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WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES DEPLOYED AT CHURCH ON THE HILL

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Church on the Hill’s sanctuary

Fishersville, VA – September 2011… In order to better serve its ever-expanding congregation, Church on the Hill recently opened a new building on their campus that includes a sanctuary, classrooms, and office space. Music plays a vital role in their contemporary worship services and, as such, church management recognized the importance of having a capable sound system to reinforce both the spoken word and the music performed during services. To ensure a high level of speech intelligibility and natural sounding music reproduction, the church selected a series of loudspeaker enclosures drawn from the catalog of Greensboro, NC-based WorxAudio Technologies. more

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Enhanced LightCue DMX Recorder Now Available From Alcorn McBride

Alcorn McBride is now shipping LightCue(tm) with Ethernet, an enhanced version of the popular LightCue model. The new LightCue with Ethernet replaces expensive lighting consoles in permanent installations by capturing the DMX data and playing it back exactly the same way every time. Lighting designers can program their lighting using their favorite DMX lighting console, record into the LightCue with Ethernet and then take the console away.

LightCue with Ethernet handles up to 40 pile-on’s and stores at least 100 hours of DMX data. The unit operates via front-panel push-buttons, SMPTE timecode, RS-232, Ethernet or contact closure/voltage inputs. Users can create a schedule to trigger playback using the built in real-time clock and examine or edit the recorded DMX data with included cue management software.

Measuring 19″ W x 1.75″ H x 10.6″ D (1U), the LightCue with Ethernet can be rack mounted and occupies significantly less space more

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T-VIPS Equips Forthnet’s New HD Video Transmission Service

· Forthnet selects T-VIPS TVG450 JPEG2000 Video Gateway for IP video transport across Greece
· T-VIPS solution chosen for its flexibility and HD capabilities
· Nova to be first to use video transport service for broadcast of Greek Super League Football

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced that its TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution has been chosen by Forthnet, the largest private broadband and satellite service provider in Greece.

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The system delivers high quality IP transport solutions and will be used for the implementation of Forthnet‘s new business service; “TV Circuits On Demand?. Forthnet’s new service will transfer video content from stadiums or any other fixed locations across the country over its FO network to the Nova media center in Athens. Nova is a Forthnet owned satellite and terrestrial broadcaster. Forthnet will more

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Red TX Brings Stunning Audio Quality To The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ New Album Launch

Broadcast sound specialist Red TX was recently commissioned to capture the audio for a very special Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Cologne, Germany, which was filmed and broadcast live to 1,500 cinemas around the world.

The concert marked the launch of the multi-platinum rock band’s new album, I’m With You, released through Warner Bros. Records on August 29th. The band played the album in its entirety and followed up with some of their greatest hits.

Production company Splinter chose Red-TX to handle the audio component of the project on the basis of its previous good working relationship with the sound specialists. Renowned live sound engineer and Red TX director Tim Summerhayes manned the desk on board Red TX’s new RED II truck and provided a live audio feed that achieved the same quality as the band’s in-studio performance.

“This was a very special performance for more

Thunderbolt-Enabled Matrox MXO2 Devices Available Worldwide

MONTREAL — Sept. 27, 2011 — Matrox(R) Video Products Group today announced the immediate availability of Thunderbolt(TM)-enabled Matrox MXO2(TM) I/O devices as well as Thunderbolt adapters for existing customers. Developed by Intel(R) with collaboration from Apple(R), Thunderbolt is a high-speed I/O technology running at 10 Gbps that brings together high-speed data transfer and high-definition (HD) display on a single cable. Thunderbolt is currently available on all new Macs(R). Matrox MXO2 devices provide broadcast-quality video and audio capture, monitoring, output, and H.264 encoding for use with leading editing and content creation applications. more

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Thunderbolt-Enabled Matrox MXO2 Devices Available Worldwide

MONTREAL — Sept. 27, 2011 — Matrox® Video Products Group today announced the immediate availability of Thunderbolt™-enabled Matrox MXO2™ I/O devices as well as Thunderbolt adapters for existing customers. Developed by Intel® with collaboration from Apple®, Thunderbolt is a high-speed I/O technology running at 10 Gbps that brings together high-speed data transfer and high-definition (HD) display on a single cable. Thunderbolt is currently available on all new Macs®. Matrox MXO2 devices provide broadcast-quality video and audio capture, monitoring, output, and H.264 encoding for use with leading editing and content creation applications.

“Thunderbolt technology is bringing a whole new level of performance and versatility to PCs,” said Jason Ziller, director, Thunderbolt marketing and planning, Intel Corporation. “Matrox’s new MXO2 enables all their editing and streaming products to make great use of Thunderbolt technology, and will enable new levels of creativity for mobile media creators and Web broadcasters.”

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No ‘Bull’ When It Comes to Using Yamaha PM5D

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Monitor Engineer Robert Bull is known for mixing iconic artists such as Martina McBride and Michael McDonald as well as television hits such as “Nashville Star.? Bull has mixed on it all, both analog and digital. But, when it comes to digital, he prefers the Yamaha PM5D.

“I am a diehard analog guy, but there are times when analog is just not feasible, states Bull. “When I use a digital console, I need to have confidence in the gear, which is why I always request a PM5D. I need to get around on the console very quickly in a manner that works for me, and the Yamaha PM5D allows me to do that by having so much of where I need to get to on the mixing surface, that I don’t have to take my eyes off of the stage.?

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Eric Headlee Joins AVI-SPL’s Strategic Accounts Team

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Headlee to serve as VP, Strategic Accounts serving the Healthcare Vertical Market

TAMPA, Fla., September 27, 2011 – AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator of audio visual and video conferencing systems and services, today announced the addition of Eric Headlee to its Strategic Accounts team as Vice President, serving the healthcare vertical market.

AVI-SPL’s Strategic Accounts team, led by Don Mastro, executive vice president of sales, is primarily responsible for the business development for targeted vertical markets at AVI-SPL. Services include centralized procurement for audio and video systems integration, collaborative communication solutions, transactional sales, managed conferencing services, event staging and production, meeting management, and product rental.

“Eric is a great addition to our strong Strategic Accounts team, bringing with him years of healthcare specific industry experience with specialized skills in medical video systems and collaboration applications expertise,? stated Mastro. “His background will fit well into our healthcare more

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