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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

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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C-nario Digital Signage Platform Drives Video Wall Network at Four Turkish Airports

Tel Aviv, Israel, May 25, 2011 – C-nario, a global provider of digital signage software solutions, today announced that the company’s digital signage software platform, C-nario Messenger, has been implemented at the domestic flight terminals of Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport and Dalaman Airport, both in Turkey.

These new video walls join two others in Istanbul Ataturk Airport at its international flight terminal, and one at Bodrum Airport at its domestic flight terminal. Installed and operated by the Turkish digital platform provider Digiboard, the six video walls at the four airports feature 138? screens, and are seen annually by 60 million passengers. In addition to the video walls, C-nario Messenger drives more than 100 stand alone screens in these airports.

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On the Road with Blake Shelton and Sennheiser: the Pinnacle of Microphone Performance

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Nashville, TN – May 25, 2011: Summer isn’t even here yet, but it has already been a banner year for country artist Blake Shelton, whose career is on a rocket-like trajectory. Already, he has performed on David Letterman, been chosen as a coach for the NBC hit show “The Voice” and has achieved three number 1 singles in the last year. With a new album due this summer and an ongoing tour schedule, Shelton continues to work hard both on and off the stage. While on the road, Shelton’s front of house engineer and production manager, Jeff “Pig” Parsons, a veteran soundman of 30 years, demands the best possible sound for both Shelton and fans.

Parsons and his crew rely heavily on wired and wireless Sennheiser microphones for their outstanding sound quality and durability. As Shelton’s touring operation has grown, the more

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BTX Technologies InfoComm 2011 June 15-17, 2011 – Orlando, Fla. Booth 3863

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“Our InfoComm booth is going to be absolutely packed with solutions designed to meet the unique needs of commercial installers in a wide range of applications,” said Greg Schwartz, president of BTX Technologies. “Highlights will include our new Control System which offers a fresh ‘drag and drop’ approach to control system design, our greatly expanded plate and panel offering integrated into the latest version of BTX Pro Plates and Panel Designer software, digital signage solutions, and hundreds of new connectivity and signal processing products. Also on display will be a wide variety of AFL fiber optic products that we now carry, including fusion splicing kits, connectors, and test equipment, our full line of MaxBlox and ProBlox products, and much more. This is shaping up to be our best InfoComm yet and we can’t wait to see you there.” more

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Extron Now Shipping 10 Input Scaling Presentation Switcher

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the DVS 510, a 10 input, multi-format Presentation Scaling Switcher that accepts and scales standard definition, HDTV, DVI, and RGB signals to a common, high resolution output rate. The DVS 510 is HDCP-compliant and features simultaneous DVI and two analog RGB/YUV outputs. It is a true presentation switcher for professional environments, with audio switching for all video input sources, an available 50 watt stereo integrated amplifier, picture-in-picture, and glitch-free switching. The DVS 510 also offers flexible control options including front panel control, Ethernet, RS-232, USB, and IR. more

FSR Supports NSCA Members

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InfoComm Booth # 1343

Reception To Recognize Women Of The Industry To Be Held During InfoComm 2011

NSCA announced that FSR will sponsor its annual Women in NSCA Reception at InfoComm 2011. FSR is celebrating its 30th anniversary in business this year and continues its support of the integration community by sponsoring the important event.

“Women play a vital role in our industry, and I’m thrilled that the NSCA recognizes their contributions,? stated Jan Sandri, FSR president. “We are pleased to sponsor this unique gathering of female talent.”

Once again, NSCA will have a significant presence at the annual InfoComm industry trade show, June 11-17 in Orlando, Florida. The “Women in NSCA? Reception sponsored by FSR will be held in the NSCA Zone, booth #543, from 3-4 p.m. on June 15.

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X2O Media InfoComm 2011 June 15-17 – Orlando, Fla. Booth 4983

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“Our NITRO graphics platform was well received when we first introduced it at DSE, just as the NITRO-powered Twitter Cube was a huge hit at CETW,” said David Wilkins, President and CEO of X2O Media. “We’re excited to follow up on these successes by bringing our dynamic real-time graphics application to InfoComm 2011, where we will be demonstrating for pro A/V integrators the benefits of our interactive communications platforms, all of which enable operators to deliver an interactive user experience facilitating content creation that is engaging, dynamic, and eye-catching. Another highlight at our booth will be the new Xpresenter(TM) Integrated Conference Experience (ICE) solution, which provides unprecedented capabilities for presentations, including digital meeting room signs and reservations, broadcast-style output with a number of control options, presentation archiving, and much more.” more

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Detroit’s EMCEE Audio Production Relies On HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers

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Gerald “Curly? Wonch (left) and Matt Matthews, co-owners of Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production, with some of their JBL speaker inventory.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Founded on a mission to provide local acts and events with professional-grade equipment and knowledgeable engineers who truly care about providing excellent service, Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production has relied on HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers for more than five years. Co-owners Gerald “Curly? Wonch and Matt Matthews have built the company from the ground up, providing high-quality audio solutions to corporate and festival events as well as concerts, nightclubs and bars.

EMCEE owns a wide range of JBL loudspeakers, including SRX725 2-way portable speakers and SRX728S subwoofers, SRX712M stage monitors, VRX932LA Constant Curvature speakers and VRX918S subwoofers, and PRX512M powered stage monitors. EMCEE also relies on Crown XTi 4000 power amplifiers. more

Swiss Federal Office For Sport Auditorium Receives Complete HARMAN Upgrade

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Swiss Federal Office for Sport has recently undergone a major renovation including a complete HARMAN professional audio solution featuring components from BSS Audio, Crown and JBL. The office is a center of excellence for all sport-related issues, situated as one of four such sites across Switzerland.

All audio equipment used in the installation was supplied by HARMAN Professional distributor, Dr.W.A.Günther Audio Systems AG and the installation was handled by system integrator Kilchenmann AG.

In the main hall speech intelligibility was a major priority. Two JBL AM5212/95 series loudspeakers, finished in white, are being used as front speakers, with six JBL AC16 compact speakers as delays in the 335 sq. metre hall.

Signal processing is handled by two BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-100 devices and a BLU-BOB2 break-out box / output more

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