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Apantac Debuts TAHOMA-DE-12/16 “Universal� Multiviewer at NAB2011

Apantac LLC expands its TAHOMA-DE line of Universal Multiviewers with the addition of the TAHOMA-DE-12/16. It will be demonstrated at NAB2011, booth N2530.

The TAHOMA-DE 12-16 Universal Multiviewers accept 12 or 16 HDMI, DVI, VGA, YPbPr, YC , Composite as well as 3G/HD/SD-SDI sources for multi-image display.

One of the most compact Universal Multiviewers on the market, the TAHOMA-DE-12/16 supports up to 16 inputs in 2RU.

The TAHOMA-DE-12/16 complements the TAHOMA-DE-4/8, which were launched at NAB last year. All TAHOMA-DE models support DVI/HDMI/VGA outputs at resolutions up to 2048×1080 (50 / 60 Hz), including support for 1080p. They also support an optional HD / SD-SDI output.

The TAHOMA-DE Multiviewers include an integrated CATx extender for extending sources up to 115 feet.

Apantac’s TAHOMA platform utilizes a skin technology that allows users to customize their on-screen display of graphics including; borders, labels, fonts, more

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Installs 90 Hitachi CP-DW10N 3LCD Projectors

Hitachi America, Ltd. Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today announced that Cambridge Rindge and Latin School has installed 90 Hitachi CP-DW10N 3LCD projectors, sold and installed by AdTech Systems of Sudbury, Massachusetts. The CP-DW10N short-throw projector offers a host of features designed for the education market, and is ideal for presentations on interactive whiteboards.

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (CRLS) is a high school divided into four Learning Communities designed to promote high levels of learning and achievement for all students. The mission of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School is to provide high-quality education to every student through rigorous, comprehensive and personalized teaching and learning in a nurturing and respectful environment.

CRLS offers an innovative approach to education, such as its 4 x 4 Block Schedule with four 84-minute periods each day and two 90-day semesters each year. The school prides itself more

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Stadium Red’s Music Creation And Lifestyle Company Spans All Genres With AKG Microphones

As one of the most successful and relatively new studios in the recording and production industry, Stadium Red relies on a full arsenal of AKG microphones to provide the best customer service, while making award-winning hits for clients. Built from an older, dormant studio space, Stadium Red has won eight GRAMMYâ Awards in its first four years of business, including four out of 11 nominations in nine categories in 2011.

Located in Harlem in New York, NY, the studio was purchased in July 2007 and opened that September as a one-room space. Founder and CEO Claude Zdanow has since built his ‘music creation and lifestyle company’ into a 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art space with four studios and a mastering suite. With a tight budget and a much shorter list of clientele in 2007, Zdanow steadily stocked his microphone collection with reliable and diverse AKG equipment.

“When we first opened, we more

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LOAD TESTED TOUGH

Installer’s Choice PTN racks from Liberty AV built for maximum loads

Installer’s Choice PTN Racks

Installer’s Choice PTN Racks from Liberty AV

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2010—With a static test load rating of 12,250 lbs., Liberty AV’s Installer’s Choice PTN rack enclosures have a capacity that is virtually unrivaled within the marketplace. Perfect for applications with high volumes of cabling, every PTN rack features welded construction and fully adjustable mounting rails to provide optimal support and the flexibility to house a wide range of AV components.

Increasing the overall width of each PTN rack to 24 inches, the wider main channels found throughout the line are central to making the equipment enclosures perfect for managing larger cable bundles. With rack depths offered in both 27.5 and 32.5-inch configurations, the series comes in 24RU, 37RU, more

CUTTING EDGE

Liberty AV leads with Installer’s Choice Razor Series

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—Including fixed, tilting, and articulating mounts designed to support flat panel displays of all sizes and description, the Installer’s Choice Razor Series is in stock and now shipping from Liberty AV Solutions.

Fixed mounts within the Razor Series include models IC32F, IC60F, and IC71F. Capable of accommodating panel sizes ranging from 23 to 71 inches and weights up to 100 pounds, these low-profile mounts complement the slim, contemporary design of today’s streamlined displays, placing them just .8 of an inch away from the wall. Mounting patterns offered among these three models range from 200×100 on up to 800×400.

Once again supporting displays weighing up to 100 pounds and mounting them a mere .8 of an inch from the wall, models IC32T, IC60T, and IC71T are tilting mounts found within the Razor Series. Made for more

ACCESSORIZE AND GET ORGANIZED

Installer’s Choice ETN Series racks from Liberty AV give better order to AV components

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—With vented side panels and a heavy duty caster base listed among standard items offered with every Installer’s Choice ETN Series rack listed within the Liberty AV catalog, the product group can be tailor-made to the unique specifications of any application by selecting from a host of accessories designed to give better organization to AV components.

With static load ratings of 12,250 pounds, ETN racks are available in six different heights (18RU, 21RU, 27RU, 35RU, 40RU, and 44RU), depths of 20 and 25 inches, and a width of 22 inches. Fully-welded construction insures strength and stability, while powder coated black finishes protect against scratches and dings. Internally within each rack, two pair of fully adjustable, more

EASY ACCESS AND HIGH MOBILITY

Installer’s Choice BTN Series racks from Liberty AV feature open sides,
high load rating

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, February 8, 2011—Offered in four different heights and depths—all featuring a black, textured powder coat finish—the Installer’s Choice BTN Series rack enclosures from Liberty AV Solutions are built with open sides to provide quick, easy access to AV equipment. Incorporating optional heavy duty caster bases providing high mobility and stability, the racks have been tested to a static load rating of 12,250 pounds, and can be used either as standalone units or ganged together.

At 22 inches wide, the BTN Series is available in rack depths of 26.5, 31.5, 36, and 42 inches, and with height options of 24RU, 37RU, 40RU, and 44RU. Two pairs of fully adjustable, 10-32 tapped mounting rails inscribed with individually marked RUs come with each unit, as does all mounting hardware and a more

Video Applications Inc. Provides Technical Design and Event Management for The Trevor Project’s Annual Trevor LIVE Event

Trevor Live

Trevor Live

For the third year in a row, Video Applications Inc. (VAI) has supported Trevor LIVE, the signature annual event of The Trevor Project, the leading national organization focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth. Held at the Hollywood Palladium, the ready-for-primetime show honored Kathy Griffin and featured guest performances by Sarah Silverman, Wayne Brady, Neil Patrick Harris and Queen Latifah. The special guest producing director was Adam Shankman.

“This year our creative goal was to increase the level of onstage production with our high-profile show director, Adam Shankman,” says Jenifer Ortiz with The Trevor Project. “Budgetary concerns required us to focus on the necessary increased AV and technical components of the show. VAI was hired to handle all the audio and video technical production. I was hoping for a more

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Trans-Lux Continues Long Standing Relationship with Community Bank.

Norwalk, CT (March 10, 2011) – After more than 10 years in use, the Lisle Savings Bank of Lisle, Illinois has replaced its SpectraLens™ incandescent Trans-Lux display sign with a new 16mm outdoor Trans-Lux TL Vision LED display. The newly installed 80 x 176 full-color large-screen system displays vivid images and text in virtually any lighting conditions and from wide viewing angles.

“We’re excited about Lisle’s selection of our new TL Vision technology and the continuation of our longstanding relationship,� said J. M. Allain, President and CEO of Trans-Lux Corporation. “Lisle has several requirements for their digital signage solution and we are confident that the quality and functionality of TL Vision will meet and surpass their expectations.�

Joe Sinkovits, VP of Operations at the Bank, had been considering replacing the incandescent signage because of its age and because of their requirement for more flexibility in creating and displaying more

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StreamGuys Launches Virtualization Service for Content Delivery and Multimedia Streaming

BAYSIDE, CALIFORNIA, March 10, 2011 – StreamGuys, Inc., a streaming media and content delivery provider, is bringing more virtualization to the streaming media world. The company is establishing a transparent virtualized platform that delivers true quality of service and an economical path to 100gbps host clusters.

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“Virtualization and cloud computing have officially entered the lexicon of everyday discussion in the business world,� said Kiriki Delany, president of StreamGuys. “These are two very different concepts often confused as one-and-the-same. Our goal is to bring the benefits of virtualization to our existing customers, and expand to a true cloud based computing service. We believe that the tangible benefits of virtualization, combined with our renowned service and support, will enable StreamGuys to offer better services to our customers in broadcast, worship, government, e-media and other markets.�

StreamGuys launched its Streaming more

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