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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

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

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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