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API ANNOUNCES 2011 VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

JESSUP, MARYLAND – AUGUST 2011: Each year, Automated Processes, Inc. (API) awards scholarship funds to students enrolled in audio engineering programs that utilize API Vision, Legacy Plus or 1608 consoles. Applicants must submit a completed questionnaire and essay, and are also encouraged to provide a personal recording that they have created. API received a record number of submissions for 2011, which made the final selection process particularly difficult this year. After much careful deliberation, API has decided on the winners. We extend our sincere thank all students who submitted applications.

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This year’s winners of the API Visionary Scholarship: Elton Charles (Berklee College of Music) Nicholas Nagurka (University of Michigan) Jeff Braun (Middle Tennessee State University) Eva Imber (New York University) Denial Mesanovic (University of Michigan) Timothy Harris (New England School of Communications)

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!

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DANLEY KEEPS THE BEAT AT BEATBOX

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 2011: BeatBox is San Francisco’s newest venue for live music, dance parties, performances, art exhibits, meetings, and community events. Although its patrons expect great music in hip and comfortable surroundings, it’s a safe bet that no one has higher expectations than BeatBox’ three creators: Andy Zivic, Paul Saccone and Tchukon Shanks. Their vision for BeatBox is inspiring. They had two guiding principals: deliver a new experience each time a guest visits and provide audiophile quality sound that the other clubs couldn’t match. As everything is modular, the former warehouse space can take on radically different moods and configurations from night to night. And to fulfill their commitment to audiophile sound, they chose Danley gear. Indeed, BeatBox is the first club on the West Coast to feature Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subwoofers, which deliver an incomparably richer sonic experience – from the lowest lows to more

Atlona Introduces New Industrial Line 16×16 HDMI Matrix Switcher

3D-Compatible AT-HD-V1616M Connects 16 HDMI Sources to 16 HDMI Displays; Features Fast Switching Times, EDID Learning Ability, and Redundant Power Supply more

Extron Introduces TLP 710CV 7″ Cable Cubby® TouchLink™ Touchpanel

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Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce the TLP 710CV Cable Cubby® TouchLink™ Touchpanel. The Extron TLP 710CV is a fully configurable 7″ Cable Cubby TouchLink Touchpanel with a contemporary thin bezel design that combines AV system control with the convenience of an Extron Cable Cubby enclosure. It features a tilt-up, full-color, high-resolution touchscreen in an elegant, metal enclosure that can be mounted securely into a tabletop, lectern, or other flat surface. An integrated MTP twisted pair receiver accepts S-video or composite video and audio input signals over a single CAT 5-type cable. Power over Ethernet – PoE allows the touchpanel to receive power and control over an additional CAT 5-type cable, eliminating the need for a local power supply. The TLP 710CV touchpanel enables integrators to deploy furniture-mountable, fully configurable touchscreen control, with cable management and easy access to AV connectivity and power. more

BTX Bolsters Pro Plate and Panel Designer Software With New Custom Options and Instructional Videos

Users Can Now Select New Laminated Colors, Formed Aluminum Wall Plates, and Anti-Bowing Flanged Heavy-Duty Panels more

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BEXEL’S EAGLE ANNOUNCER SYSTEM SOARS INTO MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL BROADCAST BOOTH

BURBANK, CA, AUGUST 18, 2011Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, will be supplying its custom Eagle Announcer System for the upcoming season of Monday Night Football on ESPN. While other integrated sports-casting products contain the circuitry and configuration features directly in front of the announcer, the Eagle Announcer System maximizes performance in both physical format and audio performance by splitting the functionality into three parts more

Internet Week New York Returns to the MetPav with Support from Scharff Weisberg

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For the second consecutive year Internet Week New York selected The Metropolitan Pavilion as its headquarters for the festival celebrating New York City’s thriving Internet industry and community. Scharff Weisberg is the exclusive AV and lighting equipment provider for the venue.

“The Metropolitan Pavilion is the perfect space to show off technology,” says Adam Kahan, Senior Vice President at Empire Entertainment, who managed all aspects of producing the headquarters from load-in through load-out. “The venue gives us a lot of floor space on the ground level, and Scharff Weisberg is an absolutely outstanding partner from the technical side.”

This year Internet Week’s expo required both the North and South Pavilions where they had two stages, a classroom, lounge, gallery and exhibitor spaces. An additional theater space, located in the Altman Building, was more

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KEF Introduces New Rectangle and Square Custom Installation Loudspeakers

KEF, the renowned manufacturer of innovative, reference-quality loudspeakers, today introduced 10 new models of high performance in-ceiling loudspeakers to its Custom Installation (Ci) line.

Built upon the foundation set with the recent KEF QR and CR round speakers launched last year, the new Ci models feature four new rectangle and six new square loudspeakers to give custom installation professionals a complete array of loudspeakers perfect for any application. Additionally, one of the new models, the square Ci100QS, is designed to complement’s KEF’s Ci Soundlight models which deliver exceptional audio performance in the form of a loudspeaker that matches today’s small Halogen lighting.

Each of the new models of KEF Ci speakers feature KEF’s magnetically-attached Ultra Thin Bezel (UTB), allowing the loudspeakers to seamlessly blend in with any surrounding décor. Additionally, KEF proprietary grille treatments ensure the loudspeakers will stand up to humid and moist areas including bathrooms, boats more

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Hitachi Introduces Three New Network Education Series 3LCD Projectors Featuring Networking Connectivity And Wireless Capability

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CHULA VISTA, California, August 18, 2011 — Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today introduced three new Network Education Series 3LCD projectors: the CP-WX3014WN, CP-X3014WN and CP-X4014WN. The new models offer networking capability, HDMI inputs and a host of upgraded connectivity and performance features that makes them perfect for use in classrooms and business environments.

The CP-WX3014WN, CP-X3014WN and CP-X4014WN all provide networking capability, allowing them to be remotely controlled via a LAN network connection. Hitachi’s exclusive PJMan Projector Management software gives users the ability to operate and monitor the projectors from a remote location, and receive diagnostic information (such as remaining lamp life), making the Network Education Series models ideal for installations where multiple projectors are used, such as an entire building or campus.

All three models include Hitachi’s Campus Notification System and Network more

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Twin Cities Public Television Upgrades to Calrec Omega Audio Console

HEBDEN BRIDGE, U.K. — Aug. 17, 2011 — Calrec Audio today announced that Saint Paul, Minn.-based Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), one of the most watched public television stations in the country, is adding an Omega audio console to its equipment lineup. The new console will enhance tpt’s studio, live-to-air, and live-to-tape production capabilities.

“When evaluating the consoles on the market, the key factors for us were reliability and ease of use, and we’re confident the Omega from Calrec Audio will give us both,” said Bruce Jacobs, chief technologist at tpt. “Calrec has a reputation for giving broadcasters DSP and controls that allow them to be creative and deal with anything that might come up during a live production. Omega’s capabilities will be especially helpful in producing pledge drives, music specials, and ‘Almanac,’ our weekly public affairs program.”

The 40-fader Omega console delivers a number of features not more

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