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Archive for August 8th, 2011

RTI’s RTiPanel App for iPhone(R) and iPad(R) Now Available; Named a CEDIA Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards Best New Product Finalist

App Provides Complete Control Over RTI’s XP Series Processors and Connected Devices; Raises the Bar With Full Two-Way Feedback and Completely Customizable User Interface more

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Manufacturers Co-Sponsor Worship Seminar in Ridgecrest, NC

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. along with Yamaha Corporation of America, Shure, ProPresenter, and Elation Lighting will hold a Worship Arts Technology Summit (WATS) September 8-10 at the Ridgecrest Christian Conference Center in Ridgecrest, North Carolina.

Session Tracks to take place include Musician, Audio, Vocal, Lighting, and Media. Master audio engineer, John Mills, who has worked with such artists as Chris Tomlin, Israel Houghton, Lincoln Brewster, and Kenny Chesney, will lead the audio presentations.

The WATS Seminars are open to all worship team members. The training schedule has been reformatted to allow for a two-day event so that attendees have ample opportunity to attend one or both days. Recognizing that many worship teams require basic training sessions in the area of audio and other aspects of technical ministries, a WATS Boot Camp will be held September 7, prior to the opening of the WATS Seminar.

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Platinum Tools® Releases Latest Addition to Famed SealSmart™ Product Line

Platinum Tools PROCON compression tool

Platinum Tools PROCON compression tool

CAMARILLO, Calif., August 8, 2011 – Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation and hand termination of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of the PROCON compression tool, the latest addition to its famed SealSmart ™ product line.

“Now shipping, PROCON is a convenient, easy-to-use, all-in-one compression tool designed for professional contractors installing CATV and CCTV networks,? explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. “PROCON provides quick, reliable results every time. Engineered for long life, this rugged tool features a patented rotating connector positioner-head and multihead adapter. Switch coax cable sizes and connector types on the fly!?

Additional features of the PROCON compression tool include:
• patented head rotates to switch from RG6Q/6 to RG11/7
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NanoLumens’ Flex Display Technology Named 2011 Breakthrough Technology of The Year By TechAmerica Foundation

NORCROSS, GEORGIA, August 8, 2011 – Following on the heels of the market introduction of an expanded line of its NanoLumens Flex LED displays, NanoLumens today announced that it has received the 2011 American Technology Award in the category of Breakthrough Technology from the TechAmerica Foundation, handily defeating Microsoft’s Kinect device. The awards were presented in June at the ninth annual TechAmerica Foundation Technology and Government Dinner, which continued its legacy as a premier Washington, D.C. networking event bringing hundreds of industry, congressional and government leaders together at one venue to celebrate the partnership between industry and government. more

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Gefen and Marshall Electronics Combine Technologies to Enable Live Streaming Video for Digital Signage Applications

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced a new relationship with Marshall Electronics to enable live video footage on any HDTV display. Support for live video is particularly beneficial for many industries including entertainment, hospitality, retail and more.

The Marshall Electronics HD Encoder/Decoder (VS-102-HDMI) accepts video from any non HDCP-encrypted HDMI source, including satellite set-top boxes, hi-def cameras and more. When used in a Gefen Digital Signage Creator project, users are able to feed live video in the HDMI format to any HDTV display, delivering all the features of digital video with digital audio.

The Gefen Digital Signage Creator works with any Windows-based system and gives users full control over their digital signage content creation when connected to the LAN. The intuitive layout program offers the ability to create templates, insert music, layer video images, write scripts to control content and pull RSS feeds off the more

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RTW TOUCHMONITOR SOLVES LOUDNESS ISSUES FOR SUITE IN THE UK

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Post-Production House Relies on the TM9 to Keep Audio in Check for Top British Comedy Series

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 8 AUGUST, 2011 – RTW, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio metering and control devices, is pleased to announce that Suite, a post-production house located on Newman Street in London’s West End, is using the TouchMonitor TM9 to meet new program delivery requirements for Sky Television, which include the EBU R128 loudness standard. Having previously tested the TM9 and its loudness monitoring capability, the facility purchased the device knowing it could meet that loudness requirement.

The RTW TM9, supplied by Aspen Media, the UK and Ireland distributor, was provided with multichannel capability plus loudness and SPL measurement and will be operated by Sound Engineers Simon Wright and Matt Baird in Suite’s 5.1 Pro Tools studio.

“I first saw the TouchMonitor at IBC last year,” says Chief more

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Oxygen DCT Takes Production Monitoring To The Next Level With The Launch of the Evolution P3 Series

Oxygen DCT is consolidating its position as a major supplier of monitors to UK’s top production companies and rental houses by launching the Evolution P3 series – a powerful new range of monitors that set the standard in terms of ‘next generation’ features, functions and picture quality.

The monitors, which will be on show at Oxygen DCT’s IBC 2011 stand (10.B44) boast a unique onboard HD recorder, as well as a host of useful camera set-up facilities. They have already been acquired by renowned Pinewood Studios-based Movietech, which has become the first rental house to adopt the Evolution P3 Series in the UK.

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Steve Hathaway, Managing Director of Oxygen DCT, says: “For many years film productions have employed a second camera that tracks the main camera to give directors a fast video playback without interrupting the main camera recording. more

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