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World Harmony Studios Poised To Make Meaningful Music

WSDG Design For Upstate NY Showplace

NEW YORK: Set on a 300-acre horse farm/vineyard in Upstate New York, World Harmony Studios is a high-end destination studio; geared to accommodate a wide range of theatrical, feature film and music recording projects. Owned by producer/ businessman Samuel Nappi, and designed by architect/acoustician/ WSDG co-principal John Storyk, the 2500 sq. ft. complex integrates cutting-edge technology within an impeccable acoustic footprint.

Built into a 3-story, 4500 sq. ft. redwood lodge/guest house, the 2500 sq. ft. complex includes a custom-built 700 sq. ft. ‘live/screening room,’ a 300 sq. ft. control room; 120 and 220 sq. ft. iso rooms a lounge and a full bore tech support system. The guesthouse offers a comprehensive range of comfort-focused amenities including a gourmet kitchen.

“To take advantage of its pastoral setting, we incorporated as much glass as possible throughout the studio,” WSDG project manager Joshua more

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Platinum Tools® Features New EZ-SnapJack Cat5e & Cat6 Wall Jack at InfoComm 2011

Platinum Tools EZ-SnapJack Cat5e and Cat6 self-terminating wall jack

Now Shipping, the Reusable, Time Saving EZ-SnapJack has been Designed to Fit Industry Standard Wall Plates and is Perfect for New or Retrofit Cat5e and Cat6 Installations

CAMARILLO, Calif., May 24, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce it will feature its popular EZ-SnapJack Cat5e and Cat6 self-terminating wall jack during InfoComm 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from June 15-17 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 3188.

“With the Platinum Tools EZ-SnapJack, the installer may never need a punchdown tool again for Cat5e and Cat6 wall jack applications,? said Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “Now shipping, the EZ-SnapJack is self-terminating and quickly installs for professional results more

Scharff Weisberg and VAI Partner to Support AV Needs of GLAAD Media Awards Gala in New York City

GLAAD Awards

GLAAD Awards

WorldStage companies Scharff Weisberg and Video Applications Inc. (VAI) teamed for the third year to support Tencue Productions with audio, lighting and video for the 22nd annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards at a gala evening at New York City’s Marriott Marquis Time Square.

The GLAAD ceremony brought together attendees, corporate partners and celebrities to recognize outstanding representations of the LGBT community in the media and GLAAD’s goal to achieve full equality. Hosted by Andy Cohen, the gala honored Ricky Martin with the Vito Russo Award and Russell Simmons with the Excellence in Media Award; other winners included Tina Fey, for an episode of “30 Rock,” and the HBO series “True Blood.”

“It was a combined effort between our East and West Coast teams,” says Michael T. May, more

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HARMAN Soundcraft Si Compact 24 Digital Console Delivers Powerful Performance for Australia’s GenX Productions

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SYDNEY, Australia — Founded in 2007, GenX Productions is a prominent sound and lighting contractor that specializes in live sound, corporate and private events. Founder and Managing Director Alan Jurcan has worked with notable Australian artists including Richard Clapton, Dave Leslie of Baby Animals, Sister2Sister, Tiffany Wood and many others. Jurcan recently made the move from analog to digital with the purchase of a HARMAN Soundcraft Si Compact 24 console.

“I have owned and used Soundcraft analog consoles for more than 10 years and have been very happy with the sound they produce, as well as their reliability,? Jurcan says. “So once I decided to move to digital I naturally looked at what Soundcraft had to offer, along with competitors’ models in the price range. I felt the Si Compact 24 outshines its competitors in many areas, especially when it came more

Studio Berar Delivers HARMAN Sound Reinforcement Solution to Belgrade’s Dom Omladine Universal Hall And Jazz Club

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BELGRADE, Serbia — Underscoring its mission to promote youth participation in contemporary art and culture, Belgrade’s Dom Omladine was outfitted with a complete lineup of HARMAN audio equipment by Serbia’s leading audio dealer, Studio Berar. From FOH digital consoles, to studio mixing equipment, the Universal Hall and Jazz Club’s sound renovation will help participants advance their interest and capabilities in the visual arts, new media, film, theater, music and even debate.

The Universal Hall was fitted with a range of HARMAN Professional brands including the Soundcraft Si2 digital console for FOH duty, with corresponding equipment for sound processing, recording and reproduction, including dbx DriveRack DSP’s, JBL VERTEC® line arrays, Compact series subwoofers and monitoring speakers and AKG microphones. For multi-channel sound reproduction, Crown CT amplifiers were installed with corresponding dbx DriveRack processors. Behind the hall’s main screen, three JBL screen arrays more

2011 AHECTA Conference Preview Haivision Network Video June 22-24, 2011 Booth 3

Company Overview:

Haivision Network Video delivers advanced technology for streaming, recording, managing, and distributing secure IP video and interactive media within the enterprise, education, medical/healthcare, and federal/military markets. Haivision is a private company based in Montreal and Chicago with a global sales and support organization that distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators, distributors, and OEMs worldwide. more

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Powerline Control Systems Now Shipping Mi LightStyle Lighting Control and Home Automation Solution

Northridge, Calif. — May 24, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting control for residential and light commercial applications, and inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB) technology, has announced that it is now shipping Mi Lightstyle; an independent, cost-effective hardware/software package that allows system control by the most popular Internet-connected smartphones, tablets and computers.

“The demand for Mi LightStyle has been impressive. Installers realize that Mi LightStyle is a cost effective control option that is easy to use and flexible,? said Scott Klodowski, director of sales and marketing for PCS. “The Mi LightStyle unit and ‘apps’ offer the easy-to-use interface consumers want with connectivity from popular devices such as iPhones, iPads, Android, and more—allowing them to control or monitor their home from anywhere in the world—and can quickly integrate with our PulseWorx lighting controls.?

Unlike other home automation solutions, which more

Tecom Brings HD to Classrooms

TechPod HD Lectern

Introducing the World’s First HD Audio Visual Lecterns, the TechPod HD
New York – 23 May 2011 - A pioneer in the development of high-tech lecterns, Tecom shakes the industry by introducing the world’s first high definition lectern, the TechPod HD, to Universities and Colleges.

Tecom’s newest and most advanced lectern features high definition resolution support, a new Hewlett Packard PC with high-resolution digital outputs, a wide screen interactive display, and a higher resolution document camera offering both capture and record capabilities.

The most sophisticated lectern on the market, the TechPod HD has a newly designed internal structure which includes a 19? rack space, and is built to support any additional equipment that may be required in the room – stable and standard, suited for installations worldwide.

Another new addition to the design is the TechPod’s cabling system functions which now support any type of more

LIBERTY NAMES NEW PRODUCT MANAGER

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, May 19, 2011—Jamey Calloway has been named as Liberty’s new Product Manager. An industry veteran who has amassed over 25 years of technical and management experience, Calloway will be developing and implementing overall new product strategies for the company on a worldwide basis.

Calloway comes to the post from the Greensboro, North Carolina offices of Tyco Electronics, where he served as that company’s Product Manager from August of 2005 until accepting his current position with Liberty. Prior to this role, he worked his way through the engineering department and served as a product specialist within Tyco’s AMP Netconnect Division, a branch of the company that manufactures optical fiber products, twisted pair products, outlets, faceplates, power distribution components, cable management systems, and much more.

“My role today with Liberty effectively brings all the skills I’ve developed over the course of a very satisfying career together more

MartinLogan Now Shipping Theos Electrostatic Loudspeaker

MartinLogan Theos Electrostatic Speaker

Descended from the acclaimed CLX™ loudspeaker, Theos features advanced XStat™ electrostatic technology along with greater bass performance, more visual transparency and flexible set-up options.

Lawrence, KS – May 23, 2011 – MartinLogan, The Great American Speaker Company, announces it is now shipping Theos; the most affordable hand-built electrostatic speaker with real wood finishes and custom bi-wire capable binding posts. Theos features a passive 8-inch high excursion woofer and an ultra-low turbulence down-firing bass port providing detailed bass down to 43Hz. New hand-rubbed, real wood finishes and flexible set-up options also enhance the Theos appeal.

The 9.2-inch wide by 44-inch tall XStat electrostatic transducer (speaker panel) on the Theos required careful mechanical engineering to achieve MartinLogan’s distinct 30-degree controlled dispersion pattern. To accomplish this, MartinLogan engineers reduced the gauge thickness of Theos’s steel stators, which not more

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