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David Krall Joins Audinate’s Board of Directors

Portland, OR-March 10, 2011-Audinate, the leading developer of media networking solutions, today announced that David Krall has joined its Board of Directors. David Krall formerly served as the President and CEO of Avid Technology, and most recently served as the President and COO of Roku.

David is also a member of the Board of Directors of Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS) and is a Board member and Executive Chairman of QSecure, Inc. In addition, David currently serves as a strategic advisor for Roku, a leading manufacturer of streaming media players. David’s prior operational experience includes serving as President and COO of Roku (2010), President and CEO of QSecure (2008-2010), and as President and CEO of Avid Technology (2000-2007). Prior to Avid, David served as VP of Engineering and as COO of Digidesign.

David brings broad experience to Audinate in the areas of new product development, integration of complex more

City Cable 14 Buys Nine Hitachi DK-Z50 HDTV Cameras and PT-101 Pan/Tilt Systems for Government Access Channel Serving Fort Collins, CO

WOODBURY, NEW YORK – The City of Fort Collins—the largest city in Larimer County, Colorado—acquired nine Hitachi DK-Z50 multi-format HDTV high-performance special applications cameras as well as Hitachi PT-101 camera control systems (with integrated Eagle pan/tilt capability).

All nine cameras are dedicated to local HD programming for City Cable 14. City Cable 14 acquired the Hitachi DK-Z50 cameras in two orders—handled by Hitachi dealer RIA Corporation in Colorado Springs, CO—with five installed in November 2010 and four in January 2011. The camera systems, which replaced older Hitachi analog cameras, were purchased as part of City Cable 14’s gradual migration to full HDTV production.

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“We’ve been long-time Hitachi customers,? said Carson Hamlin, Cable TV Manager, City of Fort Collins, CO. “We choose our cameras based on reliability, picture quality, price, and ease of use. The combination of more

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Jünger Audio Introduces New High Performance Audio Processing Products NAB 2011

Dynamics processing specialist Jünger Audio will be showing a number of new products at this year’s NAB Convention in Las Vegas (Booth C6742), including an updated version of its best-selling B46 LEVEL MAGIC™ digital dynamics processor and new software to enable broadcasters to log loudness levels.

The stand-alone B46 processor is a professional non destructive normalizer that performs automated levelling of digital audio signals. The unit integrates LEVEL MAGIC, Jünger Audio’s adaptive loudness algorithm which is based on a Multi-Loop dynamic range control principle where slow changes (AGC), fast changes (Transient processing) and Look Ahead peak limiting are handled simultaneously, thus offering level management with exceptionally high audio quality and without coloration, pumping, breathing, distortion or modulation effects.

This easy to use unit remains one of Jünger Audio’s most popular products thanks to its exceptional audio quality and its ‘set and forget’ operation. Now the company has more

AVI-SPL and Polycom Present ‘E-Learning Everywhere’ Webinar

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Discover How Technology Helps Educators Facing Diminished Resources

AVI-SPL is teaming up with Polycom to present the next AVI-SPL University Online webinar, “E-Learning Everywhere? on Tuesday, March 22 at 1 p.m. EST. Polycom’s Russ Colbert will show how 21st-century education can be delivered virtually, physically and online.

Today’s educators must find ways to meet unfunded legislative mandates while preparing students for a global economy. In the webinar “E-Learning Everywhere,? Polycom’s Russ Colbert explains how managers in charge of training can accelerate the learning process and improve outcomes while minimizing the impact on resources, productivity and financials. Russ will also show how organizations can find innovative training vehicles that allow broad information dissemination to large and dispersed audiences.

To register for the E-Learning Everywhere webinar, visit http://www.avispl.com/goto.asp?id=4327.

Since 2001, Russ Colbert has been the global education market director for Polycom. He has over 20 more

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A.C.T Lighting Exhibits Wireless Solution’s W-DMX G4 At USITT Stage Expo 2011

A.C.T Lighting will be exhibiting Wireless Solution’s W-DMX G4 in Booth #230 at the USITT Stage Expo 2011 held March 10-12 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. Wireless Solution Sweden AB is the world’s leading manufacturer of wireless lighting control equipment with over 60,000 units sold worldwide and over 35 OEM partners; A.C.T Lighting distributes W-DMX in North America.

Wireless Solution’s W-DMX range of products is the consistent choice of top professionals in the lighting industry. It is the only company to offer dual-band 2.4 and 5.8GHz with legally licensed RDM and adaptive frequency hopping in both OEM single PCB or Standard Tranceivers with FLEX function to change a unit to be both transmitter and receiver. The W-DMX G4 BlackBox F-1 comes standard with RDM. All F-Models are both transmitters and receivers and offer a full FLEX with optional anything in/anything out (for example: DMX in, Art-Net more

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A.C.T Lighting Exhibits Wireless Solution’s W-DMX G4 At USITT Stage Expo 2011

A.C.T Lighting will be exhibiting Wireless Solution’s W-DMX G4 in Booth #230 at the USITT Stage Expo 2011 held March 10-12 at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. Wireless Solution Sweden AB is the world’s leading manufacturer of wireless lighting control equipment with over 60,000 units sold worldwide and over 35 OEM partners; A.C.T Lighting distributes W-DMX in North America.

Wireless Solution’s W-DMX range of products is the consistent choice of top professionals in the lighting industry. It is the only company to offer dual-band 2.4 and 5.8GHz with legally licensed RDM and adaptive frequency hopping in both OEM single PCB or Standard Tranceivers with FLEX function to change a unit to be both transmitter and receiver. The W-DMX G4 BlackBox F-1 comes standard with RDM. All F-Models are both transmitters and receivers and offer a full FLEX with optional anything in/anything out (for example: DMX in, Art-Net more

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Haivision Execs to Present at 2011 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — March 8, 2011 — Haivision, leading provider of the most advanced video networking, digital signage, and IP video distribution solutions, today announced that both Joseph Gaucher, chief technology officer, and Peter Maag, executive vice president, will present at the 2011 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC). During the “Mission Critical IT for Broadcast” session scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 11, Gaucher will present “Wireless HD Secure Streaming Media Application and Case Study.” At 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, during the BEC Technology Luncheon, Maag will present “Leveraging Advanced Video Encoding to Enrich Distance Education.” more

FUJINON’S SOCIAL MEDIA INITIATIVE FURTHERS EDUCATION AND DIALOGUE

Wayne, N.J. – FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division has debuted a series of videos on its website as well as the company’s YouTube and Facebook portals, as a means to further inform the market about the benefits to users and unique features offered by Fujinon lenses.

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The first of the series of videos demonstrates the myriad of features Fujinon lenses offer and is presented by Thom Calabro, Director Marketing and Product Development, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division. Calabro also addresses some of the key issues for cinematographers who may be unfamiliar with digital video lenses and what they need to know for optimal use.

Lyon Video owner Bob Lyon follows up with the second installment. Lyon discusses the Fujinon lenses that are most requested by his clients. On top of the most-requested lens more

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Harman Plays Host To Fifth AVnu Alliance AVB Plugfest For Audio Video Interoperability And Performance

Underscoring the increasing progress that the audio-video manufacturing community is making in arriving at working AVB solutions, AVnu Alliance hosted an AVB plugfest last week at Harman Professional’s Signal Processing Group in Salt Lake City. The AVnu Alliance is the industry forum dedicated to the advancement of professional-quality audio video by promoting the adoption of the IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB) standards over various networking link-layers. The plugfest — an invitation-only gathering of hardware manufacturers with near-market ready products —featured Harman and five other manufacturers testing interoperability and performance of AVB prototype technologies. During the plugfest, engineers from the different companies had a rare hands-on opportunity to test connectivity, interoperability and interfaces.

“The promise of AVB is universal connectivity with no performance compromises,? said Rob Urry, Harman Professional CTO, Vice President / GM Harman Professional Signal Processing Group. “But to achieve this, all participants on the AVB network more

R-Series Helps to Power the City’s PPL Park

PPL Park, Chester, PA
PPL Park, Chester, PA

Chester, PA – If you want to see a perfect example of a community coming together to redevelop and reclaim itself, look no further than the Chester Waterfront. This Philadelphia neighbor’s aging waterfront, once a study in urban decay, has been dramatically reborn, thanks in no small part to the opening of the new PPL Park, the city’s first major league soccer stadium. The park has been a catalyst for economic growth along the waterfront, the first phase of a long-term development of a Riverwalk district that will include retail stores, residential buildings and entertainment venues.

Opened in June of 2010, the park offers breathtaking views of the Commodore Barry Bridge and Delaware River, and includes more than 30 luxury suites, a full-service restaurant and integrated concert stage. Audio for the venue was designed by Dallas-based Acoustic Dimensions and installed by systems integrators AVI-SPL of Columbia, MD, and features more

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