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IBC to see T-VIPS launch new MPEG-4 Encoder / Decoder Solutions ideal for Contribution over Satellite and lower bandwidth Telco links

T-VIPS to expand high-quality professional video contribution solutions with IBC launch of an MPEG-4 Encoder, theTVG650 and an MPEG-4 Decoder, the TVG610

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced the launch of the TVG650, an MPEG-4 Contribution Encoder and the TVG610, an MPEG-4 Contribution Decoder. Both products will be debuted at IBC 2011 and will be available for shipping in Q4.

The TVG610 and TVG650 are part of T-VIPS’ Video Gateway line of compact, powerful and cost-effective products designed for real-time contribution. The new products are high-end, flexible solutions, handling the encoding and decoding of MPEG- 4, 4:2:2, 10-bit video, supporting output on ASI and IP/Ethernet.

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“The launch of our new TVG650 encoder and TVG610 decoder is an important next step in realizing T-VIPS’ vision of providing contribution solutions offering more

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FROM VINCE GILL TO SLAYER: METRIC HALO ULN-8 AND SPECTRAFOO GUARANTEES THAT EVERY SEAT IN THE HOUSE IS A GREAT SEAT!

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During the recent Rob Zombie/Slayer tour, system engineer, Andrew Dowling used Metric Halo’s SpectraFoo to tune the PA.

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2011: Andrew Dowling is charged with an impressive task: make a FOH mix translate to every seat in any random venue. He frequently works for twenty-time Grammy winner and country legend Vince Gill, but Dowling applies his in-demand skills for bands from radically divergent genres as well. For instance, he will be traveling with metal icons Rob Zombie and Slayer on a twelve-stop tour that mix festival PA systems with a hand-picked Adamson system for headlining shows. To get signals in reliably and to analyze them powerfully, Dowling calls on a Metric Halo ULN-8 interface paired with Metric Halo’s SpectraFoo Complete analysis software.

Dowling originally became acquainted with Metric Halo through a more

Chyron Appoints Kathy Power Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Aug. 30, 2011 — Chyron today announced that Kathy Power has been appointed to the new role of senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, Power will lead Chyron’s global sales effort with responsibility for all aspects of revenue generation. more

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Applied Electronics Takes Humber College’s Mobile Broadcast Studio Live With HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1™ Digital Console

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TORONTO, Canada — In an effort to provide current and prospective students an opportunity for a head start in the mobile broadcasting industry, Toronto-based Humber College has invested in a mobile broadcasting truck, equipped with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1 digital console. Installed by Applied Electronics of Toronto, the Vi1-equipped truck provides students with intuitive, portable technology for mixing audio for broadcast.

Students interested in the highly demanding industry can now enroll in a 2-year Technical Broadcasting Videography program at Humber College. Every aspect of broadcast is covered in the coursework from traveling to events and setting up live feeds, to mixing and distributing the media. The broadcast truck offers an easily transported classroom/studio on wheels.

“We saw a great opportunity to offer our students a program specifically designed for the mobile aspect of broadcasting, as it is a craft in more

Matrox and PROMISE Technology, Inc. Showcase High-Performance Video Editing Workflow Featuring Thunderbolt Technology at IBC2011

MONTREAL — Aug. 30, 2011 — At IBC2011, Matrox(R) Video Products Group and PROMISE(R) Technology, Inc. will demonstrate multi-layer realtime editing of uncompressed HD projects using Matrox MXO2 LE MAX video I/O devices and PROMISE Pegasus(TM) RAID storage connected to the latest Apple(R) iMac(R) via the all-new Thunderbolt(TM) technology.
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StrandVision Debuts Free Digital Signage Quick Response Codes

Allows StrandVision subscribers to automatically add smart phone-readable QR codes to any digital signage page…

MENOMONIE, Wis. – Aug. 30, 2011 – StrandVision Digital Signage today announced that it has integrated smart phone-readable Quick Response (QR) codes into its digital signage offering. StrandVision has incorporated a QR code generation tool into its online digital signage software administration console. more

Auralex Introduces Digital Room Analysis Form

New Digital Process Creates Quicker Assessment of Customer’s Acoustical Needs

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, AUGUST 30, 2011 — Auralex Acoustics, Inc., the industry leader in innovative sound control solutions, launches the newest innovation to its Free Personalized Room Analysis service, a Digital Personalized Room Analysis Form (Digital PRAF). As a digital upgrade to the company’s existing Free Personalized Room Analysis service, the new digital form will allow for a more efficient customer experience.

The new digital process enables room information to be fed directly into the Auralex database, so the company’s Application Specialists can immediately begin evaluating the room’s acoustical needs. This direct stream of data drastically shortens the process and, ultimately, the acoustical analysis completion time. However, if customers still desire the paper version of this form, authorized Auralex dealers will have it on hand.

Most aspects of the PRAF service have stayed the same. Customers fill more

RTI Now Shipping T2-Cs+ Handheld Controller and XP-3 Control Processor

Available in Time for CEDIA EXPO 2011, Duo Delivers Complete Control and Powerful Capabilities

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Aug. 29, 2011 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that it is now shipping its T2-Cs+ handheld remote controller and the advanced XP-3 central control processor, just in time for CEDIA EXPO 2011. For RTI’s dealers, the T2-Cs+ delivers complete control and the ultimate in flexibility with its revolutionary dual-RF platform. The XP-3′s powerful processor, astronomical time clock, and built-in ZigBee(R) RF transceiver are just the beginning of an impressive feature set that is unmatched in its class. more

Chyron Equips Powerful and Popular LEX3.1 On-Air Graphics System With Free Stereoscopic 3D Support

Innovation in New Release of Widely Deployed LEX3.1 System Gives Broadcasters a Graphics Solution That Enhances Workflow and Meets Future Needs Today

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Aug. 29, 2011 — Chyron today announced that LEX3.1, the newest release of the company’s powerful and popular on-air graphics system, has been refined to provide free support for stereoscopic 3D. Through continuous R&D in response to changing industry demands, Chyron brings added technological innovation to this acclaimed workhorse and offers customers a future-facing solution capable of addressing their current and evolving graphics needs. more

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COUNTRYMAN E6 EARSET MICROPHONES DEPLOYED AT SAN FRANCISCO’S GRACE CATHEDRAL

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Art Yeap with a Countryman E6 Earset Microphone.

San Francisco, CA – September 2011… An international pilgrimage center for church-goers and visitors alike, Grace Cathedral is famous for its reproduction of Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise, two labyrinths, stained glass windows, its medieval and contemporary furnishings, as well as its 44-bell carillon, three organs, and choirs. Adjoining the main sanctuary is the Chapel of Grace, a charming space that serves as a more intimate environment for a wide range of functions. To ensure flawless performance for these functions, the microphones of choice are none other than the E6 Omni and E6 Flex Omni Earset models from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates. more

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