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Waves Audio Enters into Strategic Partnership with Abbey Road Studios

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KNOXVILLE, TN, July 28, 2011 — Following closely on the heels of the release of the well-received Waves/Abbey Road – The King’s Microphones plugin, Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, and Abbey Road Studios, the most famous recording facility in the world, announce a long-term strategic partnership. As part of this relationship, Waves’ R&D department will collaborate closely with Abbey Road Studios’ engineers to create an ongoing series of audio plugins.

Abbey Road Studios has been home to sessions for countless landmark recordings by artists such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Hollies, Cliff Richard, Kate Bush, Radiohead, Muse, Oasis, Florence and the Machine and Sting. Its engineers have consistently been at the cutting edge of recording technology. Now, as they team up with Waves, the “Abbey Road more

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SnapAV Enters Surveillance Category with Cameras, DVRs and iPhone / Android Apps; Entire Lineup Supported by Double Money-Back Guarantee

Charlotte, NC – August 4, 2011 – SnapAV (www.snapav.com), a manufacturer and exclusive source of more than 1,000 high-quality solutions for the custom A/V channel in the US and Canada, has entered the surveillance category.

SnapAV’s Wirepath Surveillance line-up consists of 8 cameras (dome and bullet styles at 4 levels of performance)and 3 Digital Video Recorders (2 platforms: basic and advanced) with a free supporting iPhone App (an Android App is on the way). Most of the Wirepath Surveillance products are shipping now.

According to SnapAV Marketing VP Adam Levy, the company spent more time getting input from dealers about surveillance than any other category it has undertaken. Through surveys and collaborative efforts with its Dealer Council, SnapAV learned that presently 89 percent if its dealers use surveillance products, with nearly 60 percent having a surveillance project at least
4 times each year.

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L-ACOUSTICS US Takes KARA and SB18 on the Road

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Regional presentations and demos planned for Chicago, New York and Dallas

OXNARD, California — In response to the many pro audio professionals that have requested to hear L-ACOUSTICS’ newest product offerings for themselves, the manufacturer’s Oxnard, California office announces that it will be hosting KARA and SB18 demos in three US cities — Chicago, New York and Dallas — later this year.

In addition to putting KARA and SB18 through a series of comparative listening tests, L-ACOUSTICS will be demonstrating several of its other compact systems, including the coaxial 12XT, self-powered 108P and companion SB15P sub. more

G. MARTELL COLLEGE INSTALLS SSL AWS 948, MATRIX AND NUCLEUS FOR DEGREE PROGRAM

AWS 948 Joined by Matrix and Seven Nucleus Systems in Major Upgrade for Leading Mexican Educator

COYOAC?N, MEXICO CITY – The G. Martell College of Music and Audio, a Mexico City-based music institution in existence for 101 years, installed a Solid State Logic AWS 948 Console/Controller in its main teaching studio as part of a major facilities upgrade. The AWS 948 joins a recently-completed SSL Matrix room and a new computer workstation room featuring seven SSL Nucleus systems to round out the educational experience. The AWS, Matrix and Nucleus systems will be used to teach all aspects of capture, mix and signal flow for music recording, mixing and post production.

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WorldStage Once Again Teams With CBS on Upfront

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CBS Upfront

A landmark venue, strikingly contemporary graphics, a massive set, and an exciting fall primetime line-up combined to generate serious buzz at the CBS 2011 Upfront Presentation at New York City’s Carnegie Hall where Video Applications (VAI), a WorldStage company, provided video projection, switching, engineering and signal distribution.

VAI, which began its collaboration with CBS Executive Producer Jane Gottlieb in 1994, built on the projection design established last year to go even larger and taller with an expanded display beyond the hero screen that incorporated the architectural elements of Carnegie Hall’s famed proscenium stage.

“We used projection on the proscenium last year, but this time we used the space to its full advantage with larger-scale projection canvas that encompassed more of the proscenium arch and the physical space of the stage,” more

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SIM2 and Krell Together Again for CEDIA Expo 2011

Miramar, Florida—August 2011—SIM2 USA is pleased to announce its partnership with Krell for the upcoming 2011 CEDIA Expo. The two companies have successfully exhibited together for the past few years, and have always provided a spectacular theater demonstration. With the scope of products that SIM2 is introducing as part of its 15th-anniversary celebration, this year’s presentation will definitely not disappoint.

“Our relationship with Krell has proven to be fruitful for both companies,? said Alberto Fabiano, Executive VP of SIM2 USA. “Representing the pinnacle of luxury performance in video as well as audio, our products perfectly complement each other, providing CEDIA attendees with a powerful presentation of a reference-quality home theater system. Our new booth design offers both brands a stunning showcase, while maximizing opportunities to meet with dealers.?

“We are thrilled to be exhibiting with SIM2 at this year’s CEDIA Expo,? said Bill McKiegan, President of more

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RT Com USA Introduces Hybrid Video UTP Transmitter

August 3, 2011, Sparta, NJ – RT Com USA has announced the release of the UWI Hybrid Video Extender. The new panel-mount video input device is allows one VGA and one HDMI/DVI digital media input to be connected up to 150 ft. from the switcher using a single unshielded Cat6 network cable. While designed as part more

Sound Image and HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Consoles Fatten the Sound for “Flatts Fest?

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The man at front of house for country music superstars Rascal Flatts for more than eight years, Jon Garber is using HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 SR digital consoles for the band’s current “Flatts Fest? tour. Featuring opening acts Sara Evans, Easton Corbin and Justin Moore, the 29-show tour, spanning North America, features an entirely new stage production and interactive festival atmosphere.

Escondido, California-based Sound Image is supplying the Studer Vista 5 SR as the front of house digital console, as well as an additional Vista 5 SR for monitoring. Along with the Vista 5 SR consoles, Sound Image is providing 54 JBL VERTEC® VT4889 fullsize line array elements and 34 VT4880 fullsize arrayable subwoofers for each show, while the rig is powered by Crown IT12000HD amplifiers.

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StrandVision Adds Real-Time Digital Signage Administration

Automated electronic sign monitoring and reporting tools provide digital signage player status reports and alerts…

MENOMONIE, Wis. – Aug. 3, 2011 – StrandVision Digital Signage today announced enhanced administrative tools that monitor system status every minute for its Digital Signage player networks. more

Vista Spyder Helps Acheive Nirvana In Seattle’s EMP Museum

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EMP Museum

Many seek nirvana but the Vista Spyder actually helps achieve it at EMP’s exhibition Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses. To do this, integrator Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) employed the Spyder X20 1608 video processor to feed the enormous new indoor LED screen, which features content of the band Nirvana at the Seattle pop culture museum.

Recently unveiled alongside the Nirvana exhibition – the most extensive collection of the celebrated Seattle grunge band’s memorabilia – the 60-foot by 33-foot curved 7mm LED screen spans the width of the Sky Church live performance and exhibition space. Displaying concert footage, short films, and live feeds of museum events and programs, the screen also provides video support for after hours’ private functions and live concerts.

“The Spyder feeds a giant multimedia presentation system,” explained more

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