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Top Christian College Chapel Installs NEXO

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Wenham, Mass.—The A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts is among one of the top Christian colleges and the only non-denominational college in New England. The chapel seats 1,600, making it one of the largest venues on Boston’s North Shore. Recently, MFI Productions of Hooksett, New Hampshire, installed a 21st century audio system based around a new, white NEXO GEO S12 line array.

“The Chapel on campus is the largest performance venue on campus, bringing international speakers, scholars, musicians and events to its stage annually,? states Chris Imming, director of media services. Along with the Gordon’s academic curriculum, the space hosts Chapel services, Convocation programs, and special events, to promote learning, Christian community and opportunities for engagement. Students gather in the Chapel for large services and presentations throughout the week. but the space also serves as a performance stage. Large-scale ensembles, choirs, and bands often practice more

Engineer Mundy Loads Up Yamaha M7CL Console for SXSW

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—For over 25 years and held in Austin, Texas the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer a unique convergence of original music, independent films, emerging technology showcases and a lot of networking. This year, DBS Sound engineer Patrick Mundy (“Mundy?), who typically mixes festivals and red carpet events, chose to use a Yamaha M7CL-48 digital audio console as his main source of audio.

“I use Yamaha products for situations that really count,? states Mundy. For the Blood Company Showcase on Day 1 with bands that included Dawn of Ashes, Let Live, American Scarecrows, and others, Mundy said his audio set up included an Yamaha M7CL-48, a full mic package including Sennheiser and Shure, DBX 4800, Antelope OCX Master clock, Earthworks QTC 40, M- Audio Interface and ‘more cabling than they should have let me bring on an airplane’. On day two, Mundy used the same more

Masque Sound & Akustiks Reconnect On Complex Integration For Orchestra of St. Luke’s

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$36 Million DiMenna Center for Classical Music Raises System Integration Bar

NEW YORK: The recently completed DiMenna Center for Classical Music provides an exemplary home for Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Constructed over the past year on the first three floors of a six story West 37th building shared with the celebrated Baryshnikov Arts Center, the new complex is designed to serve a multiplicity of music rehearsal, recording, broadcast, teleconferencing, educational and streaming purposes.

Featuring an innovative acoustic design developed by Akustiks, LLC, and installed by Masque Sound

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, the ambitious project is highlighted by the Mary Flagler Cary Hall, a 50 x 50 sq. ft. rehearsal/recording studio with a 30′ high ceiling. The 20 x 30 sq.ft. Norman S. Benzaquen Hall rehearsal/recording studio capped by a 25′ high ceiling, offers a similarly comprehensive integration scheme. The complex also encompasses two more

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Atlona Now Shipping New AT-DVI4-100SR DVI Extender Kit With Bi-Directional IR, RS-232, and Ethernet Pass Through

Featuring HDBaseT Technology, AT-DVI4-100SR Extends DVI Transmission Up to 350 Feet at 4Kx2K Resolution Over a Single Cat 5/6/7 Cable

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — May 9, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R) today announced that the company is now shipping its AT-DVI4-100SR DVI extender kit. The perfect solution for remotely located DVI sources such as computers, video codecs, and matrix switchers, the AT-DVI4-100SR provides reliable extension of full, uncompressed 48-bit video up to 350 feet at 4Kx2K resolution (four times the resolution of 1080p) over a single Cat 5/6/7 cable. Featuring HDBaseT technology, the unit offers bi-directional RS-232, IR, and Ethernet pass through. more

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Visionary Solutions Awarded GSA Federal Supply Schedule Contract

IPTV Supplier Receives ‘Superior’ Rating During the Open Ratings Evaluation Process

CARPINTERIA, Calif. — May 9, 2011 — Visionary Solutions Inc. (VSI) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year federal supply Schedule Information Technology (IT) contract by the United States General Services Administration (GSA). The contract, with three five-year extensions, has a total life of up to 20 years, and uniquely positions VSI as a company of choice for government agencies and resellers looking to purchase encoders and related equipment for the distribution of IPTV. more

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RTI Announces KNX Driver for European Market

Developed by VIVATEQ, New Driver Allows for Two-Way Integration of KNX-Compatible Devices With any RTI XP Series Control Processor

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — May 9, 2011 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced a powerful new solution for control of KNX-compatible devices and systems such as lighting and climate control. Developed by RTI’s European distribution partner VIVATEQ (a member of the COMM-TEC group), this two-way integration was created specifically to meet the needs of the European market. Utilizing any of RTI’s XP series of control processors, the two-way software driver works together with the CTG-KNX/IP Gateway device to provide seamless integration of all functions and feedback of a KNX system on RTI’s two-way-enabled handheld and in-wall controllers. more

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IGLESIA DE DIOS PENTECOSTAL CHURCH SELECTS D.A.S. AUDIO

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Interior of Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. Church

Tampa, FL – May 2011… Recognized as the largest non-denominational, Pentecostal church serving the Hispanic community in central Florida, Iglesia De Dios Pentecostal M.I. Church is an impressive organization. With its large, upbeat, music-rich services, the church recently moved into its new sanctuary. With seating capacity for 2,600 worshippers and weekly services running near full capacity, the former gymnasium is now the proud home of an impressive, and extensive, audiovisual setup that encompasses lighting, video, acoustic treatment throughout, and a new sound system drawn from the Aero Series 2 and Avant catalogs of D.A.S. Audio. more

Raycom Media to Roll Out Chyron BlueNet(TM) Graphics Workflow Across 31 News-Producing Stations

MELVILLE, N.Y. — May 9, 2011 — Chyron today announced a major purchase by Raycom Media, one of the largest broadcasters in the United States, who will be implementing the new Chyron BlueNet(TM) graphics workflow at all 31 of its news-producing stations. In a complete overhaul and HD upgrade of its graphics systems, Raycom is outfitting each of these stations with Chyron solutions including two dual-channel LEX3 on-air graphics systems, a CAMIO server, and the iSQ remote monitoring and playout application. more

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TEXAS STUDIO INSTALLS NEW 1608

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AUSTIN, TEXAS – APRIL 2011: Established in 1998, The Bubble recording studio has recently joined the ranks of API 1608 owners across the world. Their new 16-channel 1608 analog console is in good company. The Texas studio already owned an array of API equipment, including a 3124+, four 550b discrete 4-band EQs and two 560 graphic EQs.

“We have been using API gear for a long time,” said Alex Lyon, co-owner and co-engineer of The Bubble, “so we knew the sound and build quality were things we liked. We had never heard or seen a 1608, but just knowing it was an API was enough to sell us.”

The Bubble, which has recorded artists such as Jet, the Dandy Warhols, and Fastball, was acoustically designed by Mark Genfan at Acoustic Spaces to provide superior sound. According to Lyon, the studio’s new console is fitting right in with The more

API TO APPEAR AT ASIAN TRADE SHOWS

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JESSUP, MARYLAND: World-renowned audio equipment manufacturer API is proud to be appearing at both Palm India Expo and Broadcast Asia this June. API’s participation in these popular trade shows is part of the company’s continued efforts to better reach customers in the Asia Pacific region.

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“With excellent distribution partners throughout the region, API is committed to a long term presence in both the Asia Pacific and India,” said Gordon Smart, managing director. “We’re excited that clients from Japan, China, Indonesia, Thailand and India are now using API consoles for their musical productions and are recognizing that the warmth of discrete analog audio truly does make a significant difference in the way audio is recorded and produced. We’re looking forward to visiting our existing clients and partners during these shows and meeting many more current customers and new friends.”

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