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Tracy Bathurst Joins Listen as ListenPoint® Product Group Leader

Tracy Bathurst

Tracy Bathurst, ListenPoint® Product Group Leader, Listen Technologies

Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the appointment of Tracy Bathurst as the ListenPoint® Product Group Leader. In his new position, Bathurst will have worldwide responsibility for the ListenPoint product line. Bathurst will be responsible for the sales and marketing as well as the management of the ListenPoint product life cycle.

Bathurst will report directly to Tim Schaeffer, Listen Technologies Corporation’s Vice President of Strategic Development. Bathurst will work closely with Schaeffer to develop and execute the sales, marketing and product management plans relative to the ListenPoint product line.

Tracy Bathurst joins Listen Technologies with over 22 years of engineering and executive level product management experience in the Audio-Visual and telecommunications industries, most recently with ClearOne. He is a graduate of Southern Utah University with a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Technology.

“Tracy brings a depth of experience that will be invaluable to leading more

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Viacom Taps Broadcast Integration Services For Network Operations Center Expansion

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Union City, NJ – Broadcast Integration Services (BIS) – a forward-thinking media technology design, engineering and installation firm – today announced the company’s selection by Viacom/MTV Networks (MTVN) http://www.bis-tv.com/clients/index.htm to assist in the design, installation, testing and commissioning of a new Technical Operations Center (TOC) within the existing Network Operations facility located in Hauppauge, New York. The project encompasses infrastructure expansion in HDSDI routing, monitor & control systems, multi-viewer and play out capacity for up to 64 HD/SD on air play out chains along with multiple virtual control room environments.

“As a result of our successful MTV HD Studio project BIS was at the top of our list for the TOC build out. Their technical expertise, flexibility, and proven ability to deliver on an extremely tight deadlines gave us the confidence we needed to award BIS more

Bauder Provides NEXO Rig for Camden Music Festival

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—The 2011 XPoNential Music Festival sponsored by Subaru and presented by U Penn Philadelphia-based public radio station WXPN came off without a hitch thanks to the audio production services of Bauder Audio Systems, Inc. (Horsham, PA). The low key, three-day July festival held at Camden Waterfront’s Wiggins Park focused on highlighting talented musicians from the Greater Philadelphia area, as well as national artists who have strong ties to the radio station and its programming such as Emmylou Harris, Keb’ Mo’, Citizen Cope, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, The Smithereens, Ben Folds, Booker T, and many more.

The XPoNential Music Festival took place on two stages: one nestled next to a local Marina, the other overlooking the Delaware River and Philadelphia skyline. The 4,000-plus concertgoers at the main stage enjoyed listening to 15 bands through a 22-box NEXO GEO S1210 system that also included two GEO S1230s, ten more

SYMETRIX JUPITER TAKES CENTER STAGE AT BEIJING’S VISITOR CENTER 3D MULTIMEDIA AUDITORIUM

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BEIJING, CHINA – AUGUST 2011: The recently-renovated Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall is located in Qianmen Dongdajie, Chongwen District, just east of the old Qianmen Railway Station. Its four floors provide a comprehensive overview of Beijing’s storied past and a brave vision of its promising future. In addition to conventional display cases and photographs, the exhibitions include light boxes, sculptures, and a highly detailed scale model of the city. Most notable, however, is the 3D multimedia auditorium on the top floor, which features one of the world’s largest 3D screens. When the auditorium’s audio processor had to be replaced, A/V integrator Sanecore Group installed a new Symetrix Jupiter “zero learning curve” digital signal processor.

The 3D multimedia auditorium comfortably seats two hundred visitors in a space of four-hundred square meters (4,300 square feet). The room is purpose-built to multitask. In addition to more

VMP Showcases DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox at ASIS 2011

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Video Mount Products (VMP) DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Aug. 19, 2011 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the security, commercial, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce it will showcase its popular DVR-LB2 DVR Lockbox at ASIS 2011, held in Orlando, Fla. from September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention Center, booth 3479. The DVR-LB2 has an MSRP of $233.95.

“The DVR-LB2 is an alternative to our popular DVR-LB1 DVR lockbox,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “The DVR-LB2 features all the benefits of the DVR-LB1, but also includes a smoked Plexiglas window that allows IR signal pass-through.?

According to Fulmer, high-end electronics have become a staple in today’s security, and commercial marketplaces. As these expensive technologies and equipment, more

Surf, Suds and Sound: HARMAN’s JBL PRX615M Portable Loudspeakers Liven Up the Boardwalk Beer Garden at Caesars Atlantic City

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NORTHRIDGE, California – Caesars Atlantic City is one of the New Jersey shore’s most popular hotels, offering entertainment, gaming, dining, luxury accommodations and much more in a spectacular oceanfront location. Caesars’ newest attraction is the Boardwalk Beer Garden, a place to kick back and relax and enjoy a world-class selection of beers and microbrews, along with an ever-changing selection of live, recorded and DJ music.

Located right in the center of the Atlantic City action, the Boardwalk Beer Garden features a high-performance music system with several JBL PRX615M powered monitor loudspeakers. Aurora Sound and Light Design installed the system, under the direction of Ian Hoffer.

“We’re specialists in the design and implementation of nightlife systems, and the majority of our work is club installations,? noted Hoffer. “The indoor portion of the Boardwalk Beer Garden was the site of a more

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Almo Professional A/V Selected As Key Digital’s Professional Audiovisual Distributor

Almo Professional A/V Selected As Key Digital’s Professional Audiovisual Distributor

Almo Now Offers Key Digital’s Full Array of HDMI Commercial-Grade Cables and Switchers; Key Digital Joins E4 AV Fall Tour

Philadelphia, PA — August 17, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing Pro A/V distributor, announced today that it has been selected as the professional audiovisual distributor for digital video technology expert Key Digital. As part of the agreement, Almo Pro A/V now stocks Key Digital’s full array of premium commercial-grade HDMI cables, switchers and other signal distribution products. Key Digital will also participate as an exhibitor and presenter during Almo’s Fall 2011 E4 AV training and networking tour, which commences in October.

“Key Digital shares our philosophy about the importance of education and training for integrator success,? said Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “Many of our partners more

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API ANNOUNCES 2011 VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

JESSUP, MARYLAND – AUGUST 2011: Each year, Automated Processes, Inc. (API) awards scholarship funds to students enrolled in audio engineering programs that utilize API Vision, Legacy Plus or 1608 consoles. Applicants must submit a completed questionnaire and essay, and are also encouraged to provide a personal recording that they have created. API received a record number of submissions for 2011, which made the final selection process particularly difficult this year. After much careful deliberation, API has decided on the winners. We extend our sincere thank all students who submitted applications.

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This year’s winners of the API Visionary Scholarship: Elton Charles (Berklee College of Music) Nicholas Nagurka (University of Michigan) Jeff Braun (Middle Tennessee State University) Eva Imber (New York University) Denial Mesanovic (University of Michigan) Timothy Harris (New England School of Communications)

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!

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DANLEY KEEPS THE BEAT AT BEATBOX

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©2011 Peter Godeschalk

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 2011: BeatBox is San Francisco’s newest venue for live music, dance parties, performances, art exhibits, meetings, and community events. Although its patrons expect great music in hip and comfortable surroundings, it’s a safe bet that no one has higher expectations than BeatBox’ three creators: Andy Zivic, Paul Saccone and Tchukon Shanks. Their vision for BeatBox is inspiring. They had two guiding principals: deliver a new experience each time a guest visits and provide audiophile quality sound that the other clubs couldn’t match. As everything is modular, the former warehouse space can take on radically different moods and configurations from night to night. And to fulfill their commitment to audiophile sound, they chose Danley gear. Indeed, BeatBox is the first club on the West Coast to feature Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subwoofers, which deliver an incomparably richer sonic experience – from the lowest lows to more

Atlona Introduces New Industrial Line 16×16 HDMI Matrix Switcher

3D-Compatible AT-HD-V1616M Connects 16 HDMI Sources to 16 HDMI Displays; Features Fast Switching Times, EDID Learning Ability, and Redundant Power Supply more

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