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Wowza CTO Charlie Good to Moderate CDN Architecture Discussion at Streaming Media Europe 2011

Panel of CDN Experts From Telefónica, StreamUK, Mirror Image Internet, and Jet-Stream to Discuss Cost-Effective CDN Architectures for Multiscreen Delivery more

Atlona Introduces New AT-HSDI-VGA SDI to PC/HD Scaler With Audio

Unit Converts SD/HD/3G SDI Signals to Component or VGA With Resolutions up to 1080p or 1920×1200; Extends SDI Signals up to 1,000 Feet With No Signal Degradation more

Are you Techorating?

What is “Techorating??

Today at the E4 AV Tour at Chicago’s Congress Plaza hotel Jonathan Brawn of Brawn Consulting answered that question. In the process he pushed integrators, consultants, resellers, and end users to expand their thinking about the role of AV—and the applicable budgets that can be drawn on to fund it. The class will be repeated at the E4 AV Tour in NYC on Oct. 27th.

“This is a new way of thinking about the use of AV as art and decoration as well as–or even instead of–information and communication,? Brawn says.

Primo example: the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, where AV in an integral part of the décor and style of the space. “In some cases, it has no purpose other than art,? Brawn explains in a detailed case study of how this came to be possible, both technically and in terms more

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Dataton and Show Sage bring live design to LDI

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IMAGE CREDIT: Starbucks 505 Building, Seattle (c) CompView and Gary Wilson Photography

IMAGE CREDIT: Starbucks 505 Building, Seattle (c) CompView and Gary Wilson Photography

strong>See Dataton at LDI, Booth 774, October 28-30, OCCC, Orlando, FL

Stereoscopic playback, 3D effects, and iPad control shown for first time at LDI.

Dataton and their North American partner, Show Sage LLC, will be demonstrating version 5 of WATCHOUT™ multi-display production and playback system at LDI.

Jim Testa, Show Sage’s president, explains: ?As Dataton’s North American distributor we are pleased to be spearheading the introduction of WATCHOUT version 5 to LDI attendees. Already recognized as the number one multi-display software solution for the industry, WATCHOUT version 5 offers many new advantages to our customers including enhanced live interaction and a significantly reduced cost per display channel.

?We look forward to introducing the new features of WATCHOUT version 5 to those attending LDI as well as highlighting our WATCHOUT-tuned computer systems.?

Michael Engström, Sales Director at Dataton adds: “Presentations have never been more more

Northeast Media Services Provides HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays To Honor Massachusetts General Hospital’s 200th Anniversary

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Northeast Media Services provided a JBL VERTEC line array system for Massachusetts General Hospital’s 200th anniversary celebration.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Massachusetts General Hospital celebrated its 200th anniversary with a huge gathering of members of the hospital and medical community on Friday, September 16th at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. To support the celebration, which included an appearance by Henry Kissinger and entertainment by the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, Northeast Media Services deployed a HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line array system.

Since 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital has been a leader in innovation and medical leadership. To celebrate the bicentennial event, the hospital transformed the Convention Center with a large projection screen imposed on three walls of the main hall from top to bottom. For sound reinforcement, left-right hangs of six JBL VERTEC more

John Stark Joins Christie to Lead Product Development for Control Rooms and Display Walls

Christie® today announced that John Stark has joined the company in the role of Senior Director of Product Management for Christie’s Collaborative Visual Solutions (CVS) within the Business Products division. Based in Christie’s Cypress office, Mr. Stark will focus on the development of Christie’s industry-leading collaborative visual solutions, including display wall controllers.

Formerly Director of Product Management and Technical Services for Jupiter Systems, Mr. Stark has been responsible for the content and direction of innovative visualization, display and control room products throughout his 20-plus years in the industry. While with Jupiter, he defined and directed the user interfaces for two of that firm’s most successful control room products: the Fusion ControlPoint display wall processor and the Jupiter PixelNet Domain Control software solution.

Previously to Jupiter, he held management positions at Barco Visual Systems, M3i Systems and Matrox Electronics respectively. He is a graduate of McGill University more

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Dew Tour Portland Invitational Rides With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft Si Compact 16 Consoles

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Maryland Sound International provided JBL VERTEC line arrays and Soundcraft Si Compact 16 mixing consoles for the 2011 Dew Tour Portland Invitational.

PORTLAND, Oregon – The recent 4-day 2011 Dew Tour Portland Invitational in Oregon featured a variety of BMX and skateboarding competitions, along with a live performance by hip-hop group The Cool Kids, with Maryland Sound International (MSI) providing HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays and Soundcraft Si Compact 16 mixing consoles for the competition and concert areas.

The skateboard competition area included a Soundcraft Si Compact 16 digital console, which was used with two columns of five JBL VERTEC VT4887A compact line array elements each and one VT4881A compact arrayable subwoofer each, powered by a Crown I-Tech HD 12000 amplifier. The BMX dirt track had a similar setup, with an Si Compact 16 and more

Vizrt and LiberoVision to Demo Fastest Sports Analysis Tool to Date at Sportel Monaco 2011

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

Hailed as a success at IBC in Amsterdam this September, Vizrt and LiberoVision will demonstrate a sports analysis tool with unparalled speed – the Libero Playbook – at the Sportel convention in Monaco (Stand AO5). From October 10th to 13th, LiberoVision will showcase its new Libero Playbook, an ultra-fast version of Libero Highlight, offering 3D game analysis in less than 60 seconds.

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 why a player’s more

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Sound Devices Makes Debut at 2011 Content & Communications World

NEW YORK CITY, OCTOBER 6, 2011 — Sound Devices, experts in production sound audio, is making its debut at this year’s Content & Communications World (CCW). During the two-day exhibition, Sound Devices (Booth 1162) will showcase its new PIX line of video recorders as well as the company’s line of professional audio recorders, mixers and complementary accessory products. more

Sound Lab Brings Modern Sound to Historic Hippodrome Theatre With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

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Sound Lab installed JBL VERTEC line arrays as part of an upgraded sound system at the historic Hippodrome Theatre in Richmond, Virginia.

NORTHRIDGE, California – One of the most notable venues in the United States, the historic Hippodrome Theatre in Richmond, Virginia has been renovated with a new sound system, while keeping the historical structure intact. Installed by Sound Lab of Richmond, HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line array elements and other JBL loudspeakers complete the venue’s multi-year renovation and the Theatre re-opened its doors for the Richmond Jazz Festival in August.

Located in Richmond’s Jackson Ward, the Hippodrome Theatre opened in 1914 as a vaudeville and movie theater, and has served as a historical cultural center for the African-American community, attracting such acts as Billie Holliday, Nat King Cole, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill “Bojangles? Robinson, more

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