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Atlona Introduces New Industrial Line 12×2 and 16×2 HDMI Switchers

AT-HD-V12x2 and AT-HD-V16x2 Connect 12 or 16 HDMI Sources to Two Displays via Dual HDMI Outputs Supporting 1920×1200, 1080p, and 3D Visual Settings more

New Epson BrightLink Training Tools Help Ensure Quick and Easy Transition to New Classroom Technology This Fall

Series of Free Online Professional Development Tools Offer Simple Steps to Get Educators Up and Running with Epson Interactive Products

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Aug. 25, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced a series of free professional development training tools to help current and future BrightLink and BrightLink Solo users understand how to make the most of their interactive projector solution. Designed for K-12, higher education and business users, these training tools provide easy-to-understand lessons in several different formats – online videos, weekly webinars and onsite training from Epson resellers.

“We listened to our customers to find out what was and was not working when getting users quickly up and running with new technology, and then we built tools accordingly,? said Claudine Wolas-Shiva, senior product manager, Epson America, Inc. “As teachers come back to more

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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS INSTALLS NEW MEDIA FRONT END FOR EMP MUSEUM’S SKY CHURCH

SEATAC, WA — Seattle’s EMP Museum recently renovated its Sky Church, a one-of-a-kind grand hall that features elaborate automated multimedia presentations complete with lighting, effects, live performances, and elaborate gala events. Earlier this year, premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) upgraded the room’s master control, delivering high definition (HD) imagery, true 5.1 surround sound, and a new media front end to manage content.

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Master control for Sky Church, a unique grand hall for Seattle’s EMP Museum that features elaborate automated multimedia presentations, was recently upgraded by Advanced Broadcast Solutions. (Photo by Rick Barry)

EMP Museum of Music, Science Fiction, and Pop Culture is housed in the landmark Frank O. Gehry building at the base of the Seattle Space Needle. The museum’s Sky Church is a striking space, with a 70-foot ceiling and more

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Christie Takes Control at LandWarNet with Customizable Visual Display Solutions for Superior Monitoring, Surveillance and Command Centers

LandWarNet/Tampa, Fla. –

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Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, showcases a range of high performance digital projection and display solutions for both military and emergency operations centers applications at the 2011 LandWarNet Conference. Christie’s turnkey visual solutions include monitoring, surveillance and command center installations that provide instant access to real-time intelligence from a diversity of sources simultaneously, allowing for accurate and rapid processing of information for superior decision-making and leadership at all levels of government.

Christie’s visual solutions include the award-winning Christie® MicroTiles®. Called the new “digital canvas,? MicroTiles are modular display systems built on long-life, high performance DLP® and LED platforms. Christie will also feature the Christie Entero® video display cubes, the world’s first LED-based SXGA+ and WUXGA resolution projection display system. All Christie solutions offer proven reliability to address the challenges of today’s simulation and more

Vaddio Previews HD/HD-SDI Camera Controllers with Multiviewer Capabilities at IBC 2011

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Stop by the Vaddio Booth – F.41 – in Hall 11 at this year’s IBC show at the RAI in Amsterdam, September 9 – 13, 2011. Debuting for the first time, Vaddio will showcase the new ProductionVIEW MV-Series of camera control consoles with built-in multiviewer capabilities.

“This year’s focus for IBC was to really try and simplify control and video management for robotic PTZ camera systems,? explains Vaddio VP of Sales, Tom Mingo. “Combine the new ProductionVIEW HD/HD-SDI MV consoles with the TeleTouch Multiviewer touchscreens and you now get live video switching for up to six sources with the touch of your finger.?

ProductionVIEW HD MV offers the same functionality as Vaddio’s existing ProductionVIEW HD, with the addition of multiviewer capabilities and expanded digital inputs/outputs. Because the majority of robotic PTZ cameras currently available on the market offer HD-SDI/SDI cards, we’ve also added the ProductionVIEW HD-SDI MV, more

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Elevation Church Chooses Snell Kahuna for Simulcast of Services to Four Campuses

Kahuna Provides Switching of Main Feed to Sophisticated Point-to-Point Operation, Bringing Consistent Message to Worshippers in All Locations
BURBANK, Calif. — Aug. 16, 2011 — Snell today announced that the company’s Kahuna multi-format HD/SD production switcher is playing an instrumental role at Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C. The switcher is at the center of a point-to-point operation and enables the pastor’s sermon to be simulcast to all four of the church’s satellite locations. Services at Elevation Church are attended by nearly 9,000 individuals each weekend.

“Kahuna delivers all of the advanced functionality of a broadcast-quality switcher in a highly flexible and extremely easy-to-use system that is far superior to the other production switchers we evaluated. Features such as the graphical user interface and the ability to record and re-use macros mean we can utilize our volunteer staff much more effectively, since many of them don’t have technical backgrounds,” more

Panamax/Furman to Offer Free Home Theater Power and Energy Management Training Sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2011

PETALUMA, Calif. — Aug. 24, 2011 — Panamax/Furman today announced that the company will be offering two free 90-minute training sessions at CEDIA EXPO 2011. Providing a continuing education unit (CEU) value of 0.75, the presentations will explore the use and integration of multiple power and energy management products, including Panamax/Furman’s BlueBOLT(R) platform. Presented by Panamax National Trainer Marshall Currier, “Home Theater Power Management Solutions: Increasing Profits While Minimizing Service Calls” will take place on Friday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. “AC Power: the Foundation of Every Home Theater System,” presented by Furman Senior Product Designer Garth Powell, will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m. All sessions will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Ind. more

ANTON/BAUER UNVEILS IANTON/BAUER UNVEILS INNOVATIVE POWER SOLUTIONS FOR SONY, CANON, PANASONIC, RED AND ARRI AT BIRTV 2011NNOVATIVE POWER SOLUTIONS FOR SONY, CANON, PANASONIC, RED AND ARRI AT BIRTV 2011

BEIJING, CHINAAnton/Bauer, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, will debut the MATRIX Cheese Plate at this year’s BIRTV 2011. The company’s new mounting bracket can be used with its Gold Mount Solutions for the Sony PMW-F3 camera; Canon EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 7D and EOS 60D Digital SLR cameras; Panasonic AG-AF100 series professional HD camera and RED EPIC digital cinema camera. Also making a first appearance at BIRTV is the QR-HotSwap-AR Gold Mount for the ARRI ALEXA digital cinema camera. anton_bauer_matrix_cheese_plate_dualpt.jpg more

The New Control Room at Central Arizona College’s Recording Engineering Program Gets a Lift with Genelec 8260A 3-Way Monitors

— Genelec’s acclaimed proprietary GLM™ and AutoCal™ technology let the control room be
used as a teaching environment, as students and instructors can move around the room and don’t have to stay locked to the traditional sweet spot —

NATICK, MA, August 23, 2011 — Genelec Active DSP Monitors continuously demonstrate how they help make professional audio environments flexible and sound better, and that is exactly what a new pair of Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP monitors have done for the recently expanded Entertainment Industry Technology A.A.S. degree program at Central Arizona College in Coolidge, Arizona. The Signal Peak campus, one of ten locations in the Pinal County Community College District, has a new control room – the facility’s third – that will be used as a teaching environment for the school’s recording engineering program, and monitoring environment that can accommodate as many as 15 students and allow instructors to more

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Audio-Technica Continues Its Support and Sponsorship of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

— A-T extends relationship with three-year commitment to non-profit music education organization —

Audio-Technica, worldwide leader in high-performance microphones, wireless systems, headphones and other professional-caliber audio equipment, has recently once again renewed its sponsorship of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile recording and multimedia studio. As part of its ongoing commitment, Audio-Technica will continue to serve as the official microphone provider of the Tour Bus, supplying a complete line of A-T microphone products for use on the Bus itself (including 40 Series, Artist Elite®, Audio-Technica Wireless and other key A-T products and accessories). In addition, A-T will be contributing to the prize packages of the related John Lennon Songwriting Contest.

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus travels around the U.S. throughout the year. Outfitted with traditional musical instruments as well as high-tech professional audio and video gear, the Bus has provided free hands-on programs more

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