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When Sound is Serious

Plane Through Horn

LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics lets you design things you couldn’t actually try physically, like cutting planes through the model to see what happens to the sound field.

Combining the traditional Meyer Sound experience with cutting-edge technology falls into the lap of Perrin Meyer, son of the founders John and Helen Meyer. He and his colleague Rich Herr engineered a new design for the critical speaker horn of the MINA, the newest member of the MILO family, a series of self-powered high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers that have become the “gold standard? for large-scale music and stage tours worldwide.

Meticulous is the first word that pops to mind when one walks through the factory and watches the Meyer Sound process in action. Each individual station has a dedicated task. And the folks at Meyer Sound believe in manufacturing their speakers in-house, in Berkeley, California.

“We can exercise much tighter quality control on our own floor than if we were to sub-contract the work abroad. In addition to quality assurance, we also have much more flexibility in analyzing more

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Chyron Names Peter Morrone Senior Vice President, Engineering and Product Management

MELVILLE, N.Y. — April 4, 2011 — Chyron today announced that Peter Morrone has been appointed to the new role of senior vice president for engineering and product management. Morrone served as vice president of product engineering for Chyron nearly eight years, and in this new position, he will be responsible not only for providing engineering leadership, but also for guiding product management and developing the company’s product release strategy. more

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Video Mount Products Features Vented Wall Shelf at 2011 ISC West

Video Mount Products VMP-VWS vented wall shelf

The VMP-VWS is an Easy to Install, Vented Wall or Backboard Shelf with a 200 lb. Load Capacity, Static Resistant Powder Coat Finish, and Incorporates Five Cable Supply Locations.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., April 4, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, CI, residential, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will feature its rugged VMP-VWS vented wall shelf at the 2011 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 6-8 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth 4059. The VMP-VWS has an MSRP of $111.95.

“Cable management, organization, and thermal management are three keys to a successful install,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The VMP-VWS offers numerous advantages in helping answer these common issues by more

Christie Spyder X20 Brings Sun and Surf To Fifth Avenue Shoppers At New Hollister Store

Hollister

Hollister

“Surf’s up!” is not what you expect to hear on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, but the recently-opened midtown Manhattan Hollister store features a live video feed of surfers in Huntington Beach, California with the help of two Christie Spyder X20-0808 video processors and a Christie URS universal routing switcher. Hollister, the Southern California teen-inspired lifestyle brand from Abercrombie & Fitch, launched its second Manhattan store with its double-height glass storefront highlighting a surf motif. The company erected a giant wall consisting of 169 46-inch LCD displays stretching across the façade and over the front door.

“The monitors are mounted in portrait mode with virtually no mullions (vertical columns between the monitors) and offer a total pixel count of 7290 x 3360,” said Jeff Anderson of G-Force Engineering LLC, project integrator. “Two HD cameras more

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Broadcast Pix Enhances Granite HD Live Video Production Systems with Version 2.0 Software and New 500 Control Panel

Slate Hybrid System Also Enhanced with Version 8.5 Software and 500 Panel

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today introduced Granite™ 2.0 and Slate™ 8.5 software, as well as two new live video production systems, Granite 500 and Slate 500, which feature a new compact control panel. Granite 2.0 adds playlists, ProRes clips and QuickTime Animation playback, offers an enhanced Harris CG and an optional Chyron CG, improves chromakey and key priority controls, and provides remote control of streaming appliances. Slate 8.5 also provides many of these same improvements.

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The new Granite and Slate 500 systems significantly lower the entry point for Broadcast Pix systems with a control panel to $24,900 and $14,900, respectively. They provide a tactile control surface with comprehensive monitoring of video and files, as well as complete control of the system’s clip store, CG, cameras, and other more

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Ross Video Packs Big Production Power in New 2 MLE Switcher

For Immediate Release
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Iroquois, ON, Canada – April 4, 2011 – Ross Video Introduces CarboniteTM – A Big Switcher Production Power in an affordable mid-size package at NAB 2011. more

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