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Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT) Showcases Wide Range of Applications for License-Free RF Central microLite HD Elite System at CCW 2011

5.8-GHz User-Friendly Complete RF Video Solution Designed for Houses of Worship, Colleges/Universities and High School Applications

NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 – Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems serving the Broadcast, Sports & Entertainment and MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government) markets, will be highlighting the range of applications for its RF Central 5.8-GHz license-free microLite HD Elite system at the 2011 CCW Show (Booth 931). more

T-VIPS’ Video Gateways Enable Business Case for Remote Color Correction and Daily Screening at MTI Film

Millburn, New Jersey – MTI Film, a renowned provider of post production and film restoration services for television, film restoration and commercial projects, selected a video transport system from T-VIPS to facilitate remote collaboration of the 2012 revamp of TV’s iconic “Dallas? series. Featuring old and new generations of the Ewing dynasty at Southfork Ranch, the TNT show is also updating its post-production methods to enable real-time transport of show dailies between its Dallas studio and MTI’s color correction facilities in Los Angeles.

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Larry Chernoff, CEO and Founder of MTI, believes that the inherent flexibility and cost-effectiveness of transmitting media over IP networks will soon be standard for post production. He explained, “For this show, the producers want to screen and approve dailies in Dallas using our Remote Control Dailies system. They also want highly accurate color correction using more

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VOX Amplification Now Shipping VTX150 Neodymium from Its Valvetronix Line

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— Flagship VOX modeling amplifier includes extras —

MELVILLE, NY, October 11, 2011 — VOX Amplification is now shipping the new Valvetronix Pro VTX150 Neodymium, expanding its popular Valvetronix series of modeling amplifiers. This combo amp features 150 Watts of power into a 12? Celestion VOX NeoDog speaker.

At the heart of every Valvetronix amp is the “Valve Reactor? circuit. First introduced in 2001, the Valve Reactor circuit uses a real vacuum tube to provide all Valvetronix amps with true tube tone. For the VTX150 Neodymium, the Valve Reactor circuit has been enhanced, using an EL84 tube in place of the traditional 12AX7 tube to create a sonic signature.

The VTX150 Neodymium boasts 44 amp models – the most in any Valvetronix amp. For each of these 44 amp models, the VTX150 Neodymium provides three variations – Basic, Effect and Song – more

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Georgia World Congress Center Incorporates Portable Digital Advertising with NanoLumens 112″ NanoFlex Display

NORCROSS, GEORGIA, October 12, 2011—As one of the largest multipurpose sports and entertainment complexes in the United States, attracting more than one million guests each year, the Georgia World Congress Center’s (GWCC) stated mission is “to constantly earn our reputation as one of the world’s finest convention, sports and entertainment venues and to lead our industry through innovation.” To help further the GWCC mission, Atlanta-based Revelation Outdoor Management recently installed a NanoLumens® NanoFlex™ digital display that will be used as a portable digital signage display and event banner throughout the center.

According to Mark Geiger, Associate Director of Marketing & Communication for GWCC, “You can’t beat the portability and installation capabilities the NanoFlex display offers us, and we’re confident that our customers will like it as much as we do. We believe this technology will replace printed banners and allow show managers to maximize their more

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Korg Ships New Wavedrum Mini

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— Company expands line with self-contained, go-anywhere dynamic percussion synthesizer—

MELVILLE, NY, October 11, 2011 — Korg is now shipping the Wavedrum Mini, which borrows technology from the popular Wavedrum series. Completely self-contained, the Wavedrum Mini provides a playable pad, speaker, sounds, effects, patterns and a loop recorder, as well as a Sensor Clip to transform any object into a second sound source.

The Wavedrum Mini offers 100 professionally programmed and ready-to-play sounds, from acoustic-emulating drum and percussion to cutting-edge sounds possible only on a synthesizer. Bass, tuned percussion and stringed instruments are also included, allowing both rhythmic and melodic performances.

Sounds can be easily and expressively triggered from Wavedrum Mini’s pad. Additional sounds can be accessed at the same time by attaching the Sensor Clip to a table top, cup, a user’s foot or any object, transforming the object into more

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Martin Audio MLA™ Focuses Sound On Selena Gomez U.S. Tour

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Selena Gomez recently completed a successful U.S. tour of 25 cities that required a cost effective sound system with a small footprint that had to deliver uniform coverage and exceptional sound quality in a wide variety of venues.

As FOH Engineer Jason Moore explains when asked about the criteria for the PA, “We were looking for the best possible sound we could get in a small, powerful package that would allow us to find a happy medium between amphitheaters, theaters and arenas.?

Production Manager Javier Alcaraz says that, “Delicate Productions, one of the companies competing to provide audio for the tour, had asked me to listen to the Martin Audio MLA system. So I went to a demo in North Carolina where I listened to MLA and was floored. I called Jason and told him, ‘I think this is the rig for you, where we are, and more

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Selena Gomez Is Now an Audio-Technica Endorser

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— The singer, actress and entrepreneur has been an A-T fan from the start and now uses the Audio-Technica AEW-T3300a handheld transmitter with the A-T 5000 Series UHF Wireless System —

STOW, OH, October 11, 2011 — Selena Gomez has accomplished an enormous amount for a 19-year-old, and her career is still on the rise. She has achieved television and film stardom, and she is the lead singer and founder of the pop band Selena Gomez & The Scene, which has released three successful studio albums: Kiss & Tell, featuring the hit single “Naturally?; A Year Without Rain; and the latest, When The Sun Goes Down, which features the lead-off single “Who Says.? And when Selena sings, she chooses to use microphones from Audio-Technica, for which she is now an endorser. The performer is now using the A-T 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF more

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RSH Series Custom Rackmounts Inducted Into CEDIA Product Hall of Fame

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Indianapolis, IN–-Middle Atlantic Products’ RSH Series Custom Rackmounts became the second product to be voted into the CEDIA Product Hall of Fame following the induction of the company’s groundbreaking AXS Equipment Access System in 2009.

Recognized at CEDIA Expo 2011 based on the impact they’ve exerted on the industry for over 28 years, Middle Atlantic RSH Series Custom Rackmounts allow virtually any AV component to be installed in a standard 19? enclosure without modifications.

Each RSH unit is quickly made to order and custom cut to provide a perfect opening for the face of the component being mounted, resulting in a neatly-trimmed installation that fits perfectly with no gaps.

There are accurate details for 10,000 components, including many introduced this year, in the measured unit database available on middleatlantic.com to make ordering fast and easy. The database has grown steadily over the years thanks to the many more

Gepco® International Introduces Two New Hybrid Fiber Camera Cables at CCW 2011

HDC920PEF and HDC920HDG

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 — Gepco International (CCW Booth #1149), an industry-leading brand in professional audio and video interconnect products, is pleased to announce the addition of two new cables to its family of Hybrid Fiber Camera Cables at the Content and Communications World Show (CCW) October 12-13, 2011. Both SMPTE 311M Compliant, these new cables designed for high-definition camera-to-CCU interconnects include the HDC920PEF Direct Burial 9.2mm Hybrid Fiber Cable and the HDC920HDG Heavy-Duty Glossy 9.2mm Hybrid Fiber Cable.

Built for permanent underground installation, the HDC920PEF is a 9.2mm hybrid fiber camera cable with an extra-rugged polyethylene jacket and water blocking tape wrapped around the cable core. This construction is difficult to puncture and protects the core from moisture making it an ideal choice for outdoor events.

The HDC920HDG is a heavy-duty 9.2mm hybrid fiber camera cable with a glossy jacket designed to provide more

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Gepco® International Unveils New V-Light™ Active Fiber Cable System at CCW 2011

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 2011 — Gepco International (CCW Booth #1149), an industry leading brand in professional audio and video interconnect products, is pleased to introduce the new V-Light™ Active Fiber Cable System at the Content and Communications World Show (CCW) October 12-13, 2011. Designed with easy-to-use copper connections, the V-Light Active Fiber Cable System offers the exceptional transmission distance of fiber without the hassle of keeping fiber optic connections clean. Based on the popular Gepco® Brand V-CON connector system, V-Light offers a convenient, reliable and durable interface for high-speed serial digital video transmission over single-mode fiber with data transfer rates up to 1.485 Gbps.

The heart of the V-Light Active Fiber Cable System, the V-Light Connector eliminates concerns of optical debris or poor mechanical mating from connector wear often encountered when working with fiber connectors. Inside each weather-tight V-Light connector shell, the fiber is sealed and isolated, more

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