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Neumann KMS 105 delivers consistently clear performance for Steve Bell

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Winnipeg – August 2, 2011 – Christian artist, singer/songwriter Steve Bell is on a roll. With 16 solo albums under his belt since he launched his solo career in 1989, Bell is currently touring for his latest album, Kindness, but in the last few years he has also made a name for himself playing with symphony orchestras across Canada. To get the kind of melodious sound Bell is known for from his albums, he and his crew rely almost exclusively on Neumann microphones during their performances, whether Bell is performing solo, with his band or with one of a dozen symphony orchestras.

Considered a “happy accident? by Bell, the symphony orchestra tour began more than two years ago where he lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, when he was invited to perform with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Since that successful performance, Bell has more

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Audinate Elects David Krall as Chairman of the Board

Sydney, Australia-4 August 2011-Audinate Pty Ltd, the leader in IP audio-visual media network solutions, has elected David Krall as chairman of its board of directors. His election as chairman comes at a time of rapid growth for Audinate, completing its most recent fiscal year (ending June 30, 2011) with almost double its revenues from the prior year. Krall originally joined Audinate’s board of directors earlier this year. Mr. Krall also currently serves as Executive Chair of QSecure in addition to serving on the board of directors of Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS).

David Krall brings more than 20 years of experience in building successful technology businesses. David most recently served as President and COO of Roku, the market leader in streaming entertainment devices for the TV. David has extensive AV industry experience as the former CEO of Avid Technology, Inc., a leading tools provider to the media and entertainment more

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AES 131st Convention Game Audio Track — Joy Sticks Rule!

Next Gen Technology, Emerging Trends & Key Players Coalesce To Advance The Art Of Crafting Games

NEW YORK: Firmly established as a linchpin of today’s pro audio industry, Video Games continue to set new standards for advanced technology and revenue-generating products. In keeping with this stature, the 131st AES Convention,

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Game Audio Track, has become a magnet for designers, producers and engineers compelled to maintain ‘top of their game’ standards in a community in which longevity is measured in nanoseconds. The convention will be held in NY’s Jacob Javits Convention Center Thursday, October 20 thru Sunday, Oct. 23.

“Game Audio Track Chair, Steve Martz is a ‘player’ in the best sense of the word,” remarked 131st Convention Chair Jim Anderson. “He is deeply immersed in every facet of this burgeoning industry. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of the more

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Community Loudspeakers Put Omaha’s New Ballpark in Major League

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Omaha, NE – Omaha is a city that loves its baseball. And despite the lack of a major league franchise, there’s nothing minor league about the new TD Ameritrade Park. The $128 million stadium, home to the Creighton Bluejays and the NCAA’s premier event, the College World Series, has brought a major league baseball experience to the city.

The 2011 College World Series took place last month for the first time in the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship’s new 24,300 seat stadium. It is among the game’s most technologically advanced, with modern features including microphones embedded in home plate and the pitcher’s mound, the second largest video board in the state of Nebraska, and a sub-air system within the playing surface that can either heat or cool the field.

The venue is also outfitted with high-tech sound reinforcement and broadcast cabling systems designed by Austin, TX-based BAI and more

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ANTON/BAUER KEEPS DOC AJAY JOHNSON FILM AND VIDEO IN ACTION

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, AUGUST 2, 2011—Whether working with media moguls like Donald Trump or shooting a meet-and-greet with NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, Doc Ajay Johnson Film and Video is a turnkey production company that understands the value of having a reliable power source on-hand for the company’s varied projects. In order to keep his productions moving, Ajay Johnson, CEO and production manager of Doc Ajay Johnson Film and Video, depends on Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries and the company’s DIONIC® 90 batteries and QR-EX1 under-camera Gold Mount®. more

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Nashville Club Holds Grand Re-Opening During Summer NAMM Show

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NASHVILLE—3rd & Lindsley has long been known by Nashville locals and entertainment professionals as the place to be from a performance venue to a locals gathering spot perspective. It has hosted performances by international, national, and regional artists such as Train, William Topley, Wilco, Fastball, d. c. Talk, Pete Yorn, Sister Hazel, Jars of Clay, Rodney Crowell, North Mississippi Allstars, Howie Day, Radney Foster, KT Tunstall, The Fray, Indigo Girls, and Patty Griffin.

Some of the local talent that performs on a regular basis or have their roots in the Nashville venue include The Wooten Brothers, The Players, and Lady Antebellum. 3rd & Lindsley continues to be one of the most intimate performance venues for live music, and the club recently installed a new state-of-the-art sound system, holding its grand re-opening with a free concert during Summer NAMM featuring The Kentucky Headhunters. The system was installed by J Sound more

AVI-SPL Launches Technology Expo Event Series

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AVI-SPL is pleased to announce the launch of its highly-anticipated series, the Technology Expo 2011. From innovative leaders in video conferencing and telepresence to advanced audio networking technologies, more than 25 of the AV industry’s top manufacturers have signed on as featured exhibitors.

“As the number one Pro AV industry leader, AVI-SPL’s Technology Expo is set to deliver exciting breakthroughs in digital signage, HD video conferencing and telepresence, audio networking and more,” says Kelly Bousman, senior vice president of marketing, AVI-SPL. “This is a free event specifically geared towards helping customers enhance productivity, all while increasing the strength, depth and versatility of business communications. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with and learn from the industry’s leading visionaries in the Pro AV industry.”

AVI-SPL’s Executive Vice President of Video and Unified Communications, Michael Brandofino, will lead this dynamic event as the keynote speaker. As a more

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MORGAN SIEGEL JOINS ADVANCED SYSTEMS GROUP SALES TEAM

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, has added Morgan Siegel to its sales team, effective July 20. She is focused on providing software solutions for ASG clients, specifically Autodesk 3D content creation and creative finishing products. Siegel will be based at the company’s Emeryville office and can be contacted at (510) 654-8300 or via e-mail at morgan@asgllc.com.

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About ASG:
Advanced Systems Group LLC of Emeryville, Calif., with offices in the Bay Area and Southern California, has provided engineering, systems, integration, support and training to the broadcast, film, creative, and corporate video markets since 1997. With unmatched experience in Apple-based newsroom systems, shared storage, archiving, editing, finishing, and VFX systems, ASG has become one of largest installers of post production and shared storage systems on the West Coast. The ASG team more

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Epson Introduces Two Bright and Affordable Projectors for Corporate and Higher Education

Epson PowerLite 1880 and 1850W Deliver Advanced Features and Functionality Starting at $1,299

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 2, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced the PowerLite® 1880 and 1850W, two new low-cost portable projectors designed to provide brightness and advanced functionality to budget conscious businesses and higher education institutions. The PowerLite 1880 ($1,399*) offers 4,000 lumens color and white light output2 with XGA resolution. The PowerLite 1850W ($1,299*) delivers 3,700 lumens color and white light output with WXGA resolution, allowing presenters to leverage widescreen notebooks, tablets and video.

“We have found that cost conscious corporate and higher education users are looking for ultra bright projectors, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars for them,? said Sean Gunduz, product manager, Epson America. “The PowerLite 1880 and 1850W meet the needs of these customers by delivering brightness, high image quality and an array more

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grandMAs and Clay Paky Lighting Fixtures Celebrate at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas

Photo: Karim Bawdan

Photo: Karim Bawdan

At its first ever three-day event, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) put the petal to the metal and roared onto the Las Vegas Motor Speedway with MA Lighting’s grandMAs and a large complement of Clay Paky lighting fixtures supporting the non-stop performances playing on five stages. A.C.T Lighting is the distributor for MA Lighting and Clay Paky in North America.

“EDC has become the largest electronic dance music festival in North America,” says show designer and director Stephen Lieberman of SJ Lighting, Inc. “In these environments, the visuals and stage designs are critical components of the audience experience: They’re intended to be full-tilt lighting and video experiences attacking the crowd with visual stimuli. The show is not scripted and the lighting and video are set up to run live all night more

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