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Media Vision USA Unveils the New HCS-8318 Multi-Media Terminal with 10� Touch Screen Control

San Francisco, CA, February 28, 2011 – A revolutionary new product released by TAIDEN, the Multi-Media Terminal is the first of its kind. With the entire standard feature set of a Conference System Delegate, the new HCS-8318 offers a 10� Touch Screen interface for the meeting participant to manage presentation material. The units come with various options that will eliminate the need for laptops in the boardroom, council chamber or courtroom.

The HCS-8318 joins the family of 8300 Series components, including the HCS-8307 (7� Touch Screen) and the HCS-8315 (mic array discussion unit) a culmination of three years worth or research and design, including feedback and suggestions from Architects, Consultants, CEO’s, IT Directors and more. The end result is a system that is both robust in features and simplistic in design.

Multi-Media is shared with the terminals thru a daisy-chained (closed loop optional) Cat. 6 cabling more

JEFF HARDING RECORDS LOOK EAST WITH BOCK 251 MIC/PAULY SUPERSCREEN

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 2011: On his latest album, 2010′s Look East, Jeff Harding refines his fluid guitar playing to build songs of transcendent beauty, measured out by thoughtful lyrics delivered with honesty and simplicity. The final product was mixed and mastered by Casey Wood (Randy Travis, Jimmy Buffett, George Strait) at The Insanery in Nashville, Tennessee with Harding using the new BOCK 251 studio condenser with a Pauly Superscreen pop filter to record all of the vocals in his project studio.

In anticipation of purchasing a new vocal mic, Harding did a lot of research and asked a lot of questions. “Since I knew I would be dropping a lot of money, I wanted to be careful,” he said. “I considered buying a vintage mic, but I was too scared by all the stories I heard about vintage mics that had lost their sound or had become more

Vermont Public Television Selects Four Hitachi SK-HD1000 HDTV Cameras for Hi-Def Studio Production Upgrade

WOODBURY, NEW YORK – Vermont Public Television (VPT)— Vermont’s statewide PBS network —purchased four new Hitachi SK-HD1000 digital HDTV studio cameras as part of an extensive HDTV production upgrade at its Colchester, VT broadcast television facility.

“We chose the Hitachi SK-HD1000 after a year of exhaustive, comparative research and testing of all major HDTV studio cameras on the market,� said Joseph Tymecki, CPBE, Chief Technology Officer, Vermont Public Television. “Since the cameras replaced four older analog studio cameras that’d been in service for nearly 20 years, we wanted to be sure we were ordering studio cameras that would serve us well into the future. We feel that these Hitachi cameras are the perfect fit for our facility.�

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“The picture quality is just stunning,� added Tymecki. “After we first put them on the air to cover the inauguration of more

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“SHAKEN RATTLED & ROLLED” GRAMMY® WEEK EVENT GATHERS TOGETHER TOP INDUSTRY SPONSORS

Audio Industry Leaders Gather for the Fourth Annual GRAMMY® Week Gala
at The Village Recording Studios in Los Angeles, Honoring T Bone Burnett and CelebratingThe Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing®’s 10th Anniversary

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 24, 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.

The event was held with the support of more

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D&M PROFESSIONAL NAMES HUDSON MARKETING REP OF THE YEAR

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ITASCA, IL, February 24, 2010 — D&M Professional, parent company of the leading brands Marantz Professional, Denon Professional and Denon DJ, recently recognized its manufacturer’s representatives for outstanding achievement in the company’s fiscal year 2010. Presenting Hudson Marketing with their Rep of the Year honor, D&M Professional continued its tradition of acknowledging rep partners who distinguish themselves in the areas of attaining sales quota, market development for new products or a specific product category, inside sales support and overall excellence.

Hudson Marketing Inc. is a leading manufacturer’s representative in the Professional Audio, Sound Contracting, Broadcast and MI Industries. Centrally located in Williston Park, Long Island and covering the Tri-State NY/NJ/CT region, Hudson Marketing was founded in 1987 by company president Mike Phillips. With a combined experience in the audio industry of over 50 years, Hudson Marketing offers the confidence and personal more

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Scharff Weisberg Fills Lighting, Audio and Video Needs for Big Apple Circus’s New Multipurpose Entrance Tent

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For the Big Apple Circus’s recent “Dance On!” show under the Big Top, Scharff Weisberg provided lighting, audio and video equipment for a new, multipurpose entrance tent in Lincoln Center Plaza’s Damrosch Park.

David Rockwell of Rockwell and Associates designed the entrance tent that “exponentially increased our front of house space,” says Scott O’Donnell, vice president and general manager of the Big Apple Circus. To maximize the new space the circus “looked to Scharff Weisberg to make it a fun and functional area. We’ve had a long association with Scharff Weisberg – they know us and what we do as an organization. We don’t just come to town with a show, we bring our venue with us and create everything from the ground up. Scharff Weisberg understands our needs and gives more

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TIGERPAW GOES DEEPER WITH AN ENHANCED ZENITH INTEGRATION

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Completes a New Level of NOC Experience for the Zenith and Tigerpaw User

BELLEVUE, Neb., (February 28, 2011) — Tigerpaw Software, Inc., developer of the most comprehensive business building software for technology providers, today announced that it has incorporated the latest changes from Zenith’s API to create a whole new level of Network Operations Center (NOC) experience for the Tigerpaw/Zenith user.

Bi-Directional Ticket Information in Real-Time
Tigerpaw was able to quickly complete a more robust integration that gives Tigerpaw/Zenith users the ability to create tickets, and reassign them to a Zenith NOC (or Zenith VSD) and vise versa. The Tigerpaw Zenith integration synchronizes the status of Zenith tickets and Tigerpaw service orders and allows for all changes to reflect in one another’s product in real-time.

Greater Transparency
If a change is made or comments added to the Tigerpaw more

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Travel Channel Moves Forward with Broadway Systems for Ad Sales Operations

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Broadway Systems, the leading provider of advertising management software for cable networks, announced today that Scripps Networks is using Broadway’s end-to-end software platform to help manage program scheduling, advertising sales, traffic, and billing for Travel Channel. The cable network went live with Broadway last March.

“Because Scripps already used Broadway to help manage these systems and processes at all their other cable networks, they wanted that same platform for Travel Channel,� said John Sorensen, president of Broadway Systems. “Within a limited window of time, we were able to provide Scripps with an efficient migration path for Travel Channel’s operations.�

Broadway worked with Scripps to convert the historical and operational data from two different systems to the Broadway platform. As part of the project, Broadway created a series of tools to assist with Travel Channel’s data migration, which began in late 2009.

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CAD Audio Sponsors SynAudCon

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Solon, OH––As part of a continuing effort to educate its customers, CAD Audio will become a sponsor for SynAudCon (Synergistic Audio Concepts) whose mission is “to establish a baseline of audio and acoustic understanding for audio practitioners.�
CAD Audio/Astatic National Sales Manager Gary Dixon became aware of SynAudCon at an Audio and Acoustics for Conference Systems Workshop and through the sponsorship program he hopes to provide a training path for CAD Audio employees and their customers.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Dixon said, “Because we are a technology-driven company, it is important that CAD employees can help our customers understand the principles of audio. Proper mic usage and mic decisions include a proper understanding of the physics of sound as well as the electronics.�
For its part, SynAudCon added, “We are proud to welcome CAD Audio to the list of our fine sponsors. Manufacturers have always been a major driving force more

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BEXEL HELPS MAKE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW A PINNACLE EVENT FOR U.K.-BASED LOTUS CAR COMPANY

BURBANK, CA, FEBRUARY 28, 2011 – Lotus, the exclusive British sports car company, recently cruised into the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show with style and class as it unveiled its newest line of cars to spectators in the U.S. Wing Productions, a creative visual agency based in North West London, was charged with supporting the organization of events to help Lotus introduce five new cars to U.S.-based press over the course of two days this past November. To help handle all of the production and engineering for both press days, Wing Productions called upon Bexel, a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions. more

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