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INTEGRATED MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (IMT) NUCOMM WIRELESS REMOTE CAMERA SYSTEM

CamPac2 Wireless Camera Transmitter and Newscaster DR2 Diversity Receiver Offers Reliable, High-Quality Images and Unique Views for Sports and Entertainment

MT. OLIVE, NJ, MAY 3, 2011 – As HDNet’s sports and entertainment event coverage continues to increase, so does its need for a reliable wireless camera system that can deliver handheld video from locations that are inconvenient, prohibited, or even dangerous using a cabled camera. HDNet chose Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Nucomm brand CamPac2 (CP2) and Newscaster DR2 wireless camera system to provide reliable, high-quality images. HDNet also selected the remote camera control for its CP2, which offers HDNet’s video operators the ability to “shade? or “paint? the cameras wirelessly. more

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AES London 2011 Heyser Lecture by MP3/MPEG Pioneer Karlheinz Brandenburg

LONDON: The 130th AES Convention will be highlighted by a Richard C. Heyser Lecture Series presentation by Karlheinz Brandenburg. A driving force behind such innovative digital audio technology as mp3 and MPEG audio standards, Mr. Brandenburg’s lecture is entitled, “How to Provide High Quality Audio Everywhere: The mp3 Story And More…” The presentation will be held Saturday, May 14, 18:30 – 20:00, at the Novotel London West Convention Center.

Once upon a time professional audio was challenged by the need to transmit high quality audio over phone lines. Psychoacoustics experts and signal processing researchers eventually solved the equation. mp3 and other audio Codec’s were developed to enable seamless transport of audio over thin lines. However, the mp3 story did not end there. The Internet was transforming from a text-based medium into a major carrier for sound of all kinds, including music. This issue introduced new dangers for audio quality. more

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AES London 2011 Heyser Lecture by MP3/MPEG Pioneer Karlheinz Brandenburg

LONDON: The 130th AES Convention will be highlighted by a Richard C. Heyser Lecture Series presentation by Karlheinz Brandenburg. A driving force behind such innovative digital audio technology as mp3 and MPEG audio standards, Mr. Brandenburg’s lecture is entitled, “How to Provide High Quality Audio Everywhere: The mp3 Story And More…” The presentation will be held Saturday, May 14, 18:30 – 20:00, at the Novotel London West Convention Center.

Once upon a time professional audio was challenged by the need to transmit high quality audio over phone lines. Psychoacoustics experts and signal processing researchers eventually solved the equation. mp3 and other audio Codec’s were developed to enable seamless transport of audio over thin lines. However, the mp3 story did not end there. The Internet was transforming from a text-based medium into a major carrier for sound of all kinds, including music. This issue introduced new dangers for audio quality. more

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MUSICIAN’S FRIEND OPERATIONS IN OREGON TO RELOCATE TO CALIFORNIA

Guitar Center, Inc. today announced plans to relocate the operations of its Musician’s Friend, Inc. business that are currently located in Medford, Oregon, to Southern California early in 2012. Musician’s Friend will continue to operate in Medford through the end of 2011.

“Our customers increasingly appreciate our ability to serve them across our various brands through every potential channel – in-store, online, or from a smart phone or a call center. This relocation will enable us to have our e-commerce experts working side-by-side with our retail experts for the benefit of our customers,? said Greg Trojan, Chief Executive Officer of Guitar Center.

Facilities operated by Musician’s Friend in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Kansas City, Missouri, are unaffected by the relocation. Musician’s Friend had previously announced that the lease on its current facility in South Bend, Indiana, expires in February 2012, and that future plans were being more

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Christie MicroTiles Form Centerpiece of Student Forum at Clarkson University

Clarkson University, New York State’s highest-ranked small university, is using Christie® MicroTiles™ for a unique, digital display wall that is quickly becoming the hub of campus life.
With the concept developed by Christie partner Video Visions, Inc., the video wall is the centerpiece of the amphitheater in the school’s new Student Center, which opened in September 2010. Students voted to increase their own activity fees to help fund the center, and wanted to make it both welcoming and technologically advanced. The wall combines an array of 80 Christie MicroTiles arranged in a 10 wide by 8 high configuration, media servers, Crestron touch panel and 12 inputs (with expansion potential for 15), delivering a rich, vibrant audio/video experience that gives students information about campus events, sports feeds such as hockey games, live music from the campus radio station, and four HD television feeds. The installation is also used by students more

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Christie MicroTiles Form Centerpiece of Student Forum at Clarkson University

Clarkson University, New York State’s highest-ranked small university, is using Christie® MicroTiles™ for a unique, digital display wall that is quickly becoming the hub of campus life.
With the concept developed by Christie partner Video Visions, Inc., the video wall is the centerpiece of the amphitheater in the school’s new Student Center, which opened in September 2010. Students voted to increase their own activity fees to help fund the center, and wanted to make it both welcoming and technologically advanced. The wall combines an array of 80 Christie MicroTiles arranged in a 10 wide by 8 high configuration, media servers, Crestron touch panel and 12 inputs (with expansion potential for 15), delivering a rich, vibrant audio/video experience that gives students information about campus events, sports feeds such as hockey games, live music from the campus radio station, and four HD television feeds. The installation is also used by students more

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Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Nucomm Wireless Remote Camera System Provides Enhanced Flexibility for HDNet

CamPac2 Wireless Camera Transmitter and Newscaster DR2 Diversity Receiver Offers Reliable, High-Quality Images and Unique Views for Sports and Entertainment

MT. OLIVE, NJ, MAY 3, 2011 – As HDNet’s sports and entertainment event coverage continues to increase, so does its need for a reliable wireless camera system that can deliver handheld video from locations that are inconvenient, prohibited, or even dangerous using a cabled camera. HDNet chose Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Nucomm brand CamPac2 (CP2) and Newscaster DR2 wireless camera system to provide reliable, high-quality images. HDNet also selected the remote camera control for its CP2, which offers HDNet’s video operators the ability to “shade? or “paint? the cameras wirelessly. more

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Robert Juliat Topaze Followspots Shine in Alfred University’s New Miller Theatre

Alfred University’s new Miller Theatre has opened in Alfred, New York with a pair of Robert Juliat Topaze followspots that Zachary Hamm, technical director for the Division of Performing Arts, calls “the best spotlights I’ve ever used.”

Barbizon Lighting NY was the integrator and supplier for the theatre, working with Milford, Ohio’s Beck Studios, which was responsible for the venue’s rigging. The Miller Theatre is the latest addition to the Miller Performing Arts Center, which features the C.D. Smith III Flexible Theatre, a black-box space; The Rod Brown Acting Studio; dance and instrumental music rehearsal halls; a scene shop; and faculty offices.

The new proscenium theatre is a multifunctional venue designed to host larger theatre, dance and music performances. Both the Performing Arts Center, which opened in 1995, and the new theatre are the gifts of Dr. Marlin Miller, class of 1954 and former chair and current more

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Southern California High School Uses Shure Mics and Wireless Systems to Upgrade its Performing Arts Center

NILES, IL, May 3, 2011 — With the scarcity of land in southern California, the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) was thrilled to meet its need for a new high school by acquiring the satellite campus of the local community college. The crown jewel of the property was a 314-seat performing arts center known as The Forum.

“It’s a beautiful theater with a traditional proscenium and two small side stages that give it great flexibility. It has a long history of events staged by community groups, including small music festivals and theater productions,? notes Steve Holt, senior design manager for the school district. “But, when we acquired it…there was very little infrastructure. We felt it was important to develop its full potential as an asset for the entire school district and the community.?

The challenge was a big one. “Before this modernization, we had an old sound more

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