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High Resolution Engineering Supports Pair of High-Profile Microsoft Corporate Projects

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Microsoft called on High Resolution Engineering recently to support its annual Microsoft Global Exchange (MGX) and the Imagine Cup worldwide finals by providing the winning combination of Vista Spyders and Lightware DVI routers. The high-profile corporate events took place virtually back to back.

For a decade, High Resolution serviced MGX, the annual conference for Microsoft sales, marketing and technical field staff. MGX was held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver with more than 14,000 in attendance at a two-day gathering featuring presentations, demos and awards.

At MGX, High Resolution paired a Spyder X20 with a 32×32 DVI Lightware router that included Dual-Link DVI input and output boards to switch screens onstage plus 23 downstage monitors. “We used our X20 to handle a computer with Dual Link resolution that required twice the bandwidth to more

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Guitar Center Professional Appoints Kurtis Ewing Account Manager, Based at GC Pro’s Sherman Oaks, California Location

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, August 9, 2011 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces the appointment of Kurtis Ewing to the position of Account Manager, based in the company’s Sherman Oaks, California location, effective immediately. In his new position, Ewing will draw on his extensive experience in sound production to help GC Pro expand its presence in the studio, live, post-production and house-of-worship market sectors. The announcement was made by GC Pro Vice President Rick Plushner and further underscores GC Pro’s ongoing commitment to the continuing growth of GC Pro as a turnkey supplier for professional end users.

Ewing brings a wealth of experience in the music production, television and house-of-worship market sectors to the GC Pro team. As a third-generation TV soundman, he knows the unique needs of the Southern California audio industry. With more

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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS, TEKTRONIX CO-SPONSOR VIDEOINSIGHT SEMINAR

SEATAC, WA — Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), a premier systems integration firm, and Tektronix, an industry leader in test and measurement tools for engineers, will co-sponsor the VideoInsight Seminar at the ABS main offices in SeaTac on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. The free seminar, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and includes lunch, will include a number of demonstrations and presentations that address many of today’s audio and video delivery and quality challenges.

The VideoInsight Seminar agenda begins with a session on 3G SDI technology, which will discuss closed caption issues, audio/video delay, aspect ratio conversion issues, and more. A session on 3D technology will offer insights on 3D workflow as well as testing at various points of content delivery. Loudness measurement and the recently enacted CALM Act legislation will be the focus of the third session, and the program will end with a discussion on MPEG more

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Atlona’s Chris Bundy to Present ‘Testing and Troubleshooting HDMI Systems Deployment’ at CEDIA EXPO 2011 HDMI Applications Symposium

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Aug. 10, 2011 — Atlona Technologies(R), a leading digital connectivity solutions provider, today announced that Chris Bundy, the company’s director of marketing, will present “Testing and Troubleshooting HDMI Systems Deployment” at the CEDIA EXPO 2011 HDMI Applications Symposium on Sept. 7 in the Sagamore 5 Ballroom of the Indianapolis Convention Center. more

Powerline Control Systems Now Part of Specialty Electronics Nationwide Buying Group

Northridge, Cal. — August 10, 2011 — Powerline Control Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of PulseWorx lighting control for residential and light commercial applications, and inventor of Universal Powerline Bus® (UPB) technology, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Specialty Electronics Nationwide, the specialty CE and custom installation division of the Nationwide Marketing Group. This agreement will increase PCS’ product distribution network, and allow SEN dealers to reap the financial benefits of purchasing at much higher volume levels, meaning lower prices and increased profitability.

SEN dealers will now have access to PulseWorx, PCS’ top-of-the-line lighting and electrical control devices utilizing UPB technology, which uses existing powerlines to communicate signal controls. PulseWorx provides a lighting control and home automation solution that is reliable, affordable, flexible and easy to install. In addition to the increased profitability SEN dealers already receive from member vendors, SEN will continue to more

Neumann Introduces Three New Digital Microphones and a Portable, 
Two-Channel Digital Interface

Old Lyme, Conn. – August 9, 2011: Neumann, manufacturer of the world’s most highly regarded microphones, announces four new digital products: the KMS 104 D and KMS 105 D vocal microphones, the KMR 81 D shotgun microphone and the portable DMI-2 digital converter. The addition of these items into Neumann’s existing digital portfolio highlights its leadership position in the digital microphone category, while breaking new ground in live, broadcast and portable microphone applications.

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Digital microphones for live vocal applications
Building on the success of the Neumann KMS 104 and KMS 105 condenser vocal microphones, Neumann introduces their digital counterparts: the KMS 104 D and KMS 105 D (MSRP: $1,398). Equipped with the core features of the existing models, the KMS 104 D, with its cardioid pattern, and the KMS 105 D, with its super-cardioid pattern, offer additional digital advantages such more

DVEO Purchases Assets of Linear Systems, Ltd.

San Diego, California — DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), announced today that they have purchased the assets of their long-time supplier, Linear Systems, Ltd. of Winnipeg, Canada.

Linear Systems, DVEO’s long-term supplier of PCIe and PCI interface cards for DVB-ASI and SDI, decided to close their business in late April. Linear Systems designed, manufactured, and supported the products with a top-notch set of engineers.

DVEO has acquired Linear Systems’ technology assets, including designs, manufacturing rights, source code, and PCB (printed circuit board) layouts, etc. DVEO will continue to manage sales and tech support of products formerly manufactured by Linear.

“Ultimately we are actively looking for a third party to take over the manufacturing and support for this product line,” stated Laszlo Zoltan, Sales Manager for DVEO. “We are already in discussions with several companies. In parallel we expect to more

Tributaries® Appoints Three New Rep Firms

Orlando, FL—August 2011—Tributaries® Cable is pleased to announce the appointment of three new firms to represent the company in the territories of Northern California/Northern Nevada, Central US and Northern Illinois/Wisconsin.

“We are thrilled with the addition of these three new teams adding to the strength of our front line,? said Joe Perfito, President of Tributaries. “I am fully confident that each will inspire a positive impact on their respective territories.?

Effective immediately, Zone Pacific will handle Northern California and Northern Nevada. The team of Gary Paola, Ben Grass, Greg Bahlhorn and Lesley Horton bring over 80 years of experience in the successful sales and marketing of consumer products. Drawing on their experience, they are well-known for their ability to share their experience with their dealers as well as for their responsiveness and follow through to their dealer’s needs.

Creative Sales and Marketing will handle the Central US, more

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Pop-Punk Band Transit Choose VOX AC30C2 Combo Guitar Amplifiers and VOX Virage Guitars

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MELVILLE, NY, August 8, 2011 — Transit is a young pop-punk band based out of Stoneham, Massachusetts, that has been progressively evolving since 2006. The band’s guitarists, Torre Cioffi and Tim Landers, have been using VOX AC30C2 amplifiers and Virage Guitars for live use and in the studio. Their style can be described as a combination of post-hardcore and pop-punk with adolescent spirit and amateur guitar grit.

Landers’ and Cioffi’s VOX AC30C2 amps and Virage guitars have been on stage with them on the popular Bamboozle tour and will be featured when the band heads out with Bayside for some late summer dates. Cioffi commented on his experience with his VOX gear while out on the road: “My favorite features about the guitar are the way it feels and the way it sounds. It’s so easy to play and just plays so smooth. It more

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