A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

Archive for June, 2011

PacTV Upgrades Trinity Broadcasting Transmissions to MPEG4

New SES Satellites to Provide Enhanced Quality and Service for Top U.S. Religious Television Network

LOS ANGELES, JUNE 14, 2011 – Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company, is pleased to announce that on June 1, it completed a platform upgrade for longtime client Trinity Broadcasting. The company has enhanced the U.S.-based network’s transmissions from MPEG2 to MPEG4 to the across the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. This enhanced capacity will not only improve the efficiency and quality of Trinity Broadcasting’s content as it is transmitted around the globe, but it will also allow the country’s largest Christian broadcast network to increase its footprint, reaching even more international viewers.

“PacTV and Trinity Broadcasting have a long, solid history of working together,” says Howard Fine, PacTV Los Angeles. “Our relationship dates back to 1999 when we originated our services for the company, more

CANON U.S.A. INTRODUCES LV-8320 PORTABLE LCD PROJECTOR

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 14, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has added the LV-8320 to its line of affordable high-performance portable multimedia LCD projectors. Providing advanced user-friendly features and lightweight mobility, the projector features WXGA-resolution (1280 x 800) and is designed for value-conscious users in education, traveling sales and small business markets. New features include a 1.6x manual zoom lens for easy projector placement, extended lamp and filter life and an HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) digital input for projection of 1080p video from Blu-ray players and other HD sources. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: New Products, News, Projectors |

AVIOM PREMIERES ALLFRAME MULTI-MODULAR I/O SYSTEM WITH NEW ACCESSORIES AT INFOCOMM 2011

ORLANDO, FL, JUNE 14, 2011—Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, will be showcasing the AllFrame Multi-Modular I/O System and its accessories at InfoComm 2011 (Booth 415). New accessories for the AllFrame include the POA-80 power supply, PST-80 2U rack tray, the Fan6 and the LabelKit. more

Broadcast Pix Showcases New Live Video Production Systems at Broadcast Asia 2011

Granite 500 and Slate 500 Live Production Systems Now Available

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ will showcase the new Granite 500, Slate 500, and Granite 2000 live video production systems, as well as its updated Granite™ 2.0 and Slate™ 8.5 software, at Broadcast Asia 2011, which runs 21-24 June in Singapore at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre (Booth 4P2-05). The new systems provide an ideal toolset at an attractive price point for stadiums and auditoriums, houses of worship, government facilities, and other AV installations.

broadcast-pix-500-jpeg.jpg

“We have the best live production system that integrates cameras with an internal clip store and CG to create compelling live video,? said Dennis Breckenridge, director of Asia-Pacific sales for Broadcast Pix. “The new 500 systems deliver all the benefits you expect from Broadcast Pix – but with a much smaller footprint and more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Visionary Solutions Teams With Industry Heavyweights on Technology Demos at InfoComm 2011

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — June 14, 2011 — Visionary Solutions, Inc. (VSI) today announced that the company will team with several industry partners at InfoComm 2011 on technology demonstrations that feature VSI encoding products as key interoperable pieces within end-to-end workflows. The demonstrations, which include contributions from InfoValue(R), NetroMedia, and Enseo, will show VSI’s versatility working within digital signage, IP transport, multicasting, and IPTV workflows. All demonstrations will be held at VSI’s InfoComm 2011 booth 2114. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

Furman Introduces FurmanContractor.com to Support Commercial A/V Installers

New Website Offers Product Information and Other Resources for the New Contractor Series of Power Conditioners and Sequencers

PETALUMA, Calif. — June 14, 2011 — Furman today announced the launch of a new website, www.FurmanContractor.com. Debuting at InfoComm 2011, the new site serves as a valuable resource for commercial A/V installers, providing detailed product descriptions, specifications, application diagrams, high-resolution photos, and downloadable DWG files for the company’s new Contractor Series of power conditioners/sequencers. more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News |

AVI-SPL and Polycom Present Unified Communications Webinar

AVI-SPL University Online

AVI-SPL is teaming up with Polycom to present the next free AVI-SPL University Online webinar, “Advancing Business Processes Through Unified Communications? on Tuesday, June 21 at 1 p.m. EST. Polycom’s Louis Duchesne will discuss how unified communications benefit businesses of all sizes by consolidating their processes and saving money.

The need to streamline communications across business processes is one of the key drivers corporations consider when developing and implementing their unified communications (UC) strategy. UC solutions are powerful enterprise communication applications integrated in workflows and business processes that enhance collaboration, increase productivity and accelerate decision making.

Join AVI-SPL and Polycom for this webinar to learn more on how to advance your business processes through UC. The webinar will cover:

• Unified Communications – business applications
• Streamlining your company’s business processes
• Saving money above and beyond travel cost reduction

Louis Duchesne, Manager of more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: Company Announcements, News |

Vaddio Reveals ClearVIEW HD-19 High Definition PTZ Camera with SmartSHOT Technology

Vaddio announces the new ClearVIEW HD-19 high definition PTZ camera with SmartSHOT technology. The newest member of the Vaddio ClearVIEW family of cameras comes equipped with a 19x optical zoom lens and is built around a 1.3 megapixel, 1/3-Type Sony Exmor high-speed, low-noise CMOS image sensor. Integrated SmartSHOT technology with AIP (Adjustable Image Processing) provides end user control of advanced imaging DSP (Digital Signal Processor) functions. The DSP functions allow the camera operator the ability to deliver an extremely crisp detailed image with vibrant high definition color.

“We added the HD-19 camera to the mix because live production camera operators are demanding a different camera solution that can handle the complexities of a live performance,? explained Rob Sheeley, President of Vaddio. “Some features they were specifically looking for were the ability to shoot video in a variety of changing lighting conditions, image stabilization and iris/shutter control for outdoor more

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: InfoComm Newslink, New Products, News |

Draper Kicks off Company Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Terry Coffey
Phone: 765-856-1230
FAX: 765-987-7142
E-mail: tcoffey@draperinc.com
Web site: www.draperinc.com

(Spiceland, Ind.)–Draper, Inc. has introduced the first blog in company history, with a post by company President John Pidgeon.
“My career here dates from the summer of 1957 when I began mowing the company lawn,? says Pidgeon in introducing himself on the blog . “The pay was good – $3.00 for four hours work. My job description and compensation have improved moderately since then.?
In addition to posts by Pidgeon—not all of them with tongue in cheek—on general company topics, various Draper experts will share posts on AV integration, industry trends, green building, sustainability, and other subjects relating to the company’s product lines. Tips and “how-to? articles will also get lots of attention on the blog.
Unlike some corporate blogs, Draper’s online offering will be much more than a collection of press releases. It more

Blackmagic Design to Exhibit Full Range of Products at InfoComm 2011

Milpitas, CA – June 14, 2011 – Blackmagic Design today announced they will be exhibiting at InfoComm 2011, which is being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Blackmagic Design will be showcasing their full range of video editing products, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software.

When: June 15 to June 16, 2011: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST

June 17, 2011: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm EST
Where: Booth #3581, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

For more event information and to register, please visit www.infocommshow.org.

Press Photography
Product photos of all Blackmagic Design products are available at www.blackmagic-design.com/press/images.

About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film more

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

June 2011
M T W T F S S
« May   Jul »
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication