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Panamax/Furman to Offer Free Home Theater Power and Energy Management Training Sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2011

PETALUMA, Calif. — Aug. 24, 2011 — Panamax/Furman today announced that the company will be offering two free 90-minute training sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2011. Providing a continuing education unit (CEU) value of 0.75, the presentations will explore the use and integration of multiple power and energy management products, including Panamax/Furman’s BlueBOLT(R) platform. Presented by Panamax National Trainer Marshall Currier, “Home Theater Power Management Solutions: Increasing Profits While Minimizing Service Calls” will take place on Friday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. “AC Power: the Foundation of Every Home Theater System,” presented by Furman Senior Product Designer Garth Powell, will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. All sessions will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Ind. more

ANTON/BAUER UNVEILS IANTON/BAUER UNVEILS INNOVATIVE POWER SOLUTIONS FOR SONY, CANON, PANASONIC, RED AND ARRI AT BIRTV 2011NNOVATIVE POWER SOLUTIONS FOR SONY, CANON, PANASONIC, RED AND ARRI AT BIRTV 2011

BEIJING, CHINAAnton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, will debut the MATRIX Cheese Plate at this year’s BIRTV 2011. The company’s new mounting bracket can be used with its Gold Mount Solutions for the Sony PMW-F3 camera; Canon EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 7D and EOS 60D Digital SLR cameras; Panasonic AG-AF100 series professional HD camera and RED EPIC digital cinema camera. Also making a first appearance at BIRTV is the QR-HotSwap-AR Gold Mount for the ARRI ALEXA digital cinema camera. anton_bauer_matrix_cheese_plate_dualpt.jpg more

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The New Control Room at Central Arizona College’s Recording Engineering Program Gets a Lift with Genelec 8260A 3-Way Monitors

— Genelec’s acclaimed proprietary GLM™ and AutoCal™ technology let the control room be
used as a teaching environment, as students and instructors can move around the room and don’t have to stay locked to the traditional sweet spot —

NATICK, MA, August 23, 2011 — Genelec Active DSP Monitors continuously demonstrate how they help make professional audio environments flexible and sound better, and that is exactly what a new pair of Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP monitors have done for the recently expanded Entertainment Industry Technology A.A.S. degree program at Central Arizona College in Coolidge, Arizona. The Signal Peak campus, one of ten locations in the Pinal County Community College District, has a new control room – the facility’s third – that will be used as a teaching environment for the school’s recording engineering program, and monitoring environment that can accommodate as many as 15 students and allow instructors to more

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Audio-Technica Continues Its Support and Sponsorship of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

— A-T extends relationship with three-year commitment to non-profit music education organization —

Audio-Technica, worldwide leader in high-performance microphones, wireless systems, headphones and other professional-caliber audio equipment, has recently once again renewed its sponsorship of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile recording and multimedia studio. As part of its ongoing commitment, Audio-Technica will continue to serve as the official microphone provider of the Tour Bus, supplying a complete line of A-T microphone products for use on the Bus itself (including 40 Series, Artist Elite®, Audio-Technica Wireless and other key A-T products and accessories). In addition, A-T will be contributing to the prize packages of the related John Lennon Songwriting Contest.

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus travels around the U.S. throughout the year. Outfitted with traditional musical instruments as well as high-tech professional audio and video gear, the Bus has provided free hands-on programs more

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Syntonic Design Group Deploys HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi6™ and Vi1™ Digital Consoles at Annual SAP Conference

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ORLANDO, Florida — Supporting the global audience tuned into the world’s premier business technology conference led by SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG, the annual SAP Conference, held in Orlando, Florida, was mixed, monitored and distributed with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi6 digital console. Utilizing MADI interface cards with Riedel RockNet connectivity, the Vi6 seamlessly distributed lecture, presentation and address audio throughout three studios and multiple lecture halls.

A Soundcraft Vi1 was also utilized as the main mixing board for the Conference’s Keynote Address. Syntonic Design Group, which is owned by Firehouse Productions, provided on-site audio services for the event. The Soundcraft consoles were supplied by Dave Zammit of Two Guys Audio.

The Vi6 was located in the broadcast studio of the Orange County Convention Center as a central hub for audio distribution. Inside the venue, thousands of attendees filled multiple lecture more

KORG WAVEDRUM: THE PERFECT ADDITION TO ANY PERSONAL OR COMMERCIAL RECORDING STUDIO

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— Versatile, space-saving percussion instrument offers a variety of sounds —

An all-in-one compact, portable electronic instrument, Korg’s Wavedrum Dynamic Percussion Synthesizer offers a unique palette of percussive and pitched sounds that can make it an essential tool at any music production facility. With a design that’s well-suited for use in a professional recording studio’s drum booth or control room, as well as a home studio, the Wavedrum is playable by itself or as part of a larger drum kit or percussion setup. The award-winning second-generation Wavedrum incorporates everything from traditional pop and rock drum sounds through ethnic hand and tuned percussion, as well as exotic stringed instruments, to otherworldly textures and effects, putting endless creative possibilities at the fingertips of artists, producers or engineers. The Wavedrum is also particularly useful for jingle houses and sound effects designers looking to embellish their tracks with more

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Compact and Powerful EAW® QX Series Loudspeakers Provide Great Sound as President Obama Addresses the 2011 Graduating Class of the United States Coast Guard Academy

A center cluster of two QX Series speakers formed the core of the audio system for the newly renovated Leamy Hall at the Academy, with EAW® KF394 Three-Way Full-Range speakers on the sides of the stage and augmented by EAW SB250z subwoofers and EAW JFX88 compact multi-use loudspeakers

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 10, 2011 – As President Barack Obama recently addressed U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduates from the stage at the Academy’s Leamy Hall, he encouraged the 229 newly commissioned Coast Guard officers to continue their pursuit of service. Every word was heard loud and clear, thanks to a new audio system with loudspeakers from EAW®, installed as part of a complete interior renovation of the stately hall, home to the 45-member Coast Guard Band.

Akustiks, LLC., the acoustical consultant on the project, chose EAW’s new QX Series speakers for the main L-C-R system. Two QX596 compact enclosures more

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HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 SR Takes on All Competitors at World Gymnaestrada

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The 14th edition of the World Gymnaestrada recently concluded, drawing almost 20,000 participants from 55 nations, making it the world’s largest general gymnastics exhibition and the biggest sports event ever held in Lausanne, Switzerland. Event specialist Skynight SA of Geneva used HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 SR console to mix the opening ceremonies while simultaneously producing a feed for television networks.

The highly configurable Vista 5 SR console used a setup of 208 input channels on a small footprint of only 32 faders, thanks to its Vistonics™ user interface. This made the console the ideal choice for Martin Reich, who planned the audio installation with Skynight, and also manned the desk during the event with the help Riedel RockNet’s digital audio network.

“We decided to use the Vista 5 SR with Rocknet because it provided the more

Chyron’s Cloud-Based Axis World Graphics System Allows U.S. Newsrooms to Take Quake Graphics to Air Quickly

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Aug. 24, 2011 — Immediately following the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that yesterday shook the East Coast, newsrooms across the United States used Chyron’s cloud-based Axis World Graphics system for instant creation of maps for breaking news segments. Within minutes of the quake, Axis World Graphics users created 15 maps illustrating activity, and within an hour, the total of static and animated maps created grew to 62. By 6 p.m. EDT, just over four hours after the earthquake struck, users had created 98 earthquake-related maps in Axis World Graphics, and by 10:30 p.m. EDT the graphics total reached 133. more

Debra Boelkes, CEO of Business Women Rising, to Deliver Keynote Address at Women in CE Third Annual CEDIA EXPO 2011 Breakfast Event

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Aug. 24, 2011 — Women in Consumer Electronics (CE), an industry organization that promotes the advancement of women in the consumer electronics industry, today announced that Debra Boelkes, CEO of Business World Rising and Business Women Rising, will be the keynote speaker at its Women in CE breakfast event. The organization will hold its third annual CEDIA EXPO breakfast event on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom 7. more

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