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ANTON/BAUER AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO ASPIRING CINEMATOGRAPHERS AT MAINE MEDIA WORKSHOPS

ROCKPORT, ME, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group, and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, recently awarded scholarships for two students to each attend one of Maine Media’s world-renowned film and video workshops. This is just one of the many ways Anton/Bauer is increasing its commitment to education, helping students and young professionals achieve their professional goals while educating them on the importance of using quality, reliable and professional gear.

As a long-time sponsor and educational partner of Maine Media Workshops (MMW), which help build dynamic educational communities that foster creative vision, craftsmanship and expression in the media arts, Anton/Bauer awarded scholarships to Alyce Ornella and Elizabeth Casinelli, covering the tuition for each student as they attend a one-week digital video production workshop in 2011. By attending specialized seminars, students at more

Yamaha Audioversity Resounding Success

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The second Audioversity Expo held by Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. in Las Vegas during late August was deemed an unequivocal success by the more than 500 attendees. The specialized event was catered toward audio professionals and those interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of all Yamaha Commercial Audio and NEXO products. “It was clear that Audioversity provided invaluable lessons for many that are still gaining basic digital knowledge, but also those craving more mixing tips and techniques,? states Audioversity presenter Monty Lee Wilkes, and front of house engineer for such artists as the Scissor Sisters and the Replacements.

The event featured digital mixer training seminars, panel discussions with leading industry professionals like Neil Diamond front of house engineer, Stan Miller and Diamond recording and monitor engineer Bernie Becker, A-1 Audio’s Al Siniscal, Martina McBride monitor engineer Robert “Bull?, and Monty Lee Wilkes. “I more

INDUSTRY VETERAN BEDOYA TO LEAD SALES EFFORTS FOR FUJIFILM OPTICAL DEVICES DIVISION IN LATIN AMERICA, MEXICO AND CARIBBEAN

Wayne, N.J.FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division today announced that Adriano Bedoya has been named Director of Sales and Marketing for Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean. In his new role, Bedoya is responsible for all aspects of sales in those regions. Bedoya will report directly to Vice President of Broadcasting and Communications, Gordon Tubbs.

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“Adriano has been a key figure in the Latin American market for many years,? said Toshihiko Tanaka, Division President. “I’m extremely confident he’ll be a great asset to our team. He knows the region well and is highly respected by our clientele in the area. The combination of Adriano and Mario Rodriguez both working in this region doubles our efforts and strengthens our presence considerably.?

“We have a lot of potential to experience growth in the Latin American broadcast and digital more

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CLARK INTRODUCES IMPROVED 700 SERIES MULTI-PAIR AUDIO CABLES

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Clark Wire & Cable™, is introducing an improved version of its industry standard 700 series multi-pair audio cables. Built for high-density audio applications, the 700 series comes in configurations from four to twenty-four balanced audio pairs within a single master jacketed cable. New to the 700 series is an updated jacket and core construction that improves the flexibility and elevates the UL rating to riser type CMR.

Designed to be an easy-to-terminate cable that is both durable and flexible for studio, staging and permanent installation applications, the foundation of the 700 series remains unchanged. The 700 series pair construction still features 22AWG tinned copper conductors that are insulated with a low-shrink back, low-loss polypropylene dielectric. To achieve low RF/EMI noise and exceptional common-mode rejection, each pair is precision twisted and shielded with a bonded foil shield more

LAVO NY Steps Up With Martin Audio

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New York, NY––A fixture of New York nightlife, the Las Vegas-based Tao Group’s LAVO NY combines a popular full-service “nineteenth century Italian bistro? with a multi-layered ultra-lounge/nightclub downstairs.

Advanced Audio Technology of New York (aatny.com), a New York-based integrator run by Joseph Lodi, Angelo Poulos and Jason Ojeda that specializes in clubs, restaurants and lounges, was approached to provide audio, video, lighting and programming for the luxurious multi-level facility.

Asked about the club owners’ requirements, Lodi explains, “In terms of audio, the club wanted something powerful that had studio quality sound. Basically, the English sound of Martin Audio, which, to us, means overall warmth, presence at any type of volume level, and a lot of clarity as well.

“For the club and dance floor, we used 8 Martin Audio W8LMi line array speakers with four W8LMD downfill enclosures and four Martin Audio W8DVQs, all ceiling-mounted. That more

RTI Now Shipping Powerful AD-8 Eight-Zone Distributed Audio System

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Sept. 1, 2011 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that it is now shipping its AD-8 eight-zone distributed audio system, just in time for CEDIA EXPO 2011. For RTI’s dealers, the AD-8 acts as an extension to RTI’s control systems, providing a cost-effective, highly adaptable solution for whole-house or facility-wide audio distribution. more

AVI-SPL Achieves Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Designation

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AVI-SPL announced today that it has achieved TelePresence Video Master Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes AVI-SPL as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support CiscoTelePresence Video products and solutions at the Master level.

The Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Program is focused on providing a new way of working in which everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face collaboration with Cisco TelePresence Video solutions. A Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Partner has the greatest depth of knowledge and skill in deploying the entire Cisco video endpoint portfolio, which comprises single- and triple-screen Cisco TelePresence units, custom TelePresence suites, and infrastructure solutions. Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Partners possess deep networking and advanced Cisco Unified Communications capabilities, regional to global coverage, and a strong and mature services practice.

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Atlona Wins Big and Takes Top Honors at CEDIA EXPO 2011

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L-ACOUSTICS Launches ARCS II Constant Curvature WST® Line Source

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LONDON — More than a decade and a half after the debut of its popular ARCS, L-ACOUSTICS has now officially unveiled the new ARCS II constant curvature line source on SSE Audio Group’s PLASA stand in London.

ARCS II benefits from a design exploiting L-ACOUSTICS’ Wavefront Sculpture Technology® (WST) in a constant curvature line source solution. Intended for medium to large rental productions, the system delivers remarkable power, bandwidth and coherence, along with flexible and predictable coverage. It also offers the audience an incomparable listening experience featuring clarity, precision and impact. more

Technomad Delivers Big Sound in Compact Package for Illinois Zoo

Vernal and Vienna models deliver news, exhibit information and background music across seven acres in durable, weatherproof package

BOSTON, September 14, 2011 — The bird calls, primate howls and other noises coming from the Phillips Park Zoo in Aurora, Illinois, are balanced with a new, high-quality audio system that delivers news, exhibit information, and background music to some 200,000 visitors each year.

Technomad Vernal Loudspeaker at Phillips Park Zoo

Chicago-based systems integration firm AST (Advanced Systems & Technologies) installed a 70-volt system with eight weatherproof Technomad advanced audio loudspeakers to provide intelligible voice and high-quality musical reproduction throughout all seven acres of the zoo. Seven Technomad Vernal loudspeakers discreetly cover the grounds, providing audio to visitors nearby the animal exhibits. One Technomad Vienna loudspeaker provides long-distance audio projection to patrons at the main entrance gate and visitor more

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