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Extron Introduces New IP Link® Control Processors to Support Larger AV Systems

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the IPCP 505 and IPCP 305, two new IP Link® control processors, designed to support larger configurable control systems. These control processors integrate Ethernet connectivity into AV systems, giving users the ability to remotely control, monitor, and troubleshoot AV equipment, including display devices and switchers. With a high-performance embedded Web server, multiple bidirectional serial ports, relays, flex I/O ports, including Ethernet and an eBUS™ port, these control processors are ideal for applications that require control for multiple devices within a large-scale AV system. Bidirectional ports provide simultaneous two-way control and monitoring of serially controlled devices such as displays, switchers, and other AV equipment. more

University of the Cumberlands Upgrades With Yamaha Installation Series Speakers and P Series Amps

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—The University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky is a private liberal arts institution founded in 1888. With an enrollment of 3,300 students, the school is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Church. Recently, Knight Audio of Louisville was hired by the University to complete an audio upgrade consisting of a Yamaha Installation Series Speaker System for the O. Wayne Rollins Center, the school’s gymnasium/auditorium.

Home to the Patriots basketball team, the venue seats 1,700 also serves as a sanctuary for larger campus services and events. It is also the site of the University’s commencement, convocations, and their annual leadership event, this year featuring Mike Huckabee as a presenter.

“The school needed an easy-to-use system for most of the events held in the venue, and they were very familiar with the Yamaha name,? states Dave Knight, owner of Knight Audio. A 25-speaker Yamaha IF-2112m system was more

AVIOM PRO64 NETWORK PROVIDES FLEXIBLE AUDIO SUPPORT FOR SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY’S NEW MULTIPURPOSE HALL

AMSTERDAM, FEBRUARY 2, 2011 — The new Multipurpose Hall at Sultan Qaboos University, located in the Sultanate of Oman, features a fully equipped, state-of-the-art sound, lighting and video system. Included in this setup is an extensive Aviom Pro64® audio network (ISE Booth 1E114), which is used to route audio to and from various locations in the space, namely the PA system, control room and production room. more

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T-VIPS Set to Build on Success in IP and JPEG2000

T-VIPS plans to increase leadership in JPEG2000, IP, Transport Stream Processing and Digital Terrestrial TV in 2011

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announces that it is entering 2011 in great shape after experiencing increasing market interest, sales growth and a healthy bottom line in 2010. With an expanding organisation, a strong product portfolio, and industry leadership positions in several sectors including JPEG2000, IP video transport, advanced transport stream processing and 3D contribution, T-VIPS has lined up exciting business and technology plans for 2011.

“We believe that in the current economic climate broadcasters and network operators will continue to demand more from their current video broadcast infrastructure and trim their operations and operating costs. A major reason for our continued success is that we’ve stuck to our principles of listening to our customers, providing solutions to their problems, and more

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Aaudio Introduces Magne Airbearing Turntable And Tonearm System by Bergmann of Denmark

New High-End System for Audiophiles Delivers Unique Technology’s Stable, Silent Operation and Superb Musical Reproduction at Entry-Level Price

CES 2011, LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 — Aaudio Imports, a leading supplier of world-class audio products, introduces into the U.S. market the brand new Magne Airbearing Turntable and Tonearm System by Bergmann Audio of Denmark, a leading specialist in airbearing turntables and tonearms.

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The Magne is a high-end entry-level audiophile turntable powered by airbearing technology. The airbearing process, of which Bergmann is an innovator, is frictionless, minimizing bearing noise and yielding exceptional stability. It yields emotionally engaging musical reproduction that transmits a vivid and transparent acoustic image. The Magne also includes a linear tracking airbearing tonearm; a silent, dry and smooth air supply; an external power supply, and a heavy clamp to stabilize records. In Danish, Magne means strength, and is also the name of the super-strong infant son more

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Parasound Launches Redesigned 5 x 250-Watt NewClassic THX Ultra 2 Power Amplifier That Can Cut the Cost of the AV Technology Treadmill

SAN FRANCISCO, (2/1/11) — Parasound, the San Francisco based supplier of premium audio amplifiers and components, has redesigned its Model 5250 power amplifier after six years as the flagship of its popular NewClassic family of products. The new Parasound NewClassic Model 5250 v.2 is ideal for home theater enthusiasts who want the performance of a very high-powered amplifier, while pairing it with an affordable state-of-the-art surround receiver that has all the latest technology.

The Parasound NewClassic 5250 v.2 offers the same THX Ultra 2 Certified, five-channel, 250-watts per channel power ratings as its predecessor, but with a more graceful front panel design, adjustable gain for each channel making it compatible with the preamp outputs of any AVR, and more than 60 other improvements to its operating features and circuitry.

“The NC 5250 v.2 provides a terrific solution for home theater enthusiasts who want great performance but worry about more

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Point Source Audio Helps Spokane Arena Upgrade with Digigram and EtherSound

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Spokane Arena Upgrade includes Digigram EtherSound

Spokane, WA – Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena has added dual Digigram ES8mic analog-to-EtherSound input modules and Digigram ES8out EtherSound-to-analog audio bridges to its video and broadcast suite. At the same time, the Arena also put its Yamaha M7CL console, originally installed in 2007, on an EtherSound network with AuviTran’s AVY16-ES100 card, while reconfiguring that network in a hybrid star / daisy chain using an AuviTran AVM-500ES Network Matrix. Technical Specialist Monte Koch, who manages AV at the Arena for the Spokane Public Facilities District, uses Stardraw Control with ESMonitor software to give video technicians input / output switching while limiting their access to the rest of the EtherSound network.

Spokane Arena presents events ranging from Spokane Chiefs hockey, to arena football’s Arena Cup championship game, Gonzaga college hoops, pro bull riders, concert tours and more. “We needed to integrate video and front of house with the broadcast suite more

Atlona’s New AT-DVIDF40SR Extends High-Resolution Video up to 2560×1600 Over Long Distances up to 1,000 Feet

DVI Dual Link Extenders Kit Tested and Certified for 2K Cinema Projectors and 30-Inch Apple(R), Dell(TM), and HP(R) Monitors more

JVC INTRODUCES GY-HM750U PROHD CAMCORDER

New HD/SD Compact Shoulder-Mount Model Offers Simultaneous Recording to Two SDHC Cards, Optional ASI Module for Live ENG Microwave Broadcasts

WAYNE, NJ (January 31, 2011) – JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today introduced the GY-HM750U ProHD compact shoulder-mount camcorder. Ideal for ENG news, sports, documentaries, events, and other location shoots, it offers the industry’s fastest shoot-to-edit workflow by recording native HD or SD footage in ready-to-edit file formats on low-cost SDHC memory cards.

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Equipped with the same 3-CCD imaging system found in the GY-HM790U, JVC’s ProHD flagship camcorder, the GY-HM750U delivers outstanding 1920×1080 images in a small, lightweight form factor. It records at selectable data rates up to 35 Mbps and can record HD footage in 720p, 1080p, and 1080i, as well as SD footage (480i).

Using JVC’s established native file-based workflow, the GY-HM750U more

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X2O Media at Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2011

X2O Media
Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2011
Feb. 22-25, Las Vegas
Booth 624
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