bauer’s Unmatched Service and Support with Saving TV Project

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – While on location in Panama shooting the blue water fishing and hunting TV series, The Best & Worst of Tred Barta, for the Versus Network, owner and executive producer of the full service video and film production company, R/Wheeler Communications, Bob Wheeler, and crew found themselves with an incompatible power source. Quick thinking and a call to Anton/Bauer customer service resulted in a saved shoot and on time delivery to his client. 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, was able to locate multiple batteries the same day and delivered them to a propeller plane waiting to take them to a remote offshore location. anton-bauer-r-wheeler-communications.JPG more

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Ross XPression Real-time 3D Graphics Rock The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards®

For Immediate Release
News Release


Iroquois, ON, Canada – February 22, 2011 –
After a perfect performance on the Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 30th, Ross Video’s XPression 2D/3D CG and motion graphics system was selected by Los Angeles-based Mdots/Fontastics to provide live graphics for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® which aired live on CBS, Sunday, February 13th. more

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