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WGBH Upgrades To Robotics With Shotoku Broadcast Systems

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DUAL ROBOTIC/MANUAL CONTROL AND USER FRIENDLY GUI ATTRACT PREEMINENT PBS STATION TO SHOTOKU

Staines, UK (March 23, 2011) – Shotoku Broadcast Systems has supplied a six-channel remotely controlled camera configuration to WGBH Boston – America’s preeminent public broadcaster and producer for PBS – as part of the station’s upgrade to a sophisticated robotic solution. The system was installed in WGBH’s studios located at One Guest Street, Boston, MA. James Eddershaw, Shotoku’s sales director made the announcement from the Company’s European headquarters in Staines, UK.

“We were particularly pleased to be chosen to supply robotic camera systems to WGBH, who’s highly regarded programs are enjoyed right across the United States,? said Eddershaw. “Our TR-8T control systems matched their operational requirements and the TG-19 head is perfect for robotic and manual control of the larger camera configurations they’re using?
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Cobalt Digital Gear Helps NEP Deliver National Telecast From Hollywood’s Motion Picture Awards

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Urbana, IL (March 25, 2011) – Four of NEP Broadcasting’s fleet of production trucks, all equipped with a significant complement of Cobalt Digital gear, worked the red carpet and the main event at the national telecast of the motion picture awards from Hollywood. NEP utilized over 100 Cobalt downconverters, as well as embedders, de-embedders, frame syncs and color correctors to support Red Carpet coverage and the awards ceremony of the widely watched event. NEP is the leading international provider of outsourced teleproduction services for the delivery of live sports and entertainment events.
“Our Denali fleet is regarded as the industry’s premiere mobile television production facility focusing exclusively on entertainment events and programming,? said George Hoover, NEP’s CTO. “Cobalt Digital’s equipment plays a major role in our trucks and comprises the whole modular infrastructure of The Denali Summit, our newest HD more

FSR’s Pathfinder Switcher Brings Video Variety To 381 Main Bar and Grill

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Little Falls, NJ (March 22, 2011) – Transforming 381 Main Bar and Grill from a neighborhood martini lounge to a stunning sports bar equipped with the latest technology was a major undertaking. Owner Steve Baskinger not only orchestrated a complete cosmetic makeover, but also turned to FSR to install a sophisticated video matrix switcher that brings patrons a varied viewing experience via 19 LED TVs situated throughout the establishment.

Baskinger selected the FSR Pathfinder following an exhaustive Internet search for a system capable of routing multiple video sources to multiple video destinations. “Every time I entered my requirements, FSR dominated the results,? he said.

FSR customized a unit for 381 Main with 24 inputs and outputs to accommodate Baskinger’s diverse needs. “The TVs are a major highlight; we offer all the games, pay-per-view events, music videos, more

NCAC SELECTS UNIVERSITIES TO RECEIVE STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

INDIANAPOLIS, IN —The National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) has selected four universities from a list of eight qualified university programs to be the first to receive the NCAC Student Travel Award. In this inaugural year of the program, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Kansas, and University of Nebraska – Lincoln each will be awarded $500 to send one student in their respective acoustics/noise control program to present a technical paper at an upcoming Acoustical Society of America (ASA) or Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE) conference.

“As an organization, NCAC has always recognized acoustical professionals, but this year we’re shifting our focus to those individuals new to the field or looking to get into the profession,? says Kenric Van Wyk, Vice President of Marketing, NCAC. “With the Student Travel Award program, we’re helping students connect with seasoned professionals before they even leave the classroom. Participating at more

Intelix Announces Intelitec Training Program

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Intelix Announces Intelitec Training Program

Middleton, WI- Intelix LLC, U.S. manufacturer of audio/video equipment and software, has recently announced its new Intelitec training program designed for AV industry professionals. Ideal for specifiers, installers and resellers, Intelitec provides the fundamentals of AV technology and the best integration practices.
“Technology and applications are increasingly complex,? explains Brad Weisbrod, Intelix lead Technical Trainer. “Intelitec provides an excellent foundation on emerging technology and how to leverage it quickly, effectively, and profitably.?
Each seminar is available online in webinar format or onsite upon request. Upon completion, Intelitec counts toward the industry’s leading accreditation programs.
Topics include:
• Distributed HDMI technology
• Installing HDMI technology
• Active audio-visual extension technology
• Passive audio-visual extension technology
• Designing for Digital Signage
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Astatic 1700VP Mic Solves Problems For Hudson United Methodist Church

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Hudson United Methodist Church has 400 active parishioners and, like many of today’s houses of worship, has two services on Sunday, a traditional service with piano and organ and a more contemporary presentation with electric instruments.

As such, they needed a microphone that could effectively accommodate live reinforcement and recording with exceptional reproduction. As Musical Director Leigh Conti explains, “We had done a number of recordings of the choir and organ and other instrumental situations, and we weren’t getting a full spectrum of sound. There was no bass, it was very tinny sounding and give us an accurate portrayal of what was actually going on.?

Fortunately Conti found a solution in the Astatic 1700VP Remote Variable Pattern, boom mounted microphone. As Leigh points out, “I spoke to (Astatic National Sales Manager) Gary Dixon and he suggested the 1700VP Remote Variable Pattern microphone, which was mainly for the purpose more

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