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One Keyboard, One Mouse, One Monitor — Multiple Computers; Atlona Launches New HDMI KVM Series Switchers

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — May 26, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R) today introduced its HDKVM series of HDMI KVM switchers. The new HDKVM-V21 and HDKVM-V41 allow users to incorporate and switch between multiple computers to one display easily, while utilizing a single keyboard and mouse across all computers. more

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RTI Selects SYMCO Inc. as Its Commercial Manufacturer Representative

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — May 26, 2011 — In a strategic move to continue its expansion into the commercial market, Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that it has appointed SYMCO Inc. as its commercial manufacturer representative. Under the agreement, SYMCO will act as an extension of RTI’s sales and marketing team, providing training and support for RTI’s commercial integrators in 13 states along the Eastern Seaboard, as well as in Washington, D.C. more

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Vista Spyder X20 Drives New Set At KTVBS-TV, Shreveport

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Shreveport, Louisiana ABC affiliate KTBS has amped up its presence in the local TV market with a dynamic Vista Spyder X20 – driven set, putting video and graphics center stage for its live programming viewers.

The new set, created by Denver-based Condit in partnership with designer Kevin Alter, marks the first local TV installation for the Spyder X20-0808 video processor. The Spyder X20 manages four 40-inch flat panels in a 2 by 2 video wall configuration on the anchor set, plus five additional separate monitors that serve as interview and logo backdrops in an area adjacent to the anchor set.

“We wanted a multidimensional set that meets all of our needs at the station,” said station manager George Sirven. “We produce close to eight hours of live programming every day and need a multipurpose more

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Kramer Introduces Three New Twisted Pair Products for HDMI Signals Incorporating HDBaseT™ Technology

Kramer’s TP-581T Transmitter

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the TP-581T HDMI line transmitter, the TP-582T HDMI switcher/line transmitter, and the TP-582R HDMI DA/line receiver. These products employ HDBaseT technology to pass HDMI, IR, RS-232, and Ethernet signals over twisted pair cable.

The TP-581T and TP-582R are a twisted pair transmitter and receiver for HDMI, 100BaseT Ethernet, bidirectional RS-232 and IR signals. The TP-581T converts HDMI, 100BaseT Ethernet, RS-232 and IR input signals to an HDBaseT twisted pair signal. The TP-582R converts the HDBaseT signal back to HMDI, 100BaseT Ethernet, RS-232 and IR signals and provides dual HDMI outputs. The TP-582R also de-embeds the audio in the HDMI stream to an S/PDIF and TOSLINK® digital audio output. The TP-582T differs from the TP-581T in that it has 2 HDMI inputs and can switch between the two inputs.

These three models employ HDBaseT technology that transmits more data more

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X2O Media’s Xpresenter(TM) Digital Signage Platform Integrates Intel(R) AIM Suite

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Audience Measurement System Analyzes Viewing Audience and Xpresenter Adapts Content in Real Time for Targeted Messaging

MONTREAL — May 26, 2011 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional digital signage applications, today announced that it will be demonstrating the integration of Intel(R) AIM Suite (Audience Impression Metrics) technology with its Xpresenter(TM) digital signage software for digital out-of-home (DOOH) displays. Intel AIM Suite’s audience measurement system allows Xpresenter users to analyze the audience and automatically adapt content in real time to target the viewer demographic, while tracking content effectiveness and return on investment with greater accuracy. more

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HARMAN’s Crown Audio Extends Industry Leading Warranty Coverage for its I-Tech HD, CTs and Macro-Tech i Amplifiers

ELKHART, Indiana — In a move that reaffirms its commitment to product reliability and customer satisfaction, HARMAN’s Crown Audio today announced that it is extending its industry leading warranty on I-Tech HD Series, CTs Series and Macro-Tech i Series amplifiers from three years to five years, effective May 1, 2011.

The new 5-year warranty applies to Crown I-Tech HD Series, CTs Series and Macro-Tech i Series amplifiers purchased on or after May 1, 2011. The “no-fault? warranty covers repairs that may occur during normal usage as well as from accidental damage. The warranty is transferrable from the original owner. Crown will cover shipping costs both ways, from the customer to the factory and back.

“Crown has always prided itself on building the most reliable and durable amplifiers available,? said Marc Kellom, director of marketing for Crown. “Now, we are furthering our commitment to our customers with the industry’s more

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DigitalFilm Tree Completes Color Grading for “NCIS: Los Angeles? Using DaVinci Resolve

Blackmagic Design today announced that color correction for CBS’s weekly series “NCIS: Los Angeles? is being completed by LA based DigitalFilm Tree using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve. more

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HARMAN Lexicon PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle Now Available for Digital Download

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – HARMAN Lexicon today announced it is now shipping its PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle. Bringing the sounds of its PCM96 Stereo Reverb/Effects Processor to more users than ever before, the software package makes all the effects processing of Lexicon’s acclaimed PCM96 available as a plug-in that adds a wealth of effects to a user’s DAW that are not available anywhere else.

The PC- and Macintosh®-compatible PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle is designed to work with popular DAWs like Pro Tools® and Logic®, as well as with any other VST, Audio Unit or RTAS-compatible host.

The PCM Native Effects Plug-In Bundle incorporates all the capabilities of the PCM96 hardware unit including:

• Dual Delay
• Random Delay
• Chorus/Flange
• Resonant Chords
• Pitch Shift
• Multivoice Pitch Shift
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Clair Systems And HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers Bring Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Hall Into Class Of Its Own

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Clair Brothers recently installed an extensive HARMAN audio system at the Goodhart Hall at Bryn Mawr College.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Illustrating the power and configurability of HARMAN JBL Professional loudspeakers, the newly renovated and expanded Goodhart Hall at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania now has a multifaceted new sound system that complements the hall’s multi-use theater space, courtesy of Clair Brothers Audio Systems, Inc.

As part of an extensive renovation, a new JBL sound system was also added. Designed with Saben Shawhan of Metropolitan Acoustics and installed by Clair Systems, the system meets the very specific needs of Goodhart Hall. The venue’s stage is used for theatrical applications like theater and dance, classical music recitals, pop music concerts, civic engagement activities such as debates and lectures, and even commencement ceremonies, so the PA system had more

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Cabletime Launches QuickPlay Digital Signage Solution at InfoComm 2011

InfoComm – 15-17 June 2011. Cabletime, known for its MediaStar range of IPTV distribution solutions is targeting a new audience of users with the launch of QuickPlay, a new digital signage product. QuickPlay will make its debut at InfoComm on booth 4683, and marks a broadening of the MediaStar range, which has traditionally been aimed at enterprise level, large scale installations.

MediaStar QuickPlay is a plug and play signage solution that delivers HD signage to one or more display screens without need of a centrally managed system or network. Software supplied with QuickPlay allows the user to save and sequence digital signage content preconfigured on their PC or laptop to a USB memory stick and then simply load and display the content onto any screen equipped with a QuickPlay unit.

“QuickPlay is based on our proven Evolution technology,? says David LeMonte Shepherd, President, Cabletime USA. “The difference is more

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