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SYMETRIX ZONE MIX 760 INSTALLED IN JERRY REMY’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL AT LIBERTY WHARF ON BOSTON HARBOR

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Symetrix Zone Mix 760 handles the audio for the stellar A/V system at Boston’s Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill – the newly-opened, second location at Liberty Wharf on Boston Harbor.

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JULY 2011: A beloved household name in Boston, Jerry Remy is a former Red Sox second baseman and the longstanding commentator for all of his former team’s games. Last year, he partnered with the Cronin Group Restaurants to create Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar & Grill just outside of historic Fenway Park. The venture was so successful that the group recently opened a second location at Liberty Wharf on Boston Harbor. An adjacent public dock with fifty slips allows patrons to arrive by land or by sea. Like its predecessor, the new location promises a game-day experience that rivals Fenway itself, with a 32-foot more

LEGENDARY PRODUCER GARETH JONES RELIES ON METRIC HALO INTERFACES FOR JUST ABOUT ALL HIS RECORDING NEEDS

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Gareth Jones at work at London’s SNAP! Studios. ©2011 Paul Dixon

LONDON, ENGLAND: Gareth Jones is well known for producing ground-breaking albums with ground-breaking artists, such as Depeche Mode, Wire, and Erasure, and he continues to work with their next generation heirs, such as Interpol, Grizzly Bear, and Mogwai. From the start, Jones has been a technological pioneer, blazing trails down which the masses later followed. Jones was an early adopter of digital recording technologies and is today considered one of the world’s foremost experts on the Logic Audio recording, mixing, and editing platform. Relatively recently in the context of his long career, Jones outfitted his studio – which is by necessity mobile – with a pair of Metric Halo FireWire interfaces, that provide him with sixteen studio-grade mic preamps, sixteen channels of AD and DA, powerful DSP processing, 80-bit master summing, and – taken together – the flexibility to do what needs to be done, whatever the circumstance.

Jones more

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JUPITER ENTERS THE MINES

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RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: In addition to providing a top-tier education to 2,300 students, the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, or “Mines” for short, provides the venue for the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Crackerbarrel sessions. They allow the public to voice its concerns and ideas with the local governing bodies. The Crackerbarrel sessions and several of the Mines’ larger lecture classes take place in the main auditorium of the New Classroom Building. Built in the mid-1990s, the auditorium seats seven hundred in a pie-shaped, multi-tiered room that can be divided via an air-wall into two 350-seat rooms. After two failed attempts to supply the large room with an intelligible, easy-to-use sound reinforcement system, local A/V integrator Haggerty’s Audio Visual supplied the master stroke. The new system centers on Symetrix’ new Jupiter “zero learning curve” processor with a pair of Symetrix ARC-2 wall panel remotes that more

Jiao Tong University Achieves Enhanced Maritime Studies with Christie

– Christie® has recently completed a 3D Advanced Visualization System for the Maritime Studies Department of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). Established in 1986 with a mandate to educate students on communication and transportation needs, the school has evolved to become one of China’s leading universities for maritime studies and engineering.

The lecture hall installation features a 1×3 curved screen, 2.5 meters high by 8 meters wide and capable of displaying a blended, seamless image on a 90-degree field of view (FOV). The rear positioning of the projectors makes it possible to augment ocean engineering lecture materials with advanced 3D visuals that give students the feeling of being truly “on board.? It is the first site in China incorporating three Christie Mirage HD12 stereographic projectors and two Christie Spyder X20 video processors and the first rear-projected curved installation.

“One of the challenges we have in more

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Digital Projection’s Brightest Projector Series Now Fully 3D Capable

lightning_38wuxga3d.jpgATLANTA, GA – InfoComm 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announces a major enhancement to their flagship LIGHTNING 3-chip displays. As of InfoComm 2011, every LIGHTNING series projector will include full 3D capability as a standard feature. Delivering between 20,000 and 30,000 lumens, LIGHTNING 3D projectors are available in sx+, 1080p and WUXGA resolutions. With almost 30 distinct 3D models in total, DPI offers both active and passive, full resolution 3D solutions with ample lumens, native resolution and contrast to suit any application. No other company has a comparable product line of precise 3D large screen displays.

For more than three years, DPI’s 3D products have been installed in a wide variety of immersive applications, including medical imaging, product design, immersive visualization, theme park entertainment and elite home cinema. Inspired by this multi-market success, more

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Digital Projection Launches New High Brightness, High Value 3-Chip Display at InfoComm 2011

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ATLANTA, GA – InfoComm 2011 – Digital Projection International (DPI), an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high-performance projection systems, announces the launch of the high brightness, high value HIGHlite Cine 330 projector. This compact single lamp 4,500 lumen platform incorporates native 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, bright, sharp optics and plentiful lens shift to suit a wide range of display applications. Additionally compelling, the HIGHlite Cine 330 delivers brilliant image fidelity through DPI’s expert implementation of Texas Instruments’ 3-chip DLP® technology. Conservatively priced for such an advanced and capable 3-chip DLP display, the HIGHlite Cine 330 continues DPI’s legacy of delivering powerful and efficient displays for every venue.

The HIGHlite Cine 330 makes 3-chip DLP® performance available in a compact, cost effective chassis that produces dazzlingly bright, saturated images through powerful video processing. The compact and ultra quiet HIGHlite Cine 330 boasts more

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DK-Technologies Shows Its New DK Meter at IBC 2011

Danish manufacturer DK-Technologies will be using the IBC platform to show the Award-winning DK Meter to European broadcasters and content producers.

This groundbreaking Compact Audio Loudness Meter (CALM) was the subject of huge interest when it was unveiled in prototype at NAB in April. It will be shipping in August and is already generating orders from broadcasters looking for a reliable, high quality solution to their loudness metering requirements.

The DK Meter is truly revolutionary. No bigger than a smart phone, it is designed to meet increasing demands from the market for cost-effective stereo and 5.1 metering, including loudness.

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Two versions of the DK Meter are available: the DK1, which is ideal for anyone working in stereo, and the DK2, which is specifically aimed at the burgeoning 5.1 surround sound market.

The DK Meter is easy to more

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