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MASTER COMPOSER DOUGLAS CUOMO RELIES ON METRIC HALO CHANNELSTRIP PLUG-IN TO SPEED THE APPROVALS

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HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 2011: Douglas Cuomo’s remarkable aptitude for creating engaging music across genres has earned him renown in the concert halls and on the operatic and theatrical stages of the world. To appreciate the tremendous scope of Cuomo’s work, it may be sufficient to note that his work has been commissioned by both Chanticleer and Britney Spears. But Cuomo also maintains a prolific career as a composer for film and television, where his ability to create genuine music of any style is a rare and valuable commodity. Among his credits are literally hundreds of themes, scores, and incidental music for network television (including Sex and the City, Homicide: Life on the Streets, Committed), film (including In the Weeds, Naked in New York, and Lie Down with Dogs), and documentaries (including Crazy Love, America’s River, and National Geographic Explorer). Part of what explains Cuomo’s high volume of more

AVI-SPL Control Room Group Partners with LYYN to Showcase Traffic Management System at ITS Show

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AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group, the leader in design and integration of mission critical control room and physical security systems, will exhibit at the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Conference and Expo on October 16-20, 2011. The Control Room Group (CRG) has partnered with Visibility Enhancement Technology provider LYYN to showcase a demo of LYYN’s traffic management system at the show.

“As a certified dealer for LYYN, the Control Room Group utilizes LYYN products in our Physical Security Division to enhance and optimize video. By integrating LYYN’s real time video enhancement products into the existing video system, visibility disturbances are greatly reduced which increases management effectiveness and road safety,? explains Mike Spiessbach, market manager, AVI-SPL Control Room Group. “With this partnership, CRG can design control rooms integrated with LYYN’s transportation system in order to provide reliable traffic monitoring and improved response rates by emergency services.? more

Earthworks SR20 Updated For AES

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Milford, NH, October 12, 2011 – Earthworks Microphones’ hand-built SR20 cardioid condenser microphone has been updated with a metal mesh windscreen more traditionally associated with vocal microphones.

The SR20 is a powerful microphone and can be used in any miking scenario live or in the studio. Earthworks patented design delivers a warm and true vocal sound, while its uniform polar response provides the same precision and sound quality at the front and side of the microphone.

The windscreen can be removed, which reveals the small diaphragm tip Earthworks SR Series microphones are known for. The SR20 is in the very well-known class of versatile instrument microphones within the “Sound Reinforcement? series and is an economical choice within the Earthworks line at $599.

Bill Norton, Earthworks’ COO, commented on the company’s new SR20. “We have always had great success with more

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T-VIPS selected by TV2 to add extra Dimension to Norway’s first 3D TV Football Coverage

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced that its TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution was chosen by TV2, Norway’s largest commercial television station, to provide transport of video for Norway’s first live 3D broadcast coverage of last night’s Norway v Cyprus football match from the national football stadium Ullevaal in Oslo.

“When it comes to broadcasting live sports, it is vital to remain at the forefront of technological advancements and for this reason we are delighted to be working with T-VIPS, a cutting-edge company that has real 3D expertise,? said John Inge Brattetveit, CTO, TV2. “The TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution enables TV2 to broadcast top quality 3D video content cost-effectively and provides advanced technology to sync the left and right eye pictures, critical when broadcasting in 3D.?

The TV2 owned OB Team recently took delivery of a 3D-ready Outside Broadcast more

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Atlona Technologies WFX 2011 Preview

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Roger Beck Moves Up To CTO at Bright Technologies

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Reno NV – Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has announced the promotion of Roger Beck to chief technology officer from his position as worldwide manager of the Company’s Technical Services Group (TSG).

As CTO, Beck will collaborate with senior management to define and maintain strategies that support Bright’s blueprint for growth and deliver on the Company vision. He will remain well versed in current technology and industry trends while using his technical acumen to uncover, evaluate and develop new concepts and products to satisfy customer demand and strengthen the Company’s competitive edge.

“Roger is a true visionary, a strategic thinker and a strong collaborative leader,? stated Ed Rodriguez, Bright’s chief architect and president. “His leadership drove Bright’s TSG to unprecedented success proving that he is the ideal candidate more

AES Posts iPhone & Android Apps To Cover Convention Events & Ongoing Timely News

NEW YORK: In an effort to provide 131st AES Convention attendees with up-to-the-minute details on Convention events, AES

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webmaster Steve Johnson has coordinated the development of a mobile app that will work on iOS devices, such as the iPhone and iPad, plus most Android devices. Available for free download at the Apple and Android stores or via links on the Audio Engineering Society website, the app is loaded with extensive information about the 131st AES Convention, set for Oct. 20-23 at NY’s Javits Convention Center. Additionally, it will be updated frequently to provide ongoing news and videos to keep it a vital year-round AES information source.

The AES “News” tab includes convention news and a full list of exhibitors, plus maps of the technical sessions and the exhibition floor can be more

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Multi-Platinum Producer and Engineer Steve Pageot Takes His Mixes to the Next Level with HARMAN’s Lexicon® PCM Native Reverb Plug-In Bundle

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Steve Pageot is a multifaceted, multiplatinum artist who has worked on dozens of hip-hop and R&B albums, movie and TV soundtracks and commercials. Based in New York by way of Montreal, Pageot is a GRAMMY®-winning engineer, producer, musician and composer who has worked with artists including Aretha Franklin, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, Krayzie Bone, New Edition and others, and has done projects for MTV, VH1, Bravo, ESPN and many more.

One of Steve Pageot’s core beliefs is, “It’s all about going to the next level.? Pageot is always working on perfecting his craft in a highly competitive industry. He notes, “the journey to a successful career in the entertainment industry is not a race; it’s a marathon.?

Pageot has always been open to new sounds and new techniques, and recently, more

Peavey Pro Audio Products Named ‘Best of the Best’ by Worship Leader Magazine

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The Peavey® Impulse® 12D powered loudspeaker and the Peavey Sanctuary Series™ S32® mixing console, two of Peavey’s most innovative professional audio products, made Worship Leader magazine’s prestigious “Best of the Best? list for 2011.

The Peavey Impulse 12D and Sanctuary Series S32 mixing console carry Peavey’s 46-year tradition of innovation, providing exclusive technologies and designs that bring the highest-quality audio reproduction to a wide range of applications and audiences. more

Kelley Technologies Transforms High-End Hotel Pool Into Outdoor Day Club With HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers

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Kelley Technologies helped transform the Azure swimming pool at the Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas into an outdoor “day club? with a JBL loudspeaker system.

NORTHRIDGE, California – The Palazzo Hotel, located on Las Vegas Boulevard, wanted to create a dance club environment by transforming its luxurious Azure swimming pool into an outdoor “day club.? To help accomplish this feat, Kelley Technologies of Las Vegas installed a high-end audio system featuring HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers.

“JBL loudspeakers were chosen for this project thanks to their frequency response, power handling, and—most important for an outdoor club—weatherproofing. Since the existing infrastructure already used BSS products, it made sense to stick with them as well as Crown due to its built-in DSP with power handling,? said Art Martinez, Sales Manager at Kelley Technologies.

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