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ESC 2011 | 12 points for Neutrik‘s opticalCON Fiber Connector System

No show event was as exciting and impressive as the Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf this year. Even the technology behind the event was impressive. The audio, video, and lighting designs made extraordinary demands on the equipment – no wonder Neutrik® products could be found everywhere. At two critical interfaces Neutrik’s rugged and reliable opticalCON fiber system was the product of choice.

Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf

opticalCON moves

The Cologne-based events technology company, Cape Cross was responsible for the rigging, lighting and media equipment at ESC 2011 – making the company the principle technical service provider for the production. It was Cape Cross that transformed a football stadium in Düsseldorf into the largest television studio in Europe. To satisfy the very stringent safety guidelines governing this type of event, Movecat equipment from Think Abele GmbH & Co. KG from Nufringen/Germany was more

Face Audio Powers AV At New Loyola Marymount Athletic Center

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Face Audio Titanium Series Amps At Loyola Marymount

Los Angeles, CA––Loyola Marymount University recently completed a fully outfitted athletic center with four locker rooms, an upstairs conference center with two adjoining mini conference centers, and a full weight and workout room.
Simon Productions of Winnetka, California was chosen to install the sophisticated AV system for the facility. Owner Terry Stewart explains that he and his team were tasked to “create smart rooms in the conference area with LCD screens, complete audio systems and individual zone control for the conference centers.
“We also did the hallway sections throughout the facility as stand-alone zones with the capability to play independent sources throughout the building,? Terry adds. “Each of the locker rooms has their own independent sound systems with TV screens and plug-and-play systems for power point presentations.?
The project required extensive amplification, another challenge for Stewart and his team. As Terry points out, “We needed both 2-and 4-channel amplifiers more

PCS Signs Agreement to License UPB Technology for Worldwide Use

Northridge, Cal. — August 2, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc. (PCS), the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting control for residential and light commercial applications, and inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB™) technology, has announced that it has approved a license agreement with Powerline Lighting Control Party Limited (PLLC), of Sydney, Australia, to manufacture products using UPB technology for the 240 Volt 50 Hz market.

Introduced in 1999 by Powerline Control Systems, and subsequently deployed commercially in 2002, UPB is an award winning, highly reliable, cost effective, two-way communications technology which enables control products to utilize existing powerlines for both residential and commercial applications. Other potential applications include appliance control, HVAC control, and Internet-to-Application device communication. PCS has been awarded several patents for this technology.

Through the agreement, Powerline Lighting Control Pty. Limited, will utilize UPB technology to provide standalone and integrated lighting control solutions, such more

BRETFORD LAUNCHES NEW EDUCATION VEHICLE FOR 21ST CENTURY INSTRUCTORS

BRETFORD LAUNCHES NEW EDUCATION VEHICLE FOR 21ST CENTURY INSTRUCTORS
BretfordU To Begin with Seminars That Empower Educators To Change Teaching
Environment and Ignite Passion in Students; Results in Better Learners, Future Leaders

CHICAGO — August 1, 2011 — Bretford Manufacturing, Inc., manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, today launched Bretford University or BretfordU, a new education vehicle for 21st century learners. BretfordU is positioned to help educators stay ahead of the curve with live and online seminars that focus on new teaching methods and technologies. It is designed to help those involved in education make the learning environment a better place today for the leaders of tomorrow. BretfordU will kick-off with a live webinar series that begins on August 16.

“BretfordU was created to help those involved in education improve the environment where they teach and learn,? said Chris Petrick, more

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