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Xantech Honors APA Music & Pictures, Inc. With Two-Millionth Installation Acknowledgement

Xantech and APA Music & Pictures gather at InfoComm for special ceremony to commemorate the two-millionth installation of Xantech products

CARLSBAD, CA, July 6, 2011 — On June 15, 2011, at the InfoComm show in Orlando, Florida, Xantech presented Bensalem, Pennsylvania-based firm APA Music & Pictures, Inc. with a special plaque commemorating the two-millionth installation of Xantech products and thanking them for their years of Xantech use. The recent installation was performed at Mount Laurel, New Jersey’s Twelve Thousand Building Conference Center, housing training room and boardroom spaces for TD Bank. Xantech products, including the WIC1200 Web Intelligent Controller and CWTC10 10.4-inch Wireless Touch Controller, now form the foundation for the A/V distribution in several rooms in the building. APA has a long history as Xantech users, and they have been proud to push ahead with putting Xantech’s newest technologies to good use. The ceremony was attended by APA’s VP of Sales and Production Dave Pedemonti; Xantech President Graham Hallett; and Xantech Director of Business Development Rick Seegull. more

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CAD/Astatic Contest Promotes Brand And VP DSP Platforms At InfoComm

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Solon, OH––CAD/Astatic held a special contest open to all AV Design Consultants at InfoComm to promote the new Variable Pattern mic DSP demonstration at the CAD Audio booth. The awarded prize was a $500 Apple Store Gift Card.
The CAD/Astatic booth featured a live display of the company’s unique Variable Pattern Controllable 2220VP microphone with control via Biamp Audia software utilizing system pre-sets. Biamp Nexia, Symetrix SymNet and Atterotech Control Center software also offer this capability.
Richard Riedel of Riedel Audio & Acoustics in Brightwaters, NY was the winner. Asked about the contest, Astatic National Sales Manager Gary Dixon stated, “Congratulations to Richard and thanks all of those who stopped by the booth to see the demo. “
“The attendees were amazed at their ability to change from Omnidirectional to Figure-of-Eight and any size Cardioid pattern simply with a flip of the Biamp preset switch.“
“We truly believe the more

HARMAN’s BSS Audio® Soundweb™ London Provides Conferencing Solution for Corporate Auditorium

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — One of the world’s major producers and marketers of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, recently completed a large auditorium for its Minnetonka, Minnesota corporate offices that includes a sophisticated audio/video system based around HARMAN’s BSS Audio Soundweb London networked signal processors. The system was installed by AVI Sytems of Eden Prairie, MN, a systems integrator that specializes in professional A/V installations for business, commercial, educational and government clients.

The auditorium’s BSS Audio equipment includes two Soundweb London BLU-160 signal processors with digital audio bus and two BLU-120 I/O expanders with digital audio bus. One BLU-160 is configured with four analog input cards, and the other BLU-160 is configured with a telephone hybrid card, AEC input card and two analog input cards. The two BLU-120 devices are configured with four AEC input cards and more

Chinese University Pioneers Theater-Sized, Advanced Visualization

Christie® has taken the global dimension of its higher education solutions to the next level with the deployment of an innovative ‘teaching’ theater at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in Wuhan, China. Under the direction of HUST, Christie and its local partner – Chess Computers – installed the technologically-advanced Visdec Electronic Decision Theater at the university with a 240-degree, floor-to-ceiling curved advanced visualization display. It is the largest such installation in China and one of the biggest in the world.

By displaying graphical and text content from separate sources simultaneously, it is helping university, government and business representatives who use the facility make better decisions for a range of programs, including urban planning. The initial concept was based on the Decision Theater at Arizona State University (ASU) but the China initiative took a different path on the technology infrastructure, products used and overall size.

“The more

AUTOSCRIPT TELEPROMPTERS HELP KEEP ‘MAIN STREET LIVING’ MOBILE

SIOUX FALLS, SD, JULY 6, 2011—The technical crew at Main Street Living, a Lutheran television program, spends its Saturday mornings on the road, traveling from church to church in order to produce its hour-long, weekly series. In order to meet his crew’s needs for portability, reliability and ease of use, Technical Advisor Gene Schultz recently selected two 15-inch TFT Entry Level Prompters (ELP) from Autoscript, the world’s leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, to join his production team.

Autoscript’s ELP 15 on-camera prompters provide an excellent prompting solution for houses of worship, small studios, schools, colleges and universities, as they feature all core prompting functionality in a rugged purpose-built system, designed to provide years of reliable performance. In addition, the systems are lightweight and portable, making them perfect for on-location shoots.

“In one session, we can film anywhere from six to eight ministers on a more

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LiteWare LED Uplighters Illuminate San Francisco City Hall For A High End Celebration

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San Francisco’s City Hall was a unique and beautiful venue for a recent private party. The main floor interior was bathed in dramatic colors by the HO (High Output) version of the GDS LiteWare wireless LED battery-powered Uplighter, exclusively distributed in North America by A.C.T Lighting.

Allegra Entertainment & Events, a full-service entertainment, production and event-planning firm in Burlingame, California and a preferred vendor for, the City of San Francisco, teamed with award-winning, Little Rock-based interior designer Kaki Hockersmith on the festivities. The elegantly-restored City Hall, which was rebuilt in 1915 following the great earthquake, is a favorite spot for corporate receptions and social galas.

Allegra, which handled the event production and execution, found that the LiteWare Uplighters provided solutions to a number of lighting challenges. “We had only a little over more

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Digital Projection Partners with Scalable Display Technologies in Multi-Megapixel Segment of Display Market

fusion3d_small.jpgATLANTA, GA – InfoComm 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, and Scalable Display Technologies, a leading provider of software for multi-megapixel display systems, announce the availability of automatic warp and blend software for multi-projector displays.

Scalable Display and DPI collaborated over several years to jointly develop compatibility of Scalable’s camera-based calibration software with DPI’s warp and more

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