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Chyron Names Graphics Management Guru Joe Foxton Vice President of Strategic Product Architecture

MELVILLE, N.Y. — July 13, 2011 — Chyron today announced the appointment of Joe Foxton to the newly created position of vice president of strategic product architecture. In this position, Foxton will work closely with Chyron’s product management and product engineering teams in guiding the strategic direction and tactical implementation of all products across the Chyron portfolio. more

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Atlona Introduces New Professional Line 4×1 and 4×2 High-Speed HDMI Switchers

AT-HD4-V41 and AT-HD4-V42 Connect Four HDMI Sources to One or Two HDMI Displays, With Audio Return Channel and HDMI Ethernet Channel Pass-Through Support more

HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si2 Digital Console Brings an Expanded Sonic Palette to Cruise Ship Paul Gauguin

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POTTERS BAR, United Kingdom — Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the cruise ship m/s Paul Gauguin, which can accommodate 320 people for a week long luxury cruise experience through Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. Since its maiden voyage in 1998, the Paul Gauguin has been the longest continually operating year-round cruise ship in the South Pacific. The audio system in the ship’s Grand Salon was recently upgraded with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si2 Digital Live Sound Console, which is designed for installations where space is at a premium yet where a full-featured console is required.

“The Grand Salon is one of the focal points of the Paul Gauguin,? notes Jean Jacques Canot of French Polynesia systems integrator Total Vidéo “It’s the ship’s entertainment venue, where the crew performs cabaret shows in addition to appearances by guest artists and musicians. On occasion, bands also play when they have dance events.?

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HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi4™ Digital Console Helps TNDV “Aspiration? Mobile Production Truck Achieve Great Sound

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The acclaimed Soundcraft Vi4 digital console has been chosen as the centerpiece of the audio system for the newly commissioned TNDV “Aspiration? mobile production vehicle, the second vehicle in TNDV’s growing fleet (a third is already in progress) and the first mobile production truck in the southeastern United States to support live, multi-camera 3D productions.

The new 40-foot expanding-side mobile production truck delivers premium SD/HD/3D remote video production services for broadcast TV, worship events, corporate video projects, concerts, ceremonies and other live events, for clients including SPEED, BET, GAC, and other major broadcast and cable networks. It’s fitted with a sophisticated production workflow featuring up to 12 cameras, a large routing system, a feature-rich production switcher and a comprehensive 5.1 surround audio suite, centered on the Soundcraft Vi4 console, which was purchased through Brantley Sound in Nashville.
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Digital Alert Systems DASDEC(TM) is First Integrated CAP EAS Solution to Complete FEMA’s IPAWS Conformance Testing for Consumer and Producer

LYNDONVILLE, N.Y. — July 13, 2011 — Digital Alert Systems, a division of Monroe Electronics and a leading innovator of next-generation Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and Emergency Alert Systems (EAS), today announced that, in addition to being the first acknowledged FCC-certified EAS encoder/decoder capable of receiving CAP messaging, the company’s DASDEC-II(TM) has now become the first CAP alert origination solution to successfully complete FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) conformance testing under the consumer and producer designation. more

Gordon College to Host NEXO Seminar

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc., in conjunction with Gordon College and its Chapel in Wenham, Massachusetts will host a NEXO seminar on Wednesday, July 27.

Yamaha and NEXO specialists will be demonstrating and explaining, in an “open house? format the GEO S-12 loudspeaker array, NS-1 Room Calculator Software, NXAmp 4×4 multi-channel, networkable Amp/Controller, RS15 Ray Sub, as well as the new 45N-12 Line Monitor.

The seminar, which is open to all audio professionals, will begin at 3:00 PM, presenting and listening until 8:00 PM. Light catering will be served.

For directions and to RSVP, e-mail Martin Dombey at mdombey@yamaha.com or (714) 522-9837.

For more information on NEXO products, visit www.yamahaca.com.

For more information on Gordon College Chapel, visit http://www.gordon.edu/chapel.

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Gefen Releases Two New Digital Signage Media Players Offering High Definition Playback using Wi-Fi or Traditional LAN-Based Connectors for Easy Access and Control

Digital connectivity solutions provider today announced the availability of two new digital signage media players, expanding the range of solutions it provides for this growing industry segment.

Both Digital Signage Media Players with Wi-Fi offer a SMIL (synchronized multimedia integration language)-compliant media player that works with any computer LAN system, either by connecting directly to the LAN or by using the Wi-Fi connection. Users can playback 1080p Full HD video for stunning visuals. These players also output component and composite video with two channel (L/R) audio and one-line scrolling text. Each player comes pre-loaded with more than ten, easy to use templates to select from, so users can jump-start their digital signage applications with little to no design experience. Calendar-based scheduling from any computer on the LAN makes operating both players easy and convenient.

The Digital Signage Media Player with Wi-Fi offers 4 GB of internal flash memory more

Vaddio White Paper looks at the “Video in Education Paradigm Shift?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 12, 2011) – The use of video in education offers a world of opportunities beyond the virtual field trip. Students are growing up in a digital age and are seeking innovative ways to learn and collaborate with others. A new white paper authored by S. Ann Earon, Ph.D., “Video in Education Paradigm Shift,? examines how the distribution of content is changing the way information is accessed, and how to make the best use of video technologies to engage students at school or wherever they might be located, and at any time, day or night.

Building a consistent front end will allow schools, colleges and universities to teach from a consistent platform. The “back end?, or engine, may change with new innovation. The objective is to understand that a consistent high-tech classroom can remain and grow. Tracking cameras for instructors, student cameras and touch-to-talk microphones for more

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Gateway Church Selects grandMA2 for Its Three Campuses

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grandMAs play prominent roles in all three of the Gateway Church campuses in Texas where they control a diverse lighting inventory for worship services and other events. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America.

The Bible-based, evangelical Gateway Church opened its new, main Southlake campus last fall from which it oversees the North Richland Hills (NRH) campus in the center of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex and an extension campus in Frisco, Texas which opened last July. The church has a congregation of more than 20,000 people; the senior pastor’s messages from the Southlake campus are fed live to the other campuses via fiber during Sunday worship services.

Southlake boasts a full-size grandMA2 with a grandma 2 lite as a backup while NRH is outfitted with a grandMA2 more

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