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The Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing and Los Angeles Chapter Hold Up Close and Personal Event with Alex da Kid and Skylar Grey

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (September 29, 2011) — On Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at The Recording Academy® headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., the Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing® and Los Angeles Chapter presented Up Close & Personal with Alex da Kid and Skylar Grey. Moderated by on-air personality, artist and cultural curator DJ Skee, this engaging Q&A explored the careers, inspirations and creative collaboration of GRAMMY®-nominated producer Alex da Kid and GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter Skylar Grey. After working on her album in an artist retreat in the woods of Oregon, Grey, in need of a great producer, reached out to her publisher in New York. After a few email exchanges, Alex sent her a beat, to which Grey came up with the hook for “Love The Way You Lie,? and a creative more

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IAVI Sells Sanyo XGA Projector for $299

Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 29, 2011 – IAVI announced today that it is selling Sanyo’s PLC-XR251 XGA projector for a very low price of $299 per unit. IAVI is stocked with over 500 of these projectors and, in an effort to clean up inventory, has priced them $400 below MSRP. more

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projectiondesign® ships F82 series projector with SXGA+ resolution

projectiondesign® ships F82 series projector with SXGA+ resolution

projectiondesign® ships F82 series projector with SXGA+ resolution


Empowering partners with better access to 4:3 format imaging

Cooperating closely with partners in key markets and application areas, projectiondesign® has worked hard to meet product needs and requirements.

A result of closer partner cooperation is a resolution and electronics upgrade to encompass SXGA+ resolution in the flagship F82 series three-chip DLP® projector. The model is already available in WUXGA and 1080p resolutions, meeting the requirements for widescreen video, computer and data centric imaging, but adding SXGA+ has been a specific requirement for some key application areas.

Mike Raines, Visual Simulation Manager at projectiondesign

Mike Raines, Visual Simulation Manager at projectiondesign

“By introducing the more

A.C.T Lighting Provides Clay Paky Sharpy’s and grandMA Control Systems for Red Hot Chili Peppers World Tour

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have embarked on an epic World Tour 2011-2012 with a large complement of Clay Paky Sharpy lighting fixtures and a pair of grandMAs accompanying the band. A.C.T Lighting is the North American distributor for both Clay Paky and grandMA.

The truly global world tour comes on the heels of the release of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ tenth studio album, “I’m With You.” The band has sold over 65 million albums worldwide and scored nine singles in the Top 40 of Billboard’s Hot 100.

Premier Global Production, which serviced the band for their last world tour, has returned as the lighting vendor for the new tour working with lighting designer Scott Holthaus to fill his equipment needs. “We had just gotten 78 Sharpy more

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Watch 4 Skype Interviews about Almo Pro A/V’s Chicago and NYC E4 Events!

View Skype interviews with:

Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO, Almo Pro A/V
Melody Craigmyle, vice president of marketing, Almo Pro A/V
Ashley Flaska, vice president of marketing, NEC
John Wills, Pro AV sales manager, Tripp Lite

http://www.almoproav.com/news/Videos.aspx

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Almo Professional A/V Distributes Universal Remote Control Products

Almo Professional A/V Distributes Universal Remote Control Products

Offers URC’s Full Commercial Line; URC to Exhibit at Almo’s E4 Events in Chicago and NYC Next Month

Philadelphia, PA — September 28, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing Pro A/V distributor today, announced it now offers Universal Remote Control’s (URC) remotes, base stations, lighting, network amplifiers and IP cameras for small-to-medium-sized commercial applications. URC will debut as an exhibitor on Almo’s Fall 2011 E4 AV training and networking tour, coming to Chicago on October 6 and New York City on October 27.

According to Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V, “A universal remote control system is what pulls an entire installation together and makes it functional. Our partners need remote control products that are cost-effective and easy to configure into a range of standard and custom installs and that’s more

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HARMAN Studer Broadcast Academy Continues at SBE 22 Expo

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VERONA, New York – HARMAN’s Studer Broadcast Academy rolls into October as its demo truck will be onsite at the Society of Broadcast Engineers Chapter 22 Broadcast and Technology Exposition at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York on October 5, 2011. Studer will be hosting an open house session for SBE 22 Expo attendees.

The 73-foot Studer truck is outfitted front-to-back with state-of-the-art Studer digital mixing consoles and broadcast products, along with a selection of HARMAN gear from Soundcraft, JBL, AKG and others.

“Our Studer Broadcast Academy open house will give attendees an opportunity to get some hands-on time with the latest broadcast equipment from Studer,? said Katy Templeman-Holmes, Studer Broadcast Academy. “We’ll have the Studer team onsite to give walk-through demonstrations on Studer’s entire range of products for the broadcast market.?

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HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT Portable Loudspeakers Help Spread The Message Of New America Singers

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The New America Singers travel the world with the help of JBL EON515XT portable loudspeakers.

NORTHRIDGE, California – The New America Singers have been spreading their message throughout the world with the help of HARMAN’s JBL EON515XT speakers. Founded in the late 1960s, the performing group has brought people together, sharing ideas, experiences and thoughts and building future leaders out of their members. What originated as a simple social gathering soon became a way for all people to become inspired through the bond of music, dance and drama. In an effort to extend their reach the group started to explore different venues and organizations including public schools, military bases, and international conferences worldwide. The New America Singers tailor their performances to these diverse audiences and feature popular secular music, religious and patriotic music all with the intent more

AVC Provides YouTube Sensation 2CELLOS HARMAN’s AKG Mics And Monitoring For Unique Music Experience

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VIENNA, Austria – Formerly cello rivals in the performance space, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser have teamed up to create one of the most unique pop music groups to date: 2CELLOS. Relying on HARMAN’s AKG IVM 4 In Ear Monitoring system and the world-renowned C414 XLS microphones, provided by Croatian distributor AVC, the duo delivers crowd-pleasing performances around the world.

Within a month of uploading a cover of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal?, the video had 5 million hits – making the duo one of the most successful classical/crossover artists today. With an astonishing, yet brief history as a group, 2CELLOS has performed with greats such as Sir Elton John and George Michael and made appearances on TV shows around the globe – The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Lopez Tonight, Fox and Friends and Stefan Raab TV Total in Germany.

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University of Washington and VISIONS’11 Set Sail with Blackmagic Design’s ATEM Production Switcher

Blackmagic Design today announced that the University of Washington’s School of Oceanography used Blackmagic Design’s ATEM 1 M/E Production Switcher, Micro Videohub and OpenGear Converter Audio to SDI products as part of the ocean going VISIONS’11 Expedition. The University relied on the Blackmagic Design products to capture, route and stream footage from the ocean floor, 400 kilometers offshore, back to the University and online at www.ooi.washington.edu/visions11/live.

VISIONS’11, a cooperative effort between the University of Washington and the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), commenced on August 11 in Seattle, Washington, aboard the 274 foot Research Vessel Thomas G. Thompson. The purpose of the expedition was to continue to prepare for, survey and assess the ongoing installation of the OOI’s high power and high bandwidth cabled ocean observatory. For the expedition, the University of Washington provided technical support for video operations and management of a number of cameras on more

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