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MSG’S DEUTSCHE POP ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND MEDIA FEATURES SSL DUALITY IN SIX LOCATIONS

Consoles Part of MSG’s Ongoing Expansion Program

EICHENAU, GERMANY – The Music Support Group (MSG) is expanding its successful Deutsche POP Academy of Music and Media with two new SSL Duality consoles. The group already has Duality equipped educational facilities in Eichenau, its corporate headquarters, as well as Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne and is opening new teaching studios in Nuremberg and Vienna. Solid State Logic Duality consoles were specified because of reputation, excellent performance and sound quality, ease of use and integrated DAW control. MSG’s exclusive Dorian Gray Studio design standard, which includes SSL consoles, high-end monitoring systems and accurate acoustical treatments, has been applied to Deutsche POP locations.

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Christie in Full Control at ASIS 2011 with Broadest Range of Integrated Video Display Solutions for Monitoring and Surveillance

Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, will showcase its broad range of mission critical video display wall solutions purpose-built for the most complex control room environments at ASIS 2011, the world’s most comprehensive educational and networking event in the security industry, September 19 – 22 in Orlando, Florida. Offering the latest generation monitoring and surveillance technologies for all levels of government, Christie display solutions represent the ultimate in 24/7 reliability and security for briefings, monitoring, surveillance, military and emergency operations centers.

The Christie displays at ASIS booth #3873 include a 3 x 2 array of Christie 50? display cubes, featuring the Christie Entero™ LED light engines; a 2 x 2 array of Christie FHD55X-1 flat panel screens driven by four independent inputs; and a 1 x 5 Christie® MicroTiles® display column.

“Display technologies that offer the ultimate in visual performance and reliability is an absolute more

Almo Pro A/V Exceeds Q1 Fiscal Year 2012 Revenue; Continues Growth Strategy

Almo Professional A/V Exceeds Q1 Fiscal Year 2012 Revenue; Continues Growth Strategy

Philadelphia, PA — September 15, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing Pro A/V distributor and a division of Almo Corporation, today announced that it continues to exceed business expectations two years after the division formed, finishing Q1 fiscal year 2012 up 70 percent in revenue from last year during this same time period. In addition to its experienced sales force and its strategic vendor partners, Almo Pro A/V’s growth results from the addition of powerful new vendor partners, its traveling E4 AV Tour education and networking program, and the hiring of new and experienced Pro A/V sales, consulting and business development professionals. This month, the company has also opened a new distribution center in Reno, Nevada with 96,000 square feet of warehouse space to better service its customers on the west coast.

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CNN and Vizrt Win Award for Innovative Content Management at IBC2011

Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ). At IBC2011, CNN received the IBC Innovation Award for Content Management at the IBC Awards ceremony on September 12. As one of the premiere broadcast news organizations in the world, CNN developed a unified media asset management workflow based upon technology from Vizrt, as well as Adobe, Apple, IPV, Omneon, Sony, JVC, and Telestream.

Vizrt also received special recognition for its collaboration with ProSieben in the area of media asset management.

As a long-time Vizrt customer, CNN has been building out its extensive, high-performance media ingest and media content management workflow based upon such Vizrt systems as Viz Ardome for media asset management and Viz Media Engine for video management and multi-platform distribution.

With as many as 90 HD feeds concurrently streaming into its Atlanta and New York production centers, CNN has one of the most more

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Christie Announces 4K-Resolution Upgrade Program for Christie Series 2 Projectors

Customers Can Quickly Transform Their Christie CP2230 2K Projectors Into 4K-Resolution Powerhouses

Christie® continues to provide exhibitors with the widest range of options with the introduction of the new Christie 4K-resolution (4096 x 2160) upgrade kit. Available immediately for the popular Christie CP2230, the upgrade kit converts a Christie projector from a 2K to a 4K, high-resolution powerhouse. By providing four times the resolution, the upgrade delivers a major increase in image detail.

The kit is quick and easy to install and with it, exhibitors are prepared to screen any 4K content – the industry’s highest current resolution – with their current projectors, thereby future-proofing their investment.

“Since the introduction of the Christie Solaria™ Series CP2230 projector, a large number of exhibitors worldwide have converted their film systems to the CP2230, making it one of the best-selling DLP Cinema® products in history. They did so more

HARMAN’s Soundcraft Takes “Mixing With Professionals? Program to United States

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NORTHRIDGE, California — HARMAN’s Soundcraft is bringing its “Mixing With Professionals? series to the United States for the first time with two seminars featuring Gert Sanner, front of house engineer for legendary rock band Deep Purple. The half-day seminars will take place at the HARMAN campus in Northridge, California, and will give attendees the opportunity to hear Sanner discuss his use of Soundcraft digital consoles in the high-pressure environment of live sound mixing for one of rock’s biggest bands.

“We’re extremely excited to have Gert Sanner at our first ‘Mixing With Professionals’ session in the United States,? says Keith Watson, Marketing Director, HARMAN Mixing Group. “With his professional experience and mastery of Soundcraft desks, Gert has so much to offer to seminar attendees that you just can’t find in a technical manual.?

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Jünger Audio and Merging Technologies Merge Technologies

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Jünger Audio and Merging Technologies announced that they have signed a technology partnership that will see Jünger Audio’s groundbreaking LEVEL MAGIC™ Loudness control solution incorporated into Merging’s new MXFix™ batch-processing wrap tool. The combination of industry proven MXF metadata conformity wrapping, Final Check loudness analysis, Surcode Dolby E® decoding and encoding plug-ins and LEVEL MAGIC™ provides a powerful all-in-one media compliance batch processing wrap tool.

Jünger Audio has achieved notable success with a range of hardware units offering LEVEL MAGIC™ as one of the processes. These incorporate ATSC, ITU and EBU R128 recommendations on Loudness and have already been adopted by broadcasters such as Discovery Channel, MediaCorp, Canal +, Astro and RTL. The addition of LEVEL MAGIC™ to MXFix is the first time it has been offered as part of a suite of software options. MXFix with LEVEL MAGIC™ was more

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