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NEW ONLINE VIDEO DEMONSTRATES BENEFITS OF SYMETRIX ROOM COMBINE 788 PROCESSOR

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – AUGUST 2011: Symetrix introduced the intuitive, powerful, and affordable Room Combine 788 with the audio system designer in mind. To highlight the benefits of the Room Combine 788, Symetrix has created a short video that describes its key features. The video, logically titled “Introduction to Room Combine 788,” is freely available at the company’s website, symetrix.co, or at youtube.com.

In a nutshell, the Room Combine 788 combines up to eight microphones and four background music sources in as many as eight different rooms. Full input conditioning, automatic mixing, and loudspeaker management makes any sound system a thing of sonic beauty, and Symetrix’ deeply-integrated support of Symetrix ARC wall panels and third-party user interfaces adds the polish that earns word of mouth referrals. But as the video shows, what sets the Room Combine 788 apart from other room combine more

DANLEY SPEAKERS FILL THE AIR WITH THE SWEET SOUND OF MUSIC AT NEW YORK’S MADISON SQUARE PARK

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2011: At just over six acres, Madison Square Park sits at the heart of New York City, framed majestically by Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue, and East 23rd Street. Since its revitalization a decade ago, it has earned the love of New Yorkers near and far with beautiful landscaping, engaging community activities, and a fantastic summer concert series. Dubbed “The Oval Lawn Series,” the concerts can draw over a thousand people to enjoy blues, jazz, and folk acts with national recognition. The New York branch of respected consulting firm SIA Acoustics designs and implements the portable PA system anew each year in order to put promising new equipment through a torturous, real-world test. This year, more

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ASHLY NETWORK-ENABLED ne24.24M PROCESSOR AND neWR-5 REMOTE CONTROLS MODERNIZE CONVENTION SPACE AT CHADRON STATE COLLEGE

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The combined four-room convention space at Chadron State College was easily networked using an Ashly ne24.24M processor and remote control wall panels.

CHADRON, NEBRASKA – JULY 2011: The students, staff, and visitors of Chadron State College in northwest Nebraska enjoy more than just a first-rate state school with deep historical significance in the region. They enjoy access to some of the finest outdoor sporting opportunities in the country, including award winning mountain biking, fishing and hunting. Those perks may partially explain the great success CSC has had renting its modest but tremendously flexible convention space. Located in the heart of the student center, which is itself in the heart of campus, the space is comprised of five separate rooms that can combine in a variety of permutations. Recently, Haggerty’s Audio Visual of nearby Rapid City, South Dakota more

EAW® Loudspeakers Provide Great Sound for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Keynote Address to the Graduating Class of Spelman College

EAW®’s KF740 Line Array and SB1000z Subwoofers, deployed by AEE Productions, filled the room at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta with clear, articulate sound

On Sunday, May 15, 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the keynote graduation address to the 2011 class of Spelman College. The graduation event took place at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The Convention Center hall is huge, approximately 200 feet wide by 420 feet deep and able to hold in excess of 10,000 people. Still, the sound that filled the room that day was both clear and articulate, thanks to the use of EAW® loudspeaker systems.

The P.A. system, provided by Atlanta-based AEE Productions, utilized 16 EAW KF740 Three-Way Full Range Line Array Loudspeakers flown in two line arrays on either side of the 60-foot-wide stage. Another 16 EAW SB1000z Large Format Subwoofers were set up and stacked more

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Wowza Media Server 3 Shortlisted for 2011 CSI Product Awards

‘Any Screen Done Right’ Server Software Recognized as One of the Best Products in the New ‘TV Everywhere/Multi-Screen Video’ Category more

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HK Audio Offers Contractors and System Integrators Free “Configurator? App for Elements Line of Modular Sound Reinforcement Products

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— New App, available from Apple’s App Store, helps audio professionals decide on the ideal HK Elements system configuration based on performance type, venue and crowd size —

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MELVILLE, NY, August 9, 2011 — As part of its ongoing efforts to streamline the system configuration process for contractors and system integrators, HK Audio offers a “Configurator? iPad®/iPhone/iPod touch App for its Elements line of modular sound reinforcement. The new App helps these audio professionals put together the ideal HK Elements system based on application. Systems range from 150-Watt configurations for speaking engagements, up to a full 3,600-Watt stereo system for live performance. The Elements range offers clients of contractors and system integrators a compact sound reinforcement solution with outstanding speech intelligibility and transparent sound quality for houses of worship, theaters, live more

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High Resolution Engineering Supports Pair of High-Profile Microsoft Corporate Projects

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Microsoft called on High Resolution Engineering recently to support its annual Microsoft Global Exchange (MGX) and the Imagine Cup worldwide finals by providing the winning combination of Vista Spyders and Lightware DVI routers. The high-profile corporate events took place virtually back to back.

For a decade, High Resolution serviced MGX, the annual conference for Microsoft sales, marketing and technical field staff. MGX was held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver with more than 14,000 in attendance at a two-day gathering featuring presentations, demos and awards.

At MGX, High Resolution paired a Spyder X20 with a 32×32 DVI Lightware router that included Dual-Link DVI input and output boards to switch screens onstage plus 23 downstage monitors. “We used our X20 to handle a computer with Dual Link resolution that required twice the bandwidth to more

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Guitar Center Professional Appoints Kurtis Ewing Account Manager, Based at GC Pro’s Sherman Oaks, California Location

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, August 9, 2011 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces the appointment of Kurtis Ewing to the position of Account Manager, based in the company’s Sherman Oaks, California location, effective immediately. In his new position, Ewing will draw on his extensive experience in sound production to help GC Pro expand its presence in the studio, live, post-production and house-of-worship market sectors. The announcement was made by GC Pro Vice President Rick Plushner and further underscores GC Pro’s ongoing commitment to the continuing growth of GC Pro as a turnkey supplier for professional end users.

Ewing brings a wealth of experience in the music production, television and house-of-worship market sectors to the GC Pro team. As a third-generation TV soundman, he knows the unique needs of the Southern California audio industry. With more

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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS, TEKTRONIX CO-SPONSOR VIDEOINSIGHT SEMINAR

SEATAC, WA — Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), a premier systems integration firm, and Tektronix, an industry leader in test and measurement tools for engineers, will co-sponsor the VideoInsight Seminar at the ABS main offices in SeaTac on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. The free seminar, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and includes lunch, will include a number of demonstrations and presentations that address many of today’s audio and video delivery and quality challenges.

The VideoInsight Seminar agenda begins with a session on 3G SDI technology, which will discuss closed caption issues, audio/video delay, aspect ratio conversion issues, and more. A session on 3D technology will offer insights on 3D workflow as well as testing at various points of content delivery. Loudness measurement and the recently enacted CALM Act legislation will be the focus of the third session, and the program will end with a discussion on MPEG more

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Atlona’s Chris Bundy to Present ‘Testing and Troubleshooting HDMI Systems Deployment’ at CEDIA EXPO 2011 HDMI Applications Symposium

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Aug. 10, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R), a leading digital connectivity solutions provider, today announced that Chris Bundy, the company’s director of marketing, will present “Testing and Troubleshooting HDMI Systems Deployment” at the CEDIA EXPO 2011 HDMI Applications Symposium on Sept. 7 in the Sagamore 5 Ballroom of the Indianapolis Convention Center. more

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