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Extron Announces Design Guides, a Valuable Technical Resource Library for AV System Designers

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Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the availability of its Design Guides, useful, in-depth technical resources for system designers and integrators. Design Guides offer an educational overview of key technologies used within AV systems, along with best practices for successful deployment. Each Guide also includes sample system designs from common AV environments, equipment requirements, and detailed signal flow information. Also included are condensed catalogs of Extron products relevant to each of these technologies, as well as a glossary of key terms. more

AVIOM PRO64 SYSTEM IS THE HEART OF AUDIO NETWORKING AT CARY CHURCH OF GOD’S NEW SANCTUARY

Pro16 Personal Mixers Also Play an Important Role in Services

CARY, NC, AUGUST 11, 2011 — An Aviom Pro64® audio network installed at the new Cary Church of God facility in Cary, NC, is helping to distribute 64 channels of audio throughout the church’s sanctuary for signal capture for live monitoring as well as audio recording and PA distribution for the church’s front of house sound. Designed and installed by Audio Artistry, the Pro64 system serves as an addition to the church’s original Pro16® Personal Mixing System, which made the journey from the former sanctuary.

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Bring the Noisettes! Indie Rock Band Chooses HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1™ Digital Console for Their Current Festival Tour

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LONDON, United Kingdom — “Our aim is to prove that pop music can still be alternative and exciting,? declares singer Shingai Shoniwa of British indie rock band the Noisettes. Along with guitarist Dan Smith, the Noisettes have been shaking up crowds across the United States and Europe with their incendiary live shows and rowdy mix of rock, funk, pop, soul and other less-categorizable sounds. The band has released two albums, What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf? and Wild Young Hearts with a third due out in the spring of 2012.

The Noisettes are playing at festivals throughout the summer, using a Soundcraft Vi1 digital live sound console for monitor mixing along with a Soundcraft Compact Stagebox. “The challenges for our monitor engineer, Simon Panos, are quite demanding for this tour,? notes Bryony October, front of house engineer and production manager for the more

Arrive Systems Establishes Rep Channel with BP Marketing and Symco, Inc.

Atlanta, GA– August 9, 2011 – Arrive® Systems Inc., a global leader in innovative, sustainable and integrated AV/IT communications solutions is pleased to announce the signing of BP Marketing Group and Symco, Inc., as part of their manufacturer representative team. Arrive Systems engaged in the strategic partnership to enable AV dealers and system integrators to utilize the best of the companies’ core strengths: expertise in audio visual, video conferencing, and information technology. Through leveraging competencies of respective organizations, coordinating marketing sales and service activities, Arrive Systems will be able to fulfill the needs and specifications particular to Green and Netcentric AV.

BP Marketing group is one of the top manufacturer’s representative companies in the country serving a 17-state region in Central U.S. including MN, WI, MI, OH, KY, IN, IL, MO, IA, KS, NE, CO, UT, WY, AZ, SD and ND. Symco, Inc. is a leading Manufacturer Rep more

VAI brings 21st-Century Gesture Technology to Las Vegas Jewelry Trade Show

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Video Applications, Inc. (VAI), a WorldStage company, paired innovative jewelry company Chamilia with an innovative motion gesture tracking technology to showcase Chamilia’s latest collection at the recent JCK Las Vegas. The show, held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center, is the most comprehensive jewelry gathering in the country attracting more than 2,500 participants from 22 countries.

Minneapolis-based Chamilia partnered with Media Loft on the booth’s unique videowall controlled by presenters’ touchless gestures. The videowall displayed Chamilia’s extensive bead collection, which allows consumers to customize and personalize their jewelry.

“The objective was to showcase their beautiful products in a way that was larger than life,” says Greg Friedmann, account supervisor at Media Loft. “JCK Las Vegas does not have a lot of companies using technology. Traditionally, exhibitors have jewelry behind display cases. more

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Christie Launches Virtual Print Fee Program Designed to Easily Assist Exhibitors in North America With Conversion to Digital Cinema

Christie® today announced its Virtual Print Fee (VPF) program for North America exhibitors seeking a simplified plan that enables them to make their move to DCI Compliant digital cinema projection systems in the near future.

With support from all the major Hollywood studios including the Walt Disney Company, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures, the new Christie VPF program is for exhibitors wanting the greatest independence in planning a digital cinema conversion with VPF financial support through the Christie plan.

“Based on our experience in helping to convert more than 20,000 theatres worldwide, we specifically designed Christie’s VPF program to be a perfect match for exhibitors who are looking to convert from film to digital in the most cost-effective and seamless manner,? said Craig Sholder, vice president, Entertainment Solutions, Christie. “Simply put, we are providing a path more

Kramer Introduces the VS-88H, VS-66H, VS-84H, VS-48H HDMI Matrix Switchers

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Kramer’s VS-88H

Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the VS-88H, VS-66H, VS-84H and VS-48H high quality 8×8, 6×6, 8×4 and 4×8 matrix switchers for HDMI signals. These models all ensure quick and reliable switching of HDMI signals.

All four units support up to 2.25Gbps bandwidth per graphic channel and offer HDMI Support (V.1.4 with 3D, Deep Color, x.v.Color™ and Lip Sync). They are HDCP (High Definition Digital Content Protection) and HDTV (High Definition Television) compatible.

These models include Kramer’s I-EDIDPro™ technology; Kramer’s Intelligent EDID Processing™. I-EDIDPro technology ensures that EDID information is properly processed, resulting in Plug and Play operation within HDMI systems. The units re-clock and equalize all signals, and can route any input to any or all outputs simultaneously.

These new HDMI Matrix switchers also incorporate Kramer’s unique I-HDCPro™ technology. Kramer more

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