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DIGI Sports Raises Its Game With HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 Console

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(Left to Right) Csongor Mihaly, DIGI Sport; Zoltan Szele, DIGI Sport; Tibor Tamas, Studer.

BUDAPEST, Hungary — DIGI Sport of Hungary recently purchased a 42-channel HARMAN’s Studer Vista 5 digital mixing console for its new DIGI Sport Plus channel. As DIGI Sport Plus features a wealth of live programming, the Vista 5 was chosen for its versatility, sonic superiority and ease of use.

DIGI Sport Plus is a 24-hour sports channel that was launched as an extension of the DIGI Sport channel. DIGI Sport Plus televises a variety of live sporting events, including football, rugby, European handball and Moto GP racing.

This is the second Studer Vista 5 console for DIGI Sport, which purchased a 32-channel Vista 5 in 2010. Both consoles were sold through Studer’s Hungarian distributor, Audio Partner Ltd.

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BEXEL BUILDS PRODUCTION SOLUTIONS FOR 9TH SEASON OF EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION

BURBANK, CA, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011—Following its recent success on location for the new reality TV series, “Love in the Wild,” Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has once again teamed up with Lock & Key Productions. For the ninth season of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” the team relied on Bexel to create and provide production solutions more

Ben Folds, Up For AES Convention Conversation

Rare One-On-One Interview With Innovative Artist

NEW YORK: The 131st AES Convention will host a rare one-on-one interview with international recording star Ben Folds

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. Set for Friday, October 21, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, at the Jacob Javits Center, the wide-ranging dialogue will cover Folds’ career, creative influences, collaborations and, his perspective on today’s music business. Folds will also discuss (and play cuts from) his new 3-CD career retrospective, “Best Imitation of Myself.?

In 1997, worldwide sales of two million+ copies of their Whatever And Ever Amen CD, and hit ballad, Brick, rocketed Ben Folds Five to international prominence, Continuing hits like Rockin’ the Suburbs and Landed; his 2010 Lonely Avenue collaboration with noted author Nick (About A Boy) Hornsby; and regular appearances as a judge on NBC’s hit a cappella series The Sing-Off, keep Folds in more

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Gepco® and Tower Products, Inc.: Extending a Winning Partnership

DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 — Gepco International and General Cable are pleased to announce the extension of its distribution partnership with Tower Products, Inc. to include Upstate NY (excluding NYC), New Hampshire, Vermont, Maryland, New Jersey (excluding Northern NJ), Pennsylvania, Northern Virginia, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

“With the addition of Tower Products, Inc. as our northeastern distributor of Gepco® Brand audio, video and networking cabling solutions, we ensure that our northeast broadcast customers receive first-rate service and support,? said Glen Powers, Director of Sales, Gepco Brand Products.

For over 25 years, Tower Products Inc. has been serving customers’ electronic, communications and broadcast cable needs. Throughout its history, Tower Products, Inc. has emerged as one of the most respected industry leaders in the development and marketing of high-end digital audio and video cables for the broadcast market. With a knowledgeable experienced staff dedicated to providing more

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NAV Uses ViewPoint™ in Tropicana Las Vegas Surveillance System Upgrade

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Las Vegas, NV––North American Video (NAV) was recently tasked with the responsibility of replacing and expanding the existing surveillance system as part of the all-new Tropicana Las Vegas’ complete transformation.

According to Systems Specialist Daniel Jackson who oversaw the project for NAV, “The overall project was actually accomplished in three phases. First, we replaced an old Burle matrix (512×32) with a new preconfigured Honeywell Maxopronet (738×64) system that allowed for more camera inputs and functionality than the previous matrix. Additionally, the system went from coax to UTP which offered significantly enhanced capability.?

For the second phase of the project, Jackson and his team provided a high definition camera system using Honeywell’s latest IP camera technology. The system for Tropicana, which was installed by the resort’s in-house staff, was connected to an expanded and redesigned supported network provided by NAV. According to Jackson, “We replaced all the head end more

Electrosonic is Principal Systems Integrator for Remodeled Museum of the Moving Image

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After a three year, $67 million remodel and expansion, the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York has reopened with extensive audio-visual upgrades by Electrosonic that offer visitors a renewed focus on the history of moving-image production and the more experimental reaches of film and video art.

“The museum is about enabling the public to experience films they haven’t seen in years and learn the history of filmmaking, as well as introducing them to the latest media,” says Electrosonic senior sales consultant Bryan Abelowitz. “We worked with Moving Image throughout the 1990s and did their original ‘Behind the Screen’ core exhibition. Now we’ve come together again for a state-of-the-art, 21st-century upgrade.”

The stunning new building, designed by architect Thomas Leeser, is located on the site where Paramount’s East Coast production facility, the more

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