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Hitachi Debuts Its CP-A300N Ultimate Short Throw 3LCD Projector

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CHULA VISTA, California, May 23, 2011 — Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today introduced its CP-A300N LCD projector, featuring an ultra-short-throw lens that can project an 80-inch diagonal image at just nine inches from the front of the projector. It’s perfect for classrooms, conference rooms and other applications where space is limited, without compromising image quality.

The CP-A300N’s slim, compact design, light weight (8.6 lbs) and ultra-short-throw lens enable it to be easily mounted close to a projection screen or whiteboard, which prevents obstructed images and shadows, and avoids light shining in the presenter’s eyes. The CP-A300N can project bright images up to 100 inches from a distance of only 26 inches, with 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness, a 2000:1 contrast ratio and XGA resolution. The projector offers HDMI, S-Video and composite video inputs, USB and RGB computer more

Utah Scientific Recognized Again

Frost & Sullivan Honors Video Switcher Provider With Top Award for Customer Service

SALT LAKE CITY — May 23, 2011 — Utah Scientific, a worldwide leader in routing and master control switchers, has been awarded the 2011 Global Customer Service Leadership Award in the video switcher category for the third consecutive time by the Growth Partnership Company Frost & Sullivan. According to Frost & Sullivan, the unbiased, third-party award recognizes Utah Scientific’s team for having the creativity and dedication required to deliver excellence and adhere to best industry practices. more

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New Ground Entertainment Gears Up With HARMAN’s JBL LSR2300 Series Studio Monitors And MSC1 Monitor System Controller

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Founder Ryck Carter in New Ground Entertainment’s JBL-equipped production room.

ATLANTA, Georgia – Record label New Ground Entertainment purchased eight JBL LSR2325P 5-inch powered studio monitors, four JBL LSR2310SP powered studio subwoofers and MSC1 Monitor System Controllers for its headquarters in Atlanta. The systems were installed in four rooms at New Ground Entertainment—two writers’ rooms and two production rooms, one of which doubles as a mix room.

New Ground Entertainment was founded by 25-year industry veteran Ryck “Bigboy? Carter, a premier Atlanta based bassist that has worked with such industry greats as: Quincy Jones and the Montreux jazz festival, Babyface, Lou Rawls, Andre Fisher, Jermaine Dupri and So So Def, Gospel Music Grammy Recording Artist Shirley Caesar, Angella Christie, T.D Jakes, Screenwriter/Director Tyler Perry and many more. Additionally, you can see Carter in the movie more

The Shalleck Collaborative and BBI Engineering Renovate San Jose Civic Auditorium With HARMAN JBL Loudspeaker Solution

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The Shalleck Collaborative’s new sound system design for California’s San Jose Civic Auditorium includes JBL VERTEC, VP and VRX Series loudspeakers.

NORTHRIDGE, California – To replace an outdated system, San Francisco, California-based The Shalleck Collaborative, Inc. recently designed a HARMAN audio reinforcement system for the San Jose Civic Auditorium in northern California. Local AV contractor BBI Engineering provided installation services. Until the recent $13 million renovation, the city-owned hall relied on expensive outside equipment rentals to service shows and special events. Decision makers now visualize a more profitable way to generate income with its own PA system throughout the 3,001-seat arena.

The Shalleck Collaborative focused its efforts on filling the 15,000-square-foot area of the venue as well as the balcony above. Installed at the main stage in the San Jose Civic Auditorium are 16 JBL more

Visionary Solutions Enhances AVN Series IPTV Encoders

New Customization Options Eliminate the Need to Pay for Unnecessary Capabilities

CARPINTERIA, Calif. — May 23, 2011 — Visionary Solutions, Inc., today announced that the company will showcase its enhanced AVN series IPTV encoders, which feature a new order fulfillment scheme for new product modules, at InfoComm 2011 in Orlando, Fla. on June 15-17. This new offer from Visionary Solutions enables the customization of the company’s established AVN series encoders, providing greater flexibility and cost-effectiveness for IP streaming applications. more

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CineMag Carries On The Reichenbach Tradition

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Premier audio transformer manufacturer continues to strengthen and grow

CANOGA PARK, California — Following the sad news of Tom Reichenbach’s recent passing, CineMag is publicly pledging its commitment to carry on the tradition of excellence established by its founder and former president.

“Although we have lost a great and loyal friend, as well as a tremendous talent, we have chosen to honor Tom by strengthening and growing this company that had been his passion for more than three decades,” says CineMag President David Geren. more

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Chyron Names Brian Spiers Senior National Account Executive

MELVILLE, N.Y. — May 23, 2011 — Chyron today announced the appointment of Brian Spiers as senior national account executive within the company’s North American sales team. Spiers brings a diverse enterprise sales background to his new role, having earlier held sales management positions with Tektronix, Grass Valley, and Digital Broadcast. more

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ALAN HIRSHBERG JOINS ADVANCED SYSTEMS GROUP AS LEAD TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

EMERYVILLE, CALIF.Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, has hired Alan Hirshberg as a lead technical specialist for its Technical Services Team, effective May 9. He will be based in Southern California and offer field service and consultation for ASG clients in the region.

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Prior to joining ASG, Hirshberg served as president of Studio Computer, which specialized in consulting for storage area networks, servers, video editing, and other entertainment-based IT projects. He also worked as chief engineer for Mojo, where he supervised the technical aspects for the construction of a 17,000-square-foot facility with 25 editorial stations and a new machine room, and as chief technology officer and director of systems support for JPR Engineering.

“Alan has spent the past 15 years designing and integrating IT systems for television and motion picture more

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The Sound of Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts Shines with EAW® Loudspeakers

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Inspired by Paris one century ago, the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) 2011 is a month-long cultural celebration that began April 7, bringing together the worlds of dance, music, visual arts, theater, film and literature. The PIFA 2011 events take place across several Center City locations. “Styling a Second Empire: A Light and Sound Experience,? located adjacent to Philadelphia’s historic City Hall, is an outdoor visual experience that included a soundtrack delivered by an EAW® line array speaker system. Saben Shawhan, senior A/V systems consultant with Philadelphia consulting firm Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC, designed the audio system, and Starlite Productions of Moorestown, New Jersey, provided technical and logistical support.

The EAW system consists of two stacks, each comprising four EAW KF740 three-way line array modules plus two EAW SB1002 dual 18-inch subwoofers. EAW FB174 flybar/ground more

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VMP Showcases New Dual Large Flat Panel Ceiling Mount Adapter at 2011 InfoComm

Video Mount Products PDS-LCM2B dual large flat panel ceiling mount adapter

Now Shipping, the PDS-LCM2B Adapter Allows the VMP PDS-LCB Large Flat Panel Tilt Ceiling Mount to Accommodate Two 37- to 63-Inch Flat Panel Displays Back-to-Back with a Combined Weight of up to 360 lbs.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., May 20, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, residential, CI, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that it will showcase its new PDS-LCM2B dual large flat panel ceiling mount adapter during InfoComm 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from June 15-17 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 4659.

“Now shipping, the PDS-LCM2B adapter allows our PDS-LCB large flat panel tilt ceiling mount to accommodate two 37- to 63-inch flat panel displays back-to-back with a combined weight of up more

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