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Archive for June 16th, 2011

Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division announces OMNEO media networking technology at InfoComm 2011, booth 1201

Orlando, FL, June 15, 2011: Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division will announce OMNEO, its media networking technology, at InfoComm 2011.

OMNEO has two components: (1) an audio program transport protocol suite that offers low-latency, high-quality multichannel audio stream exchange; and (2) a robust control protocol suite that provides reliable and secure system control for pro media networks of all sizes, from small to intercontinental. more

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HARMAN Brazil’s Rodrigo Kniest Sparks Selenium’s Vision For International Growth

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Rodrigo Kniest

ORLANDO, Florida — With a vision to grow HARMAN’s Selenium’s success in Brazil and beyond, Rodrigo Kniest, former CEO of Electronica Selenium and current HARMAN country manager for Brazil, contributes a wealth of experience for the integration of Selenium into the HARMAN family.

With deep roots in manufacturing, Kniest foresees great opportunity for HARMAN in South America as the market for high-quality professional audio continues to grow. As the new parent company of Selenium, HARMAN has also taken responsibility of Selenium operations in the United States and Europe, in addition to the sales responsibilities of the 150-distributor team Selenium boasts in Brazil.

“Starting a new chapter with HARMAN and Selenium is a great honor for me and for those associated with Selenium for the past 50 years,? said Kniest. “Selenium has more

Extron Introduces New HDCP-Compliant Scaler with Seamless Switching

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the DVS 605, a high performance video scaler that includes three HDMI 1.3-compatible inputs, two universal analog video inputs with auto-format detection, and simultaneous HDMI and analog high resolution outputs. The DVS 605 accepts a wide variety of video formats including HDMI with HDCP, HDTV, RGB, and standard definition video. It features advanced Extron video signal processing with 1080i deinterlacing, Deep Color processing, and true seamless switching for professional-quality presentations. The DVS 605 also features SpeedSwitch™ Technology that delivers ultra-fast switching speed for HDCP-encrypted content. It is available in models with audio switching plus HDMI audio embedding / de-embedding, and also 3G-SDI/HD-SDI output with genlock. more

Extron Introduces 7-inch TouchLink Touchpanel With Contemporary Thin Bezel Design

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce two, newly-designed 7-inch touchpanels. The TLP 710MV and TLP 710TV are fully configurable, 7″ touchpanels featuring contemporary, thin bezel designs that complement the aesthetics of any environment. The Extron TLP 710 Series has an 800×480 resolution touchscreen and incorporates PoE – Power over Ethernet, which eliminates the need for a local power supply. Each model has a built-in MTP – Twisted Pair receiver, which accepts either S-video or composite video signals over standard CAT 5 cable. This enhanced connectivity provides integration flexibility and aids in cable management by minimizing the number of connections at the touchpanel. The TLP 710MV mounts on a wall, lectern, or other flat surface, while The TLP 710TV is designed to sit on a tabletop or install on a VESA mount. Both are ideal for control environments requiring a 7-inch control surface within an elegant touchpanel design. more

HARMAN’s JBL Professional Releases VERTEC® Line Array Calculator II V 1.1 Software

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JBL Professional’s new VERTEC Line Array Calculator II V 1.1 Software offers new features for VERTEC system users.

ORLANDO, Florida – Offering a wealth of new features for VERTEC® system users, HARMAN’s JBL Professional announces the release of the latest upgrade to its VERTEC Line Array Calculator II Software, V 1.1

Enabling the simulation of mixed-model arrays from the entire range of VERTEC enclosures, V 1.1 of the Line Array Calculator II (LAC II) V 1.1 retains much of the same appearance and functionality of the V 1.0 version that users have become familiar with, while offering a variety of new features. For example, with LAC II V 1.1, new VERTEC subcompact line array accessories (VT4886-SF, VT4886-DF88, VT4886-DF89) are included, and parametric EQ (compatible with JBL DrivePack®, Crown Audio I-Tech/I-Tech HD and dbx 4800) is introduced. more

HARMAN’s Crown Showcases ComTech DriveCore™ Series Amplifiers At InfoComm 2011

ORLANDO, Florida — Underscoring the transformative capabilities of HARMAN Crown’s chip-based technology, the company today placed a central emphasis on its ComTech DriveCore™ Series Amplifiers at InfoComm 2011. The technology enables performance grade amplifiers to provide a smaller footprint for enhanced power in a range of fixed installations including executive boardrooms, education facilities, and luxury suites in hotels and stadiums.

The line, which consists of four models, offering up to eight channels at 150 watts per channel, are all one rack, fan-less and ultra-energy efficient. DriveCore chip technology offers greater than 90 percent efficiency with no compromise in performance, boasting a signal-to-noise ratio of 110dB. DriveCore also has patented feedback and protection circuits integrated into the silicon for fast and accurate response.

“Never before has there been an amplifier that systems integration professionals could look to as being specifically designed for smaller fixed installation environments,? said Marc more

Wireless Microphone Systems Reinvented With HARMAN’s AKG WMS 470

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ORLANDO, Florida – Setting the stage for the next level in wireless live performance, HARMAN’s AKG has debuted its WMS 470 wireless system at Infocomm. Designed for complete ease of use, WMS 470 incorporates a vast number of upgrades from previous AKG lines and delivers outstanding performance and reliable operation to users.

WMS 470’s new automatic frequency setup function immediately finds and displays all available channels, making the system ideal for less experienced users to operate. Before opening a channel, the pilot tone function will prevent unwanted startup noise – the receiver will only open the audio if the pilot tone is detected.

“HARMAN’s AKG engineers have worked tirelessly to ensure WMS 470 was the absolute best system for our customers,? said Wolfgang Fritz, product marketing manager – tour sound, AKG. “We completely understand the challenges live sound professionals more

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NEW AVIOM PRO64 NETWORK MANAGER VERSION 2.0 TO SUPPORT ALLFRAME MULTI-MODULAR I/O SYSTEM AT INFOCOMM 2011

ORLANDO, FL, JUNE 16, 2011Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, announces the upcoming release of version 2.0 of the Pro64® Network Manager™ PC control application at InfoComm 2011 (Booth 415). Network Manager 2.0 adds support for Aviom’s AllFrame Multi-Modular I/O System, the newest addition to the Pro64 Series of audio networking products. A field customizable and configurable modular digital solution, the AllFrame is comprised of a host frame, audio I/O cards and a range of mounting options. more

HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Series Gains More Inputs and Options

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The management team for the Soundcraft Si and Si Compact Series, now having won 11 industry awards in the past two years (left to right): Richard Ayres, Product Manager; Matt Rowe, Hardware Engineering Manager; Chris Gomm, R&D Senior Manager.

ORLANDO, Florida — Launched just two years ago and already the winner of 10 industry awards, HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Series has received an upgrade, which provides more inputs on the Si1 and Si2 versions plus additional functionality and options across the range.

With the range now designated the ‘Si+’ Series, the Si1+ has 16 additional mic inputs fitted as standard bringing the number of onboard mic inputs to 48 and processing capacity of 72 inputs to mix; the extra 16 mic input module may be replaced by an 8-in/8-out module if required. The number of option card more

OUTLINE PRESENTS iSM POWERED STAGE MONITORS WITH iMODE TECHNOLOGY AT INFOCOMM 2011

Three Models Provide Low Profile, High Quality Sound

ORLANDO, FL, JUNE 16, 2011 – Outline, the makers of high quality, industry leading speaker systems for touring, installation and studio applications, presents the new iSM line of powered stage monitor speakers with iMode Technology at InfoComm 2011 (Booth 683). As successor to Outline’s respected H.A.R.D. series of self-powered floor monitors, the iSM series, featuring the iSM 112, iSM 115 and iSM 212, delivers greater sonic quality, higher SPL and full remote control of speaker parameters through Outline’s integrated iMode Intelligent Digital Loudspeaker Control Platform.

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