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Broadway Smash Wicked Takes Sennheiser’s Wireless Receivers and Transmitters along for its Second North American Tour

ALBUQUERQUE – July 18, 2011: Since premiering on Broadway in October of 2003, Wicked has broken countless box office records and now ranks among the top 20 longest running Broadway plays in history. Since the very beginning, Wicked’s worldwide production crew has relied on Sennheiser’s

Anthony Jones and Michael “Fodder? Carrico supervise the audio operations for Wicked’s Second North American Tour.

wireless transmitters and receivers in all its performances.

Michael “Fodder” Carrico and Anthony Jones supervise the audio operations for Wicked’s Second North American Tour. They are responsible for keeping the audio running smoothly during the shows, monitoring the performance of the wireless RF and mixing the shows from FOH. For each show on the tour, Sennheiser plays a foundational role in their wireless infrastructure. Wicked Sound Designer Tony Meola was responsible for choosing Sennheiser. “All of the wireless we more

Rapid Adoption of Vaddio HD-20 Cameras Prompts AV/Broadcast Equipment Compatibility Enhancements

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 18, 2011) – Vaddio announces enhanced features to the HD-20 PTZ camera that include additional resolutions, improved communication speed and an additional color space option for increased compatibility with 3rd-party video equipment.

“Due to the overwhelming demand and positive response for the HD-20 cameras, our dealers and integrators have been clamoring for us to add more legacy support for older AV and broadcast video standards,? explained Rob Sheeley, President of Vaddio. “By adding more video resolutions and sRGB support we now give our dealers and integrators the ability to integrate the HD-20 PTZ cameras into more applications and projects.?

Resolutions now include HDMI or HD analog component video resolutions of 1080i at 59.94Hz fields/s (drop frame – DF) and 60Hz fields/s (non – drop frame – NDF) as well as 720p resolutions at 59.94Hz frames/s DF and 60Hz frames/s NDF. The inclusion of both more

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VMP’s New PM-LPM Yokeless Low-Profile Projector Mount Now Shipping

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VMP’s New PM-LPM Yokeless Low-Profile Projector Mount

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 18, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, residential, CI, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that its new PM-LPM yokeless low-profile projector mount is now shipping. The PM-LPM has an MSRP of $139.95.

“At VMP, we take pride in both listening to what our customers want, as well as providing everything they need for a quick and easy installation,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of VMP. “With this concept in mind, our new PM-LPM is a variation of our popular PM-LP Universal Yokeless Low Profile Projector Mount…without the telescoping mast. We’ve been told by many of our customers that they would like this option, and so we have heeded the more

HARMAN’s Studer Broadcast Academy Rolls On With Dates in New York and Washington D.C.

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NORTHRIDGE, California — After a successful first week of educational sessions and product demonstrations, HARMAN’s Studer Broadcast Academy continues with dates this week in the New York and Washington D.C. areas. The SBA truck will be at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Monday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 20, and at Communications Engineering in Washington D.C. on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22.

Last week included SBA dates in Cincinnati, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. The Broadcast Academy sessions include hands-on training for Studer’s Vista consoles as part of broadcast certification modules that will provide engineers with proof of efficiency with the Vista line. In addition, the Open House sessions offer product demonstrations, with no requirement to pursue certification.

“Last week’s Studer Broadcast Academy sessions could not have been more successful, as more than 20 engineers more

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SIM2’s New Product Tour Returns to the Northeast

Miramar, Florida—July 2011—SIM2 USA

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SIM2′s stunning new LUMIS 3D SOLO with triple flash 144Hz technology will be demonstrated in Trumbull, CT on July 27 and 28.

announces a northeast tour stop featuring the LUMIS 3D SOLO, 3-chip 3D projector and CRYSTAL single-chip projector as their multi-city tour continues. SIM2 and Stewart Filmscreen join forces again, together with Genelec for a two-day event sponsored by the brands representative PD Lazarus & Co, to take place on July 27 and 28 in Trumbull, Connecticut. This special event will be open to dealers, customers, architects, and builders, and will include presentations from Alberto Fabiano, Executive VP for SIM2 USA and Joaquin Rivera, VP of Sales for Stewart Filmscreen.

“Our LUMIS 3D SOLO is the only projector on the market that has triple flash 144 Hz active 3D technology more

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D.A.S. WINS AT THE F1 EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX

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Valencia, Spain – July 2011… For the fourth year running the motor world’s biggest spectacular came to Valencia at the end of June: the 2011 Formula One European Gran Prix. This year, D.A.S. Audio was proud to participate in the whirlwind and exciting environment that surrounds this international event; hand-in-hand with Sagarmanta Producciones, D.A.S. systems were responsible for providing sound coverage for the entire grandstand area. more

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Technomad Loudspeakers Broadcast From Texas Courthouse

BOSTON, July 18, 2011 — The verdict is in at the Haskell County Courthouse in Texas, where a new high-quality audio system is delivering news and entertainment to the local population.

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The three-story, 100-year old building in Haskell, Texas, received a major audio upgrade via four Technomad Berlin 9040 narrow dispersion loudspeakers. Mounted high on the building’s 60-foot-high roof, the Technomad system replaces an outdated PA system scarred by time and weather. Technomad also supplied a mixer and two wireless handheld microphones for the audio headend.

The Berlin 9040 weatherproof loudspeakers reproduce intelligible voice and full-frequency music for special events such as parades and rodeos, carrying announcements and musical entertainment across the courthouse square. The loudspeakers can double as an emergency broadcast system in the event of a tornado, wildfire or other public safety event in town. more

Alcorn McBride Helps Kids Experience Presidential Decision-Making at the Air Force One Discovery Center at the Reagan Library

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How many kids ever get to experience the Presidential decision-making process? Thanks to the Air Force One Discovery Center at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum and Library in Simi Valley, California, and extensive video support and control by Alcorn McBride, middle school students get a chance to become totally immersed in the process.

An interactive historical theater, the Discovery Center includes replicas of the Oval Office and White House Press Room; a military situation room modeled after the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan naval warship; and a real Air Force One simulator. Reagan Library director of education Mira Cohen worked closely with Curtis Kelly of LA-based Delicate Sales, inc. to turn the script into a fully interactive, integrated media experience that engages kids with its video game-style feel.

“Kids play out a 50-minute, time-critical scenario involving more

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