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Matrox Presents Convert DVI Plus HD-SDI Scan Converter at InfoComm 2011

Matrox Convert DVI Plus system

Cost-effective HD-SDI scan converter with genlock and region-of-interest support is ideal for driving projectors and large displays at live events and in houses of worship

Matrox Video Products Group today announced that Matrox Convert DVI Plus, an SD/HD SDI scan converter with high-end features priced at just $1495 US, will be demonstrated at InfoComm 2011 in booth 4063 of the Orange County Convention Center, June 15-17. Matrox Convert DVI Plus lets broadcasters easily and economically take the computer-based content that is quickly becoming a key part of the nightly news to air. It’s ideal for creating broadcast video from computer applications such as Skype, YouTube, Google Earth, video games, and web browser sessions, as well as citizen journalists’ mobile phone videos. Matrox Convert DVI Plus is more

THE RAPCOHORIZON COMPANY UNVEILS DESIGNVISION

New Software Tool Enables Dealers, Contractors and Systems Integrators to Create Professional Drawings of Custom Panels and More

ORLANDO, FL, JUNE 15, 2011 ― The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, introduces DesignVision, a panel design program created specifically for the company’s network of professional systems integrators, dealers and contractors, at InfoComm 2011 (Booth 775). The new software allows The RapcoHorizon Company’s professional network to create expert quality custom installation diagrams, which can be saved and edited based on user specifications.

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HARMAN’s Studer Consoles and JBL Professional Loudspeakers Have Starring Role at 65th Annual Tony Awards

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NEW YORK, New York – On Broadway’s biggest night, New York City’s Beacon Theatre lit up with celebrities and eager fans while hosting the top theatrical performers and acts of the year at the 65th Annual Tony Awards. Firehouse Productions of Red Hook, New York provided the live sound reinforcement and audio broadcast systems for the event, deploying HARMAN’s Studer Vista Series audio mixing consoles at the front of house position and in the monitor truck, and JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays for the Theatre’s live PA system.

The 65th Annual Tony Awards featured an A-list crowd of performers and presenters, such as Daniel Radcliffe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Kelsey Grammer, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer and host Neil Patrick Harris, among others.

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CRESTRON INTRODUCES NEW HIGH-POWER, ENERGY-EFFICIENT COMMERCIAL AMPLIFIERS

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AMP Series Commercial Amplifiers Merge High-Output Performance with Low Energy Consumption and Design Versatility for Lecture Halls, Restaurants, Retail Space,
Hospitality, Boardrooms, Auditoriums and More

Orlando, FL, June 15, 2011 – At InfoComm Booth #3001, Crestron today introduced a new line of energy-efficient high-power commercial amplifiers. Designed to meet ENERGY STAR® certification, the exclusive AMP Series amplifiers help meet energy savings objectives and green initiatives without sacrificing audio performance. Each AMP Series amplifier is 100% Crestron designed, engineered, and manufactured. more

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Auralex® Introduces SonoLitePro at InfoComm 2011

ORLANDO, FL, JUNE 15, 2011 – Auralex® Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, introduces SonoLitePro, an entry-level fabric wrapped Studiofoam®Pro panel comprised of Class A fire-rated materials, at InfoComm 2011 (Booth 962). With a price that specifically targets those on limited budgets, SonoLitePro presents a low-cost option for sound absorption in studios, churches, schools, restaurants, clubs and any other venue that requires a Class A fire-rated acoustical treatment. more

Vaddio Announces Customizable Video Production Workstations

Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, announces new Production Consoles and Video Production Workstations designed for professional production spaces. The new workstations and consoles offer exceptional ergonomics, quality construction and a design that can be customized to fit any work environment.

“With our new video production workstations, we now offer integrators the ability to design a custom workstation that can house all of their production equipment, as well as provide a great work area for the end user,? explains Rob Sheeley. “And because every workspace is different, we’ve made the workstations as versatile as possible with the ability to customize each rack console as needed.?

Customizable storage and rack spaces, combined with integrated cable management and proper ventilation make the Video Production Workstation ideal for any growing production space. With three different top rack console options to choose from, the workstation can more

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EAW® Appoints Jerrold Stevens to the Position of Director, EAW Application Support Group

EAW® bolsters customer support by expanding Application Support Group and hiring industry veteran Stevens, who will serve as technical liaison between EAW’s customers, sales force and R&D team

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InfoComm, Orlando, Florida, USA, June 15, 2011 – EAW® (Demo Room 204A), a world leader in audio system solutions, announces that it is expanding the capabilities of its Application Support Group (ASG) by appointing Jerrold Stevens to the position of Director, EAW Application Support Group (ASG), effective mid-May 2011. The announcement was made by Jeff Rocha, EAW Vice President and General Manager, and further underscores EAW’s commitment to customer support, education and the ongoing development of market-driven products.

The Director of the Application Support Group is the worldwide technical liaison between EAW’s customers and their sales and product development organizations. This role includes direct oversight and management of the ASG resources that are located more

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EAW® KF740 Line Array Helps The Beacham Raise Its Status as Orlando’s Hottest New Live Performance Venue

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InfoComm, Orlando, Florida, USA, June 15, 2011 – When it was known as Tabu, The Beacham was Orlando’s first South Beach-style VIP nightclub, setting the pace for the many that followed after it opened in 1999. But now The Beacham, a historic venue that has been part of Orlando’s nightlife since the early 1920s, is back and better than ever. It has been restored as a live performance venue and sports a fantastic-sounding KF740 P.A. system from EAW® (Demo Room 204A), a world leader in audio system solutions for over 30 years.

The Beacham, which holds 1,250 music fans, is now paired with The Social, a smaller 300-seat club next door, and has a stereo P.A. system that features seven EAW KF740 enclosures on each side. These are supported by eight EAW SB1002 Large Format Flyable Subwoofers arrayed in a mono block below the more

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EAW® Offers QX Series Loudspeakers

QX offers high power, consistent coverage in a compact housing.

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InfoComm, Orlando, Florida, USA, June 15, 2011 – EAW® (Demo Room 204A), a world leader in audio system solutions for over 30 years, is exhibiting its QX Series loudspeakers, optimized for installed system applications that require precise directivity in a powerful low-profile form. Engineered and manufactured at EAW’s Whitinsville, Massachusetts, USA facility, the QX Series provides size-efficient yet very high output point source clusters. The series is particularly geared toward medium-to-large-sized spaces including sports arenas but is also designed for a wide range of other venues requiring high power and consistent coverage in a compact housing, including houses of worship, outdoor stadiums, performing arts venues, theaters and clubs. The QX Series has recently been employed in such installations as the Santa Fe Community College Performing Arts Center in Gainesville, Florida (EAW QX596 High-Output more

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EAW® Unveils SBK Series Subwoofers

New SBK Series Subwoofers are designed to complement EAW®’s MK2300 or MK5300 Series Full-Range Loudspeakers, or serve as stand-alone units, in a wide range of applications

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InfoComm, Orlando, Florida, USA, June 15, 2011 – EAW® (Demo Room 204A), a world leader in audio system solutions for over 30 years, debuts its new SBK Series Subwoofers. The SBK subs are designed to perfectly complement EAW’s MK Series Full-Range Loudspeakers in construction, size and sound, but they can also be used as stand-alone subwoofers in a system from any other manufacturer. The line includes three models: SBK150 (Single 15-inch), SBK180 (Single 18-inch) and SBK250 (Double 15-inch) Subwoofers. All three units operate in passive mode. Applications can include concert halls, houses of worship, arenas, large ballrooms, live theater products, gymnasiums and much more.

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