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ETRI and KBS Award T-VIPS Korean Games Gold after winning against Uncompressed and MPEG-4 Contribution Solutions

T-VIPS JPEG2000-based Video Gateway provides live, high-quality 3D contribution solution for the IAAF World Athletics Championship between Daegu Stadium and the Korean Broadcast System (KBS) Media Centre

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced that its TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution was deployed by Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) and Korean Broadcast System (KBS) to provide the transport of 3D video from the IAAF World Athletic Championships at Daegu Stadium to the KBS media centre.

The T-VIPS JPEG2000 solution was chosen after rigorous on-site 3D trials earlier this year. These trials pitted the T-VIPS JPEG2000 solution against uncompressed and MPEG-4 based contribution solutions, with the T-VIPS solution being selected due to its highly impressive left/right eye video synchronization, low latency, ease-of-use, high-quality and cost-efficiency.

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Leading Independent Movie Chain in Quebec, RGFM, Completes Conversion to Christie’s Digital Projectors

Les Cinémas RGFM (RGFM), a leading Quebec independent movie chain, is now 100 percent digital at its 23 first-run screens, following the installation of Christie® digital projectors. The conversion from film to digital formats support RGFM’s quest to be a leader in technical innovation to deliver the best cinema experience to its guests.

The chain is using Christie CP2000, Christie CP2210 and Christie CP2220 projectors, which were installed over the past two years with no disruption to operations.

A family business spanning three generations, RGFM was founded in 1972 by Marcel Venne, president and Réjane Angers, vice president, in Joliette. It has since grown to serve three regions with full-service, first-run cinemas as well as some drive-in and revival locations. Sons Frédéric and Guillaume grew up in the business and are now partners and associates.

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WSDG Marks European Expansion With New Offices In Germany & Spain

BASEL, SWITZERLAND: Dirk Noy, Walters-Storyk Design Group

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partner and European GM, has announced the opening of new offices in Cologne, Germany and Barcelona, Spain.

Carlo Fickler, a WSDG team-member since 2006, will lead the Cologne branch. An expert in architectural acoustics and audio/visual technology integration, Fickler will concentrate his energies on existing projects and on expanding the firms’ client base on the Continent. Fickler completed the interdisciplinary program in audio and video technology at the University of Applied Sciences and Robert-Schumann-College of Music Duesseldorf in 2004. Following a year as an assistant recording engineer in NYC, and some freelance work as a sound engineer in Germany, he joined WSDG in Basel Switzerland in 2006.

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HARMAN High Performance A/V Introduces QuantumLogic™ Surround At CEDIA 2011: An Entirely New Technology for More Realistic Surround Sound From Any Source

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INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – At CEDIA 2011, HARMAN High Performance A/V (HPAV) announced the introduction of QuantumLogic Surround, a proprietary HARMAN technology that creates an unprecedented 7.1-channel or 9.1-channel surround sound listening experience from any mono, stereo or multichannel signal source, and provides 12.1-channel listening in the new Lexicon® flagship MP-20 preamplifier/surround processor making its debut at CEDIA 2011. QuantumLogic Surround (QLS) employs a host of newly developed audio algorithms and signal processing techniques to achieve a remarkable new level of surround sound realism in home and professional audio applications.

QuantumLogic Surround will be on display in the new Ferrari FF at HARMAN High Performance A/V Booth 1343 at the Indiana Convention Center, September 8 – 10, 2011. The FF, Ferrari’s new four-seat Gran Turismo automobile, is available with a factory option JBL Professional QLS audio system.

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Vizrt and Vimond to Demo Advanced Online Video Platform With Full Broadcast Quality at IBC

Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ). At IBC2011, from September 9-13, 2011 at the RAI Amsterdam, Vizrt and Vimond Media Solutions AS will demonstrate the improved integration between their respective online video platforms within the Vizrt booth (Hall 2, Stand A31.) Vizrt has partnered with Vimond to integrate its online publishing software with the Vimond Video Platform to offer broadcasters tools to control access to broadcast-quality video on demand, and easily monetize content.

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By leveraging the Vimond Video Platform, the Vizrt online publishing workflow provides video publishers the ability to offer “Hulu-like? websites and generate revenue through subscriptions, pay-per-view, and advertising. Its modular architecture offers sophisticated tools and controls, from ingest and encoding, through conditional access to business-intelligence reporting.

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Clear-Com Spotlights Innovative Intercom Solutions at PLASA 2011

Technology Leader Displays HME DX210 and Eclipse Digital Matrix System Version 5.2 with Optocore

LONDON, UK, 11 SEPTEMBER 2011—Clear-Com a global leader in critical voice communication systems and the chief provider of partyline intercom systems for the UK entertainment and installation sectors, will bring its HME DX210 to this year’s PLASA 2011 (Stand 1.F29). The company will also showcase its Eclipse Digital Matrix System Version 5.2 with Optocore digital fibre and Synchronous Audio Network plus Ethernet (SANE) CAT5 network interfaces. In addition, Orbital Sound, Clear-Com’s UK distributor for the theatre and event markets, will be available at the stand to address visitor queries about sound and communication for live events and performances. more

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QSC WideLine™ Series Line Array is the Choice for Summer’s Outdoor Concerts

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East and West Coasts, USA – From Southern California all the way to Eastern Pennsylvania, a number of this summer’s concert series sound providers have utilized the QSC WideLine Series line array to meet the sound reinforcement requirements presented by unique and challenging venues.

The Pechanga Amphitheater in Temecula, CA, which ranks among the top Southern California performance venues, hosted headliners this summer including Matchbox Twenty, Lady Antebellum, Alan Jackson, Daughtry and many others. This 4,500 seat outdoor venue, which features a combination of assigned floor seating, raised seating and bleacher seating, prides itself upon having first-rate sound and lighting systems, so that every audience member in every seat has the best experience. Star Way Productions of Murrieta, CA handles the sound for the summer concert series at Pechanga and chose QSC’s WideLine-10s for their system.

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New Epson BrightLink Bundle Makes Tabletops Interactive for Educators and Creative Professionals

BrightLink 455Wi-T Combines BrightLink Interactive Projector and Table Mount to Provide Added Flexibility for Creating Ideal Learning Environment

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 7, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the BrightLink™ 455Wi-T, a bundle combining the Epson® BrightLink 455Wi interactive projector and a table mount from Copernicus Education Products, to turn almost any tabletop into an interactive learning area. With the included table mount, the BrightLink 455Wi creates an interactive space up to 60-inches diagonal and allows for collaborative working environments or interactive lessons, while providing greater accessibility for younger users or people using wheelchairs.

“The BrightLink 455Wi projector and table mount bundle offers an easy and affordable way to bring collaboration and flexibility to users working in a variety of applications ranging from hospitality and design to student-centered, project-based learning,? said Claudine Wolas-Shiva, senior product manager, Epson America, Inc. “As the more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY INTRODUCES HOSA PRO SPEAKER CABLES

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Hosa Technology’s Hosa Pro Speaker Cable.

Buena Park, CA – September 2011… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Hosa Pro Speaker Cables. Combining first-rate cable for enhanced signal transmission and audio quality, world-class REAN® connectors by Neutrik AG, and class-leading workmanship, the new Hosa Pro Speaker Cables re-define the landscape for professional quality cables at a midline price.

Cable quality is crucial to signal transmission and sound clarity. In this regard, the new Hosa Pro Speaker Cables raise the bar for products in their price range. These outstanding cables feature 14 AWG Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) conductors for enhanced signal clarity and a black PVC jacket for durability, flexibility, and low visibility on stage. more

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Jünger Audio Boosts Its International Sales Team With Two New Appointments

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Dynamics processing manufacturer Jünger Audio has boosted its international sales team by appointing two sales representatives, Christoph Harm and Jochen Wainwright.

Christoph Harm joins the company from Riedel Communications where he held the position of International Sales Manager with responsibility for the sales of all Riedel products and for generating new business. He will now be based at Jünger Audio’s Berlin office and will be responsible for sales across a number of territories including Italy, BeNeLux, the Middle East, Central Asia, parts of Africa and India.

Jochen Wainwright, who worked with Christoph for many years at Riedel, will also be based at the Berlin office and will handle Jünger Audio sales into Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavia, the Baltic Republics, Poland, CIS and Russia. Wainwright joins Jünger Audio from RTW, Cologne, where he was responsible for International Sales.

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