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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS HIRES INDUSTRY VETERAN DAN PAIXAO AS SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

SEATAC, WA — Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) has hired Dan Paixao as senior project manager, effective Sept. 12. He will serve as a liaison and facilitator for ABS clients, in addition to designing and integrating systems.

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Paixao has worked in the broadcast industry for more than 25 years. Most recently, he spent six years as chief engineer of KTRV, where he was part of the station’s DTV transition. He oversaw the design, installation, and integration of an HD production control room and studio in 2009 and the station’s master control room in 2010. Previously, he spent 15 years as an assistant chief engineer for KRON and KSTS.

“Experience is such an important resource for our clients, and Dan has plenty of it,? said Mark Siegel, President of ABS. “Not only is he a veteran engineer who more

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Chyron CCW/HD World 2011 Product Preview

Chyron CCW/HD World 2011 Product Preview
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Staten Island’s ZTwo Restaurant Uses HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers for Dining, Dancing, DJs and More

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JD Systems installed an expansive sound system at the ZTwo restaurant and lounge in Staten Island, New York.

NORTHRIDGE, California – ZTwo, one of Staten Island’s newest restaurants, offers its patrons a wide selection of food, drinks and activities—everything from providing a relaxing coffee shop atmosphere in the morning to showing sporting events on 22 big-screen monitors and a 96-inch video wall to pumping up the volume for late-night DJ partying.

To accommodate this social and sonic variety, ZTwo installed a sound system with more than 13 zones, featuring HARMAN’s JBL AE and Control® Contractor Series loudspeakers, powered by Crown amplifiers and tied together by a BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-100 signal processor/digital audio bus.

Commercial and residential systems integrator JD Systems of Staten Island designed and installed the audio system. “We had to make more

AVIOM PRO64 NETWORK MANAGER VERSION 2.0 NOW AVAILABLE

WEST CHESTER, PA, OCTOBER 4, 2011Aviom, the exclusive developer of the world’s most powerful audio transport protocol, A-Net®, announces the official availability of version 2.0 of the Pro64® Network Manager™ PC control application. The new Network Manager 2.0 delivers the power and flexibility of a full crosspoint switch on both inputs and outputs throughout a Pro64 audio network. Utilizing the Network Manager, any audio input or output can be assigned to any Pro64 network audio slot. more

A.C.T Lighting’s Bill Groener Runs for Re-election as Vice Chair for PLASA in North America

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Bill Groener

A.C.T Lighting, a leading importer and distributor of lighting products, is pleased to announce that Bill Groener (Vice President of Business Development) is running for election to the post of Vice Chair of PLASA’s North American Regional Board. In accordance with the PLASA by-laws, the Vice Chair also serves as one of nine members of the Governing Body.

December 31, 2010 marked the completion of Groener’s second three-year term as President of ESTA (2005-2010) and the beginning of his statutory role as ‘Immediate Past President’ which includes serving as the Chair of the Ethics Committee. Following the untimely death of David Taylor last January, Groener was asked by Chair Eddie Raymond to complete Taylor’s term of office as Vice Chair, which ends on December 31, 2011. Out of respect for David (his more

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projectiondesign® scoops double AV Awards

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Industry recognizes projectiondesign as the Manufacturer of the Year and F35 wqxga projector wins Projection or Display Product of the Year

Against fierce competition and decided by a judging panel comprising the communications technology industry’s elite, Norway’s projectiondesign won Manufacturer of the Year and Projection or Display Product of the Year for their F35 wqxga projector.

Matthew Horwood, Regional Director, UK & Ireland takes home an AV Award for Manufacturer of the Year 2011

Matthew Horwood, Regional Director, UK & Ireland takes home an AV Award for Manufacturer of the Year 2011

The prestigious AV Awards ceremony was held in front of 800 of the industry’s guests at a ceremony on Friday, 30 September 2011 at the Hilton Park Lane, London.

“Receiving these awards firmly more

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