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K-array Introduces Uncompromising Sound Quality and Extreme Portability for Musicians and More with New Blueline Series of Loudspeakers

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Old Lyme, Conn. – August 17, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser announces the launch of the Blueline series of innovative loudspeakers from its distributed brand K-array. A versatile system designed to meet all the needs of the modern musician, the Blueline series features many of the benefits found in K-array’s professional RedLine series; most notably outstanding sound quality in an extremely small footprint.

The first product to be launched as part of the K-array Blueline series is the KB1: an ultra-slim, powered line-array system featuring a 12? sub-woofer and eight 3? drivers. Weighing in at just 44lbs. and featuring a sleek carrying case, the plug-and-play KB1 is perfectly suited for bands, solo musicians, DJs, presenters and anyone else seeking the ultimate in portability and great sound.

Massive Sonic Benefits in a Small Footprint
Like other groundbreaking products within K-array’s professional-oriented Redline series, the KB1 boasts attractive features more

ANGELS ON STAGE PERFORMANCES SOAR WITH CLEAR-COM

Effective Communications Allow Disabled Performers’ Creativity to Shine

SAN JOSE, CA, AUGUST 17, 2011 ─ Clear-Com®, a global leader in mission-critical voice communication systems, is being used by the non-profit theatrical organization Angels on Stage to create a safe and fun environment for the group’s special performers. Angels on Stage offers children with disabilities, ages 5-22, an opportunity to perform in professional musical theatre productions. To achieve this goal, the organization has been using Clear-Com’s WBS 680 UHF Analog Wireless Intercom System for show communications since the founding of the organization. The wireless system was most recently used on the production of Disney’s Aladdin.

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131st AES Convention Master Class Program: Studies In Excellence

Tony Visconti On Recording Legends – Skip Lievsay On Mixing Blockbuster Films

Plus Human Hearing 101, Recording Large Orchestras for Feature Films & More

NEW YORK:“Designed to provide authoritative insights into significant technical issues, the Master Class Program represents a high point of every AES Convention,” remarked 131st Chair Jim Anderson. “Back for a return engagement as AES Convention Master Class Chair, Alan Silverman has once again developed a compelling group of extraordinarily accomplished audio industry icons.” Poised to draw thousands of audio professionals from around the world, this year’s event is set for October 20-23 at New York’s Javits Convention Center.

AES 131st CONVENTION MASTER CLASS PROGRAM INCLUDES:

SUPERSTAR SESSIONS: Tony Visconti, Platinum Producer/Engineer: A Brooklyn born super-mixer, Visconti rose from the ranks of a Catskills resort band to become a key architect of the sound of British Rock more

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AVI-SPL and NEC Present Digital Signage Content Webinar

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AVI-SPL is teaming up with NEC Display Solutions to present the next free AVI-SPL University Online webinar, “Content is King: Maximizing Content Management for Digital Signage? on Tuesday, August 30th at 1 p.m. EST. NEC’s Mike Zmuda will discuss the thriving digital signage market and how to integrate an effective content management system (CMS).

This engaging webinar will help attendees gain insight on generating the right messaging for their audience, as well as knowing the essential features needed in a CMS. They’ll discover that with just the right CMS strategy, an organization can increase productivity, helping employees create, manage, use and share information. Effective content management can also quickly promote advertising and branding, increasing engagement with an audience.

Zmuda has nearly 20 years of industry experience to his credit. In his role with NEC, he is responsible for the dynamic development, implementation and maintenance of the more

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T-VIPS to Launch New Products and Demonstrate Industry Leading Vision in IP and Video Transport at IBC2011

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced that IBC2011 will see it launch new products to deliver on its industry leading vision in digital terrestrial TV (DTT), video transport and IP.

“IBC will see T-VIPS expand its portfolio to ensure that we continue to push the bandwidth vs quality envelope in professional video transport and make the complex simple in video over IP and DTT,? said Johnny Dolvik, CEO, T-VIPS. “In transport stream processing, our new solutions are designed to simplify the uninterrupted operation of complex video networks. In video contribution, new product launches ensure that T-VIPS can offer solutions that deliver the best performance across all bandwidth ranges, while in DTT we are providing operators with best-in-class solutions to ensure consumers can enjoy robust, localized HD TV.?

Visitors to the T-VIPS stand (1.B71) will see a number of more

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COLUMBIA ROAD CHURCH OF GOD UPGRADES SOUND WITH WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES

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The Columbia Road Church of God sanctuary.

Orangeburg, SC – August 2011… With a faith based outreach that serves people of all races, creeds, and religions, Columbia Road Church of God—led by Senior Pastor Bishop L. Keith Vaughn—is tireless in its efforts to help those seeking spiritual healing and enlightenment. The ever-expanding size of the congregation and the desire of church management to incorporate a vibrant musical program into its services were overwhelming the sound reinforcement system in their main sanctuary. Recognizing that both music reproduction and speech intelligibility were critical to the effectiveness of its services, the church recently upgraded its sound reinforcement capabilities with a new sound system drawn from the catalog of Greensboro, NC-based WorxAudio Technologies. more

SnapAV Doubles Size of Charlotte, NC Operations and Opens Dallas, TX Distribution Center

Charlotte, NC – This month SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 1,000 high-quality solutions for the custom A/V channel in the US and Canada, has relocated to a new corporate office and warehouse in Charlotte, North Carolina – doubling the size of its previous Charlotte operations. The company also announced the grand opening of a Dallas, TX distribution center – its 3rd US distribution hub to date. The moves provide over 200,000 square feet of combined warehouse space. more

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Dr. Yi Cao Joins Lab X Technologies’ Advanced Development Team

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ROCHESTER, New York – Continuing to grow business through extended platform offerings for IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB) solutions, leading design resource Lab X Technologies has hired Dr. Yi Cao as a Research and Development Engineer. With his focus on Field Programmable Gate Array development, Cao joins the growing advanced development group of Lab X engineers in creating and extending new AVB platforms for the company.

“We welcome Dr. Cao to our team as Lab X continues to expand our audio AVB platforms,? stated Eldridge Mount, Vice President of Advanced Development, Lab X Technologies. “As an integral part our strategic advanced development efforts, Yi will help deliver our licensees the next generation of elite AV networking solutions, including AVB video platforms currently under development.?

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Boulevard Pro Brings ‘Goodwill’ to Upstate NY Church

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Boulevard Professional (Oradell, N.J.) recently installed a NEXO GEO S12 line array system along with Yamaha LS9-32 and SB168-ES Stage Box at the Goodwill Church in Montgomery, New York. Several years ago, the company was called in to design and install a state-of-the-art sound system for a new worship space. Unexpectedly, funding was cut and it appeared the installation would be placed on the back burner. In a successful fund raising mission by members of church, the goal required to purchase and install a new system had been met, and by the fall of last year, work had begun.

The 700-seat contemporary church has a diverse, active congregation with 1,000 in attendance each week. A full band and six vocalists accompany the sermons. “It was very apparent early on that a new system for Goodwill Church would not just be for spoken word,? states James Cioffi, more

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