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Eureka Casino Resort Upgrades with Community’s New Distributed Design Series

Eureka Casino, Mesquite, Nevada
Eureka Casino Interior displaying Distributed Design Series ceiling loudspeakers

Mesquite, NV – Nestled among the scenic red mesas of the southern Nevada desert, the Eureka Casino Resort is a favorite with golfers and gamers alike. The 214-room resort is located about 80 miles north of Las Vegas, surrounded by six world class golf courses, and offers a variety of slot and video poker machines, blackjack, craps, roulette, and a 24-hour poker room with daily tournaments.

Eureka is also the frequent site for activities to support the surrounding community of Mesquite. For its annual “Rockets over the Red Mesa” July 4th celebration, the resort recently hosted the 31-piece Nevada POPS Orchestra performing a 75-minute program of American standards.

To ensure the property is well equipped to cater to the needs of its guests and its community, the Casino recently underwent major renovations. A resort-style pool and cabana were constructed, numerous amenities were added to each guest room, and more

Community Outfits Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center

Tractor Square Dancing in the PA Farm Show Large Arena

Tractor Square Dancing in the PA Farm Show Large Arena

Situated on 60 acres in the heart of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center is an impressive venue whose immense 11-building complex includes three arenas, seven exposition halls, and a banquet hall, all designed by Bala Cynwyd, PA-based Converse Winkler Architecture. With nearly one million square feet of indoor floor space, the flexibility of the complex allows it to host a wide range of premier events. In addition to accommodating its namesake Pennsylvania Farm Show, the venue serves as host to more than 200 exhibits and trade shows, numerous meetings and conferences, proms and graduation ceremonies, concerts, sporting events and rodeos, even monster trucks.

With space for up to 5,000 large animals and 10,000 or more visitors at any given time, a powerful, high-quality sound system is a necessity for the complex. Incorporated into the venue is a top-of-the-line audio system featuring nearly 800 Community loudspeakers more

School’s in Session at NYU with Yamaha PM5D Digital Console

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—New York University’s Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for all of NYU and lower Manhattan. Since opening in 2003, the 860-seat Skirball Center has been an educational and community building resource, providing NYU’s first large-scale, professional performance space on campus.

Recently the Skirball Center replaced its older analog front of house console with a Yamaha PM5D digital audio console purchased from Scharff Weisberg. “About once a month a client would have to rent a digital board, and it was almost always a Yamaha PM5D,? states Ethan Bade, head audio engineer. “Our purchasing decision was made pretty clear after speaking with engineers who had brought in various consoles in the past, that a 5D would eliminate additional rental costs and save on set up time.?

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Both Bade and his more

NERO by SIM2: a revolutionary new line of 120 Hz 3D Projectors

Miramar, Florida—September 1, 2011—SIM2 is thrilled to announce that the worldwide launch of their new NERO projector series will take place at next week’s CEDIA Expo as part of SIM2’s “15 for 15? yearlong event. This exciting new line of premium single-chip DLP projectors will make its world debut at the show, as part of SIM2’s 15th-anniversary celebrations. Come to booth 5241 to be amazed by its picture and build quality—and for the opportunity to be one of the first dealers to display one in your theater at a price that will leave you speechless!

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NERO By SIM2 revolutionary new line of 120Hz 3D Projectors

“We have 15 new models at CEDIA EXPO 2011. All are expected to cause a sensation when they are unveiled,? said Alberto Fabiano, Executive VP of SIM2 USA. “Our NERO more

Listen Technologies Grows its RF/IR Product Group with the Hiring of Wayne Whiteley

Wayne Whiteley

Wayne Whiteley, RF/IR Product Specialist – Listen Technologies

Listen Technologies Corporation today announced the hiring of Wayne Whiteley as its RF/IR Product Specialist. Whitely will be responsible for RF/IR product definition, product life cycle management, product training, and all training materials.

He will work cross-functionally with the Sales, Marketing and Product Group teams to develop tools to support representatives, dealers, consultants and end users.

Wayne brings over 21 years of experience in professional audio technology and over 15 years of experience in product management most recently with ClearOne. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from Weber State University and an Associate of Science degree in more

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Vizrt and LiberoVision to Demonstrate Fastest Sports Analysis Tool To Date at IBC 2011

Bergen, Norway, Vizrt Ltd. (Frankfurt Prime Standard, Oslo Main List: VIZ)

Vizrt and LiberoVision announce the launch of a sports analysis tool with unparalled speed – the Libero Playbook – at the IBC 2011 convention in Amsterdam (Hall 2, Stand A31). From September 9th to 14th, LiberoVision will showcase its new Libero Playbook, an ultra-fast version of Libero Highlight, offering 3D game analysis in less than 60 seconds.

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Analyze the action as the game unfolds
Depending upon setup, in-game analysis can go live, on-air in as little as 30 seconds. LiberoVision’s powerful 3D annotations work in the same way as Libero Highlight, seamlessly combining live camera feeds. All major annotations are included, such as arrows, areas, player marks, etc.

“Instead of a typical replay, Libero Playbook provides its users with the option of telling the viewer at home exactly more

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Ted Harshberger Is Appointed As Senior Director, Global Operations for the HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional

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Ted Harshberger, Senior Director, Global Operations for the HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional

NORTHRIDGE, California – HARMAN Professional today announced the appointment of Ted Harshberger as Senior Director, Global Operations for the HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional.

In this newly created position, Harshberger will be responsible for optimizing global loudspeaker operations and leveraging investments and resources across the US, Mexico, Brazil, China and Denmark. Harshberger is based in HARMAN’s Northridge, California facility and reports to Mark Ureda, Vice President and General Manager, HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Business Unit, JBL Professional.

“HARMAN Professional continues to grow on a global scale, in both mature and emerging economies,? said Ureda. “Successful growth in these markets requires regional demand planning, cost-effective global production, optimized distribution and supply-chain networks and close-knit partnerships. Ted’s experience and skills make more

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Vaddio Posts New Videos: HD-19, Squiggle Kit and ProductionVIEW HD MV

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 2, 2011) – Vaddio posted three new product videos for the ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ camera, the ProductionVIEW HD MV camera controller with multiviewer capabilities and the Squiggle Video Whiteboard Kit with optional Squiggle IP software module.

ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ Camera
Vaddio’s ClearVIEW HD-19 high definition integrated robotic PTZ camera features a 19x optical zoom lens and is built around a 1/3-Type Exmor high-speed, low noise CMOS image sensor with a total of 1.3 Megapixels producing precise and vibrant HD color video images. Integrated SmartSHOT technology with AIP (Adjustable Image Processing) provides end user control of advanced imaging DSP (Digital Signal Processor) functions. The DSP functions allow the camera operator the ability to deliver an extremely crisp detailed image with vibrant high definition color.

ProductionVIEW HD MV and TeleTouch Touch Screen Control Monitors
ProductionVIEW HD MV is a camera control console with multiviewer more

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Christie Brings the Magic of Digital Cinema to the Center of Science and Industry Museum in Ohio

Christie Solaria Series Projectors Power Seven-Story Screen Served 24/7 by Christie Managed Services

It may be based on science, but the effect is pure magic for captivated audiences at the Center of Science and Industry Museum (COSI) in Columbus, Ohio, which selected two Christie Solaria™ Series CP2230 projectors to power its “Extreme Screen? theater – the largest screen in Ohio. The projectors deliver a seamless image across the giant screen, providing a visually stunning, high quality picture that dramatically enhances the effect of the theater’s “heart pounding? sound system. COSI also selected Service Plus, provided by Christie® Managed Services™. The Service Plus offering will provide next-day parts delivery and 24/7 monitoring from Christie’s Network Operations Center (NOC), ensuring the fastest, most reliable technical support and maintenance for the museum’s projectors and connected devices.

Voted the No. 1 Science Center for families in the U.S. by Parents magazine, more

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AES Educational Foundation Announces 2011 Awards

Emil Torick Scholarship Introduced

NEW YORK: The Audio Engineering Society Educational Foundation Board of Directors and president Don Puluse have announced the recipients of the 2011 AES Educational Grants for Graduate Studies in Audio Engineering and related fields. President Puluse has also announced the introduction of a new scholarship, named in honor of Emil Torick, founding member and president of the AES Educational Foundation since its inception in 1984 through 2009. This year’s John Eargle Scholar is David Benson, who will receive a PhD from Schulich School of Music, McGill University, which is where he earned his previous degrees. The Eargle award is given annually to a student who excels in both technology and music.

Additional recipients are: Christos Manolos has a degree from the New Music School, Thessaloniki, Greece, and two Masters degrees from University of York. He will continue there in the PhD program. more

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