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Apantac Launches Virtual Mouse and Keyboard Control for TAHOMA Multiviewers at IBC 2011

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Apantac is launching its TAHOMA Cynergy virtual mouse & keyboard controller at IBC 2011 – stand 7.K21.

TAHOMA Cynergy is a software option that lets users control all computer inputs on one or multiple TAHOMA Multiviewers with a single mouse and keyboard.

Cynergy features a seamless interface between a single mouse and keyboard with all computers that are part of the TAHOMA Multiviewer system. For example; users can move the mouse across all windows on single display or multiple displays, as well as copy and paste information between connected computers. Cynergy can be used with the TAHOMA-DE “Universal? and TAHOMA-DL “Hybrid? lines of Multiviewers. more

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AES Platinum Panels: ‘The Studio As An Instrument’ And – ‘The Producers Portfolio’

Creating Hits With The Flaming Lips, Bob Dylan, The National, Bjork, Amy Winehouse, Regina Spektor, Paul McCartney & More

NEW YORK: Eagerly anticipated, AES Convention

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, Platinum Panels always attract top-tier producer and engineer participants and, substantial audiences seeking knowledge and inspiration. For the 131st AES Convention, SonicScoop co-founders, Janice Brown and David Weiss have developed unique events focused on innovative concepts and featuring participants who have achieved the dual pinnacles of creative and popular success.

“We are fortunate to have tapped into the insights and connectivity of these accomplished chroniclers of today’s audio industry,” Convention Chair Jim Anderson remarked. “They are totally plugged-in to the creative community, and we are confident their journalistic acumen will bring an unconventional perspective to their panels. In a related announcement, legendary mastering engineer Bob Ludwig of Gateway Mastering & DVD is more

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Three Byte Creates iPad Catalog App for British Parenting Lifestyle Retailer Maclaren

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The premier British parenting lifestyle company Maclaren recently asked Three Byte Intermedia, a custom software studio specializing in innovative AV solutions, to develop an in-store digital catalog that runs on Apple iPad. Maclaren is known worldwide for its line of baby buggies, strollers, carriers and personal care products for mothers and children.

Three Byte faced a number of challenges in crafting the catalog for Maclaren showrooms where the iPads act as digital signage displays. “The requirements were intense,” recalls principal Olaaf Rossi. “We had a four-week turnaround and needed to develop a content management system to push updates remotely and functionality that would prevent users from exiting the app to browse the web or play Angry Birds.”

Three Byte built the catalog on its ActiveDeck product, a proprietary cloud-based service that enables PowerPoint to more

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X2O Media Serves Up an Ace With X2O Rogers Cup Experience BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) App

Interactive Tablet App Provides Live Video of Matches, Player Profiles, Twitter Updates, and More to VIP Tennis Tournament Fans

MONTREAL — Aug. 12, 2011 — X2O Media, a full-service provider of software, network management, and content services for professional visual communication applications, today introduced the X2O Rogers Cup Experience tablet app for the BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM). Available to select VIP fans attending the Rogers Cup tennis tournament presented by National Bank in Toronto and Montreal, the unique application offers a number of powerful features to create a more visually exciting, informative, and interactive tournament experience, all at the touch of a finger. more

Tripp Lite introduces new VGA over Cat5 Solutions

VGA over Cat5 Solutions Locate Multiple Monitors Over a 2,000 ft. Daisy-Chain

Chicago, IL (August 12, 2011)–Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection and connectivity products, has introduced a new series of VGA over Cat5 Extender/Repeater Solutions designed to receive and re-transmit VGA and VGA plus Audio signals over long distances.

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The Extender/Repeater Kit features a local transmitter unit and a remote/repeater unit, allowing a signal to be extended an initial 1,000 ft. Remote/repeater units can then be connected, allowing the signal to be regenerated an additional 1,000 ft., with up to five monitors (one local, four remote) located at different points in a daisy-chain of up to 2,000 ft. Installation is cost-effective and simple with Cat5e/6 cable, allowing for inexpensive installation for digital signage applications in classrooms, retail environments and more.

VGA over Cat5 Extender/Repeater Kit (Models B130-111 and B130-111A)

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SIM2 is Pulling Out All the Stops for CEDIA 2011

Miramar, Florida—August 2011—2011 has brought key milestones for SIM2 with the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy and the company’s 15th Anniversary. To continue the yearlong celebration, SIM2 is pulling out all the stops for CEDIA Expo. SIM2 will unveil its remaining products, for a total of 15 new models representing each of the 15 years of doing business.

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SIM2 celebrates 15 years of Home Cinema Excellence with 15 models for CEDIA Expo 2011

Among the new product highlights will be SIM2’s first entry in single-chip DLP 3D projection, setting a new reference standard for this category. SIM2 has taken the same high quality optics and electronics from its renowned 3-Chip LUMIS 3D SOLO line to create a benchmark single-chip DLP projection line with technologies including native 2.35:1 and DynamicBlack, housed in a compact, light-absorbing “nero black” chassis.

“We look forward to CEDIA with great excitement, as we celebrate our 15th Anniversary and Italian pride, showcasing a stunning array of more

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HARMAN’s Crown Audio I-Tech HD Series Amplifiers Are Used In HyperSpike Mass Notification Systems

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ELKHART, Indiana — HARMAN’s Crown Audio I-Tech HD Series amplifiers have been selected for use in the Ultra Electroncs HyperSpike Mass Notification Systems that are found in both civilian and military applilcations to deliver loud, long-range acoustic voice and alarm communications.

Designed by Wattre Corporation and manufactured by Ultra Electronics – USSI, the MA-1 HyperSpike devices deliver extremely loud, highly intelligible voice communications and alert signals over distances of more than a mile and a half. HyperSpike is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world record holder for loudest electro-acoustic projection device at 182.2dB at 1 meter.

“Our unique technology revolves around the discovery that audio energy can be focused,? stated Curt Graber, President of Wattre Corporation. “The HyperSpike speaker designs are extremely effective at projecting loud, clear signals over long distances. When we looked more

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

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