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NERO by SIM2: a revolutionary new line of 120 Hz 3D Projectors

Miramar, Florida—September 1, 2011—SIM2 is thrilled to announce that the worldwide launch of their new NERO projector series will take place at next week’s CEDIA Expo as part of SIM2’s “15 for 15? yearlong event. This exciting new line of premium single-chip DLP projectors will make its world debut at the show, as part of SIM2’s 15th-anniversary celebrations. Come to booth 5241 to be amazed by its picture and build quality—and for the opportunity to be one of the first dealers to display one in your theater at a price that will leave you speechless!

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NERO By SIM2 revolutionary new line of 120Hz 3D Projectors

“We have 15 new models at CEDIA EXPO 2011. All are expected to cause a sensation when they are unveiled,? said Alberto Fabiano, Executive VP of SIM2 USA. “Our NERO more

Listen Technologies Grows its RF/IR Product Group with the Hiring of Wayne Whiteley

Wayne Whiteley

Wayne Whiteley, RF/IR Product Specialist – Listen Technologies

Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the hiring of Wayne Whiteley as its RF/IR Product Specialist. Whitely will be responsible for RF/IR product definition, product life cycle management, product training, and all training materials.

He will work cross-functionally with the Sales, Marketing and Product Group teams to develop tools to support representatives, dealers, consultants and end users.

Wayne brings over 21 years of experience in professional audio technology and over 15 years of experience in product management most recently with ClearOne. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from Weber State University and an Associate of Science degree in more

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Vizrt and LiberoVision to Demonstrate Fastest Sports Analysis Tool To Date at IBC 2011

Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Frankfurt Prime Standard, Oslo Main List: VIZ)

Vizrt and LiberoVision announce the launch of a sports analysis tool with unparalled speed – the Libero Playbook – at the IBC 2011 convention in Amsterdam (Hall 2, Stand A31). From September 9th to 14th, LiberoVision will showcase its new Libero Playbook, an ultra-fast version of Libero Highlight, offering 3D game analysis in less than 60 seconds.

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Analyze the action as the game unfolds
Depending upon setup, in-game analysis can go live, on-air in as little as 30 seconds. LiberoVision’s powerful 3D annotations work in the same way as Libero Highlight, seamlessly combining live camera feeds. All major annotations are included, such as arrows, areas, player marks, etc.

“Instead of a typical replay, Libero Playbook provides its users with the option of telling the viewer at home exactly more

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Ted Harshberger Is Appointed As Senior Director, Global Operations for the HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional

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Ted Harshberger, Senior Director, Global Operations for the HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional

NORTHRIDGE, California – HARMAN Professional today announced the appointment of Ted Harshberger as Senior Director, Global Operations for the HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional.

In this newly created position, Harshberger will be responsible for optimizing global loudspeaker operations and leveraging investments and resources across the US, Mexico, Brazil, China and Denmark. Harshberger is based in HARMAN’s Northridge, California facility and reports to Mark Ureda, Vice President and General Manager, HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional.

“HARMAN Professional continues to grow on a global scale, in both mature and emerging economies,? said Ureda. “Successful growth in these markets requires regional demand planning, cost-effective global production, optimized distribution and supply-chain networks and close-knit partnerships. Ted’s experience and skills make more

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Vaddio Posts New Videos: HD-19, Squiggle Kit and ProductionVIEW HD MV

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 2, 2011) – Vaddio posted three new product videos for the ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ camera, the ProductionVIEW HD MV camera controller with multiviewer capabilities and the Squiggle Video Whiteboard Kit with optional Squiggle IP software module.

ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ Camera
Vaddio’s ClearVIEW HD-19 high definition integrated robotic PTZ camera features a 19x optical zoom lens and is built around a 1/3-Type Exmor high-speed, low noise CMOS image sensor with a total of 1.3 Megapixels producing precise and vibrant HD color video images. Integrated SmartSHOT technology with AIP (Adjustable Image Processing) provides end user control of advanced imaging DSP (Digital Signal Processor) functions. The DSP functions allow the camera operator the ability to deliver an extremely crisp detailed image with vibrant high definition color.

ProductionVIEW HD MV and TeleTouch Touch Screen Control Monitors
ProductionVIEW HD MV is a camera control console with multiviewer more

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Christie Brings the Magic of Digital Cinema to the Center of Science and Industry Museum in Ohio

Christie Solaria Series Projectors Power Seven-Story Screen Served 24/7 by Christie Managed Services

It may be based on science, but the effect is pure magic for captivated audiences at the Center of Science and Industry Museum (COSI) in Columbus, Ohio, which selected two Christie Solaria™ Series CP2230 projectors to power its “Extreme Screen? theater – the largest screen in Ohio. The projectors deliver a seamless image across the giant screen, providing a visually stunning, high quality picture that dramatically enhances the effect of the theater’s “heart pounding? sound system. COSI also selected Service Plus, provided by Christie® Managed Services™. The Service Plus offering will provide next-day parts delivery and 24/7 monitoring from Christie’s Network Operations Center (NOC), ensuring the fastest, most reliable technical support and maintenance for the museum’s projectors and connected devices.

Voted the No. 1 Science Center for families in the U.S. by Parents magazine, more

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AES Educational Foundation Announces 2011 Awards

Emil Torick Scholarship Introduced

NEW YORK: The Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation Board of Directors and president Don Puluse have announced the recipients of the 2011 AES Educational Grants for Graduate Studies in Audio Engineering and related fields. President Puluse has also announced the introduction of a new scholarship, named in honor of Emil Torick, founding member and president of the AES Educational Foundation since its inception in 1984 through 2009. This year’s John Eargle Scholar is David Benson, who will receive a PhD from Schulich School of Music, McGill University, which is where he earned his previous degrees. The Eargle award is given annually to a student who excels in both technology and music.

Additional recipients are: Christos Manolos has a degree from the New Music School, Thessaloniki, Greece, and two Masters degrees from University of York. He will continue there in the PhD program. more

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ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS SELECT SSL DUALITY FOR NEW ‘STUDIO 52’ PRODUCTION/MIX ROOM

Studio to be used for Traditional Attended Sessions
and new Online Mixing Service

LONDON – The legendary Abbey Road Studios, celebrating its 80th year of providing excellent recording and post production facilities for acts ranging in style from The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Oasis, Florence + the Machine and Sting to movie scores that include Harry Potter, Shrek and The Lord of the Rings series, has installed a Solid State Logic Duality SE console in its new production/mix room ‘Studio 52.’ The new Duality room will be available as a state-of-the-art mixing and production facility for traditional client attended sessions and will assist with the additional workload from the new Online Mixing Service.

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“When we decided to open a new mixing and production facility, the engineers were adamant that they wanted an SSL Duality,? says Mirek Stiles, head of audio more

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Digital Rapids’ Advanced Multi-Screen Encoding Solutions Power IBC TV News Web and Mobile Content

Digital Rapids LogoSeptember 2, 2011 — Passfield, UK: Digital Rapids – the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences — announced today that IBC TV News, the official news channel of the IBC conference and exhibition, will again use Digital Rapids’ versatile multi-format encoding systems to transform content for the IBC TV News website and mobile distribution. In addition to on-demand Web and mobile clips, IBC TV News will also feature live streaming of news updates on the Web. A new ‘daily download’ service will also allow IBC attendees to download the latest IBC TV News show at WiFi hotspots within the convention centre.

“IBC TV News is an important part of the IBC experience, showcasing key news for attendees while bringing the highlights and atmosphere of the show to viewers all over the world who are unable to attend in person,” said Clive Vickery, Managing Director, EMEA and Asia at Digital Rapids. “We’re pleased to be working with the IBC TV News team once again to bring their content to their viewers with exceptional quality.” more

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Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds Deploys One-Of-A-Kind Portable Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers

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NORTHRIDGE, California – Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds is a Christian retreat, conference center and summer camp located in the northern California’s Sonoma County redwoods. Since 1946 they have been providing families, churches and schools with recreational camp and other activities. Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds has recently undergone major renovations to its facilities, including revamping a gymnasium to double as a music venue with the installation of a unique, custom JBL VERTEC® line array system that can be quickly set up and removed as needed.

“In recent years Alliance Redwoods has been upgrading the camp’s technology and infrastructure to revitalize it almost beyond recognition,? said Greg Adams of Sound Expressions, systems integrators in Santa Rosa, California. “A need had arisen to create a larger music venue, and management decided the existing gymnasium should be adapted to create a functional live music space.?
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