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Panamax/Furman and Crestron Introduce New TCP/IP and Two-Way Serial Driver Modules for BlueBOLT(R)-Compatible Power Management and UPS Products

PETALUMA, Calif. — Sept. 6, 2011 — Panamax/Furman is announcing, as an advancement of their ongoing partnership with Crestron, a suite of TCP/IP and two-way serial driver modules for Panamax/Furman BlueBOLT(R)-compatible power management products and UPS solutions. Blending the point-of-use local control provided by Crestron’s control and automation systems with BlueBOLT’s cloud-based remote power and energy management platform, the new modules empower dealers with unprecedented functionality and accessibility to their installed systems. more

HARMAN’s Studer Broadcast Academy Continues Success With New Dates in Texas

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NORTHRIDGE, California — Following an overwhelmingly successful two weeks of sessions in July, the Studer Broadcast Academy will continue in September with a series of dates in Texas. Locations include Houston, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth.

The Studer Broadcast Academy is designed to educate and support the interests of audio engineers around the world. The Broadcast Academy sessions include hands-on training for Studer’s Vista consoles as part of certification modules that will provide engineers with proof of efficiency with the Vista line.

At the Broadcast Academy, Studer factory experts provide the training and attendees will receive official factory certification at every stage of the curriculum. The curriculum is broken down into modules, making learning more digestible and convenient for attendees’ schedules.

“We launched the Studer Broadcast Academy to address the trend of more freelance engineers taking more

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Pro Control to Debut New iPro.8 Low-Cost Companion Controller for Smartphones and Tablets at CEDIA EXPO 2011

CEDIA EXPO — Sept. 8, 2011 — Pro Control, a newly created division of Remote Technologies Inc., today introduced its innovative new iPro.8 companion controller. Making its debut at CEDIA EXPO 2011, the low-cost iPro.8 enables users to add the convenience of a dedicated remote when combined with a tablet, smartphone, or PC for A/V control. more

AES Educational Events: Programmed To Elucidate

Tutorials on Delay & Comb Filter; Mentoring; Career Fair; Ben Folds & More

NEW YORK: 131st AES Convention Chair Jim Anderson reports that Education Committee Chair John Krivit has fashioned one of the conventions’ most eclectic and colorful programs. “From a one-on-one conversation with recording star Ben Folds to highly anticipated Alex Case Tutorials on Delay and Comb Filters, this year’s Education Events will cover issues totally connected to today’s generation of college level audio students,” Anderson says. Scheduled for Oct. 20-23, the Convention will be held in NY’s Jacob Javits Center.

AES CONVENTION EDUCATION EVENTS INCLUDE:

Thursday, Oct. 20

Alex Case, Tutorial on Delay: Noted author,U of Mass. professor and dynamic speaker, Case will explore the copious applications of this essential production effect. An integral element of all recording sessions, delay is the DNA of a broad range of effects, and represents one of more

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Epson Announces Two Bright Projectors for K-12 Classrooms Starting at $449

Epson PowerLite S11 and X12 Deliver Enhanced Connectivity and Brightness for Budget-Conscious Classrooms and Conference Rooms

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LONG BEACH, Calif. – Sept. 13, 2011 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the Epson® PowerLite® S11 and X12 – two bright, affordable and feature-rich projectors. Starting at $449*, the PowerLite S11 and X12 replace the popular PowerLite S9 and X9 and deliver enhanced connectivity, increased brightness, flexible setup features, and extended lamp life for today’s budget conscious schools.

“Regardless of today’s tough economic times, schools are still required to push the technology envelope to better enhance learning in the classroom,? said Sara Kim, associate product manager, Epson America. “The PowerLite S11 and X12 allow teachers to show vibrant images at high brightness with increased reliability, ease-of-use and connectivity that classrooms need, while staying within tight budgets.?

The PowerLite S11 ($449*) offers 2,600 lumens of color and more

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FINLAND’S SPA HOTEL LEVITUNTURI RECEIVES D.A.S. AUDIO SOUND SYSTEM

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Image from the Kylpylähotelli Levitunturi spa / hotel.

Western Lapland, Sirkka, Finland – September 2011… For those seeking a luxurious retreat—be it for business meetings or a personal getaway—where one can be pampered to their heart’s content, there’s no place quite like the Kylpylähotelli Levitunturi spa / hotel. With 220 guest rooms spread across ten hotel buildings, a generous selection of restaurants, cafes, and clubs, plus a world-class spa and bowling facilities, describing this resort as ‘unique’ is an understatement. The facilities are gorgeous and now, more than ever, relaxing takes on new meaning—thanks to a brand new sound reinforcement system drawn from the catalog of Valencia, Spain-based D.A.S. Audio. more

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KanexPro Introduces Cube Up™ 4×1 HDMI Switcher with 2D to 3D Converter

Cube Up™ 4×1 HDMI Switcher with 2D to 3D Converter

An all-in-one solution designed to switch four HDMI sources such as a Blu-ray player, satellite box, game console or a media PC to your HD display and subsequently convert the content from your 2D sources to 3D for viewing it on 3D enabled TVs and 3D based DLP projectors and monitors. This HD switcher features real-time hardware conversion of 2D content to 3D during playback.

It provisions full 3D (all formats) such as side-by-side, top-by-bottom, 3D frame-packing & 3D page-flip with HD 1080p and multi-channel audio. The CubeUp is fully compliant with HDCP, EDID and CEC. The built-in scaler provides up scaling of DVD quality video to full HD 1080p resolution, supporting color depth to 12-bits per more

James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment Signs Agreement with Christie to Accelerate Development of Next-Generation 3D Cinema Technology

In a move designed to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema, Christie® and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., have signed a milestone, five-year agreement to exchange research, testing, development and technical support on the industry’s most exciting new technology. The cooperation between two of Hollywood’s digital cinema powerhouses heralds a significant shift in how movies will be made and shown in theaters.

“I selected Christie for this ‘journey of discovery’ because the company is fully committed to my vision and shares my dedication to continually push the boundary of digital cinema,? said James Cameron.

“Lightstorm is committed to realizing the full potential of 3D and high frame rate technology to fully immerse audiences in the world of the movie before them,? said Craig Sholder, vice president, Christie Entertainment Solutions division. “This alliance promises to spark a new wave of excitement, creativity, and innovation more

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James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment Signs Agreement with Christie to Accelerate Development of Next-Generation 3D Cinema Technology

In a move designed to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema, Christie® and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc., have signed a milestone, five-year agreement to exchange research, testing, development and technical support on the industry’s most exciting new technology. The cooperation between two of Hollywood’s digital cinema powerhouses heralds a significant shift in how movies will be made and shown in theaters.

“I selected Christie for this ‘journey of discovery’ because the company is fully committed to my vision and shares my dedication to continually push the boundary of digital cinema,? said James Cameron.

“Lightstorm is committed to realizing the full potential of 3D and high frame rate technology to fully immerse audiences in the world of the movie before them,? said Craig Sholder, vice president, Christie Entertainment Solutions division. “This alliance promises to spark a new wave of excitement, creativity, and innovation more

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Aaudio Imports Introduces Innovative Monos Audio Cables by B.M.C. Audio of Germany

Advanced Mono-Crystalline Silver Uniquely Blends Material, Purity and Process for RCA and XLR Wires with Exceptional Performance Qualities

PARKER, CO, Sept. 13, 2011 — Aaudio Imports, a leading supplier of world class high-end audio products, introduces into the U.S. market Monos Cables, a new series of advanced audio cables made by Balanced Music Concept (B.M.C.) Audio of Germany with ultra-pure Mono-Crystalline Silver Wire. The cables include Single-Ended RCA Interconnects, Balanced XLR Interconnects, and various RCA and XLR Phono Cables.

The new Monos Cables are the result of a unique trifecta of material, purity and production process to create wires whose performance, accuracy and naturalness are second to none. The cables are made using mono-crystalline silver wire, developed by the Chiba Institute of Technology, the oldest private technical university in Japan. The Institute developed a special casting process that permits exceptionally long extrusions of single-crystal silver wire.

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