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AES Exclusive! Tony Bennett To Discuss New Duets II CD With Producer Phil Ramone and Engineer/Co-Producer Dae Bennett

NEW YORK: On Thursday, October 20, 2:30 – 4:00 pm, the 131st AES Convention will host an exclusive dialogue with iconic recording star, Tony Bennett. The conversation will include legendary producer/engineer Phil Ramone, and celebrated recording engineer/studio owner/co-producer, Dae Bennett. The subject matter for this rare discourse will be the trio’s recent collaboration on “Tony Bennett: Duets II.â€? The just released CD features Bennett performing 17 standards with such superstars as Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, Andrea Boccelli and, Lady Gaga.

The event will highlight the first day of the 4-day Audio Engineering Society Convention at NY’ Javits Center.

A legendary star for over six decades, Tony Bennett has mined multiple gold records since the earliest days of his career. His ‘signature’ songs range from “Rags To Riches” to “I left My Heart In San Francisco.”

With 14 Grammy Awards and countless industry honors more

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Carver Arena Relies on Broadcast Pix for Live Video Scoreboard During Hockey, Basketball

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced that Carver Arena, part of the Peoria Civic Center (PCC), managed by SMG, in Peoria, Ill., installed a Slate 3016 live video production system as part of a complete overhaul of its video scoreboard display and control room. The new Broadcast Pix system replaced two servers and a basic eight-input switcher, plus its built-in CG provided the arena with live CG capability for the first time.

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With more than 12,000 seats, Carver Arena serves as the home of the American Hockey League’s Peoria Rivermen and Peoria-based Bradley University’s men’s basketball team. The arena regularly hosts other events as well, including concerts and rodeos.

Installed in Summer 2010 by Orlando, Fla.-based XOS Digital, the Slate was part of an upgrade of the arena’s 4:3 video capabilities that also included a new 16:9 Daktronics more

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Mapping on the MOOV: projectiondesignÂŽ F82 projector drives VW roadshow

WATCH THE PROMOTIONAL VIDEO HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nel84nfcvR0.

Content producer creates stunning multimedia experience for new Passat launch throughout Poland

Underlining the ruggedness and consistency of its products as well as their high performance, Norway’s projectiondesign is proud to have supplied F82 1080p 3-chip DLP® projectors to multimedia production company MOOV for the Polish launch of the new VW Passat.

Working in conjunction with advertising agency JUST and event producer Mediaconcept for end customer Kulczyk Tradex (the official VW distributor for Poland), MOOV was tasked with creating a multimedia production that would showcase the new Passat’s capabilities in a way that would capture the imagination of the audience. The show made its debut at the Polish National Motor Show in Poznan before being taken on a tour of upmarket shopping centres and other venues in major cities around the country.

Piotr Majewski, the head of more

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VOX Offers “Annual Fan Festâ€? Rebates to Consumers

— Company offers cash rebates on Valvetronix VT+ Series amps and Joe Satriani Pedal Series—

MELVILLE, NY, October 4, 2011 — VOX Amplification has announced a new fall rebate promotion on their popular Valvetronix VT+ Series modeling amplifiers and the entire line of VOX/Joe Satriani signature pedals. The mail-in rebate period runs from October 1, 2011, through December 31, 2011, and applies to new products purchased by U.S. residents from an authorized VOX dealer in the USA. Full details and a downloadable rebate coupon can be found at www.voxamps.com/us/promo.
Cash rebates are available on the following products:

VT120+ Valvetronix modeling amp with 30 Watt Reserve $50 Rebate
VT80+ Valvetronix modeling amp with 40 Watt Reserve $50 Rebate
VT40+ Valvetronix modeling amp with 20 Watt Reserve $25 Rebate
VT20+ Valvetronix modeling amp with 10 Watt Reserve $25 Rebate
Satchurator Joe Satriani Signature Distortion Pedal $30 Rebate
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HARMAN’s JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ Wins Award for Innovation at PLASA 2011

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HARMAN’s Paul Bauman, Brian Pickowitz, and Adam Holladay accepting the PLASA Award for Innovation.
Photo Credit: Chris Toulmin

NORTHRIDGE, California – At PLASA 2011, HARMAN was presented with the PLASA Award for Innovation for the new HARMAN’s JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ audio system configuration and control software application. During the show’s opening two days, products were judged by an independent panel, which viewed individual product presentations. Award winners were chosen for their ability to demonstrate a new style of thinking or an improvement to technical practice with new technology or materials, as well as the use of energy-saving and sustainability benefits.

JBL HiQnet Performance Manager is a highly-refined user interface that facilitates the design of touring and live performance venue sound reinforcement systems. Designed especially for touring and theatrical sound engineering, Performance Manager is more

Lâg Guitars Announces October Guitar-a-Week Giveaway

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MELVILLE, NY, October 4, 2011 — Lâg Guitars will be giving away a free Lâg T66D Tramontane Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar every week during the month of October. Promotion and registration for the free giveaway will take place online at the Lag USA Website (http://usa.lagguitars.com/promotions). The giveaway will also be shared via Lâg’s social network sites. Offer open to U.S. residents over 18 years of age. Please visit the site for complete details.

The Lâg T66D Tramontane Dreadnought model is defined by its eye-catching gloss finish, black accents, and spruce top. The precision tuners are offset by satin black tulip buttons; the compensated saddle and nut are both black graphite, with distinctive black binding and rosette design.

Based in southern France, Lâg has been making quality guitars for over 25 years, under the guidance of master luthier Michel Lâg Chavarria.

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Dicroic Installs L-ACOUSTICS Into New Istrian Hotel

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ROVINJ, Croatia — L-ACOUSTICS’ Croatian distributor, Dicroic, has installed a 12XTi coaxial system into Hotel Lone, an exclusive new resort on the waterfront of Lone Bay, situated in the protected Monte Mulini forest of Rovinj, Croatia.


Part of the Croatian Maistra chain of hotels and resorts, which offer high quality accommodation and leisure facilities in northwestern Istria, Hotel Lone is Croatia’s first five-star design hotel, providing a year-round leisure and business destination. more

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Korean Broadcasting Systems (KBS) Selects LYNX Technik Interface Solutions to Help Meet Demand for HD Content in Korea

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Korean Broadcasting Systems (KBS) selected LYNX Technik modular solutions to boost its coverage of the 2011 IAAF World Championship in Daegu, Korea. Broadcast Solutions managed the project as systems integrator and general contractor alongside its local partner, Dong Yang Digital Co., Ltd in Seoul, Korea.

To meet the growing demand for HD entertainment and sports programming, Broadcast solutions was brought on board to aid KBS with the design and development of the new 16-camera high definition OB van. The project was completed over an eight month period. The new truck has been partitioned into four production rooms – video, audio, camera control / shading room, and equipment and was delivered to KBS on June 30th 2011. Its inaugural production was for the 2011 IAAF World Championship.

The World Championship in Athletics is a bi-annual event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). This year it was held from August 27 – September 4, 2011 and Korean Broadcasting Systems (KBS) served as the events host broadcaster.

In order to meet the challenges posed by this broadcast event, KBS along with Broadcast Solutions selected a number of broadcast technologies, and among them was a range of the LYNX Technik Series 5000, card-and-rack-based glue products. A full complement of LYNX Technik Series 5000 interface and signal processing solutions, in seventeen 2RU frames were installed in the OB Van and include; 3G / HD-SDI , frame synchronizers, up/cross/down-converters, distribution amplifiers, as well as control and monitoring. more

Media Links Inc. to Showcase Integrated Hardware/Software Video & Data Delivery Backbone at HD World 2011

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Media Links Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Global Links will demonstrate a tightly integrated video & data delivery and transport solution with software provider, Dimetis at HD World, Booth 1018.

Broadcasters and network service providers will have the opportunity to review an example of a fully managed video & data transport solution that is currently being deployed by a large-scale Telco in various broadcasting facilities and sporting venues throughout the United States. The demonstrations will illustrate an adaptable, affordable and flexible solution for transporting uncompressed or JPEG2000 compressed HD-SDI, SD-SDI and DVB-ASI video protocols, as well as providing dedicated native Ethernet services. It will reflect an efficient and robust transport offering that can be deployed in a variety of network applications that require high quality pixel-perfect content delivery. more

DFT Digital Film Technology Supports LATAM Market with Demonstrations of FLEXXITY Software at CAPER 2011

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DFT Digital Film Technology, provider of high-end film and digital post production solutions that preserve, manage, and deliver your pictures, will be demonstrating FLEXXITY V1.0, its specialized software suite for a number of applications including; Dailies, Archive & Restoration, and Playout & Mastering at CAPER 2011, Stand I-10 /2.

CAPER 2011 runs from October 26-28, 2011 at Centro Costa Salguero in Buenos Aires, Argentina. CAPER is an international event that brings together more than 6,000 managers, professionals, technicians and students involved in the media industry.

The Latin American film market is both rich and diverse and DFT has a long-standing history in the region with a large installed base of Spirit Telecines, Datacines and Scanners. At CAPER, post production facilities, film labs, and archive facilities will be able to experience hands-on, the feature-rich software tools that FLEXXITY offers. more

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